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Lisbon and Évora (Portugal)
28th to 30th November 2013 | 13th December 2013 | 17th Januery 2014

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culturaltechThe Research Center in Communication and Languages (CECL) of the NOVA University of Lisbon FCSH/NOVA |School of Social Sciences and Humanities, in Portugal, is taking part of an ambitious program on CULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES AND MEDIA ARTS | in Memoriam Friedrich Kittler, in association with the Goethe-Institute in Lisbon and Forum Eugénio de Almeida.

We are organizing a series of conferences with Peter Weibel (ZKM, Karlsruhe), Bernhard Siegert (IKKM, Weimar), Bernard Stiegler (IRI, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris), and Sybille Krämer (Freie Universität Berlin) as invited keynote speakers.

The Forum Eugénio de Almeida in Évora and ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karsruhe, with the collaboration of the Goethe-Institute in Lisbon will present an exhibition with an exceptional selection of media art works from the collection of ZKM | Media Museum, curated by Claudia Giannetti and Peter Weibel. This exhibition will take place at the Forum Eugénio de Almeida in Évora, a historical city near Lisbon, and will display significant works by Nam June Paik, Bruce Naumann, Marina Abramovic, Bill Viola, Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau, Paul Sermon, Tony Oursler, Peter Weibel, Masaki Fujihata, Valie Export, Pipilotti Rist, Paul Garrin, Robert Wilson, among others.


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November 28th, FCSH/NOVA |School of Social Sciences and Humanities | CONFERENCE and SEMINAR

November 28th Goethe-Institut in Lisbon| Keynote speaker Bernard Siegert - 18h00 (Simultaneous translation: DE-PT-DE)

November 29th, Forum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora | Keynote Speaker Peter Weibel - 15h00

November 29th Forum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora | ZKM Exhibition Opening - 17h00

13th December, FCSH/NOVA | Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities | CONFERENCE and SEMINAR

13th December Goethe-Institute Lisbon| Keynote speaker Bernard Stiegler (to be confirmed) - 18h00

17th January, FCSH/NOVA | Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities | CONFERENCE and SEMINAR

17th January Goethe-Institute in Lisbon| Keynote speaker Sybille Krämer - 18h00 (Simultaneous translation: DE-PT-DE)


We welcome proposals for the conference on November 28th at NOVA University of Lisbon that address the general subject of CULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES AN MEDIA ARTS, and also proposals that focus on the work and thought of Friedrich Kittler (1943–2011), the renowned theorist in media history and media aesthetics.

Deadline for the submission of proposals: 30th October 2013

Submission of proposals: please send an attachment (max 400 words abstract and a short bio) to Este endereço de email está protegido contra piratas. Necessita ativar o JavaScript para o visualizar..

We will notify you about the acceptance of your proposals until 5th November.

The Participation Fee for joining our conference is 80 € (students 40 €). The proceedings will be published shortly after the conference.

Our organization will provide free transportation to the exhibition opening and Peter Weibel's conference held in Forum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora. Hotel reservations for conference participants can be arranged upon request.


Cultural Technologies and Media Arts | In Memoriam to Friedrich Kittler

November 28th to 29th 2013, NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal)


International Call for papers submission deadline: October 30th 2013


  • Media Theory and Culture
  • Media History and Media Ontology
  • Media Theory and Psychoanalysis
  • Cultural Technologies
  • Media Arts and Media Aesthetics
  • Writing, Literature and Discourse Networks
  • Optical Media
  • Sound, Music and Mathematics
  • Computer and Digital Media


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