Nélio Conceição

Postdoctoral researcher

Email: alnelio@yahoo.com

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Bio note

Nélio Conceição obtained his PhD in Philosophy (Aesthetics) from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade Nova de Lisboa. His thesis focuses on the relation between philosophy and photography, paying special attention to the thought of Walter Benjamin, while exploring phenomenology and the work of Fernando Gil at the same time. He is currently working on a post-doc project on the relation between art, play and image, investigating the philosophical and artistic ramifications of Walter Benjamin’s work. He was a visiting scholar at PUC-São Paulo (2015) and Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Berlin (2016). In the IFILNOVA, he organized several seminars and conferences, mainly on aesthetics, and was a team member of the projects Morphology: Questions on Method and Language and Language and Forces.

 

Academic Expertise and Research interests

Aesthetics and philosophy of artistic practices (photography, cinema, literature, modern and contemporary art). Walter Benjamin’s thought and contemporary philosophy. Aesthetic values from the perspective of critique and history. Aesthetic experience of the city.

 

Publications 

Journal articles 

  • “Repetition, Experimentation: games of chance and the urban room for play”, in Itinera. Rivista di filosofia e di teoria delle arti, n.14, 2017.
  • “Atirar pedras, olhar de frente a estranheza: sobre os gestos que não esquecem”, Revista ArteFilosofia, n. 22, Jan/Jul, 2017, pp. 77-86.
  • “Do génio ao jogo. O papel da técnica na transformação dos valores estéticos em Walter Benjamin”, in Trans/Form/Ação, UNESP, Marília, v. 40, n. 1, Jan/Mar, 2017, pp. 87-108.
  • Shedding the veils, making room: on some photographic motives in Walter Benjamin, in Scopio Sophia. Crossing Borders, Shifting Boundaries: The Aura of the Image. Dimendberg, Edward; Neto, Pedro Leão; Ventura, Susana (eds.), Porto: Scopio Editions, Sophia Collection, Cityscopio Associação Cultural, December 2016, pp. 30-45.
  • “Cinco movimentos sobre a fixação”, Revista três três, nº 3, Janeiro 2014, Caldas da Rainha, pp. 6-9. 
  • “The childhood photographs of Benjamin and Kafka: from sacrifice to gesture in the World Theatre”, in Itinera. Rivista di filosofia e di teoria delle arti, n. 6, 2013, pp. 82-95.

 Book chapters  

  • “Technology and urban space: on the relation between the historical approach and the transformation of aesthetic values in Walter Benjamin”, in A. Marques, J. Sáàgua, Essays on Values and Practical Rationality – Ethical and Aesthetical Dimensions, Bern: Peter Lang, 2017 (forthcoming).
  • “Jogo, espaço de manobra e inervação em Walter Benjamin”, in Conceitos Estéticos / Conceptos Estéticos (II Encontro Ibérico de Estética / II Encuentro Ibérico de Estética, 2015), María José Alcaraz León, Vítor Moura (org.), Vila Nova de Famalicão: Húmus, 2017, pp. 63-76.
  • “Muitas coisas ao mesmo tempo: sobre o atlas da exposição Retornar – Traços de Memória”, in Retornar – Traços de Memória do Fim do Império, Elsa Peralta, Bruno Góis, Joana Oliveira (eds.), Lisboa: Edições 70, 2017, pp. 177-195.
  • “Persistência fotográfica – a força de evidência e a vitalidade do atlas”, in Fotogramas: Ensaios sobre a Fotografia. Margarida Medeiros (ed.), Lisboa: Documenta, 2016, pp. 129-140.
  • “Images to exercise ourselves. Morphology between August Sander’s photographs and Gerhard Richter’s Atlas”, in Morphology. Questions on method and Language, Molder, Maria Filomena; Soeiro, Diana; Fonseca, Nuno (eds.), col. Lisbon Philosophical Studies: Uses of Language in Interdisciplinary Fields. Vol. 3, Bern: Peter Lang, 2013, pp. 125-146.
  • “Descrever fotografias, descrever a fotografia – entre Husserl, Barthes e Benjamin”, in Filosofia e Literatura 2 – Descrever Arte (Actas do Segundo Colóquio de Filosofia e Literatura, 2011), Humberto Brito (org.), Lisboa: IFL – UNL, 2011, pp. 105-122.

Events

All Events

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Filipe Faria, "The New Darwinian Naturalism in Political Theory"

November 21, 2018

The Mechanistic Approach in Biology and Cognition (Inter-University workshop), 9h-19h, 20th Nov

An Inter-University Workshop held on the 20th of November organised…

November 20, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Pedro Abreu, "Deliberation and agreement"

November 07, 2018

I-Debate - EUROPE FOR CITIZENS

Event organized by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the…

October 29, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Javier de Prado Salas, "Moral Testimony"

October 24, 2018

Perspectives on Nietzsche's Nihilism

CultureLab | Lisbon Nietzsche Group

October 10, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Schedule for the 2018/2019 sessions

October 10, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão IX: Susana Duarte e Maria Filomena Molder

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

July 05, 2018

Book Launch: Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and social values with Thomas Fuchs

Schizophrenia and Common Sense: explaining the relation between madness and…

June 25, 2018

O Euro e a soberania económica

Conferência internacional

June 22, 2018

Workshop: Misunderstanding, disagreement, manipulation

The idea of the workshop is to explore the blurred…

June 22, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Giovanni Damele, "Another Italian thought: elite theory and political realism"

June 21, 2018

Art of Living / Art of Dying: Philosophical and Literary Perspectives

International Conference

June 21, 2018

Katharina Stevens, 18 June 2018, 14h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Argument-Design through Role-Taking"

June 18, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 9ª Sessão: Ana Falcato

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

June 06, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão Especial "Double Bill: Apropos London"

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

June 04, 2018

Workshop: Communication and metaphors for health. An educational challenge

The workshop discusses the importance of communication and metaphors in…

June 01, 2018

Inês Hipólito, 30th May 11:00 - 12:00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Perception as Cognition: Beyond…

May 30, 2018

International Symposium Cinema and Philosophy: Critical May 68

CineLab | IFILNOVA - FCSH / PhD Research Project of…

May 29, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão VIII: Ana Mira e Susana Ventura

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

May 29, 2018

Dima Mohammed, 28 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Proposals for the examination of networked…

May 28, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Erich Rast, "Value Disagreement and Two Aspects of Meaning"

May 24, 2018

Seminário Nietzsche | Anthony Jensen

CultureLab | Lisbon Nietzsche Group

May 23, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 8ª Sessão: Antonio Moretti

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

May 16, 2018

Jakob Krebs, 16 May, 15h to 16h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar |"Pictorial Models, Imagination, and…

May 16, 2018

Rules, normativity and values: revisiting the Kantian perspective and its critics

EpLab Conference

May 14, 2018

Mehmet Ali Üzelgün, 14 May 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Level, focus, and force of argumentative…

May 14, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

John Gibbons, "Things That Make Things Reasonable"

May 10, 2018

"The Phantasy-Subject: Phenomenology of Image and Aesthetic Experience"

International Workshop

May 09, 2018

EPLAB Masterclass Series

Santoni de Sio

May 04, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão VII: Paulo Catrica e Nélio Conceição

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

April 24, 2018

Virtualism and the Mind: Rethinking Presence, Representation and the Self

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning Workshop "Virtualism and the Mind"

April 23, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Gilbert Harman, "Moral Realism is Moral Relativism"

April 19, 2018

The Derivative Machine: Life Cut, Bundled and Sold

held by Jonathan Beller (Pratt Institute) | CineLAB Seminar

April 19, 2018

João Leite, 16 April 2018, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "An Online Social Debating System"

April 16, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Berit Brogaard, "Moral Contextualism and Moral Relativism"

April 05, 2018

CultureLab | General Seminar

Seminário mensal do culturelab, Humberto Brito

April 03, 2018

Workshop: "Cuidado de Si: Perspectivas Antigas e Contemporâneas"

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

March 23, 2018

Ciclo temático "Leituras críticas sobre a experiência da cidade" | Sessão VI: Bruno Duarte & Alexandra Fortes

CultureLab | Arte, Crítica e Experiência Estética

March 22, 2018

Erich Rast, 16.3., Sala 1.05 ID, 16h

Value Seminar Session with Erich Rast, Sala 1.05 ID 16h

March 16, 2018

Seminário “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura” | 4ª Sessão: Ana Kiffer

CultureLab | Questões de Subjectividade: Filosofia e Literatura

January 31, 2018

Seminário livre: “Figuras da Subjectividade na Filosofia e na Literatura”

CultureLab | Questions of Subjectivity: Philosophy & Literature

October 18, 2017

Institutions

FCT
FCSH