Contradiction Studies

Portrait and Self-Portrait as Means of Deconstructing Stereotypes of Alterity and Marginalization

Prof. Gisela Febel (RTG Contradiction Studies)

06/22/2023 4:00 pm 5:30 pm

TU Dresden

DeMarg 5 International Conference »Tracing Forms of De/Marginalization« – Research Window: Insights into Current DeMarg-relevant Projects

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“Contradictions need to be articulated in order to exist.”

Martin Nonhoff

“At first I thought contradiction was always a relational thing; but the more I ponder it, the more I think contradiction creates relation.”

Ingo H. Warnke

“The city is a laboratory not only of modernity, but also of contradiction.”

Julia Lossau

“The contradiction of law in Derrida lies in the interstice that separates the impossibility of deconstructing justice from the possibility of deconstructing law.”

Andreas Fischer-Lescano
problem to be solved

“Contradiction is not primarily a problem to be solved but a motor we cannot do without.”

Martin Nonhoff