Selected Talks

Invited Talks

“Political Representations of the Non-Human”, round table participation in the international transdisciplinary workshop “Rethinking Law beyond Linear Time and the Individual Subject” at the Collegium Helveticum, Zurich, 4 April 2023.

„Die Ethik und Ästhetik des Zeigens”, within the lecture series Wittgen=steine at the University of Vienna, 17 March 2023

“The Role of Aesthetics in Showing Ethics”, Saying and Showing: Wittgenstein’s Tractatus in the Light of New Interpretations, international workshop, Eikones, University of Basel, 26 October 2022

“The City in Philosophy and Philosophy in the City”, Royal Institute of Philosophy (Oxford branch), 2 February 2022

“Ästhetischer Unsinn und Selbstverwandlung in der Logisch- Philosophischer Abhandlung”, [“Aesthetic Nonsense and Self- Transformation in the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus“] Cenntenial of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus, University of Lucerne, 9 June 2021 (cancelled due to the pandemic)

Conference Presentations

“Aesthetics of Urban Nature”, at the 22nd International Congress of Aesthetics, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (canceled due to maternity leave), 23 July 2023

“Planetary Urbanization and Philosophy of the City”, at the workshop on planetary urbanization organized by the City Collaboratory, online, 10 February 2023

“Urban Park Aesthetics between Wilderness Representations and Everyday Affordances”, City: Everydayness, Identity, Aesthetics, Conference at University of Potsdam, 29 October 2022, online.

“City as Ecosystem / City as Political Oeuvre.” Philosophy of the City Annual Conference, Turin, Italy. 22.10.2022.

“Parks Afford Stories: Urban Infrastructural Imaginaries and the Aesthetic Evaluation of Spaces.” American Association of Geographers, New York City. 25 February 2022. Online.

“The Garden as Paradise, as a Picture or as Commons: Changing Transcultural Ideals for Green Public Spaces.” Public Space: The Real and the Ideal, International conference of the International Society for Philosophy of Architecture, Monte Verità, Switzerland. Online, 2-5 July 2021. (Abstract)

“Transcultural Perspectives on the City and the Wild.” 24hrs of Philosophy of the City. Online, 17 May 2021. (Abstract)

“Mediating Wilderness: The City’s Self-Demarcation from and Participation in Nature.” Philosophy of Human-Technology Relations Conference. Online, 7 November 2020. (Abstract; video)

“Ain’t Nothing Good in the Hood: Das Stadtquartier als Labor des demokratischen Handelns”, Living Democracy, international conference in Hildesheim, Germany. Postponed to 2021. (Abstract; presentation)

“AI-Operated Traffic Lights in Resonant Cities”, Urban AI, DIS2020 workshop (online). (Position paper)

“Neon Inferno: Mit Walter Benjamin durch Teju Coles Open City“, International Walter Benjamin Conference, Bern, Switzerland. 29.6. 2019. (Abstract; PowerPoint presentation)

“Kin/aisthesis and Urban Affordances”, Urban Aesthetics, summer colloquium of the research group Philosophy of the City, in collaboration with the University of Helsinki and the International Institute of Applied Aesthetics, Lahti und Helsinki, Finland. 19.6.2019. (Abstract)