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Public defence of theses 2019

3 May 2019: Mari Zetterqvist Blokhuis

Doctoral thesis: Interaction between rider, horse and equestrian trainer – a challenging puzzle

Mari Zetterqvist Blokhuis is a doctoral student in the Theory of Practical Knowledge within the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of Culture and Education and part of the research project Horse Cultures in Transition. Interaction and Ethics between Human and Horse in Sweden and Poland.

Presentation of doctoral thesis ("spikningsceremoni"):
Wednesday 24 April at 15:00 in the library's lounge, floor 5, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Södertörn University.
Language: English

Public defence of doctoral thesis:
Friday 3 May at 13:00 in room MB505, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Södertörn University.
Language: English

External reviewer:
Lynda Birke, Visiting Professor in Biological Sciences, University of Chester, England

To find out about current events, such as public defences and higher seminars, please visit the below calendar. If the list is empty, there are no current events.

25 Sep

“The Gender of Culture, The Culture of Gender Symposium”

Symposium in cooperation with the departments of Gender studies at Södertörn University and Linköping University and the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University.

25 Sep

Art History: From Polish to Global Art History

Lecture, Piotr Piotrowski. From Polish to Global Art History , by Agata Jakubowska, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. The lecture is followed by a text seminar, reading P. Piotrowski, "From Global to Alter-Globalist Art History", ed. Teksty Drugie, vol. 1 (2015).

08 Oct

Beyond Digital Sweatshops and North-South Divides: Notes on Indonesian Click Farming

Higher seminar in Media and Communication studies with Johan Lindquist from Stockholm University.

14 Oct

Mircea Eliade’s Myth and the Man Behind It

CBEES Advanced Seminar with Mihaela Gligor, Senior Researcher at the at the Polish Institute for Advanced Studies, Warsaw.

07 Nov
08 Nov

Existential Medical Humanities Conference 2019

Existential Medical Humanities Conference, and meeting of the National Network for Medical Humanities and Social Sciences. Arranged by the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge, Södertörn University.

13 Nov
15 Nov

Call for papers: Toward an Asymmetrical Ethics: Power, Relations, and the Diversity of Subjectivities

International conference organised by the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge at the School of Culture and Education, Södertörn University.

10 Dec

Art History: Destabilising the Museum

Seminar with Matt Smith, Professor of Craft: Ceramics and Glass at Konstfack, Stockholm. Cultural institutions (museums, galleries and historic houses) can present a very fixed and authorised view of history. The reality tends to be more nuanced and complicated.

12 Dec

Art History: Presentation of ongoing research

PhD-students from the Department of Art History, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań present texts from their ongoing research, with Agata Jakubowska.