February 1, 2015

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

December 10, 2014

What an amazing gift! Sure it might be poisonous. But how silly it would be not to try to peek through the wrapping to take a glimpse of what is in store. (Read text of the lecture here)

December 10, 2014

Last week, in Berlin, an event took place that was as modest as it was decisive: for the first time, the Working Group of the Sub-Commission on Quarternary Stratigraphy met under the chairmanship of an English geologist, Dr Jan Zalasiewicz. Hardly headline news, is it? That’s where you’re wrong. To begin with, these geologists were meeting in connection with, and at the invitation of, a cultural institution (the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, located a stone’s throw from the Reichstag). Already that’s something of an oddity. But, more than that, they were meeting for our benefit, by which I...

November 24, 2014

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.

November 16, 2014

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.

October 22, 2014

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).

October 17, 2014

(132) « Another way to compose the common world », The Ontological Turn in French Philosophical Anthropology, An Executive Session of the AAA Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 23, 2013 (panel with Philippe Descola and Marshall Sahlins), in 2014 | Hau: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 4 (1): 301–307.
(P-167) « Technical does not mean material » (review of Pierre Lemonnier's book on technology...

September 2, 2014

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,...

September 2, 2014

Gaia Global Circus the play written by the collective GGC led by BL has been played for three nights at the Kitchen in New York the 23rd, 24th and 25th of September. See details here. It has been accompanied by a lecture by BL at Columbia and several seminars.

September 2, 2014

No no no the AIME project is not finished. We got an extension from the ERC to redo the software that is behind the site -after many criticisme from users and designers- so that it is made more durable, fast and users's friendly. In the meantime the principle of edited contributions continue as before - we will be slower in answering since the staff is much reduced - and anyway the mass of documents already in line is enough to keep readers busy for quite a while. What will not resume are the face to face encounters that we have organized over the last two years for which there is no money...