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Podcast Episode 7: Menschen und Pflanzen - emotionale Begegnungen im botanischen Garten Berlin

The 7th episode of the podcast "More than a Feeling - Emotions and Society" is dedicated to the question of how our interaction with plants shapes our emotional experience, and how touching and being touched by plants can be explored ethnologically. 

Jul 30, 2021

Essay by Débora Medeiros: "Towards Cosmopolitanism in German Academia?"

Together with Camila Nobrega Rabello Alves, Débora Medeiros (SP B02) addressed the question  „Towards Cosmopolitanism in German Academia?“  in the new issue of the Global Media Journal. 

Jul 29, 2021

Fabian Bernhardt on the philosophy of revenge in Deutschlandfunk Kultur

Revenge has no place in the modern self-image, but feelings of revenge are by no means foreign to us - according to Fabian Bernhardt (SP B05) in conversation with Stephanie Rohde for the program "Sein und Streit" on Deutschlandfunk Kultur. 

Jul 19, 2021

Publication: "Rache. Über einen blinden Fleck der Moderne" by Fabian Bernhardt

Fabian Bernhardt (TP B05) publishes his new book "Rache. Über einen blinden Fleck der Moderne" (Matthes& Seitz Berlin, 2021), in which he questions the narratives of modernity: in revenge, not only the dark side of justice appears, but also those repressed energies and affects for which there no longer seems to be a legitimate place in the modern present.

Jul 12, 2021

Podcast: Episode 6 Masks as Care - Corona in Vietnam

The 6th episode of the podcast "More than a Feeling - Emotions and Society" focuses on the Corona policy in Vietnam and its impact on the Vietnamese diaspora in Berlin.

Jun 29, 2021

Paola Ivanov in conversation with Bayern2: 'Raubkunst und Benin-Bronzen'

Paola Ivanov (TP A06) in conversation with Bayern2 about colonialism, its role in modernity and the restitution debate. 

Jun 15, 2021

Margreth Lünenborg im Interview mit TV Diskurs

Margreth Lünenborg , Professor of Journalism and Communication Studies (TP B02) in an interview with Joachim von Gottberg for TV-Diskurs about her research on reality television formats as affect generators.   

May 06, 2021

Interview with Christian von Scheve and Südwest Presse

In an interview with the Südwest Presse, sociologist Christian von Scheve  (TP C04) talks about the Corona Pandemic: "We will emerge stronger from the crisis".

Apr 20, 2021

New Working Paper: “Islamization of the Occident”

In their new working paper, Aletta Diefenbach  and Christian von Scheve  (subproject C04) examine the emotional narratives and experiences of supporters of the New Right, with a particular focus on the motifs of fear and religious division.

Apr 15, 2021

Award: Platform Affect and Colonialism wins award in the Ideas Competition International Research Marketing

The network connects scientists, activists, artists, and media professionals. Organizationally, it is part of the CRC Affective Societies and expands the expertise in transdisciplinary affect and emotion research in Berlin.

Apr 08, 2021

Working Paper: The Politicization of Mindfulness by Elgen Sauerborn

In her Working Paper Elgen Sauerborn (project B06) shows how the climate activist movement Extinction Rebellion uses the concept of mindfulness, which is often criticized for its tendency to depoliticize and individualize broader problems, for a sensitive protest.

Mar 30, 2021

Livestream-Talk: Herrenhäuser Talk about Corona - Hansjörg Dilger

How has Corona changed our togetherness? Jutta Allmendinger, Ute Frevert and Hansjörg Dilger (TP C03) discuss at NDR kultur Sonntagsstudio as part of the Herrenhäuser Talks.

Mar 25, 2021

Publication: „Affektive Medienpraktiken: Emotionen, Körper, Zugehörigkeiten im Reality TV“ by Margreth Lünenborg, Claudia Töpper, Laura Sūna & Tanja Maier

In " Affektive Medienpraktiken: Emotionen, Körper, Zugehörigkeiten im Reality TV" Margreth Lünenborg , Claudia Töpper , Laura Sūna and Tanja Maier present their findings of the first research term of the project B02 – Journalism and the Order of Emotions .

Feb 23, 2021

Interview: After Corona: A medical ethnologist explains that we have to learn to live with crises

Hansjörg Dilger from the subproject C03 in an interview with WELT about how society deals with a crisis-ridden world and Corona.

Jan 28, 2021

publication: Thomas John - Never Silent Sights

In his article, Thomas John , previously research fellow at project A05, reflects on some of his experiences and “experiments” in the context of working as a visual and media anthropologist in Chiapas (South-Mexico).

Jan 12, 2021

All videos of the lecture series "Mobility Affects" from 2020 are online

New video recordings from of the weekly lecture series "Mobility Affects", organized in cooperation with the BIM, are now online.

Jan 07, 2021

CfP: Rhizomes of digitalisation: bureaucratic sentiments and redistributed accountability

CfP - Deadline : 28 December ASA 2021: Responsibility, 29 March – 1 April 2021 CFP: Rhizomes of digitalisation: bureaucratic sentiments and redistributed accountability https://nomadit.co.uk/conference/asa2021/p/9994

Dec 15, 2020

first video recording of the lecture series "mobility affects" is now online

The first video recording of the lecture series "mobility affects" that is organized in cooperation with the Berlin Institute for for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) is now online. You can listen to Bilgin Ayata's opening talk "Affective Citizenship: The Making of Tolerable Others in Postmigrant Societies".

Dec 09, 2020

publication: A Thug, A Revolutionary or Both?

Dina Wahba (project C01) examinines the gendered affective registers linked to the baltagi (thug) in order to understand the potential of the revolutionary moment and the urgency with which the Egyptian state had to reinstate the narrative of the baltagi as a dangerous criminal to justify mass violence and speed urban transformation projects.

Oct 13, 2020

radioWissen: Süßes Gefühl mit bitteren Folgen

Revenge is sweet, they say. Fabian Bernhardt from TP B05 dedicates himself to the feeling and its consequences in the BR2 broadcast.

Oct 05, 2020