Modernities Revisited: Boundaries and Representations

Thursday, 17 June 2010, 9:00am - 7:00pm

Program*

9:00 – 11:00
Panel 1
Religion and Secularism

Chair: Leonardo Schiocchet

Lois Lee
Faith/Non-faith Dialogue:
Writing Non-religion into Secular, Pluralist Society
Discussant: Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu
Sorin Gog
Religious Education as a Counter-secularization Strategy in Contemporary Romania
Discussant: Maren Behrensen
Leo Schlöndorff
The End of the World as We Know It.
The Transformation of Apocalypse in a Secular Society
Discussant: Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu

11: 00- 11:15
Coffee Break

11: 15 – 13:15
Panel 2
Acts of Presence and Representation

Chair: Sorin Gog

Andrea Thuma
Hannah Arendt and the Public Space
Discussant:
Maren Behrensen
Katharina Steidl
Traces of/by Nature.
August Strindberg’s Photographic Experiments of the 1890’s
Discussant: Ulrike Matzer
Leonardo Schiocchet
Refugee Lives:
Ritual and Belonging in two Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon
Discussant: Lois Lee

13:15- 14:15
Lunch

14:15 – 16:15
Panel 1
Belonging and Boundaries

Chair: Lois Lee

Maren Behrensen
Intersex and Sports:
The End of Gender Segregation?
Elitza Stanoeva
The Dead Body of the Leader as an Organizing Principle of Socialist Public Space
Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu
Being European/Being Muslim:
A Critical Reading of Culturalist Discourses

Discussant: Ivan Krastev

16:15 – 16:30
Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:30
Panel 4
Europe: Then and Now

Chair: Elitza Stanoeva

Antonio Ferrara
Beyond Ethnic Cleansing:
Forced Migrations in Modern European History
Discussant:
Timothy Snyder
Vessela Hristova
Food Regulation in the EU:
Between Market Integration and National Diversity
Discussant: Andrew Roberts
Grzegorz Krzywiec
Polish Anti-Semitism?
The Last European Closest, Cultural Code, or Social Problem?
Discussant: Timothy Snyder

18:30 – 19:00
Wrap-Up Session


*Please note that the order of panels is subject to change.