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  • From: Koen Vermeir <koenvermeir AT yahoo.fr>
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  • Subject: [Athena] journée: "Electricity and imagination"; Paris, 5 Décembre 2012
  • Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:49:50 +0100
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Electricity and imagination       5 December 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  
Laboratoire SPHERE (University Paris Diderot 7 / CNRS)
  Bâtiment Condorcet, 4 rue Elsa Morante, 75013 Paris    

Room Mondrian 646A (6th floor)

 

organization:  Pierre Cassou-Nogues, Viktoria Tkaczyk, Koen Vermeir

guest organizer: Christian Carletti

 

09:00 - 9:30                   Koen Vermeir (SPHERE), Christian Carletti (SPHERE)                 Electrical machines and imagination   09:30 - 11:00    Paolo Brenni (National Research Council - CNR, Florence)                 Fairies, Lightnings and Dynamos: Symbols and Allegories in the History of Electricity   Ulf Otto (Stiftung Universität Hildesheim) ‘Pandora oder Götter-Funken’. Electricity as Pantomime   11:00 – 11:30 break   11:30 – 1:00   Christine Blondel (Centre Koyré, Paris)                 Which Representations for Electrical "Healing Machines" in Late 19th Century France: Between Scientific Precision, Consecration and Nightmare.                   Baptiste Brun (Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)                 Art brut and electricity : an anti-modern iconography ?   1:00 – 2:30 lunch

 

                 2:30 – 4:00

 

                Remko Scha (University of Amsterdam)

                Electric Power and the Human Body

 

                Sam Halliday (Queen Mary, University of London)

                Bipolarity and Sexuality   

 

                4:00 – 4:15 break

 

                4:15 – 5:00

 

                Laura Ludtke (University of Oxford)

                Electric Lights, New Mesmerism, and the Spectacle of Science in Richard Marsh's The Beetle’ (1897)


 

-- 
Koen Vermeir
Senior Research Fellow CNRS
Laboratoire SPHERE (UMR 7219), 5 rue Thomas Mann - Case 7093, 
75205 Paris Cedex 13, France









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