Conference / Meeting

Have we ever been/will we still be human?

Law and literature facing the shifting boundaries of humanity and technology
25 November 2021
26 November 2021
Start time 
10:00 am
Palazzo di Giurisprudenza - Via Verdi 53, Trento
Conference Room-Zoom platform
Target audience: 
Everyone
Attendance: 
Free – Registration required
Online
Contact details: 
Faculty of Law

Program

25 November 2021

First Session

Chair: Daniela Carpi (University of Verona)

10.00-10.15 
Welcome address

  • Daniela Carpi (University of Verona) - Fulvio Cortese (University of Trento)

10.15-10.45
Minding the Shift: some thoughts on the human and the not too human mind

  • Jeanne Gaakeer (Erasmus University, Rotterdam) - online

10.45-11.15
Wild beasts, posthumans and the limits of legal imagination

  • Pier Giuseppe Monateri (University of Turin)

11.15-11.30
Break

11.30-12.00 
Dominion and Submission: Remo Bodei's theory on non-human personality and the Roman law

  • Carlo Pelloso (University of Verona)

12.00-12.30
Discussion

Second Session

Chair: Paolo Carta (University of Trento)

14.30-15.00
Is Bureaucracy the Answer of the Law to Digital Technologies?

  • Paola Carbone, Giuseppe Rossi (IULM) 

15.00-15.30
The Impact of the New Materialism on Technology and the Law

  • Dario Haux (University of Lucerne)

15.30-15.45
Break

15.45-16.15
Sustainable posthumanism? Ethical nudging and normative robomorphing

  • Cristina Costantini (University of Perugia) - online

16.15-16.45
Garden, cities, urban hierarchies, and the legal construction of sub-human spaces

  • Matteo Nicolini (University of Verona)

16.45-17.15
Discussion

26 November 2021

Third Session

Chair: Fulvio Cortese (University of Trento)

9.30-10.00
On the Marionette Theatre" by H. von Kleist. The impossible marriage between humanity and technology 

  • Federico Puppo (University of Trento)

10.00-10.30
Posthuman Gothic, or The Romance of Terror and Technology

  • Marita Nadal (University of Zaragoza) - online

10.30-11.00
Law and technology in posthuman fairy tales

  • Sidia Fiorato (University of Verona)

11.00-11.15
Break

11.15-11.45
Of Sexbots, Cyborgs and Artificial Intelligence: Articulations of the Posthuman Subject in Jeanette Winterson’s Frankissstein

  • Susana Onega (University of Zaragoza) - online

11.45-12.30
Discussion

Fourth Session

Chair: Federico Puppo (University of Trento)

14.30-15.00
Worlds falling apart: Jeanette Winterson’s ecojustice perspective in The Stone Gods

  • Annalisa Volpone (University of Perugia)

15.00-15.30
Technology, Ethics, and Law: A constitutional journey through the works of Ian McEwan

  • Simone Penasa (University of Trento)

15.30-16.00
Embodied and uploaded posthuman beings in Larissa Lai’s The Tiger Flu

  • Chiara Battisti (University of Verona)

16.00-16.30    
Discussion


Scientific Coordination:

  • Daniela Carpi (University of Verona)
  • Fulvio Cortese (University of Trento)

Information and Registration:

The webinar will take place in person and in live streaming on this web page. Participation is free but in person event registration is necessary:

  • In person event - Registration (Places available are limited)
  • Online - You can follow the Conference in live streaming on this web page 
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