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Speaking from the Laboratory | Jimena Canales & S. Løchlann Jain

100 Years of Now. The Opening
2015, Sep 30–Oct 04

Migrant Time
This conversation among a historian of science and an anthropologist examines how the modern laboratory shapes the different ways of conceiving time, beginning with the assumption that time is a socially agreed upon fiction. Starting from “migrant time”, a decisively post-Kantian notion, a concept sustained by rituals of caring, sharing, giving, taking, and waiting, Jain and Canales will bring together these macro- and micro- readings of time and temporality, and will unpack common sense notions of progress, futurity, and history.

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