9th Conference – Hybrid Edition. Deadline for Submission Extended until June 1st

Due to the current uncertain context created by the COVID-19 pandemic, our team has decided to organize this year’s edition of 𝐓𝐞𝐥𝐜𝐢𝐮 𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 in a flexible, hybrid manner, that would accommodate both the need for safety and responsibility towards ourselves and the Telciu community, as well as the need for social contact and getting …

9th Edition, 2020 – Decolonizing Revolutions: Social Movements, Spiritualities and Commoning

9th Telciu Summer Conference: Decolonizing Revolutions: Social Movements, Spiritualities and Commoning 13-16 August 2020, Telciu, Romania Call for Papers deadline: 10 May The historical conditions of our present moment are set in no small part by centuries of colonial domination, through which contemporary racist and patriarchal social orders were forged. Contemporary imaginations are hobbled by …

Ediția a 8-a, 2019: Rasă, suveranități și gândire Sud-Estică. Program (RO)

Cu sprijinul colectivului GRAI, toate evenimentele vor avea traducere simultană, în caz de nevoie, între limbile române și engleze. GRAI (Grup Autonom de Interpretare) este un colectiv care pune la dispoziție interpretare și echipament de interpretare simultană DIY grupurilor și mișcărilor care luptă pentru justiție socială și de mediu. Locația conferinței: Biblioteca Liceului Tehnologic, Telciu …

8th Edition, 2019: Race, Sovereignties, and South-Eastern Thought. Program (EN)

Please note that all events will have translators who will be translating from English to Romanian or from Romanian to English, in case there will be participants who need it, thanks to the awesome GRAI collective. GRAI (Autonomous Translation Group) is a collective that provides translation and DIY simultaneous translation equipment to groups and movements …

Accepted Papers for Race, Sovereignties, and South-Eastern Thought, 8th Edition, 2019

We are happy to announce the list (in alphabetical order) of accepted papers for this year's edition of the Telciu Summer Conference. Bavbek, Yasemin (Brown University): Colonial Politics and the Plurality of Sovereignty: The Ottoman Perspective(s) on the American-Philippine War Bejan, Raluca (St. Thomas University, Fredericton, Canada): Whiteness in question Corvino, Giovanni B. (University of …

8th Edition, 2019: Race, Sovereignties, and South-Eastern Thought

8th Telciu Summer Conference 8-11 August 2019, Telciu, Romania Call for Papers Deadline Extended: 1 June 2019 For a long time, mainstream historiography and social science viewed the rise of nation-states as the gradual overcoming of multinational political organizations and multi-ethnic empires throughout the world. The resulting conceptualization of empires and nation-states as mutually exclusive …

Imperialism, Nationalism and Capitalist Crises: The Great War and its Legacies – Program

Friday, 10 august 12:00 Lunch/Prânzul 13:30 A few welcoming words from the organizer Panel #1 Understanding Empires and their Legacies Chair: Ovidiu Țichindeleanu 14:00 Zoltán (Ginelli) Gyimesi, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (Hungary),  – Plotting the semiperipheral empire: Hungarian imperialist imaginaries of Balkan landscapes, 1867–1948 14:30 Florin Poenaru, CriticAtac (Romania) – Leo Frobenius in Slobozia: Legacies …

Deadline extended for the 7th Telciu Summer Conferences: New deadline: 1 June

The Telciu Summer Conferences are in their 7th edition this year of being organised in a village in Romania aiming at destabilising the status quo of academia occupying mainly urban spaces. Following the general scope of re-examining the role of the periphery from the point of view of the periphery, while bringing together an array …

7th Edition, 2018: Imperialism, Nationalism and Capitalist Crises: The Great War and Its Legacies – Call for papers

7th Telciu Summer Conferences Telciu, 10-11, August 2018 Call for papers deadline: 1 June 2018 What kind of imperialism died in 1918 and what took its place? According to conventional wisdom, the end of the Habsburgs, the official demise of the Ottoman Empire and the replacement of the Tsarist Empire with the USSR marked the …

Postsocialist/Postcolonial Rural Lifeworlds vs Degrowth, Defuturing, Decoloniality – Program

Thursday/Joi, 10.08. 2017 20:30 – Dinner at a local restaurant in Telciu/Cină la un restaurant local în Telciu Friday/Vineri, 11. 08. 2017 Conference room of the ”George Coșbuc” County Library in Bistrița/Sala de conferințe a Bibliotecii Județene ”George Coșbuc” din Bistrița 8:00 – Travel to Bistrița/Deplasare la Bistrița 9:00 – The Morning Coffee /Cafeaua de …