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Events of the Research Lab

In joint interdisciplinary events within the field of the humanities and beyond this, the a.r.t.e.s. Research Lab attempts to bring those interested in the subjects studied by its members together in order to discuss the topic of transformation and identify areas of crossover.

All upcoming events of the Research Lab are listed below. For a complete list of all previous events of the Research Lab, please visit the event archive.

Winter Semester 2019/20

October 10/11, 2019:
International Conference: “Husserl and Cassirer. Perspectives on the Philosophy of Culture”
> Organisation: Thiemo Breyer, Marco Cavallaro, Elio Antonucci
> Time: Thursday, October 10, 2019, 10:00–18:00 & Friday, October 11, 2019, 10:00–17:30
> Place: at a.r.t.e.s., room 3.A06 („Skyfall“), 3. OG, Aachener Str. 217, 50931 Cologne
> Poster
> Programme
> Graduate Workshop “Apriori, Perception and Culture” on October 9, 2019, 16:30–18:30
> Registration for the workshop and/or conference until September 30, 2019 (marco.cavallaro(at)

November 6–9, 2019:
International Conference: “Philosophical Anthropology as an Interdisciplinary Praxis – Historical & Systematic Perspectives”
> Organisation: Andreas Speer & Erik Norman Dzwiza-Ohlsen
(in collaboration with Evrim Kutlu, Thiemo Breyer, Matthias Schloßberger, Emanuele Caminada)
(in cooperation with the Hartmann, Plessner, and Scheler Societies)
> Time: Wednesday–Saturday, November 6–9, 2019
> Place: University of Cologne & Fritz Thyssen Foundation
> Poster
> Programme booklet
> Opening Workshop “Interdisciplinary Anthropology of the Future – Social, Political, and Ethical Dimensions” (CfP / Programme)
> Registration: via e-mail (edzwiza(at)

April 11/12 & November 7/8, 2019:
Workshop: “Köln-Siegener Meisterklasse für Medienethnographie (Visuelle Methoden)“ with Anja Dreschke and Bina Mohn
> Organisation: Prof. Dr. Martin Zillinger, Simon Holdermann
(Cooperation with Research Training Group “Locating Media”, SFB 1187 “Medien der Kooperation“, Department Erziehungswissenschaft-Psychologie (University of Siegen) and Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology (University of Cologne))
> Time: Thursday/Friday, April 11/12, 2019; Thursday/Friday, November 7/8, 2019
> Place: Siegen (April) & Köln (November)
> Poster
> Registration: via e-mail (medienethnographie(at) -> Information about registration