GL-01-1415: Rosi Braidotti – Posthuman Feminist Theory

Im aktuellen Wintersemester findet die Gender Lecture mit der international bedeutenden Philosophin und Gendertheoretikerin Rosi Braidotti statt. In Ihrem Gastvortrag am 20. Januar 2015 wird sie über ihr neues Buch „The Posthuman“ (2013) / „Posthumanismus. Leben jenseits des Menschen“ (2014) sprechen.

Der Vortrag ist in englischer Sprache.

Abstract zum Vortrag:

This lecture will address the so-called ‚post-human‘ turn in contemporary feminist theory in the light of three main considerations: firstly the shifting perception and understanding of ‚the human‘ in the Life sciences. Secondly the effects of globalization as a system that functions by instilling process of ‚timeless time‘ and perverse, multiple time-lines. Thirdly, the impact of wars and conflicts in contemporary governmentality and the new forms of discrimination they engender on a planetary scale. Last but not least, the lecture examines the implications of this historical context for progressive, affirmative politics in general and gender issues in particular.


Rosi Braidotti is Distinguished University Professor at Utrecht University and founding Director of the Centre for the Humanities in Utrecht since 2007. Her research and writing engages feminist philosophy and cultural studies. Her most recent books are:

  • The Posthuman, Polity Press: Cambridge, 2013;
  • Nomadic Theory. The Portable Rosi Braidotti, Columbia University Press: New York, 2011(b);
  • Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and Sexual Difference in Contemporary Feminist Theory, Columbia University Press: New York, 2011(a) [second ed.].

She was awarded an Honorary Degree in philosophy by the University of Helsinki in 2007 and by the Linköping University in 2013.

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Gilles Deleuze

Félix Guattari

Michel Foucault

Rosi Braidotti

Nick Bostrom

Jürgen Habermas

Edward Said

Jacques Derrida

Stuart Hall

Jean-Paul Sartre

Vandana Shiva

Nelson Mandela

Paul Gilroy

Ulrich Beck

Friedrich Nietzsche

Karl Marx

Sigmund Freud

Charles Darwin

Peter Galison

Patricia MacCormack

Shulamith Firestone

Paul Rabinow

Roberto Esposito

Nikolas Rose

Antonio Negri

Melinda Cooper

Jussi Parikka

Adam Philips

Baruch Spinoza

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

René Descartes

Genevieve Lloyd

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Louis Althusser

Simone de Beauvoir

Pierre Macherey

Guy Debord

Roland Barthes

Maurizio Lazzarato

Étienne Balibar

Henri Bergson

Luce Irigaray

Stacy Alaimo

Jack Halberstam

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