Schedule / Speakers


Marc Rölli – Academy of Fine Arts, Leipzig
Learning as a Repetition Form of Passive Syntheses 

Bio | Marc Rölli is Professor for Philosophy at the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig. Marc Rölli has been researcher and lecturer at universities in Marburg, Berlin, Bochum and Darmstadt, where he completed his doctoral qualification in 2008 . Between 2008 and 2011, Marc Rölli was Professor for Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Darmstadt, before being appointed Professor at the Department of Philosophy at Fatih University, Istanbul. During the fall term 2011/12, Marc Rölli was Senior Fellow at the ‘Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie’ (IKKM) in Weimar. From 2013, he was director of the research cluster ‘Theory and Methods’ at Zurich University of the Arts. Recent publications include, among others, Mikropolitik. Eine Einführung in die politische Philosophie von Deleuze und Guattari (2010), with Ralf Krause, Philosophie und Nicht-Philosophie (2011), co-edited with Friedrich Balke, Kritik der anthropologischen Vernunft (2012), Fines Hominis? Beiträge zur Geschichte der philosophischen Anthropologiekritik (ed. 2015), Eigenlogik des Designs/ Intrinsic Logic of Design (2016), co-edited with Gerhard M. Buurman and Gilles Deleuze’s Transcendental Empiricism. From Tradition to Difference (2016), translated by Peter Hertz-Ohmes.

Inna Semetsky – Institite for Edusemiotic Studies (IES), Melbourne
Edusemiotics: Pedagogy of Concepts/Pedagogy of Values

Bio | Inna Semetsky has a PhD in educational philosophy (Columbia University, New York) preceded by an MA in counseling psychology and Grad.Dip.Ed. She published 10 books including Deleuze, Education and Becoming (2006), Re-Symbolization of the Self (2011), The Edusemiotics of Images (2013), Deleuze and Education (2013) and has a contract with Routledge for a new book, Learning with the Unconscious. In 2000 she received the Kevelson Award from the Semiotic Society of America for her paper ‘The Adventures of a Postmodern Fool’. Her book Edusemiotics (2015, co-authored) received the Book Award from the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia. In 2017 she edited Edusemiotics: A Handbook. She has numerous book chapters including in Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Religion (2016). Her papers appeared in Educational Philosophy and Theory, Semiotica, SubStance and other journals. She serves as a chief consultant to the recently established Institute for Edusemiotic Studies (Melbourne).


 MAY 17 
10:00-10:30 Registration
10:30-10:45 Welcome by Dr Marc Boumeester
10:45-11:30 Keynote 1: Learning as a Repetition Form of Passive Syntheses
Marc Rölli, Leipzig Academy of Fine Arts (Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst)
11:30-12:00 Q&A
12:00-12:30 Art Encounter 1: The Catless Grin
Marius Ertelt, artist and curator
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Panel 1: Antifascist Pedagogies
Moderator: Arjen Kleinherenbrink, Radboud University Nijmegen
13:30-14:00 Polycriticality and Polyfactual Diffractive Pedagogies: Polyapproaches to Education
Anne B. Reinertsen, Queen Maud University College


14:00-14:30 The Feminist Subject Revisited – Deleuze and Guattari’s Becoming-Imperceptible
Lars Bang, Manchester Metropolitan University 
14:30-15:00 Deleuzian Perspective on Refugee Integration
Akiva Weiss, University of Bologna, Department of Economics
15:00-15:30 The Metamorphs: Facilitating Thinking in a Deleuzean Community of Philosophical Inquiry with Children
Arthur Wolf, University of British Columbia 
15:30-16:00 Art Encounter 2 : Transformances
Julieanna Preston, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
16:00-18:00 Panel 2: Pedagogies of Making
moderator: Rick Dolphijn, Utrecht University
16:00-16:30 Applications and Implications of artistry: On craftsmanship, Then and Now
Vlad Ionescu, Hasselt University 
16:30-17:00 Partition, Partimenti and Pedagogies of Con-Dividuation
Robert A. Gorny, TU Delft 
17:00-17:30 A Ferryman who Stutters: From the Architectural Subject to an Architecture of Subjectivation
Stavros Kousoulas, TU Delft
17:30-18:00 The Cosmic Artisan: From Mannerism to Metamodernism
Sjoerd van Tuinen, Erasmus University Rotterdam
18:00-18:30 Art Encounter 3 : Eva Describes the Image as it Aligns the Symbols Contained in the Image
Joke Robaard, Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
19:30-22:00 Conference dinner


 MAY 18 
10:00-10:45 Coffee
10:45-11.30 Keynote 2 : Edusemiotics: Pedagogy of Concepts / Pedagogy of Values Inna Semetsky, Institite for Edusemiotic Studies (IES), Melbourne
11:30-12:00 Q&A
12:00-12:30 Art Encounter 4: Short Study on the Immobility of Movement
Frank van de Ven, dancer and director
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Panel 3: Milieus of Pedagogy
moderator: Andrej Radman, TU Delft
13:30-14:00 Learning as the Resonance between Series of Senses
Mehdi Parsa, University of Bonn 
14:00-14:30 On Corporeal Hauntology
Audronė Žukauskaitė, Lithuanian Culture Research Institute
14:30-15:00 On Pedagogies of Affect and the Microbiopolitics of S/He/It
Agnieszka Anna Wołodźko, Leiden University 
15:00-15:30 An Affective Community – or ‘Munus’ as Body without Organs
Heather Lynch, Glasgow Caledonian University 
15:30-16:00 Art Encounter 5 : Transformances
16:00-18:00 Panel 4: Pedagogies of Zigzagging
moderator: Judith Wambacq, School of Arts KASK
16:00-16:30 Between Art and Science: Storytelling in Geomatics Education
Siddique Motala, Utrecht University  
16:30-17:00 ‘Quod Erat Faciendum’: The Theorematic and the Problematic in Deleuze
Oleg Lebedev, Université Catholique de Louvain
17:00-17:30 An Apprenticeship in Becoming: Deleuzian Pedagogy as a Social Remedy in the Era of Iden
Robin Brouwer, independent researcher
17:30-18:00 The Intervening Pedagogy of Liberal Arts Education
Kevin Potter, independent researcher 
18:00-19:15  Farewell