Tag: history

Coming up: Lecture Series on Complexity

The summer term’s c:o/re Lecture Series will focus on the topic of complexity. But what is complexity? The Encyclopedia Britannica explains complexity as “a scientific theory which asserts that some systems display …

Social Change in Ukraine – Obstacles and Opportunities: Conference report

SVITLANA SCHERBAK On November 16-17, 2022, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts hosted conference Social Change in Ukraine – Obstacles and Opportunities. The event gathered scholars from Switzerland, …

Book launch: The world’s first full press freedom

We had a book launch at c:o/re, as Ulrik Langen and Frederik Stjernfelt‘s book The World’s First Full Press Freedom: The Radical Experiment of Denmark-Norway 1770-1773 is being published this …

Digital justice for all… and letters: Jean Lassègue on Space, Literacy and Citizenship

Part of the c:or/e Philosophy of AI: Optimis and Pessimist Views, Jean Lassègue’s talk showed that (digital) literacy is intrinsic to digital justice. His minute comparison of the modern notion …

“… they call me a free speech fundamentalist” (Frederik Stjernfelt)

The immediately obvious insight that the Enlightenment now workshop, organized by Frederik Stjernfelt and Steve Fuller at c:o/re (21.04.2022), provided is that the Enlightenment was as complex and historically eclectic …

Map of the municipality Moresnet

The Long Summer of Anarchy on the Old Mountain

FREDERIK STJERNFELT The midget state of “The Neutral Moresnet” on the outskirts of Aachen: a historical footnote or a political utopia? Did you ever hear about “The Neutral Moresnet”? Neither …