Anthropologie du corps, des sciences et des techniques, des arts et de la mémoire

jeudi 23 mai 2019

Anthropology Off Earth




ANTHROPOLOGY OFF EARTH
How Terrestrial Exploration and Scientific Imagination
Shape Our Relation to Outer Space and Extraterrestrial Life

4 June 2019
Collège de France
Salle 2
11, place Marcelin Berthelot
Paris 5e

5 June 2019
Observatoire de Paris
Salle du Conseil
77, Avenue Denfert-Rochereau
Paris 14e


Online registration required on: https://forms.gle/JchYSNiCUeDaPvty7


Organisers: Perig Pitrou (CNRS/Collège de France/Paris Sciences et Lettres University), Régis Ferrière (École Normale Supérieure/Paris Sciences et Lettres University & University of Arizona), Istvan Praet (University of Roehampton, London).

Organisers of the doctoral and post-doctoral session: Joffrey Becker (IRIS-OCAV/Paris Sciences et Lettres University), Elsa De Smet (IRIS-OCAV/Paris Sciences et Lettres University).

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

4 June 2019
Collège de France
Salle 2

Morning Session

9:30
Welcome

10am
Perig PITROU
LAS – IRIS-OCAV/Paris Sciences et Lettres University
Anthropology of Life, On Earth & Off Earth

10:40
Denis SIVKOV
Institute for Social Sciences / RANEPA Moscow
Space Exploration at Home: Amateur Cosmonautics in Contemporary Russia

11:20
Break

11:40
Aaron PARKHURST, David JEEVENDRAMPILLAI
University College London, NTNU
Making a Martian Feel at Home: Finding Humans on Mars Through Utopian Architecture

12:20
Roundtable
Familiarizing the Extraterrestial / Making our Planet Alien
Discussion led by
Istvan PRAET
University of Roehampton

1pm
Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

2:30
Elie DURING
Paris Nanterre University
Zero-G as Expanded Gravitational Experience
Scientific Imagination in Orbital Perspective

3:10
Istvan PRAET
University of Roehampton
The Ancient Earth as an Alien Planet
Astrobiological Models and the Installation of Discontinuities

3:50
Break

4:20
Luis CAMPOS
University of New Mexico
Soviet Astrobotany: Early Experiments in Earthly Analogues for Martian Life

5pm
Roundtable
New Ecologies
Discussion led by
Régis FERRIÈRE
ENS – UMI Iglobes

6pm
Cocktail Reception
Lunch Seminar College de France

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5 June 2019
Observatoire de Paris
Salle du conseil

Keynote Session

9:30am
Welcome

9:45
Valerie OLSON
UC Irvine
Making Sense of Post-terrestrial Ecosystems

10:45
Break

11am
Lisa MESSERI
Yale University
Outer Space on Earth: Terrestrial Analogues for Imagining Other Worlds

12pm
General discussion
 Led by
Perig PITROU, Ludovic JULLIEN, Stéphane MAZEVET
LAS – IRIS-OCAV/Paris Sciences et Lettres University, SU – ENS/Paris Sciences et Lettres University, Observatoire de Paris/Paris Sciences et Lettres University

12:35
Lunch Break

Doctoral & Post Doctoral Session

2:15
Elsa DE SMET, Joffrey BECKER
IRIS-OCAV/Paris Sciences et Lettres University
Introduction

2:30
Tamara ALVAREZ
The New School for Social Research
The Moon as Nature

2:45
Benjamin POTHIER
Plymouth University / The Explorers Club
Astronauts On I.C.E: Lessons Learnt From Field Research During Analog Astronaut Trainings and Life Experiences in [I.C.E] Isolated, Confined and Extreme Environments

3pm
Gabriela RADULESCU
Humboldt University of Berlin / University of Iceland
The Outer Space Imaginary Shaped During the Cold War by the Soviet Project of Communication with Extraterrestrial Intelligence (CETI)

3:15
Julien WACQUEZ
EHESS Paris / CEFRES
How Does Science Fiction Literature Shape Scientific Imagination?

3:30
Break

3:45
Valentina MARCHESELLI
University of Milan, La Statale
Welcome to planet Mars: Analogy-making and space exploration

4pm
Meredith ROOT-BERNSTEIN
Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad, AgroParisTech, Center of Applied Ecology and Sustainability, Santiago, Chile
Things That Are Not Alive, But That May Be Alive, in A Certain Way

4:15
Siri LAMOUREAUX, James MERRON
Max Planck Institute, University of Basel
Ghana’s Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Scientific Imagination

4:30
Alexander TAYLOR
University of Cambridge
Space Weather Security in the Data Centre Industry

4:45
General Discussion
Led by
Istvan PRAET, Régis FERRIÈRE, Elsa DE SMET, Joffrey BECKER
University of Roehampton, ENS-UMI Iglobes, IRIS-OCAV/Paris Sciences et Lettres University