What do we talk about when we talk about … Moishe Postone

Reading Session with Frank Engster
June 26, 2024, 5:30 pm

Zavier Nunn - Trans Liminalities: Histories From Weimar and Nazi Germanyextd.

Lecture hosted by the Center for Critical Studies (CCS)
June 25, 2024, 4:15 pm

Mavi Veloso – (her) Delights

June 12, 2024, 6pm

Colors of Palestinep2p

Cultural festival
June 6, 2024

What do we talk about when we talk about … IHRA und Jerusalem Declaration

Reading Session with Peter Ullrich
June 5, 2024, 3pm

What do we talk about when we talk about … Never Again

Reading Session with Omer Bartov
May 22, 2024, 4 pm

Four Films by Ellie Epp

May 8, 2024, 6pm

Harkeerat Mangat – Good Neighbours

Apr 24, 2024, 6pm

Bitsy Knox – W’etter,

Apr 10, 2024

Alienating Presents. Recovering Futuresextd.

On ‘Futures Industries’ and the Political Imagination (Discussion and Workshop)
Jan 24 – 25, 2024

Park McArthur – Twice

Exhibition Opening and Presentation
Jan 17, 2024

Unlikely Coexistences. A Conversation with Ana Druweextd.

A LIAS event in cooperation with Kunstraum
Oct 25, 2023

In Between Subjects – Amelia Jonesextd.

Public Lecture
Jul 4, 2023

IN MY ROOM - filming the everydayextd.

Student Exhibition
Jun 29 – Jul 1, 2023

Guy Hocquenghem’s – Homosexual Desire

Book presentation with Lukas Betzler & Hauke Branding, moderated by Stasya Korotkova
Jun 13, 2023

weight, véhicules and telepathy, how “la facultad” feels at a distance

with Catalina Insignares, Henrike Kohpeiß, Myriam Lefkowitz
Apr 27, 2023

Exhibition Opening Unterwerfungen

with a Lecture Performance by Susanne Sachsse (Cheap Collective)
Dec 12, 2022

Tribunalism. The Case for Art

Oct 7 & 8, 2021

Trockel | Rorschach: Experiments in the Interpretation of Form

Lecture by Brigid Doherty, Princeton University
Nov 21, 2019

Acousmatics as a Laboratory

November 15th - November 16th 2019

From Models to Monsters. Representing the World Economy and its Discontents

A Workshop by the DFG Research Training Group »Cultures of Critique«
July 3rd – 4th, 2018

Afro-Latin Aesthetics and Mass Media

Public lecture by Angel Perea Escobar (Bogotà, Colombia)
May 23, 2019

Against Masculine Domination. Building the Body

Performance by Isabel Fontbona, University Girona, Spain
May 26, 2018

Der Bäcker gibt mir das Brot auch so

Poetry Reading by Julia Mantel, Frankfurt am Main
May 26th, 2018

Terra Critica – Why critique?

Lecture by Birgit M. Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele
April 18th, 2018

Towards a Techno-Ecology of Participation

December 7th and 8th, 2017

Migration and Symbols. Recording of Everyday Life

Public lecture in cooperation with the DFG Research Training Group »Cultures of Critique«
December 5th, 2017

Post-X Politics

Workshop, Discussion, and Book Launch
November 21st – 23rd, 2017

FROM WHERE I STAND #2. Between theory and pose

Workshop and discussion with Karolin Meunier and Martina Kigle
November 9th, 2017

(Colonial)Archaeology and Contemporary Art

Artist’s colloquium
June 20th, 2017

The Embedded Critic. Writing About Art in Latin America

Lecture and discussion with Florencia Malbrán
June 8th, 2017

FROM WHERE I STAND #1. Feminist Art/Writing: Genealogies, Subjectivities, and Critique

#1 – Collaborations: Workshop and discussion with Jessica Gysel and Katja Mater (Girls Like Us), Amy Tobin and Victoria Horne
June 1st, 2017

Down with Love. Feminist Critique and the New Ideologies of Work

Lecture and discussion with Kathi Weeks
May 9th, 2017


Screening by Herwig Weiser
January 17th, 2017

ReproReality HackLab 005 – 006, FertilityCave 1.0.7

Talks and seminars with Andreas Bernard, Steve Kurtz/Critical Art Ensemble, Felicita Reuschling/kitchen politics, and Transformalor (a.k.a Johannes Paul Raether)
January 11th and 12th, 2017

UIQ (the unmaking-of)

Surround sound installation with subsequent discussion
November 30th, 2016

Second Congress of the Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft

Migration and Europe from a Cultural-Analysis Perspective
October 6h to 8th, 2016

Ecologies of Existence. Art and Media beyond the Anthropocene

International symposium
June 30th to July 2nd, 2016

Melanie Gilligan, Cooper Francis

Workshop with Melanie Gilligan and Cooper Francis (both New York)
June 4h annd 5th, 2016

Mike Kelley. The Architecture of Memory

Lecture by Laura López Paniagua
April 26th, 2016

Agreements, Conflicts, and Censorship in the Artistic Field

Lecture by Martin Fritz (Vienna)
April 12th, 2016

Melanie Gilligan

Workshop mit Melanie Gilligan
January 16th and 17th, 2016

Ethnographic Museums and Memories. Two Screenings

Anja Goebel, »Le terrain du peuple«, 2015 and Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, »Secteur IX B«, 2015
January 19th and 26th, 2016

Art and Economics Since the Crisis

Workshop with Melanie Gilligan und Marina Vishmidt
Dezember 13th, 2015

Recounting the Past, Present and Future. Art, Sense of Place and Society

Lecture and discussion with Alia Rayyan
Dezember 17th, 2015


Lecture and discussion with Melanie Gilligan
December 11th, 2015

The First Congress of the Kulturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft

Perspectives of Future Studies of Culture
November 12th to 14th, 2015

Art in the Periphery of the Center

Book launch and panel discussion with Larissa Buchholz (Harvard University), Christoph Behnke, and Cornelia Kastelan (both Leuphana University of Lüneburg)
July 17th, 2015

Against Art’s History. Midnight Workers, Art Strikers and Others

Workshop with Fiona McGovern, Jenny Nachtigall, and Kerstin Stakemeier
July 12th, 2015

The 5th Riwaq Biennale in Palestine

Lecture by Tirdad Zolghadr
Mayy 7th 2015

The Field of Art in Hamburg

Lecture and workshop with Dr. Volker Pekron (Hamburg)
December 19th, 2014

The True Value of Art

Lecture by Roman Kräussl
December 12th, 2014

Prizing Art. Art Valuation in the Age of Informational Abundance

Lecture and Workshop with Pierre Pénet (The Graduate Institute of Geneva)
December 5th, 2014

Actionism and Trauma. Otto Muehl’s Friedrichshof Commune

A conversation between Kerstin von Gabain and Carola Dertnig
November 30th, 2014

Artist talk

Sergei Tcherepnin in conversation with Fiona McGovern and Axel Wieder
November 9th, 2014

Contemporary Art and African Perspectives

Discussion with Julia Grosse, Yvette Mutumba, Julia Voss
October 24th, 2014

Art and its Frames. Continuity and Change

June 14th and 15th, 2014

Art at Auction. A Record of Records

ecture by Christophe Spaenjers
May 30th, 2014

Epistemology of Measurement

Discussion between Lucy Powell (Berlin) and Oxana Timofeeva (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)
January 15th, 2014

Aesthetics of Measurement

Discussion between Patricia T. Clough (City University of New York) and Matt Mullican (HFBK, Hamburg)
January 23rd, 2014

Politics of Measurement

Discussion between Chihiro Minato (Tama Art University, Tokyo) and Sophie Houdart (French National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris)
December 11th, 2013

The Social Use of Art and the Charm of Digital Media

Mini-Symposium with Jochen Koubek (University of Bayreuth) and Franz Schultheis (University of St. Gallen)
December 10th, 2013

irational. Anarchaeology and Futurology of an Artserver

An exhibition and event series, organized by Post-Media Lab
December 3rd to 7th, 2013

Susanne Leeb & Sven Beckstette

Two Lectures
November 8th, 2013

I want to be a dog in America

Opening and lecture
November 15th, 2013

Militante Untersuchung als artistic research?

Lecture by Pascal Jurt
June 18th, 2013

Henri Lefebvre, the State and Social Movements

Lecture by Klaus Ronneberger
June 5th, 2013

Autogestion. Self-Organization and Social Transformation

Panel discussion with Isabelle Frémeaux, Hermann Josef Hack, John Jordan and Shelley Sacks
February 27th, 2013

Gold, Weihrauch und Malerei. Notion and Representation of Value in Art

Workshop with Isabelle Graw, Katrin Grögel, Pierre Guillet de Monthoux, Michael Hutter, Holger Kuhn, Massimiliano Nuccio, Davide Ponzini und Ulf Wuggenig
January 25th and 26th, 2013

Practice in Art Criticism

Lecture by Helmut Draxler
January 24th, 2013

Self-Organization in the Field of Cultural Production

Workshop with Séverine Marguin, Wiebke Gronemeyer und Helge Peters
January 19th, 2013

Who Needs Art, We Need Potatoes

Lecture by Stih & Schnock
January 17th, 2013

Sustainable: Art

Presentations, Lectures, Artist Talks
December 5th, 2012

The Anomie of the World of Finance

Lecture by Henrik Kreutz
June 26th, 2012

Occupational Realism

Lecture by Julia Bryan-Wilson
June 14th, 2012

Peninsula Europe. The Force Majeure Works

Workshop, Presentation and Panel Discussion with Werner Härdtle, Helen Mayer Harrison und Newton Harrison, Sacha Kagan, Cornelia Kastelan und Valérie Knoll
June 1st, 2012

More Details from an Imaginary Universe

Lecture by Matt Mullican
January 26th, 2012

Memory Loops

Talk with Stefan Römer and subsequent discussion
January 13th, 2012

New Patrons in Hamburg

Presentation with Harun Farocki (Berlin), Nina Möntmann (Royal Institute of Art Stockholm), Vera Tollmann (New Patrons Berlin)
December 16th, 2011

Processing Worlds, Processing Back Words. Thinking Through the Act of Curating

Lecture by Miya Yoshida (Berlin)
October 27th, 2011

The city is our factory

Lecture and discussion with Stefan Roemer and Christoph Schäfer
July 11th, 2011

The Governance of Precariousness

Lecture by Isabell Lorey
June 30th, 2011

The Self-Made Man

Lecture and workshop with John Miller
July 1st and 2nd, 2010

The Sensorial + the Conceptual Mix

Lecutre by Ricardo Basbaum
January 28th, 2010

Conceptual art. Just Another (Sign-)Politics of Aesthetics?

Lecture by Sabeth Buchmann
December 17th, 2009

Art and the Spectacular. Biennials sans frontiers

Lecture by Chin-tao Wu
June 18th, 2009

1989 Romania. Videogrammes of a Revolution

Filmscreening und discussion with Andrei Ujica (Berlin/Karlsruhe)
June 14th, 2009

Debord’s Films

Introduction by Roberto Ohrt (Hamburg), film and discussion
June 13th, 2009

Film 68

Video lecture by Gerd Roscher (Hamburg)
May 9th, 2009

Dziga Vertov. Der Umsturz

Video lecture by Thomas Tode
May 9th, 2009

Die Conceptual Art und ihr Medienbegriff

Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Stefan Römer (Akademie der Bildenden Künste, München)
June 19th, 2008

Conceptual art in relation to the notion of the picture in art

Lectre by Prof. Dr. Stefan Römer (Akademie der Bildenden Künste, München)
April 10th, 2008

The Abstractions of International Law and Abstract Visual Languages in Art

Workshop in the context of the project »The Division of the World«
February 9th, 2008

Return of the Colonial Ghosts in Congo-Brussels

A filmic commentary by “Remember Resistance” (Jochen Becker, Julien Enoka-Ayemba, Sonja Hohenbild, Brigitta Kuster)
January 24th, 2008

focus on art/research projects

Artist’s talk in the frame of the project “The Division of the World”
June 28th, 2007

Conceptual Paradise

Screening and discussion with Prof. Dr. Stefan Römer
May 9th, 2007

Manifesta 6. The failure is the project

Lecture and discussion with Florian Waldvogel
28. November 2006

TRANSFORM. Institution and critique

Lecture by Gerald Raunig (Wien)
October 20th, 2005

In the Place of the Public Sphere / Publicum. Theorien der Öffentlichkeit

Discussion and book presentation with Gerald Raunig (Wien), Simon Sheik (Malmö), Ulf Wuggenig (Lüneburg)
July 7th, 2005

Art and Revolution. Transversal Activism in the Long Twentieth Century

Discussion and book presentation with Gerald Raunig (Wien)
May 31st, 2005

SIEV-X. On a case of intensified refugee politics

Discussion and Work Presentation with Dierk Schmidt (Berlin)
May 10th, 2005

Algeria 1960. Pierre Bourdieu’s initiation journey into sociology

Lecture and workshop with Franz Schultheis (Vienna)
February 4 and 5th, 2005

Souvenirs and Trophies

Lecture and work presentation by Mark Dion (New York)
June 19th, 2003


Live broadcast from Lüneburg
November 19th and 20th, 2002

The (new) order of world images

Lecture by Tom Holert (Cologne)
December 4th, 2001

Individualistic Conformism – and other kinds of “post-bourgeois” lifestyles

Lecture by Diedrich Diederichsen (Berlin)
July 4th, 2001

BIGNES? Critique of the entrepreneurial city

Lecture and screenings by Jochen Becker and Madeleine Bernstorff (Berlin)
June, 22nd 2001

Art as sociopolitical intervention? Projects by the artist group ‘WochenKlausur’

Lecture by Pascale Jeannée and Wolfgang Zinggl (Vienna)
June 18th, 2001

Do you really want it that much - …More!

Lecture and video presentation by Jonathan Faiers (London)
January 25th, 2001

Wien Feber Null. Eine Ästhetik des Widerstands (Aestehtics of Resistance)

Lecture and presentation by Gerald Raunig
December 14th, 2000

Fabrice Hybert: pof83 [pylône]

Lecture by Robert Fleck (Nantes)
November 29th, 2000

The future of media technologies

Lecture by Peter Weibel (Karlsruhe)
November 21st, 2000

Olaf Nicolai

Work presentation
June 6th, 2000

Globalization and Art. Culture, Capital and International Elites

Lecture and screening by Andrea Fraser (New York)
May 4th, 2000

Art, Ecology and Sustainable Development

Symposium and workshop in the frame of the conference »Sustainable University«
January 27th to 29th, 2000

Gardening as Activism

Lecture by Nils Norman (New York)
January 19th, 2000

Matthias Poledna

Work presentation
December 11th, 1999

Information service. Curatorial projects since 1993

Lecture by Ute Meta Bauer (Stuttgart)
July 14th, 1999

A cultural studies’ art-history. Aby Warburg

Lecture by Dr. Charlotte Schoell-Glass (Hamburg)
February 4th, 1999

The political neuter. repolitisation and ideologies of service and creativity

Lecture by Marius Babias (Berlin)
January 20th, 1999

Mourning or melancholia. The case of Christian Boltanski’s “Missing House”

Lecture by Abigail Solomon-Godeau (Santa Barbara)
December 17th, 1998

Presentation of new exhibition projects in Paris, Rom, Stockholm, Bordeaux

Lecture by Hans Ulrich Obrist (Paris)
July 6th, 1998

Work Presentation. Art, Politics and Economy

Maria Eichhorn (Berlin)
May 28th, 1998

On the Legibility of Abstract Art

Lecture by Susanne von Falkenhausen (Berlin)
May 19th, 1998

Curating As A Creative Practice

Lecture by Anna Harding (London)
January 22nd, 1998

Christian Philipp Müller

June 30th, 1997

documenta X

Catherine David (Paris)
January 30th, 1997

Positions in Contemporary Architecture

Series of lectures under the direction of Carl Peter von Mansberg
1998 to 2003

About Sitting on the Fence

Lecture by Stefan Germer (Frankfurt)
June 21st, 1996

Liam Gillick

February 8th, 1996

Where from, where to, why…. Conceptual structures of contemporary art

Lecture by Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen (Hamburg)
Febuary 7th, 1996

working in an urban context

Lecture by Mischa Kuball (Dusseldorf)
February 1st, 1996

The shame of beautiful places. About the appetizer culture

Lecture by Michael Daxner (Oldenburg)
June 28th, 1995

Pierre Bourdieu and Popular Culture

Lecture by John Miller (New York)
June 14th, 1995

Arts sector as a political option

Lecture by Helmut Draxler (München)
May 18th, 1995

Udo Kittelmann

May 4th, 1995

Christian Philipp Müller 94

December 7th, 1994

Hans Ulrich Obrist

May 20th, 1994

Art in public space. Example Hamburg

Lecture by Achim Könnecke (Hamburg)
May 18th,1994

Computer Graphics and Information Aesthetics

Lecture by Frieder Nake (Bremen)
May 11th, 1994

more and more

Lecture by Daniel Faust (New York)
May 4th, 1994


Lecture by Renée Green (New York)
December 15th, 1993

Program - the example of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart

Lecture by Ute Meta Bauer (Stuttgart)
December 1st, 1993

The system of art criticism

Lecture by John Miller (New York)
July 9th, 1993

Gender in Germany

Lecture by Isabelle Graw (Berlin)
December 11th, 1992

Bourgeois dreams

Lecture by Andrea Fraser (New York)
November 19th, 1992

Representations of the “Other”. The Visual Anthropology of Pierre Bourdieu

International symposium in the frame of the project “translate”
July 6th to 15th, 2007

Creating Effects. On the Ideology and Efficiency and Its Institutions

International symposium in the frame of the project „transform“
November 10th to 11th, 2006

Making Worlds

Open workshop
May 18th to 20th, 2006


May 18 - June 18, 2006