Round table on Diverse Types of Knowledge, Archives, and Learning Practices

August 17, 17.00 – 19.00 (Romanian time, hybrid, in English) The round table will bring together learning, research, and knowledge creation practices from multiple cultural spaces, in an attempt to explore potential intersectionalities, but also instances of epistemic violence. Examples from African countries, the US, Romania, and other European countries...

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Round table on Jiu Valley and Țara Făgărașului in Comparative Perspective: Past Conditions, Present Circumstances, Future Prospects

August 11, 2022, 16.00-19.30 (Romanian time, hybrid, in English) Comparing these disparate regions opens a window into many dimensions of the contemporary Romanian problematic, if not of post-communist societies more generally. Both the Jiu Valley coal region and Țara Făgărașului, with extensive chemical factories, experienced intense industrialization during communist times...

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Rhythmanalysis applications, date formats, UNIX time

Online (Zoom), August 14, 2021, 9.00-13.00 (in English) In this methodology session, we will try to translate rhythmanalysis from a theoretical concept to its possible applications in organizational research, sociology of emotions, and other domains. We encourage the participants to approach the session with an open mind and think about...

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Rhythmanalysis. Space, Time and Everyday Life

Online (Zoom), August 13, 2021, 9.00-13.00 (in English) A guided “seminar” type discussion about the original concept of rhythmanalysis coined by Henri Lefebvre and possible applications in 21st-century research in the social sciences, especially of the digital society. Participation in the Summer School activities is free of charge, and we...

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Biopolitics, Political Regimes, and Carceral Systems

Online (Zoom), August 11, 2021, 18.00-20.30 (Romanian time, in English) The round table aims to provide a space for reflection on the role and practice of carceral systems in different types of political regimes, aiming to generate interdisciplinary perspectives on the way prisons are instrumentalized for political aims. INSTRUCTORS Bhakti...

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