Archive

Events in 2015:


24.11.2015, 9-13.00:

The Sound of the Cosmos
Internal Workshop of the Research Projects «Conditio Extraterrestris» and «Stimmung und Polyphonie» (Prof. Dr. Boris Previšić, University Luzern)
Deutsches Seminar Zürich, RAL, Dozentenzimmer

18.11.2015:

Boris Buzek, M.A.:
Lieux du futur.
Des expéditions littéraires extraterrestres

Course «Visions et utopies» (Laboratoire des Arts pour les Sciences, Prof. Dr. Nicola Braghieri)
EPFL, Bâtiment BP, 1015 Lausanne


22.10.2015, 21.00:

Reading Mars
Public premiere of the MOOC »Spacebooks«, with a panel discussion
Strauhof Zürich


14.10.2015, 11.45 Uhr:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:
Does our Economic System still need Human Beings?
Annual Conference of the Academia Engelberg Monastery of Engelberg

Lecture


18.9.2015, 18.15:

Still human or already Cyborg?
Discussion with Katharina Bochsler, Martin R. Dean, Javier Andrés Bargas-Avila, Corinna Virchow, Mario Kaiser and Philipp Theisohn. University of Basel, Kollegienhaus

Flyer


25.8.2015
Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:
Literatur as an Interstellar Medium
IVG-Congress Shanghai, Section B4
Congress
Programme


7.5.2015:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:
The Others’ History. Outer Space as Fertile Ground for Counterfactual Narratives
Ort:
Workshop: Fiction and History. The Art of the Possible in the Early Modern World 1500-1800


14.4.2015, 19.30 Uhr:

Discussion with German author Leif Randt about his latest novel:
Planet Magnon
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn Literaturhaus Zürich: 
Recording [in German]


26.3.2015, 16.30 Uhr:

Mateusz Cwik, M.A.:
An Emergence of Language: Space. Towards the Poetic Potential of Outer Space-Literature.
University of Yamaguchi (Japan)
Tagung: High and Low Literature. Intercultural and intermedial Perspectives of a Problematic Dichotomy.

Events in 2014:


15.12.2014, 16.00 Uhr:
Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:
Spacebooks. History and Functions of the Book in Outer Space
Where? Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften Potsdam, Neues Palais 1.09.2.04
Homepage

04.12.2014, 20.00 Uhr:
Future technology 2.0 - Nanos in Literature and Media.
Reading and Discussion with Herbert W. Franke.
Where? Collegium Helveticum, Alte Sternwarte Zürich.
A Cooperation of Collegium Helveticum and »Conditio extraterrestris«, featuring Prof. Dr. Klaus Ensslin (ETH Zürich), Prof. Dr. Hans Esselborn (Universität Köln), Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn.
Flyer

Podcast

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02.11.2014:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:
Literature in Rockets.
Scenarios of the Interstellar Book Market
 
Conference »Der Himmel als transkultureller ethischer Raum: Himmelskonstellationen im Spannungsfeld von Literatur und Wissen«, Haus St. Ulrich, Augsburg
Conference Website


25.10.2014:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn: 
The literary telescope.
A short history of extraterrestrial fantasy [in German]

20.30: Urania-Sternwarte Zürich
Information and Reservation at »Zürich liest«


2.-4. 10.2014, Collegium Helveticum:


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10.9.2014

»Canton Mars«. A Reading and Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson. 
(Seebad Utoquai, 20.15)

Flyer

Lecture series, in cooperation with Migros culture percentage:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn: 
The literary telescope.
A short history of extraterrestrial fantasy [in German]

2.6.2014, 20 Uhr:
Urania Observatory Zurich
3.6.2014, 20 Uhr:
Urania Observatory Zurich
4.6.2014, 20 Uhr:
Der Hauptsitz, Bern, Grabenpromenade
5.6.2014, 20 Uhr:
Abbey Library of Saint Gall
11.6.2014, 20 Uhr:
House of Electronic Arts, Basel, Oslostrasse 10
Further information on the lecture series can be found here.


11.4.2014

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn: 
The Suits of Invasion. Extra-Terrestrial Warfare and the ‘Clothing’ of the Body Politic in Twentieth-Century Fiction.
(Conference Embattled Heavens: The Militarization of Space in Science, Fiction, and Politics, FU Berlin) 

Workshop with PD Dr. Steffen Schneider (Tübingen):

25.3.2014, 18 Uhr,  SOC (Rämistrasse 69), Raum 1-101:
Vortrag: »On Visibility and Invisibility. Giordano Bruno's Detection of the Infinite Cosmos« [in German] 

26.3.2014, 9 Uhr,  KAB E 05 (Kantonschulstrasse 3):
Workshop: »The Reformation of Cosmology and the Transformation of Extraterrestrial Imagination in 16th-century Italy« [in German]

Reports Workshop I (PDF, 72 KB)

19./20.2.2014
Species - Politics, Science and Fiction
(Collegium Helveticum, Schmelzbergstrasse 25, 8006 Zürich). Programm (PDF, 2424 KB)

30.1.2014

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn: 
The inhabited galaxy as the space of literary communication
(Zeppelin-Museum, Medienraum, 19 Uhr, siding the exhibition »Archeology of the future«)

23.1.2014

Internal workshop: Stanisław Lem - Kosmos und Phantastik

Events in 2013:

Topic Related Courses in Fall ( Herbstsemester 2013):


Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:

The Literature of Alien Planets. History and Poetic of an Extraterrestrial Life (Lecture, Tue 14:00-16:00, RAI-G-041)

Note: The course is in German.

7.12.2013:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn: 
The planetary memory.
History, system and holdings of extraterrestrial libraries [in German]
(»Bibliothek, Archiv, Enzyklopädie. Un/Ordnungen des Wissens«,
Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum Trier.


5.10.2013:

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:
The Galactic Spectator.
Establishing a Narrative Perspective

(»Zuschauen!« Ein Kolloquium zum 70. Geburtstag von Bernhard Greiner, Seidvilla München, Gorbachzimmer.)

Programme


13.9.2013, 12:15-13:15: »Zmittagslabor«
at the Cabaret Voltaire

Prof. Dr. Philipp Theisohn:
We have contact

Flyer (PDF, 189 KB)