The 12th European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Conference in Copenhagen 13-16 June 2018 focuses on the topic of GREEN. It is organized conjunctly by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, (OU)VERT, and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences/Medical Museion at the University of Copenhagen.
Keynote speakers: Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing (University of California Santa Cruz & Aarhus University), Brigitte Luis Guillermo Baptiste (Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute Bogotá), Natasha Myers (York University Toronto), Olaf L. Müller (Humboldt University Berlin), Thomas Feuerstein (Artist, Vienna).
Since the SLSAeu is committed to supporting young talents, 28 candidates from 15 different countries have been selected for a masterclass for PhD students and young postdocs, including feedback from SLSA's keynote speakers.
The SLSA art events are staged at the Medical Museion, at Statens Museum for Kunst / The National Gallery of Denmark, and at Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art.
The SLSAeu is the sister organisation of the international USA-based Society for Literature, Science and the Arts. It welcomes colleagues in the humanities, the social sciences, the arts, all fields of science, medicine, engineering, computer sciences as well as independent scholars, artists and scientists, and explicitly promotes inter- and trans-disciplinary exchange between literature, the arts, the natural sciences, medicine and technology.
Click here for the Call for Participation.
Partners & Supporters: Novo Nordisk Foundation, Carlsberg Foundation, Goethe Institut Dänemark, Institut Français, Statens Museum for Kunst, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Aarhus University, and the following research departments at the University of Copenhagen: Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, Centre for Modern European Studies (CEMES), Centre for Anthropological, Political, and Social Theory (CAPS) at the Faculty of the Social Sciences, Plant Biochemistry Laboratory at the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, and the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research.
Jens Hauser, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, UCPH; Louise Emma Whiteley & Adam Bencard, Medical Museion, UCPH.