Thursday 18 January 2018
15:00 – 16:30 – Workshop: Home on the Move – Translating notions of home
Hosted by Ricarda Vidal (King’s College London)
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17:00 – 19:00 – Opening Keynote Lecture by Luuk van Middelaar
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Friday 19 January 2018
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening of conference by Prof. Jaap De Zwaan (THUAS, The Hague, Netherlands)
9:30 – 11:30 Panel Sessions 1, 2 and 3 – Tuning into…
Panel 1: The Existing Narratives
- Gjovalin Macaj (St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK) – Connecting conflicting narratives on European integration
- Margriet Krijtenburg (THUAS, The Netherlands) – Europe, dare to be yourself! The founding principles as guidelines for EU today
- Christos Frangonikolopoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) & Stamatis Poulakidakos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) – The financial and refugee “crises”: Discursive practices and narratives on Europe in the northern and southern public spheres.
- Vedran Obucina (Independent Institute for European and Globalisation Studies, Rijeka, Croatia) – Conflicting Religious Narratives on Europe.
Panel 2: Daily life narratives
- Olga Orlic, Anita Sujoldzic, Anja Ivekovic Martinis (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb) – How (New) European values are perceived by elderly people in Zadar, Rijeka and Pula
- Murray Pratt (Amsterdam University College, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Nicholas Manganas (University of Technology, Sidney, Australia) – Beyond the Eurotypes: Alternative Narratives of Contemporary European Culture
- Andres Sanchez Padilla (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain) – Is History our Ally? The Trouble with European narratives of the Past
- Antje Grebner and Guido van Hengel (THUAS, the Netherlands) – Underrepresented Narratives of European Integration: Workers in the Netherlands and Germany.
Panel 3: Alternative narratives of ‘Europa’
- Dina Gusejnova (University of Sheffield, UK) – Before interrail: Imagining Europe on the train between the Belle Epoque and the outbreak of the Second World War
- Stefan Couperus (University of Groningen, The Netherlands) – A Europe of Cities: Narrating Urban Europe as a Shared Space in the Interwar Period
- Kevan A Feshami (University of Colorado, Boulder, US) – “Europa Erwache” – A look into the Ongoing Construction of a Racialized European Identity and Its Völkisch Roots
- Guido van Hengel (THUAS, The Netherlands) – Europeanism as a Third Way: Conservative notions of a European identity before the Second World War.
11:45 – 12:45 – Plenary and Discussion
12:45 – 13:30 – Lunch
13:30 – 14:45 – Keynote Lecture by Prof. Nico Carpentier (Uppsala University, Sweden)
15:00 – 17:00 – Panel 4, 5 and 6 (…the noise of Europe)
Panel 4: Contrasts and Cacophonies
- Ben Duke (Keele University, UK) – Who can shout the loudest? The changing hierarchy of EU rival narratives.
- Joanna Orzechowska-Waclawska & Natasza Styczynska (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland) – Polish visions and revisions of Europe.
- Georgios Giannakopoulos (Queen Mary University, London, UK) – Of national questions and multi-national unions: Britain, Europe and the phantoms of Brexit
- Nicolaas Kraft van Ermel (Netherlands-Russia Centre, Groningen, The Netherlands) – Ukraina Europeae? Ukranian historical narratives and Ukraine’s troubled path to European integration.
- Aziz Elmuradov (University of Bielefeld, Germany) – Competing narratives of the EU in Russian foreign policy: in search for identity or policy
Panel 5: How to communicate
- Luis Bouza Garcia (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain) & Alvaro Oleart (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium) – Jobs and Growth or threat to democracy? The narrative struggle for the signification of TTIP
- Olivier Arifon (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium) – Lobbying of professional’s bodies versus European public space
- Alex Forbes (Independent Scholar) – ‘An Image of Citizenship: Michael Haneke’s 71 Fragments of a utopian Europe
- Miruna Troncota (National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania) – Reverse Europeanization, Media Narratives in Romania
Panel 6: New spaces of communication
- Astrid van Weyenberg (Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands) – “Shared (hi)stories as a remedy for Europe?”
- Laura M. Pana (Migrationlab, Vienna, Austria) – How to create new spaces of encounter where new ways of communication that challenge official narratives can emerge in times of European crisis?
- European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – Idea Camp – A community of practice towards social change
- Viktorija L.A. Ceginskas & Tuuli Lähdesmäki (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) – The European vision and the voices of Europeans: Comparing views on a European cultural heritage in today’s EU
- Barbara Sterl (Europe Office, Nuremberg, Germany) – Europe in the hearts and minds of EU citizens living in Nuremberg.
17:15 – 18:15 – Discussion and closing of the conference.
18:15 – 18:30 – Closing play (see cultural programme).