O MÉDICO EM ÁFRICA: A Outra Face da Medicina Portuguesa em África no Século XX // 28 OUT – 04 NOV 2017 @Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa

“A medicina no espaço ultramarino assume-se como ferramenta do IIIº Império colonial português, competindo-lhe uma prática e expertise científica e técnica adaptada às condições de vida nas zonas tropicais, capaz de tornar colonizável um território inóspito e recheado de doenças avassaladoras para os europeus” (Philip Curtin, 1998). O Médico em África: a outra face da medicina por­tuguesa no… Read More O MÉDICO EM ÁFRICA: A Outra Face da Medicina Portuguesa em África no Século XX // 28 OUT – 04 NOV 2017 @Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa

ANTROPOCÉNICO: O QUE É ISSO? // NEI – Noite dos Investigadores, 29 SET 2017 @Lisboa

“Sabia que estamos numa nova época geológica? O debate sobre o Antropocénico e as questões cruciais a ele associadas – como as alterações climáticas, a subida do nível do mar, o desaparecimento de espécies, as modificações de padrões de vida tradicionais – é fundamental para a nossa vida no futuro próximo. Com base em dados… Read More ANTROPOCÉNICO: O QUE É ISSO? // NEI – Noite dos Investigadores, 29 SET 2017 @Lisboa

HYDROIMPERIALISM, HYDROCAPITALISM, COMMUNISM and CRISES // 06-07 JUL 2017 @FCT – NOVA, Monte de Caparica

Ana Paula Silva, Jiří Janáč and Benjamin Brendel were engaged in a 2016 ICOHTEC Congress session (Hydroimperialism, hydrocapitalism, communism and what else?) based on the assumption that dams are often seen as classic examples of technologies of display, used by central governments to demonstrate and legitimize their political and economic power. While big dams were… Read More HYDROIMPERIALISM, HYDROCAPITALISM, COMMUNISM and CRISES // 06-07 JUL 2017 @FCT – NOVA, Monte de Caparica

ANTROPOCENO E PROBLEMAS GLOBAIS // IYGU – International Year for Global Understanding / 12-16 DEC 2016 @FCT-NOVA, Monte de Caparica

“The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) addresses the ways in which we inhabit an increasingly globalised world. How do we transform nature? How do we build new social and political relationships for the emerging global reality? Societies and cultures determine the ways we live with and shape nature. They influence how we perceive the global… Read More ANTROPOCENO E PROBLEMAS GLOBAIS // IYGU – International Year for Global Understanding / 12-16 DEC 2016 @FCT-NOVA, Monte de Caparica

TENSIONS OF EUROPE / Workshop Technology, Natural Resources and Crises in the Past and Present of Europe and Beyond @St. Petesburg

“The workshop [Technology, Natural Resources and Crises in the Past and Present of Europe and Beyond] is part of the process that should result in a Tensions of Europe research group on environment and technology. It is envisaged as the first in a series of workshops to develop a future research program within the ToE… Read More TENSIONS OF EUROPE / Workshop Technology, Natural Resources and Crises in the Past and Present of Europe and Beyond @St. Petesburg

TENSIONS OF EUROPE / Technology and the Making of Europe’s Societal Crises/Challenges, a Transnational History ca 1850-Today @Vught

“The aim of the workshop was to kick-off the new flagship research program Technology and the Making of Europe’s Societal Challenges, using our past Tensions of Europe research experience to address the big issues and crises of our time. The first explorative phase of the program aims to explore the historical questions we should ask… Read More TENSIONS OF EUROPE / Technology and the Making of Europe’s Societal Crises/Challenges, a Transnational History ca 1850-Today @Vught

ANTHROPOCENE CURRICULUM / The Technosphere Issue Campus 2016 @Berlin

“The second edition of the Anthropocene Campus will shed light on this man-made sphere, posing the challenge of describing, understanding, and more consciously shaping a twenty-first century wherein the forces of humanity, technology, culture, life, and industry act in accordance with the biophysical possibilities and limits of our planet.” Anthropolands’ members Maria Paula Diogo, Ana… Read More ANTHROPOCENE CURRICULUM / The Technosphere Issue Campus 2016 @Berlin