Fourth workshop in the Riots! Series: Anarchism and Technê. Techniques and Technologies of Transformative Practices

Time: Friday, 12 June 2015, 10 am – 5.30 pm
Venue: Center for Technology and Society, TU Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 16-18, Room 6.06
Organizers: Iwona Janicka, Almut Woller

Program

10.15 – 10.30 Welcoming remarks (Iwona Janicka, Almut Woller)

Panel I: Theorizing Practice
10.30 – 11.00
Ali Jones: Militanz as an Autonomist Technê of Self-Formation
11.00 – 11.30 PD Dr. Ingo W. Schröder: Anarchy and the Autonomous Self: What the Study of Egalitarian Societies Can Teach Us about Anarchism
11.30 – 12.00 Lorenz Gosch: Reassembling the Critical

12.00 – 12.20 Coffee break

Panel II: Technê, Craft, Art
12.20 – 12.50
Anatole Lucet: Crafting Freedom Through Art: Gustav Landauer’s Non-Scientific Anarchism
12.50 – 1.20 Tom Smith: The Art of Failure, The Risk of Art: Non-Representational Theory and Craft

1.20 – 3.00 Lunch break

Panel III: Technology and Ecology in Tension
3.00 – 3.30
Dr. Peter Seyferth: From Anarchist Technocracy to Anarchist Ecocommunities: Le Guin’s Bookchinian Utopia
3.30 – 4.00 Blair Taylor: Technologies of Recuperation: Social Ecology in a Neoliberal Age

4.00 – 4.20 Coffee break

Panel IV: Media in Anarchist Practice
4.20 – 4.50
Dr. David M. Struthers: Turn of the Century Technê: Anarchist Newspapers as Social Media in Los Angeles during the Early Twentieth Century
4.50 – 5.20 Dr. Vasilis Galis: Under the Motherboard, the Beach: the Reclaiming of Social Media by Anarchist Groups in Greece

5.30 End: Drinks/ Dinner

People who are interested to attend the workshop are welcome. Please send us an email. almutwoller(at)gmail.com or iwona.janicka(at)cantab.net

Programs of precursor workshops: Riots and Anarchy (28 November 2014) Riots! II (28 February 2014) | Riots! I (13 December 2013)