Jacques Rancière Research Fellow at Freie Universität Berlin

French Philosopher to Hold Three Public Lectures

№ 230/2009 from Sep 04, 2009

Jacques Ranciére, French philosopher and visiting fellow at Freie Universität Berlin, will be holding three lectures in Berlin. As a research fellow at the Collaborative Research Center "Aesthetic Experience and the Dissolution of Artistic Limits" Rancière will speak on "The Reality Effect and the Politics of Fiction" and  "Narrations of Time and Space." There will be a screening of Gabbla (Inland), a film by Tariq Teguia. The events will all be held in English.

The Collaborative Research Center 626 "Aesthetic Experience and the Dissolution of Artistic Limits"  is a DFG project at Freie Universität Berlin. Its spokesperson is the film scholar, Prof. Dr. Gertrud Koch.


"The Reality Effect and the Politics of Fiction"

  • Monday, September  21, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
    ICI Kulturlabor, Christinenstr. 18-19, Bldg. 8, 10119 Berlin, Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 473 7291-10

"Seeing, Showing, Demonstrating" (Lecture in the Series "How German Is It?" – A series of lectures in conjunction with Thomas Demand’s exhibition, Nationalgalerie)

  • Wednesday, September  23, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
    Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin, admission:12 euros (reduced: 6 euros)

Short Lecture "Narrations of Time and Space" & Screening Gabbla (Inland), A Film by Tariq Teguia

  • Thursday, September 24, 2009, 4–8 p.m.
    Kino Arsenal, Potsdamer Straße 2, 10785 Berlin; Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 26955100
    admission: 6.50 euros, (reduced: 5 euros)

Further Information

Dr. Armen Avanessian, Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature, Freie Universität Berlin Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 838-57406 or 0179 / 8187843; Email: armen.avanessian@gmx.net

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