Kammer 1

POLITICS OF EMOTION / POWER OF AFFECT: RAGE AND POWER(LESSNESS) / FEAT. EVA ILLOUZ

IN ENGLISH, 5 EURO

Talk

Unfortunately, Milo Rau had to cancel his participation.

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What is ‘affect’? How can it become political? In what ways are digital communications and social networks changing the impact of emotions on societies and their control mechanisms? In a new series called “Politics of Emotions / Power of Affect”, the cx centrum for interdisciplinary studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich will focus on affects and emotions in connection with power structures, and, as a significant category of contemporary social analysis.

Welcome address: Christoph Gurk
Eva Illouz (sociologist) gives a talk, followed by a conversation with Susanne Witzgall (Academic Director of the cx centre for interdisciplinary studies)
Moderation/public discussion: Christoph Gurk

In cooperation with cx centrum for interdisciplinary studies (Academy of Fine Arts Munich).