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Professor Renate Holub
Interdisciplinary Studies Field Major

275 Evans Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642-0110
Mailbox: 235 Evans Hall
E-mail: rholub@berkeley.edu

 

Included are conferences, lectures, and seminars I plan to attend in the near future,
or have attended in the recent past.


Conferences

 

Plan to attend

 

Attended

  • Law School, University of Oregon, Eugene, October 2011: Conference on Third World Approaches to International Law [TWAIL Conference]. 
  • Goldsmith College, University of London, UK, December 2010: Seminar: ‘Critical Intellectuality under Conditions of Informational Capitalism’
  • Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, December 2010: Seminar: ‘Kritische Intellektualitaet im Informationskapitalismus’
  • Cultural Studies Conference, University of California, Berkeley, March 2010: ‘The Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights’
  • Center for American Studies, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, December 22, 2008: ‘Multiculturalism in the United States: 1968-2008’
  • Law School, American University of Cairo, Egypt, January 2009: ‘Between Ibn Ruschd and Vico: The Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights’
  • FIAC Conference, New York City, October 2008: [Forum on Italian American Criticism, Organized by CUNY. Renate Holub, ‘Multiculturalism in the United States: 1968-2008’
  • Postponed: 9th Annual Mediterranean Research Meeting, European University Institute, Florence and Montecatini Terme, Italy: March 12-15, 2008
  • Workshop: “The Social Role of Intellectuals in the Middle East” Paper: “Gramsci’s Theory of the State and Muslim Intellectuals’ Renate Holub and Hani Mansourian, Columbia University 
  • International Conference on Walter Benjamin. Department of International Relations and Political Science, University of Birmingham, UK, February 2008: ‘Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Change” Renate Holub,  ‘ The Space of Rights in 1930: Benjamin, Gramsci, and Polanyi’ 
  • Annual Conference of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, California, March 2008: Renate Holub, ‘ The Space of Rights: On Benjamin, Gramsci and Polanyi’
  • Universidad Autonoma, Mexico City, Mexico, December 2007: International Gramsci Association: Antonio Gramsci a Setenta Anos de su muerte
  • Renate Holub, “Critical Intellectuals, global civil society and informational capitalism” Presented in Spanish: “Intelectuales criticos, sociedad civil global, capitalismo informatico’
  • Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy May 2007: Dipartimento studi su Politica, Diritto, e Societa Dottorato di Ricerca in “Diritti Umani: Evoluzione, Tutela e Limiti”
  • Renate Holub, Two Research Seminars“Human Rights and the Concept of Violence” Presented in Italian: Diritti umani e il concetto di violenza ‘The Multicultural Rights Debates in the USA over the Past 30 Years” Presented in Italian: ‘Stati Uniti: Diritti Multiculturali negli ultimi trent’ anni’
  • Third International Gramsci Society Conference, Cagliari e Ghilarza, Sardinia, May 25, 2007 Renate Holub, “Intellectuals, the State, and Global Civil Society: 2007” Presented in Italian: ‘Intellettuali, lo Stato, e Societa Civile Globale: 2007’
  • Gramsci Foundation, Rome, Italy and International Gramsci Society, Italy: International Conference on Gramsci, Le Culture e Il Mondo: Rome 27-28 April 2007:  Renate Holub, “Dai ‘cultural studies’ all’analisi delle culture nordamericane: 1977-2007” 
  • International Studies Association, Chicago, March 2007: Panel on: Bringing Walter Benjamin Back in International Relations and International Political Economy. Renate Holub, “Between History and Geopolitics: Benjamin’s Concept of Space”
  • Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenyia, May 2006: Graduate Seminars in Interdisciplinary Social Science Research Methods Faculty Seminars: (1) “Theories of Modernity and Postmodernity’ (2) ‘The State of Critical Theory”
  • Polytechnic, Kitui, Kenya, May 2006: ‘Education as Human Right’
  • Postponed:  Siauliai University, Siauliai, Lithuania, May 12-13, 2006: European Studies: Between Globalization and Regionalism “The Concepts of East-West and North-South in Europe” 
  • University of Potsdam, Germany,  June 2005: Politische Kulturen in den Vereinigten Staaten: 2001-2005“
  • University of Potsdam, Germany, June 2005:
    • “Menschenrechte und Gerechtigkeit”
  • Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany, June 2005:
    • “Zur Genese und Kritik von Gerechtigkeitsbegriffen und Gleichheitsbegriffen”
  • Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, June 2005:
    • “Lenguajes Politicos en los Estados Unidos: 2001-2005”
  • Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy, May 2005:
    • “Linguaggi Politici negli Stati Uniti: 2001-2003”
  • Universita degli Study di Bari, Italy, May 2005:
    • “Concetti di Giustizia: Una Breve Introduzione”
  • Fondazione Gramsci, Rome, Italy, May 2005:
    • “Gramsci in Asia: Korea, Giappone, Cina”
  • Universita Orientale di Napoli, University of Naples, Italy, May 2005:
    • “Intellettuali ed Islam in Europa”
  • Universita Orientale di Napoli, University of Naples, Italy, May 2005:
    • “Diritto Romano Repubblicano e la Genesi del Concetto di Giustizia in Europa”
  • Cultural Section of French Embassy,  San Francisco and German Consulate, San Francisco, October 2004:
      • Lecture: “The Symbolics of Space in Europe” 
      • Seminar:  “L’Europe Multiculturelle”
  • Workshop/Consultant: “Teach Europe”
  • Preparation of Materials for College Teachers of French and German and Highschool Teachers from the Western United States 
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, April and May of 2004:
    • Six Seminars on Antonio Gramsci
    • Seminar I      “The Southern Question and Americanism”
    • Seminar II     “Intellectuals and Civil Society”
    • Seminar III    “Change and Hegemony”
    • Seminar IV    “Hegemony and Domination”
    • Seminar V     “Gramsci and Globalization”
    • Seminar VI    “Globalization, Critical Intellectuals, and the Internet”
  • International Conference on “Islamizing Space in the Cosmopolis.” University of California, Berkeley,  Spring 2004. Session Chair: ‘Imagining Spaces of Islam’
  • Fall 2003 – Pen Club West and the Emma Goldman Papers, UC Berkeley:
    • Banned Books Week
    • Black Oak Books, Berkeley, CA  Lecture on:
    • “ The Index of  Forbidden Books”
  • American University in Cairo, Egypt, International Conference on Gender and Transnationalism, December 2003: “Constraints of Affinities between Multicultural Rights and Feminist Rights” link abstract picture 1 

  • International Conference on Gramsci Studies, Universidad Autonoma, Puebla, Mexico, October 2003: “Nacionalismo y cosmopolitismo en la teoria de los intelectuales de Gramsci” link pictures 1  2  3  4 

  • 2nd New Zealand European Studies Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand, August 2003, Key Note Speaker: “Europe’s Identity and Islams” link PDF abstract

  • 2nd International Conference on the Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights, Mofid University, Quom, Iran, May 2003: “Rights and Religion in Europe: a note on a historical relationship between the concept of peace and the concept of human rights” link PDF pictures 1   2   3

  • XV World Congress of Sociology, Brisbane, Australia, July 2002: “Citizenship and Islam in the New Europe” picture 

  • Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, University of Stoellenbosch, South Africa, Jan. 2002: “The Future of Philosophical Theory” pictures 1  2 

  • X Congresso brasileiro de sociologia, Fortaleza, Brazil, September 2001: “El futuro de la teoria sociologica” pictures 1  2 

  • Internacional Conference on “Civilization of Cultures, Cultures of Civilization,” Cairo, Egypt: “Transcommunality” picture

  • Thamassat University, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2000: “Feminism in Asia, Feminism in Europe” pictures 1  2 

  • “National Literatures in the Age of Multicultural Europe,” Conference: The Future of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, April 1999

  • “Europe’s Intellectuals and Globalization” Finnish Sociological Association, March 1999

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Lectures

 

Plan to lecture

 

Recent Lectures

  • University of Potsdam, Germany, June 2005: "Politische Kulturen in den Vereinigten Staaten: 2001-2005" picture  

  • University of Potsdam, Germany, June 2005: “Menschenrechte und Gerechtigkeit”

  • Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany, June 2005: “Zur Genese und Kritik von Gerechtigkeitsbegriffen und Gleichheitsbegriffen”

  • Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, June 2005: “Lenguajes Politicos en los Estados Unidos: 2001-2005" picture

  • Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy, May 2005: “Linguaggi Politici negli Stati Uniti: 2001-2003

  • Universita degli Study di Bari, Italy, May 2005: “Concetti di Giustizia: Una Breve Introduzione

  • Fondazione Gramsci, Rome, Italy, May 2005: “Gramsci in Asia: Korea, Giappone, Cina

  • Universita Orientale di Napoli, University of Naples, Italy, May 2005: “Intellettuali ed Islam in Europa

  • Universita Orientale di Napoli, University of Naples, Italy, May 2005: “Diritto Romano Repubblicano e la Genesi del Concetto di Giustizia in Europa

  • University of Frankfurt, Germany, May 2003: Lecture on “Zur politischen Situation an amerikanischen Universitaeten: 1989-2003“

  • Women’s Studies Program, Ehwa University, Seoul, South Korea, June 2002: “Comparative Feminisms” pictures 1  2  3 

  • Oriental Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan, July 2002: “Islam in Europe” picture 

  • Universad Tecnologica de Hermosillo, Mexico, March 2001: “Derechos Humanos y Historia de los leyes”

  • Rajabhat Institute, Rambhaibarni, Chanthaburi, Thailand, January 2000: “Introduction to Human Rights”

  • Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, December 1999: “The Future of European Studies”

  • University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia, August 1999: “The Question of Euro Islam” link

  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, August 1999: “The Question of Euro Islam”

  • The Question of Euro Islam” Cornell University, Center for European Studies, February 1999

  • “Gender in Contemporary European Theory” American University, Cairo, Egypt, January 1999

  • “Europe’s Intellectuals and the Challenge of Islam” Al Ahram Institute, Cairo, Egypt, December 1998

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Seminars

  • University of California, Santa Cruz, April and May of 2004: Six Seminars on Antonio Gramsci

      • Seminar I “The Southern Question and Americanism"
      • Seminar II “Intellectuals and Civil Society"
      • Seminar III “Change and Hegemony"
      • Seminar IV “Hegemony and Domination”
      • Seminar V “Gramsci and Globalization”
      • Seminar VI “Globalization, Critical Intellectuals, and the Internet”

  • "Human Rights in Iran" The Cutchogue Seminars in International Law and Human Rights, May 2003, New York, USA pictures 1 2

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ISF Lectures, organized by Prof. Holub

Lecture Schedule Spring 2004

  • Thursday, March 11, 2004, 60 Evans, UC Berkeley, 12:30-2:00pm
    Dr. Christa Hildebrand, JD, PhD
    Attorney at Law
    Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus
    New York, NY
    "Technology Transfer and Patent Law"

Lecture Schedule Fall 2003

  • Thursday, August 28, 2003, 101 LSA, UC Berkeley, 2:00-3:30pm
    Dr. Juergen Braungardt
    Graduate Theological Union
    " Psychoanalysis and Cultural Criticism:
    A Comparison between Freud and the Early Frankfurt School"
  • Thursday, October 9, 2003, 101 LSA, UC Berkeley, 2:00-3:30 pm

    Dorothy Bevard
    Mills College
    "Sexuality in Affluent Societies"
    picture

  • Tuesday, October 14, 2003, F295 Haas, UC Berkeley, 12:30-2:00 pm
    Renee Ho, Mazi Pielsticker, Puneet Kakkar, and Zandu Perez-Travers
    "Attitudes in Europe: Younger Generations and the European Union"
    A student led roundtable discussion.
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2003, F295 Haas, UC Berkeley, 12:30-2:00 pm
    Pekka Himanen
    University of Finland, Helsinki
    "European Values and the Information Technology Revolution: A Radical Approach to the Philosophy of Business"
  • Thursday, October 22, 2003, F295 Haas, UC Berkeley, 12:30-1:30 pm
    Sylvia Swift
    UC Berkeley
    "Assimilation and its Discontents: French, Germans, and Russians"
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