Master Classes

Master Classes will take place on Thursday, June 25th.

Participants are invited to choose one of the following master classes:


Cultural Citizenship in a Globalizing World | Esther Peeren & Marie Beauchamps (Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis) Download the Syllabus (texts will be provided)


Esther Peeren is Associate Professor of Globalization Studies at the University of Amsterdam and Vice-Director of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) and the Amsterdam Center for Globalization Studies (ACGS). Recent publications include The Spectralities Reader (Bloomsbury, 2013, edited with María del Pilar Blanco), The Spectral Metaphor: Living Ghosts and the Agency of Invisibility (Palgrave, 2014) and articles on affect, immateriality and the global mobility regime.

Marie Beauchamps is a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), University of Amsterdam. Through her dissertation project “Affective Identities: Denaturalization and the Politics of Nationality in France,” she aims to further our understanding of the performative power contained in the institutionary norm of national identity and citizenship. Based on the analysis of historical cases, her study explores the relationship between law, language and emotions, and discusses the extent to which the hybridity of language translates into a hybridity of the law.


The Creative Imperative | Martin Zierold (Karlshochschule International University) Download the Syllabus (texts will be provided)


Martin Zierold holds the professorship for Arts Management and Cultural Studies at Karlshochschule International University, Karlsruhe, where he is Head of the B.A. Study Programme “Arts and Cultural Management” as well as responsible for the M.A. focus area “Cultural Change and Society”. Martin also works as a consultant and coach for research management and arts management.