We are delighted to announce the “Thanatic Ethics” Webinar Series which will run from January to March 2022. Please note that all times refer to Central European Time since our speakers will be presenting from Europe. The details of the talks are as follows:

Winter Webinar series

Date and Time: 14 Jan 2022, 10am CET
Speaker: Alessandro Corso (Department of International Development, University of Oxford)
Title: The Art of Confession: ethnographic reflections on responsibility and doubt at the borderland of Lampedusa.
Date and Time: 4 Feb 2022, 10am CET
Speakers: Valérie Cuzol (Max Weber Centre, France)

Frédéric Lecloux (Photographer and documentary maker)

Title: Faire présence dans la mort. Saisir les questions intimes et les signifiants politiques dans un film ethnobiographique et photographique (in French and English) and

Discussion of the film  ‘Quel côté de l’absence?’ (with subtitles in English)

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/292694642

Date and Time: 4 Mar 2022, 10am CET
Speaker: Professor Mita Banerjee (Chair of American Studies, Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany)
Title: Migration, Life Writing, and the Spectacle of the Body in Pain

Eventbrite details will be announced in due course for all webinars.

The webinars are convened by Bidisha Banerjee (CPCH, The Education University of Hong Kong), Judith Misrahi-Barak (EMMA, University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) and Thomas Lacroix (CERI – Sciences Po, Paris/ MFO).

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