2. 11:10 – 12:10 Thought Analysis and Its Significance to the Hyperconnective Society 사고 분석, 그리고 초연결사회에서의 그 의미 – 潘天群 Tianqun Pan (Nanjing University) 티안췬 판 (난징대) Discussion: Young E. Rhee (Korea University) 이영의 (고려대)
12:10 – 13:00 Lunch Break
3. 13:00 – 14:00 Between Hype and Hyperobjects: Rethinking Nature (or Media) in Hyperconnected Society 과장과 초과객체 사이에서: 초연결사회 속에서 자연을 (즉 미디어를) 재사유하기 – Kwak, Yung Bin (Yonsei University) 곽영빈 (연세대) Discussion: Chung, Lak-Kil (KNU) 정락길 (강원대)
4. 14:00 – 15:00 Nietzschean Analysis of the Identity between Phono Sapiens as Digital Human and Homo Sapiens as Thinking Human 디지털 인류 포노 사피엔스와 생각하는 인류 호모 사피엔스 사이 인간의 정체성에 대한 니체적 분석 – Kim Sun-Hye (KNU) 김선희 (강원대) Discussion: Lee Sangbum (Wonkwang University) 이상범 (원광대)
5. 15:10 – 15:50 General Discussion
6. 15:50 – 16:00 Closing Ceremony
Organized by Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University Sponsored by National Research Foundation of Korea
2020년 7월2일과 3일 양일 사이에 열리는 1st Beyond Humanism Forum 소식을 안내해드립니다. 7월초에 그리스의 Lesbos에서 개최될 예정이던 학술대회가 내년으로 연기되고, 올해는 온라인 포럼으로 진행하게 된 행사입니다. 7월 3일에는 한양대 철학과의 이상욱 교수님께서 Privacy in the Age of Pandemic 라는 발표를 합니다. 많은 관심 부탁드립니다. 행사 일정에 대한 새로운 업데이트는 http://beyondhumanism.org/ 에서 확인하실 수 있습니다. 감사합니다.
Post-Trans-Metahumanist Exchanges in Times of COVID-19 & the 10th Anniversary of the Metahumanist Manifesto
Featuring: Stelarc, James Hughes, Leo Igwe, Sang Wook Yi, Francesca Ferrando, Carmel Veisman, Yvonne Förster, Keoma Ferreira, Jaime del Val, Anna Markopoulou, Evi Sampanikou, Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, Jan Stasienko.
The 1st Beyond Humanism Forum is a metaglobal event with leading scholars, artists, and intellectuals from 5 continents (Australia, Africa, Asia, South and North America and Europe) and 11 countries (Nigeria, Brazil, South Korea, Australia, USA, Israel, Greece, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland), who will talk about the impact of the pandemic crisis from a diversity of Post-Trans-Metahumanist perspectives, the Metahumanist Manifesto’s 10th anniversary, and further issues of contemporary relevance.
Critical exchanges across posthumanist, metahumanist and transhumanist approaches could provide a fruitful and urgent arena of debate around the challenges emerging, which concern fundamental rights and freedoms, privacy, the role of the body and a deep transformation of humanity and the planet amongst many others.
You can access the live stream via the Youtube channel “Posthumans go viral”, and participate in discussions using the chat function available:
This metacontinental online event is a branch of the Beyond Humanism Conference, which this year was going to happen in Lesbos, Greece for the third time, and has been postponed to the COVID-9 pandemic.
On a regular basis, we will have live digital events which will be streamed via Youtube, Facebook, and twitter. You can follow us at the following channels. Please join us there, and please also join the discussion rooms in posthumans2021.slack.com. If you are interested in participating, please contact Prof. Evi Sampanikou firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizers: Jaime del Val, Evi Sampanikou, Stefan Lorenz Sorgner
Organizing committee: Anna Markopoulou, Sangkyu Shin, Chryssi Soteriades
5.45 pm (CET) introduction with Jan Stasienko (Poland), Evi Sampanikou (Greece), Jaime del Val (Spain) and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (Italy) 6 pm James Hughes (USA) – The Professional-Managerial Class and the Politicization of Science 6.30 pm Francesca Ferrando (USA) in dialogue with Jaime del Val (Spain) and Evi Sampanikou (Greece): Post-trans-metahumanisms and COVID-19, differences, antagonisms and relations? & BOOK presentations
7 pm Leo Igwe (Nigeria) & Keoma Ferreira Antonio (Brazil)- Posthuman Perspectives on Covid-19 from Africa and Latin America
7.30 pm Metahumanism Discussion – with Jaime del Val (Spain) and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (Italy) – Metahumanist Manifesto 10 years/10paragraphs (including Multiversal Declaration of Metahuman Rights, for a Planetary Health by Jaime del Val)
8-9 pm Open discussion between speakers and with audience including Anna Markopoulou Privacy or Freedom? Political and Philosophical implications of the dilemma (Greece)
12.30 pm – Sang Wook Yi (South Korea) – Privacy in the Age of Pandemic
1 pm Carmel Vaisman (Israel) – The Zoomification of our lives
1’30 pm Open discussion between speakers and with audience including Yvonne Foerster (Germany)
2’30-3 pm Performance by Jaime del Val (Spain)
4-5’30pm workshop with Jaime del Val – Body Intelligence in times of autonomous algorithms – upon separate inscription here: email@example.com
General moderation: Chryssi Soteriades (Greece),
Discussion and technical moderation: Chryssi Soteriades (Greece), Anna Markopoulou (Greece), Evi Sampanikou (Greece), Jaime del Val (Spain) and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (Italy)
· STELARC‘S new Reclining StickMan project and performance: currently exhibiting in Adelaide and accessible for online interaction here recliningstickman.stelarc.org– (only during gallery hours in Adelaide 10am-5pm CET+8) – Images and videos of he project and performance in the website – The performance on the robot was for 5 hours continuously. The artist was able to initiate limb motions with the pneumatic joysticks and improvise with local and remote people who could insert their own movements.
· METAHUMANIST MANIFESTO 10th ANNIVERSARY: Workshops, talks and performances in Metabody – https://metabody.eu/imf-2020/ – Inscription for the Forum workshop online 3rd July at 4-5’30pm with Jaime del Val – Body Intelligence in times of autonomous algorithms – here: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Are the mass media narratives concerning the pandemic mainly humanistic ones?
· Is transhumanism radically affirming itself through the pandemic, given the fact that technology corporations and the reliance upon their technologies are affirming themselves in unprecedented manner?
· What is the place for a critical posthumanistic chance for an awareness of our entanglement with others and the planet, vulnerability and alignments for a paradigm shift that exceeds humanism?
· What can metahumanism provide in terms of a deeper insight into embodied practices for a change in sensitivity?
2. Surveillance, control and transhumanism
· Is it justified to increase surveillance for the sake of health? Which are the options? Privacy vs. freedom. Can they be separated?
· Ethics of algorithms
· Autonomous algorithms and big data ethics
· Use of emotions by power
· What is the relationship between sovereign necropolitics (administration of death), disciplinary biopolitics (enclosures and optimization of life), and control ontopolitics (digital preemption) in the pandemic and (how) are all of them being reinforced?
3. Planetary health, entangled becomings and critical posthumanism
· How to promote plurality, justice and a planetary health in times of the pandemic.
· Environmental Ethics and the climate crisis. The environmental parameter.
· Awareness of entanglement with each other and the planet, and what to do about it.
· Evolution as cooperation and viruses as foundational of biodiversity.
· Pandemic outbreak and environmental disruption.
4. Embodied experience and the metahumanistic turn
· How do digital interfaces in confinement affect embodied experiences, affects or cognition?
· Embodied cognitive approaches to how digital interfaces orient experience.
· How to have richer embodiments in time of social distance.
5. Meta-relating in times of COVID-19 (conferencing, working, learning, consuming, prosuming, from home)
· How to create an online field, an embodied online event, which one travels to?
· What does an online event miss with regard to a physical one and what to do about it?
· Can one do critical zooming? Or how to ontohack distant relations.
6. Metahumanist Manifesto – 10th anniversary
· 10 paragraphs – workshops, performances, alternative modes of thought, movement and perception – www.metahumanism.net
7. Metaglobal dialogues
· Both the pandemic, the technological revolution and posthuman discourses are evolving differently in diverse regions of the world. These differences expose numerous inequalities inherited from colonialism but also positive senses of diversity and plurality. With participants from Australia, Africa, Asia, South and North America and Europe we would like to account for both the problematic ways in which these processes propagate and the positive variations happening across regions whose division is inherited from a colonial past that can perhaps be redefined towards more plural metaglobal futures.
다양한 학문간 융복합 연구를 위한 협동과정으로 신설된 “포스트휴먼융합인문학협동과정”은 인문학을 바탕으로 테크놀로지, 생태학, 자연과학 분야의 첨단 지식 교육을 통합 제공하여 과학기술 리터러시를 지닌 창의적 융합인문학 인재 양성을 목표로 하고 있습니다. 홈페이지에 나와있는 전공 안내를 간단히 소개 드립니다.
“인공지능과 생명기술, 정보통신기술 같은 신흥기술(emerging technologies)의 급속한 발전은 단지 산업과 경제의 문제가 아니라 우리 생활세계 자체의 급격히 변동을 야기했고, 인간적 활동의 의미와 삶의 근본 가치를 새롭게 사유하도록 요청하고 있습니다. ‘포스트휴먼’은 이와 같은 급변하는 삶의 현실을 가늠하기 위한 개념적 도구입니다. ‘포스트휴먼’은, 근대적 휴머니즘(Humanism)의 사유틀이 이 변화하는 시대를 성찰하기에 이미 낡았다는 것, 따라서 ‘인간(human being)’ 존재와 삶의 의미를 재정의하고 재발명하기 위해 새로운 인문학이 요청된다는 것을 지시합니다. 이러한 요청에 답하고자하는 포스트휴먼 융합인문학은 현실을 분석할 새로운 언어를 모색하고 새로운 융합인문학 패러다임을 실험합니다. 디지털신호/물질/생명 사이의 경계 해체와 상호 침투, 기술과 생명이 혼융된 삶의 현실, 인류세의 생태 위기와 기후위기 등을 직시하면서, 포스트휴먼 융합인문학은 포스트휴먼 현상의 명암을 조명하고 지속가능한 미래를 위한 인문학적 대응을 모색합니다. “
현재 2020학년 9월에 시작하는 가을 학기 석사, 박사, 석박사 통합 과정의 학생을 모집하고 있습니다. 인터넷 원서 접수 기간은 2020.4.13(월) 13:00 – 2020.4.21(화) 17:00 이며, 서류 제출을 포함하여 자세한 사항은 이화여대 입학처의 일반대학원 모집 안내을 참고하시면 됩니다.