News & Logs

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 will open 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 will play three nights at the Kitchen in New York the 23rd, 24th and 25th of September. See details here. It will be 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...

September 2, 2014

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

July 29, 2014

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.

June 4, 2014

In English:
(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'...

March 30, 2014

The 2014 Tanner lectures at Yale have been given by Bruno Latour the 26th and 27th of March 2014 on the question of agency. They have been followed by a round table on the AIME project chaired by Daniel Kevles with Joanna Radin, Philip Gorski and Adam Tooze.

March 4, 2014

On Monday the 24th of February 2014, the Copenhagen Business School has been kind enough to organize a public lecture during which we have been able to present, for the first time, the complete project in its content and procedure as well as in its diplomatic goals. After a brief presentation by B. Latour, we have the philosophy of design presented by D. Ricci, then a visit of the site by C. Leclercq and P. Juan de la Fuentes, followed by a description of the contribution process by P-L. Boulanger and finally the diplomatic philosophy by P. Maniglier. A complete video is accessible...

December 8, 2013

Kosmokoloss. Eine Tragikomödie über das Klima und den Erdball
Mit Wolfgang Pregler, Gabriel Raab, Marie Seiser, Kathrin von Steinburg, Steven Scharf, Helmut Stange, Hans Kremer, Wolfgang Hinze, Stefan Hunstein, Sylvana Krappatsch 
Trompete: Micha Acher 
Übersetzung aus dem Französischen: Margit Rosen
Komposition: Saam Schlamminger 
Regie: Ulrich Lampen
One of the outcomes of the theatrical workshop...

November 2, 2013


Kyle McGee is a lawyer who is simultaneously a practitioner and a legal philosopher. His book about the "normativity of networks" puts to the trial the argument that Law is a mode of existence [LAW] the specificity of which can be characterized in an empirical way. But since his knowledge of law and of the philosophy of law is much larger and much deeper, his book goes much further in showing what could be drawn from an inquiry in terms of modes of existence.