CFP – Social Policies in the Global South – Sep. 2017

21. September 2016

An international conference on „Social Policies and the Welfare State in the Global South in the 19th and 20th century“ organized by Dr. Teresa Huhle and Prof. Dr. Delia González de Reufels in cooperation with the Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy: SOCIUM will take place at the Universität Bremen from September 13-15 2017. We cordially invite you to send short abstracts until October 31st 2016. You find the full Call for Papers here. We are looking forward to your applications!

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CFP Bremen Film Conference “Cinema and Childhood” April/ May 2016

10. September 2015

The 21st Bremen Film Conference will take place from April 26 to May 1st 2016 on the topic of “Cinema and Childhood”. The conference is the product of a cooperation between Filmstudies (Department 9), Latin American History (Department 8) and the Community Cinema Bremen, City 46. The submission deadline for paper proposals is October 30th, 2015. You find here the Call for Papers in German und English. We look forward to your applications!

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21st Bremen Film Conference Apr. 28 – May 1, 2016

15. July 2015

Save the date: the 21st International Bremen Film Conference will take place from April 28 to May 1st 2016 on the topic of “Cinema and Childhood”. The conference is the product of a cooperation between Filmstudies (Department 9), Latin American History (Department 8) and the Community Cinema Bremen, City 46. The Call for Papers will be published soon.

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Public lecture on health and family planning in Latin America

12. June 2015

Prof. Dr. Raúl Necochea López from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will held a guest lecture on “Contraception Crucible: Health Workers Encounter Family Planning in 20th Century Latin America” on Thursday June 18th 2015. The lecture takes place from 12-12 pm in room B1410 in GW2. You are all cordially invited! You can also find the respective information here.

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Workshop “Population and Rural Development”

12. June 2015

We cordially invite you to a workshop on “Population and Rural Development: New Historical Research and Approaches”. The workshop takes place on Monday, June 14th 2015 from 11-1 am in room B2770 in GW2. You can find the program here.

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ADLAF celebrates 50 years

1. June 2015

On June 25th 2015, the Association for German Latin American Studies ( Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutsche Lateinamerikaforschung – ADLAF) celebrates its 50th anniversary in Berlin. The interested public is invited to join the festivities. You find the program here.

Following, the 4th interdisciplinary ADLAF conference for junior scholars takes place on June 26th and 27th 2015 at the Institute for Latin American Studies (FU-Berlin). You find the program here.

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Summer semester 2015

28. April 2015

An interesting and good summer semester 2015 to everyone!

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Film Conference “The Future is Now” May 6-102015

25. March 2015

Symp_poster_double_a2_finThe 20th International Bremen Film Conference will take place May 6-10, 2015. The conference is the product of a cooperation between Filmstudies | Department 9, Latin American History | Department 8 and the Community Cinema Bremen | CITY 46 in association with further cooperators.

Under the heading “The Future Is Now: Science Fiction Cinema as Audio-visual Blueprint of Histories, Spaces and Sound,” the conference invites film scholars, historicians as well as film makers and cineasts to eye the diverse facets of the film genre.

Program flyer (partly in German)

Keynotes
Vivian Sobchack
| University of California, Los Angeles || Karin Harrasser | Kunstuniversität Linz || Simon Spiegel | Universität Zürich || Sherryl Vint | University of California, Riverside

Panelists
Marc Bonner
| Universität zu Köln || Matthias Grotkopp | Freie Universität Berlin || Tobias Haupts | Freie Universität Berlin || Adam Nadolny | Poznan University of Technology || Christian Pischel | Freie Universität Berlin || Ivo Ritzer | Universität Bayreuth || Lars Schmeink | Universität Hamburg/ HafenCity Universität || Werner Suppanz | Universität Graz || Brian Willems | University of Split || Anke Woschech | Technische Universität Dresden || Rüdiger Zill | Einstein Forum, Potsdam

Hosts
Delia González de Reufels | History of Latin America – Dep. 8 || Winfried Pauleit | Film Studies – Dep. 9 || CITY 46 | Kommunalkino Bremen e.V.

Contact
Louisa Manz
manz[at]city46.de
Tel.: +49 (0)421 449 635 85

Timetable

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

7:00pm: F.P.1 Doesn’t Respond
Feature film (F.P.1 antwortet nicht, GER 1932, dir. Karl Hartl), German without subtitles, film for panel 2

9:00pm: First Spaceship on Venus
Feature film (Der schweigende Stern, GDR/ PL 1960, dir. Kurt Maetzig), German without subtitles, film for panel 2

Thursday, May 07, 2015

11:00am: Lensbased Media Art Class, UdK Berlin
Presentation (in the film makers’ attendance)

2:00pm: Introduction
Winfried Pauleit & Delia González de Reufels | Universität Bremen

2:45pm: Politics
Research Panel 1 (in English)

6:30pm: Predestination
Feature film (AUS 2014, dir. Michael & Peter Spierig), Original version with German subtitles, film for keynote 1

8:30pm: Abject Times. Temporality and the American Science Fiction Film after 9/11
Keynote Vivian Sobchack | University of California, Los Angeles

Friday, May 08, 2015

10:00am: German Science Fiction
Research Panel 2 (in German)

11:40am: Architecture
Research Panel 3 (in English)

2:00pm: Under the Skin
Feature film (UK 2013, dir. Jonathan Glazer), Original version with German subtitles, film for keynote 2

2:00pm: Lensbased Media Art Class, UdK Berlin
Presentation (in the film makers’ attendance)

4:00pm: Greeting
Jan Oehlmann | Nordmedia

4:15pm: An der Grenze des Fremden. Naturalisierung und Verfremdung im neueren Science-Fiction-Kino
Keynote Simon Spiegel | Universität Zürich (in German)

6:30pm: Elysium
Feature film (USA/ CDN/ MEX 2013, dir. Neill Blomkamp), Original version with German subtitles, film for keynote 3

8:30pm: The Future as History. Science Fiction Counterfactuals
Keynote Sherryl Vint | University of California, Riverside

10:00pm: The Man Who Fell to Earth
Feature film (UK 1976, dir. Nicolas Roeg), Original version

Saturday, May 09, 2015

10:00am: Cold/ Emotion
Research Panel 4 (in German)

11:40am: Sound/ Body
Research Panel 5 (in English)

2:30pm: Antiviral
Feature film (CDN 2012, dir. Brandon Cronenberg), Original version, film for panel 5

4:30pm: Kontrafaktische Korrekturmaßnahmen. Regierung und Politik des Lebens in der Science Fiction
Keynote Karin Harrassar | Kunstuniversität Linz (in German)

7:00pm: Science | Fiction. Envisioning the Extra-ordinary
Film program, curated by Alejandro Bachmann | Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Vienna

8:30pm: Her
Feature film (USA 2013, dir. Spike Jonze), Original version with German subtitles, film for panel 4

8:30pm: Dandy Dust
Experimental film (A/ UK 1998, dir. Hans Scheirl), Original version, film for keynote 4

10:45pm: Snowpiercer
Feature film (KOR/ USA 2013, dir. Joon-ho Bong), Original version with German subtitles, film for panel 4

Sunday, May 10, 2015 || Stanisław Lem Day

11:00am: First Spaceship on Venus
Feature film (Der schweigende Stern DDR/PL 1960, dir. Kurt Maetzig), German version without subtitles, film for panel 2

11:00am: Dandy Dust
Experimental film (A/ UK 1998, dir. Hans Scheirl), Original version, film for keynote 4

1:30pm: Introduction to Stanisław Lem
Yvonne Pörzgen | Universität Bremen (in German)

2:00pm: Polish Short Films Based on Stories by Stanisław Lem

4:00pm: Test pilota Pirxa
Feature film (Inquest of pilot pirx, PL/ RUS 1978, dir. Marek Piestrak), German version without subtitles

6:00pm: Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot
TV series, four episodes (GER 2007-2011, dir. Oliver Jahn, Dennis Jacobsen, Randa Chahoud), German version without subtitles

8:30pm: Solaris
Feature film (USSR 1972, dir. Andrei Tarkowski), Original version with English subtitles

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Intensive course Spanish in the semester break

28. January 2015

The Fremdsprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Land Bremen (FZHB) offers intensive courses in the semester break (february to march 2015):

Intensive courses generally consist of 30 hours of teaching. They last between one and  three weeks and normally take place in the semester break. The FZHB  also offers intensive courses as special courses for specific target groups during the semester. Currently courses are available for: English, Finnish, French, Sign Language, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Spanish.

For more information and application visit:

http://www.fremdsprachenzentrum-bremen.de/312.0.html

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Feliz navidad!

21. December 2014

We wish all of you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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