Prof. Salzbrunn will be teaching at Decolonizing the gaze. Reviving the anti-colonial archives. 2nd International School of Filmic and Visual Sociology Genoa, 11th – 15th June 2018
Lors du colloque de clôture Carasso à l’Université de Bordeaux, 17.-18.5.18, Monika Salzbrunn interviendra sur « Art citoyen », performance et performativité, dans le panel consacré aux “Trajectoires d’artistes de « l’entre-deux » et combats citoyens”
Professor Monika Salzbrunn gave a keynote speech on “The Place-Making of Communities in Urban Spaces. Valorizing diversity through fashion shows in the streets of Paris and Genova” at the UNESCO
In February and March, Prof. Monika Salzbrunn and her ERC-ARTIVISM team were in Nice to follow the carnivalesque celebrations and participate in the Journée d’étude on carnival and subversion organized by Prof. Nathalie Gauthard at the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis. Prof. Monika Salzbrunn gave a paper on “Le carnaval et le carnavalesque face à une « sécurisation » grandissante : Comment saisir la subversion?”.
On 27th June, Prof. Monika Salzbrunn will present the ARTIVISM project during an information event about the European Research Council.
This presentation will take place at Amphimax (414) from 4pm until 6:30pm .
You will hear about different types of projects (Starting, Consolidator, Advanced, Synergy et Proof of Concept Grants) and the conditions of participation of the next call for propositions.
The presentation will be in english.
The event will be in English. Participation is free, but registration is mandatory.
Please register here .
16:00 : Welcome, Nouria Hernandez, rector of UNIL
16:10 – 16:50 : Modalities of the ERC Advanced, Starting & Consolidator and Synergy Grant calls, Dr Katja Wirth, ERC National Contact Point, Euresearch Head Office Bern
16:50 – 17:05 : Q&A
17:05 – 17:15 : Overview of support services for applicants, Anne-Emmanuelle de Crousaz, Euresearch Lausanne (UNIL-CHUV)
17:15 – 18:00 : Panel discussion + Q&A, Dr Sara Mitri (StG, DMF), prof. Monika Salzbrunn (CoG, ISSRC) & prof. Laurent Keller (AdG, DEE)
From 18:00 : Aperitif
Monika Salzbrunn was invited last month on France Culture to talk about Carnivals and their political messages.
Monika Salzbrunn was awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her project “Art and Activism: ARTIVISM. Creativity and Performance as Subversive Forms of Political Expression in Super-Diverse Cities”. The ERC’s mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence.
Monika Salzbrunn holds a full professorship in “Religions, Migration, Diasporas” at Lausanne University. She is currently director of the Research Institute for Social Sciences of Contemporary Religions (ISSRC) and leader of the projects “(In)visible islam in the city: material and immaterial expressions of muslim practices within urban spaces in Switzerland” and “Undocumented Mobility (Tunisia-Switzerland) and Digital-Cultural Ressources after the ‘Arab Spring'”, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Continue reading