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Insulation - Ashok Sukumaran

Insulation - Ashok SukumaranDictionay of War Taipei, October 25th 2008

Insulation is the silent twin of "mediation".
It is the wrapper of refusal that surrounds and protects an act of transmission, of exchange, or of transport. It is then a systemic, "objective" part of the ways in which we distribute ideas, information, and materials.


Dark Matter - Gregory Sholette

Dark Matter - Gregory SholetteDictionay of War Taipei, October 24th 2008


Conflict within Peace, Peace within Conflict - York W. Chen

Conflict within Peace, Peace within Conflict - York W. ChenDictionay of War Taipei, October 24th 2008

In his lecture entitled Conflicts within Peace, Peace within Conflicts, Dr. Chen will discuss the unique situation of simultaneous war and peace that seems to exist across the Taiwan Strait. It goes without saying that the cross-strait political relationship is an extremely unusual case in international politics, and although most countries don't acknowledge Taiwan's nationhood and maintain it is a part of China, Taiwan is active on the international stage as a sovereign and independent national entity.


Cold, Coldness, the War of Coldness - Shih-Chieh Ilya Li

Cold, Coldness, the War of Coldness - Shih-Chieh Ilya LiDictionay of War Taipei, October 24th 2008

As the Russian army invaded the Georgian territory, right in the same day China celebrating its "one world, one (Olympic) dream", mainstream media soon were flooded with the term "new cold war". Russia is back, and right now United States of America is facing its most serious, urgent, catastrófico economic Recession that is going to influence the world. For the western journalist, cold war was over decades ago, and the "new" is coming back to haunt the world with it's new axis, new friends, and new competition.


Ambient Fears - Nikos Papastergiadis

Ambient Fears - Nikos PapastergiadisDictionay of War Taipei, October 24th 2008


Accident - Ravi Sundaram

Accident - Ravi SundaramDictionay of War Taipei, October 24th 2008

The accident has been seen as an origin myth for a new prosthetic enhancement to the body in its drive to war (Marinetti). Recently, Paul Virilio calls the accident the diagnostic of technology, its inherent drive to catastrophe. What about the accident as the image of everyday danger in a city? Not an outside, not an inside.


Alphabetical Order - Annett Busch

Alphabetical OrderDictionary of War 7th Edition, Meta-edition, Bolzano September 20-21 2008


Setup - Susanne Lang

SetupDictionary of War 7th Edition, Meta-edition, Bolzano, September 20-21 2008


War - Sebastian Luetgert

WarDictionary of War 7th Edition, Meta-edition, Bolzano, September 20-21 2008


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