Events & Lectures

Events Archive



Images of Surveillance: The Politics, Economics, and Aesthetics of Surveillance Societies
Presented by the The Goethe-Institut, New York, NY
Friday, December 4, 2015 – Sunday, December 6, 2015 Goethe-Instut, NYC 
Critical Theory and Surreal Practice: A Conversation with Elisabeth Lenk and Rita Bischof
A conversation hosted by Hannah Arendt Center Post Doctoral Fellow, Samantha Hill, and Founding Director Institute for International Liberal Education Bard, Susan H. Gillespie
Friday, November 20, 2015 Arendt Center 3:00 pm
Albert Knoll, of the Dachau Archives, will be honored as Archivist of the Year
Presented by the Scone Foundation in collaboration with The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College
Monday, October 26, 2015 Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th St, NY, NY 6:30 pm
Does Literature Become More Relevant when We Incorporate History, Science, and Other Elements of Change?
A Talk by David Brin
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Bard Hall, Bard College Campus 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
No Word Breaks Into The Dark—The Poetry of Hannah Arendt
“Of all things of thought, poetry is closest to thought, and a poem is less a thing than any other work of art . . .” -The Human Condition, p. 170.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Arendt Center 1:00 pm
Why Privacy Matters
What Do We Lose When We Lose Our Privacy?
Thursday, October 15, 2015 – Friday, October 16, 2015 Olin Hall 
Bard College Public Debate: "Is national security more important than the individual right to privacy?" Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Campus Center, Multipurpose Room 7:00 pm
Democratic Debate Screening
Hosted by Hannah Arendt Center Post Doctoral Fellow, Samantha Hill
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Arendt Center 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hannah Arendt Center talk by Marcus Llanque
On Hannah Arendt’s Republican Criticism of Liberal Conceptions of Human Rights
Monday, October 5, 2015 Olin, Room 203 5:00 pm
Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema
A lecture by Ruth Ben Ghiat
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium 
Hannah Arendt, Privacy, and the Constitution Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium 5:00 pm
Dr. Ulrich von Bülow
Heidegger’s Handiwork of Thinking: An Exploration of Unknown Papers from His Archive
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Olin, Room 102 
Work-in-Progress Showing of Analogy/Dora: Tramontane Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Fisher Center, LUMA Theater 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May 7-8: Conference - "Can We Have Some Privacy?"
Bard College Berlin International Conference
Thursday, May 7, 2015 – Friday, May 8, 2015 Berlin, Germany 
Translating the Holocaust: H.G. Adler As Writer and Scholar Monday, May 4, 2015 Bard Hall, Bard College Campus 4:00 pm
Courage To Be: Lecture and Dinner Series, with Keith Haring Fellow in Art and Activism, Jeanne van Heeswijk Monday, April 27, 2015 Kline, Faculty Dining Room 6:00 pm
The Life of Roman Republicanism with Joy Connolly Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Olin 204 6:00 pm
Dinner & Discussion with Hannah Arendt Center Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Michiel Bot
"The Right to Literature"
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Arendt Center 6:00 pm
Lunchtime Talk with visiting Hannah Arendt Center Visiting Fellow, Shmuel Lederman
"Relations between Hannah Arendt's council system and The Human Condition"
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Arendt Center 12:00 pm
Property and Freedom: Is Access to Legal Title and Assets the Path to Overcoming Poverty and Promoting Freedom in South Africa?
A one-day conference sponsored by the Hannah Arendt Center, Human Rights Project, and Center for Civic Engagement, with support from the Ford Foundation, The Brenthurst Foundation, and Rift Valley Institute.
Monday, April 6, 2015 Campus Center, Weis Cinema 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Building the Case: Design and Media at the International Military Tribunal, c. 1945
Olga Touloumi, Harvard University
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Reem-Kayden Center, Lecture Hall A 
Courage To Be: Lecture and Dinner Series, with Uday Mehta
Putting Courage at the Centre: Gandhi on Civility, Society and Self–Knowledge
Monday, March 30, 2015 Manor House Cafe 6:00 pm
Film Screening, A Snake Gives Birth to a Snake and Director's Discussion by Michael Lessac Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Campus Center, Weis Cinema 6:30 pm
Talk with Klemens von Klemperer Hannah Arendt Post Doctoral Fellow, Angela Maione
"Figuring Rights: Wollstonecraft and the Radical Republican Imaginary"
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Arendt Center 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lunchtime Talk with Hannah Arendt Center Visiting Fellow, Ari-Elmeri Hyvonen
"Arendt's Critique of Modern Society as an Analysis of Process Imaginary"
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Arendt Center 1:00 pm
Lunchtime Talk with Hannah Arendt Center Post Doctoral Fellow, Charles Snyder
"Natality and Its Vicissitudes"
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Hannah Arendt Center, 12N 12:00 pm
Screening of The Decent One and Q&A with Director Vanessa Lapa and Sound Designer Tomer Eliav Monday, February 23, 2015 Campus Center, Weis Cinema 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Courage To Be: Lecture and Dinner Series, with Eyal Press
The Courage to Refuse
Monday, February 16, 2015 Kline, Faculty Dining Room 6:00 pm