All are invited to join us for this event in the 'cum panis' seminar series, hosted by gloknos at CRASSH. The 'cum panis' seminars are a space to share work currently in progress and break bread (or cake!) with new intellectual companions.
In this session, Dr Maria Birnbaum (University of Oslo) joins us to outline her current research.
In Western intellectual tradition, knowledge has long been associated with progress, agency and freedom. The Enlightenment dictum taught us that knowledge is power and conversely a lack of knowledge is a lack of power. Either a problem to be solved or mitigated, but a problem nonetheless. The Unknown looms large as a state to be alleviated. In my talk I consider the various manifestations of agnosis and open up a discussion on that which goes missing when the Unknown is seen as little more than a void to be filled or a problem to be solved.
This event is free to attend, but in order to receive the advance reading material for this session please email to confirm your attendance.
Want to share this event? Download a flyer here
gloknos is initially funded for 5 years by the European Research Council through a Consolidator Grant awarded to Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya for her project ARTEFACT (2017-2022). ARTEFACT is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (ERC grant agreement no. 724451). For information about gloknos or ARTEFACT please contact the administrator in the first instance.
|Cum Panis Seminars 2018/19 6 November 2018||
Peter Marcus Kristensen (University of Copenhagen) – States of Emergence, States of Knowledge: On International Relations Theorising in Rising Powers
|28 January 2019||
Ingrid Paoletti (Politecnico di Milano) – Intangible Material Culture: Technical Knowledge Transfer in Architecture
|14 February 2019||
Paul Beaumont (NMBU - The Norwegian University of Life Sciences) – Ranking the World: Globalising Status Competition in International Society
|14 May 2019||
Maria Birnbaum (University of Oslo) – The Power of Agnosis and the Politics of the Unknown
|30 May 2019||
Arlene B Tickner (Universidad del Rosario) – Becoming Worldly: Relationality as Methodology
|4 June 2019||
Thomas Lindner (Max-Planck Institute for Human Development) – Agriculture and Anti-Imperialism: The transnational career of Pandurang Khankhoje
|10 June 2019||
Sebastian Porsdam Mann (University of Copenhagen) – Consent, Prosent and Biomedical Data in the Era of Blockchain
|20 June 2019|