Month: January 2018

Prix français des femmes architectes (article en français)

Ce prix a été fondé en 2013 par l’Association pour la recherche sur la ville et l’habitat (ARVHA) et dirigé par Catherine Guyot afin de mettre en avant le travail de femmes architectes et ainsi offrir des modèles aux jeunes femmes qui souhaiteraient rejoindre la profession ou qui sont déjà architecte. La participation au prix […]

Advance Notice: Kosmospolitics – Sex in Brain: Nature or Culture 

Women are gifted in multitasking, men have a good spatial orientation – and that is, as many say, because of their brains. But is the “female” and the “male” brain really existing? Or, in other words, if we scientifically detect a difference between male and female brains, can one assume that this is solely due […]

Advance Notice: Zürcher Philosophie Festival

From the 18th to 20th of January, the Zurich Philosophy Festival will take place for the first time at KOSMOS. The topic of the first edition is “Me, Me, Me”. “Whether it’s a ego-shooter, a self-employed person or a self-discovery course: the ego always takes center stage, yet we do not even know where to […]

Matrix Feminist Design Cooperative

The Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative was set up in 1980 as an architectural practice and a book group that grew out of the Feminist Design Collective. They were one of the first architectural groups in Britain to take an overtly feminist stance in their way of working and designing and in the projects they took […]

Advance Notice: Lecture by Nina Power

Nina Power is a senior lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University in London, author and blogger, combining philosophy, art, film and political activism in her work. She wrote the book „One-Dimensional Woman”, in which she asks and criticizes the standardization that the current form of feminist pop culture brings with it. In her lecture at […]

CFP: “Women’s Creativity Since the Modern Movement (1918-2018)”

Women’s Creativity since the Modern Movement (1918-2018): Toward a New Perception and Reception International Conference on 13th til 16th June 2018 – Politecnico di Torino – Lingotto Campus Via Nizza 230 – Torino – Italy Submission of Abstract until 31st of October 2017 After almost four years of successful project activities, and in accordance with […]