Lecture Series Winter 2023/24: Lifelikeness


Käte Hamburger Kolleg: Cultures of Research (c:o/re)

The topic of this semester’s series of lectures is Lifelikeness. The invited speakers will explore Lifelikeness through different disciplinary perspectives, such as life and technical sciences, humanities, art history and science journalism. The lecture series takes place in presence and online from October 25h, 2023 to February 7th, 2024, Wednesdays from 5 to 6.30 pm. Please register with

Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 5pm

Cultures of Research: Art’s Mediation as Remediation: On Some Artworks and Their Reuses of Toxic Materials – Esther Leslie

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024, 5pm

Cultures of Research: Towards an Ecology of Technoscience – Massimiliano Simons

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 5pm

Cultures of Research: Flowers for Agouti: Epigenetics and the Genealogy of Uplift – Ben Woodard 

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024, 5pm

Cultures of Research: Bio-Inspired Materials and Dreams of Inspiration – Michael Friedman

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