03 Feb 2018

Critics of capitalist finance tend to focus on its speculative character. Our financial markets, they lament, encourage irresponsible bets on the future that reflect no real underlying value. Why is it, then, that opportunities for speculative investment continue to proliferate in the wake of major economic crises?

09 Nov 2017

Leandro Menezes, researcher of our network, has published the book "Power and sexual representations in ancient Greece: body, life and uses of pleasure" (original title: Poder e representações da sexualidade na Grécia Antiga Corpo, vida e os usos dos prazeres ), in the publisher Novas Edições Acadêmicas (Brazil). In this study assumes the objective of analyzing the power relations and

24 Mar 2017

This course offers an introduction to contemporary debates around posthumaninsm and the so-called ‘posthuman turn’, as well as Rosi Braidotti’s brand of critical posthuman theory. The course will explore the extent to which a posthuman approach displaces the traditional humanistic unity of the subject, as well as the binary human/non-human distinction on which such unity is postulated.