4Cs - From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture

2020

Blackness On and Beyond the Transparent Windowpanes: Notes on the Ghosts of Colonialism in Lithuanian Streets

In this essay, Rado Ištok proposes to examine the stereotypical racial imagery of the café and shop windows as transparent interfaces between public and private space in Lithuania and Eastern Europe in relation to the region’s complicit yet often ignored relationship with the histories of colonial and racist violence. The text was originally published on echo gone wrong's website.

An approach to the meaning - Boca y Hueso

From where does our relationship with reality come? How is the experience of both the world and ourselves established? In a time of social isolation, we are led to reflect on the subjective frame that underlies our narratives, our individual and collective certainties, practices, and habits. This reflection highlights the intertwining of reality and fiction as the source where the sense of meanings rest, as expressed in cultural, symbolic and historical practices, and knowledge.

X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - ECOCULTURE

The X Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture, under the topic “Ecoculture”, intends to reflect on the interrelation between culture and the environment, to examine the growing awareness of the negative impact of human activities and to discuss the necessity to rethink, reconceptualize and redefine the relationship between humans and the non-human world.