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Pedagogies of Care

30 May, 2024 / 20:00

Hosted and curated by Andris Brinkmanis, senior lecturer and the course Leader of BA in Painting and Visual Arts at NABA in Milan and Visiting Professor for the Art Academy of Latvia Curatorial Course, this series of encounters is designed around the legacies of historical figures – from Francisco Ferrer Guardia, Asja Lacis, Bertolt Brecht […]

Housekeeping Committee

29 May, 2024 / 18:00

This is a group of people who assist room curators in taking care of their rooms.If you have the time and interest to help someone realize their vision, their educational efforts, please join us. We will also be discussing the development of a critical project: the Mastadon server, aimed towards creating a publicly run social […]

Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit

23 May, 2024 / 20:00

The Ultimate Hidden Truth of the World Is… reading group will be meeting throughout 2024-2025, starting in September 2024. We will be joined by curators of the Museum of Care and guest speakers; and each meeting will be dedicated to one of David’s essays featured in the collection.On May 23rd, we will host a pre-launch […]

Fetish and Value

02 May, 2024 / 20:00

In the previous sessions we have covered the different aspects of David Graeber’s essay “Fetishism and Social Creativity“. This time we will follow David Graeber into his inquiry into “The very idea of consumption“. We will ask – how did this happen that the word used to describe the deadly disease came to be used […]

Pedagogies of Care

25 April, 2024 / 20:00

The third encounter of ‘Pedagogies of Care’ series will host artists and activists Mariette Schiltz and Edna Gee, both closely linked with ‘Isola Art Center’ and Isola Pepe Verde projects in Milan, Italy. ‘Isola Art Center’ was a free experimental and dynamic platform that combined internationally acclaimed contemporary art, emerging young art, and theoretical research with […]

Housekeeping Committee

24 April, 2024 / 18:00

This is a group of people who assist room curators in taking care of their rooms.If you have the time and interest to help someone realize their vision, their educational efforts, please join us. We will also be discussing the development of a critical project: the Mastadon server, aimed towards creating a publicly run social […]

The Virtues of Diogenes, Part 3: The Quest for Graeber's Golden Waistcoat

11 April, 2024 / 20:00

Building on the first two sessions, in this third session we will review what we have learnt about the world of Diogene’s philosophy, why it was rated by Graeber and focus on what it means for how we navigate theory and practice. For Diogene’s Cynics and later the Stoics, the mythical manifestation of how to […]

Fetish and Value

04 April, 2024 / 20:00

“When I conceived the idea of writing my own ‘Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value’ in the late 1990s, I originally … imagined its appearance would be followed by irate critiques from many of the principals insisting I had got their core arguments wrong, and a flurry of productive debates. Nothing of the sort ensued.” […]

Pedagogies of Care, Part 2

28 March, 2024 / 20:00

Militant Care. Pedagogies in action. A conversation with Contrafilé Group The second meeting of Pedagogies of Care project will host a conversation between Brazil based artists and activists Contrafilé Group  (currently, Cibele Lucena, Joana Zatz Mussi, and Rafael Leona), Andris Brinkmanis, senior lecturer and the course Leader of BA in Painting and Visual Arts at NABA in […]

Housekeeping Committee

27 March, 2024 / 18:00

This is a group of people who assist room curators in taking care of their rooms.If you have the time and interest to help someone realize their vision, their educational efforts, please join us. We will also be discussing the development of a critical project: the Mastadon server, aimed towards creating a publicly run social […]

The Virtues of Diogenes, Part 2: Character Creation

21 March, 2024 / 20:00

In the second session, we will explore the world of Diogene’s philosophy by creatively comparing Diogenes Cynics with his contemporary Xenophon’s Cynegeticus. We will speculate on both these dog-associated philosophies and imagine what they might tell us about the worlds and the ecologies they imply. We will be supported in this by anthropologist Avi KBH, […]

Fetish and Value, Part 2

07 March, 2024 / 20:00

“When I conceived the idea of writing my own ‘Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value’ in the late 1990s, I originally … imagined its appearance would be followed by irate critiques from many of the principals insisting I had got their core arguments wrong, and a flurry of productive debates. Nothing of the sort ensued.” […]

Events list

The Dawn of Everything Reading Group: Chapter 8 part 2

20 January, 2022 / 20:00

Facilitation by Steve Spending more time on Chapter 8 “Imaginary Cities,” we continue to explore how different groups of humans decided to group themselves into what we might deem cities. There are examples of modern forager societies existing on two scales of imagination — the smaller-than-Dunbar-number level of kith and kin, and the imaginary huge […]

Spinoza Reading Group: Tractatus Politicus Chapters 1-5

13 January, 2022 / 20:00

Facilitation by Simona

The Dawn of Everything Reading Group: Chapter 8

06 January, 2022 / 20:00

Facilitation by Steve

The Dawn of Everything Reading Group: Chapter 7

20 December, 2021 / 20:00

Facilitation by Steve

LSE Seminar: Bullshit Jobs

10 December, 2021 / 11:00

“what is divorce?” with Silvia Federici

07 December, 2021 / 20:00

Join us on December 8 pm Berlin time for the discussion about “what is divorce?” with Silvia Federici, author of Caliban and the Witches.Moderated by Veronica Davidov as a part of the event at Studio 1 Künstlerhaus Bethanien! You are warmly and proudly invited to “RE VON DER POESIE IM RECHT”, featuring —- a sound […]

The Dawn of Everything Reading Group: Chapter 6

06 December, 2021 / 20:00

Facilitation by Steve

Fight Club: The Great Debt Debate at Bard College (Post-Game Q&A)

01 December, 2021

by Hannah Arendt Center, Museum of Care & EDI (<– click on this and follow to register) Wed, December 1, 2021 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CST

The Great Debt Debate Q&A

01 December, 2021 / 11:00

The First Fight between Michael Hudson and Thomas Piketty about thenature of Debt was held on the 10th anniversary of the edition of DavidGraeber’s 5000 Years of Debt.  Michael Hudson and Thomas Piketty were seeking answers to the burning questions of our time. The fight had so many rounds that we didn’t have time to […]

KARAOKE Reading Group. Theme: Debt

18 November, 2021 / 20:00

The second Karaoke night is coming, and this time there’s a theme: ‘debt’! And by this we mean Debt: The First 5,000 Years, as it is the ten-year anniversary of publication. So the concept of the Karaoke reading group remains the same, but your chosen text must be from this work. If you want to […]