4th New Materialist Training School, Barcelona

20th – 22nd Nov, 2017

Venue: Arts Santa Monica, La Rambla, 7, 08002 Barcelona

*All the events will be happening in the rooms called El Claustro, Sala de Actes

IMPORTANT: Participants must have prepared the documentation provided by the tutors of the Workshops before coming to the training school. This information will be accessed via Google drive

ACCOMMODATION: We can offer you a special conference rate and next to the workshop but with a limitation of time:

Code for the hotel discount: newm17 (valid to book rooms from the 17th of November till the 26th of November)

This code is valid for hotel Chic & Basic Ramblas
With this code you will have 15 % of discount in this hotel introducing the code in the area that says code/cupon in the free cancelation booking rate. Clients need to leave a credit card for security reasons.
Cancellations are valid until 48 hours prior to the first night of booking. Otherwise, the first night will be charged. These conditions will be emailed to participants once they book the hotel.


COST Action IS1307 New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on 'How Matter Comes to Matter'.

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With the changing of societies on local, national and international scales owing to economic, ecological, political and technological developments and crises, a reorganized academic landscape can be observed to be emerging. Scholarship strives to become increasingly interdisciplinary in order to grasp and examine the unfolding complexity of ongoing ecological, socio-cultural and politico-economic changes. Additionally, academics forge... Read more or find out Who's Who

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Working Groups

Working Groups focus on four key areas of research

Working Group One

Genealogies of New Materialisms; examines and intervenes in canonization processes by compiling a web-based bibliography, coordinating the OST 068/13 8 EN... Read more

Working Group Two

New Materialisms on the Crossroads of the Natural and Human Sciences; seeks to develop new materialisms at the boundaries of the human and natural sciences. The group focuses on how European new materialisms can rework the ‘Two Cultures' gap... Read more

Working Group Three

New Materialisms Embracing the Creative Arts; brings together European researchers, artists, museum professionals, and other activists with a keen interest in the material... Read more

Working Group Four

New Materialisms Tackling Economical and Identity – Political Crises and Organizational Experiments... Read more


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COST Action IS1307

New Materialism —
Networking European Scholarship on 'How matter comes to matter’

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