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Below you can find a list of forthcoming major events taking place at  the UBIAS network member Institutes. If UBIAS members would like to share information about an upcoming major event, please send an email with the title, date, venue, a short description of the event of a maximum of 80 words and a weblink to Richard Meckien, at IEA-USP, rkmeckien@usp.br.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:


workshop: Nanomat@AU - Forefront methodologies and advances in nanomaterials characterization

Date: 13 June 2018

The workshop brings together international experts who work with characterization of different inorganic and biomimetic functional nanomaterials and with the development of innovative methodologies of analysis, mainly targeted to the Nanoscience field. The speakers will present their forefront characterization approaches, as well as state-of-the-art achievements in their nano-related research, with the aim of providing useful insights and a critical point of view towards the understanding of one of the most promising emergent fields of research and technology of our time.

Date: 11-12 July 2018

Venue: Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt, germany

Contact:  Giulia Pedrucci.
The workshop will investigate the topic of breastfeeding in ancient religions and societies.

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CONFERENCE:  METRIC CULTURE: THE QUANTIFIED SELF AND BEYOND

DATE: 7-9 JUNE 2017

VENUE: AARHUS INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES (AIAS), AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK

ABSTRACT

Recent years have witnessed an intensive growth of systems of measurement and an increasing integration of data processes into various spheres of everyday life, so much so that it can be argued that we are now living in a ‘metric culture’. This two-day international conference brings together relevant scholars who are engaged in the study of practices of self-tracking and related technologies to critically reflect on the way metric culture is unfolding within and affecting the various spheres of our everyday life.

WORKSHOP: „FIKTIVE RITUALE? ZUR HISTORIZITÄT DES TEMPELKULTS IN MISCHNA UND TOSEFTA“

DATE: 12 FEBRUARY 2018

VENUE: KLEINE SYNAGOGE ERFURT (MAX-WEBER-KOLLEG FÜR KULTUR- UND SOZIALWISSENSCHAFTLICHE STUDIEN, GERMANY)

Description: Günter Stemberger, Clemens Leonhard, and Jörg Rüpke will lecture on ancient imaginary rituals. A session where pertinent texts about these rituals are discussed among the participants is included.

SPRING SCHOOL: (IN COLLABORATION WITH AARHUS UNIVERSITY) „URBAN RELIGION“

DATE: MARCH 12-16, 2018

VENUE: ROME.

Contact: Jörg Rüpke, Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien, Germany

SYMPOSIUM: FAMILY, MEMORY AND IDENTITY

DATE: 23-24 MAY 2018
VENUE: AARHUS INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES, AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK

This symposium explores the relationship between family, memory and identity, asking how family is defined, articulated and transmitted to its members and those beyond; how inheritances, storytelling and processes of memory-making become implicated in these processes; and how various forms of identity are produced through family memory, from the personal to the national.

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