A powerpoint presentation of the project 'theater of negotiations' to be held in a theater in Paris in May 2015 as a simulation of the real COP21, Paris December 2015. Inscriptions for proposing or being in a delegation are closed, but lot's of volunteers are still welcome. See the site of Make it Work
An original enterprise organized in a theater (Les Amandiers, Nanterre) with students of various universities at the initiative of Laurence Tubiana and of Sciences Po, run by students from Sciences Po and from SPEAP and directed by Frédérique Ait-Touati and Bruno Latour plus many different professors.
Here is how to be part of the delegations that will be chosen by the negociation.
Graham Harman's new book: Bruno Latour. Reassembling the Political (Modern European Thinkers) London: Pluto Press, 2014, reorders a lot of often contradictory and incoherent arguments made over forty years on political theory. It will be of great use first to the commented author and to many readers who were at a loss to define whether or not there was a political philosophy in such a body of work.
Henning Schmidgen has done an amazing work had reconstructing, Bruno Latour's trajectory, in Bruno Latour in Pieces. An Intellectual Biography (Translated by Gloria Custance). Fordham University Press, 2014. (The image chosen for the cover is a puzzle).
In 2016, the International Commission on Stratigraphy will examine the existence of a new geological period, the Anthropocene. "Anthropocene Monument", the conference-performance has opened the exhibition of the same name by a time of reflection gathering researchers, historians, artists and the public around key questions: are we in the Anthropocene ? and what are the possible forms of a monument to the Anthropocene?
Combining academics lectures, performances, happenings and guided tours in the exhibition, the symposium-performance, led by Bruno Latour and Bronislaw Szerszynski,...
From the 15th to the 19th of September an important symposium will gather people who have worked on the politics of the Anthropocene. The symposium is being curated by Eduardo Viveiros de Castro and Deborah Danowski - who are also the authors of a very important paper (in fact a small book) on the different versions of the end of the world... The program and the évents may be visited at this site
The diplomatic encounter between the different tiers of co-inquirers, "chargés d'affaires" and public (including the public present through the video stream) has taken place as scheduled, marking the provisional end of the collective part of the AIME project (the site will continue and the software behind will be entirely rewritten over the next months). As to the book it will be rewritten also but only in 2016 under the form of a catalog for the exhibition Modernity Reset at ZKM, Karlsruhe.
(128) « Agency at the time of the Anthropocene », in New Literary History Vol. 45, pp. 1-18, 2014. Publication of the lecture : « Which Language Should we Talk with Gaia », prepared for the Holberg Prize Symposium 2013: “From Economics to Ecology”, Bergen, June 4th.
(130) « War and Peace in an Age of Ecological Conflicts », in Revue Juridique de l'...
From the 21st to the 25th of July we (AIME team with mediators and some privileged rewriters!) will sketch all the changes, additions, transformations and novelties that have been accumulated over the three years of the project (well in fact one year for the English and two for the French). At the end, we will have a short "spec book" that will summarize the most important points of agreements and disagreements. Then on the 28th and 29th we will deliver this "spec book" to a group of people (a sort of "authority") that will evaluate, allocate, criticize,...