Reminder: Contesting/contested Memories - Symposium 9/10 February 2012

Wodak, Ruth r.wodak at lancaster.ac.uk
Wed Feb 8 13:42:06 UTC 2012


Apologies for Cross-postings!



Contesting/Contested Memories: The Holocaust in the

Twenty-First Century



Programme of Events



Conference



Thursday 9th February 2012

Location: Bowland North, Seminar Room 2



12:30: Registration



13:00: Welcome - Tony McEnery (Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Lancaster)



Conference Opens: Ruth Wodak and David Seymour (Lancaster, UK)



13:30 - 16:00: Session 1: Chair: Aristotle Kallis (Lancaster, UK)



Andre Gingrich (Vienna, Austria), 'Racism, Modernist Theories and 'Applied' Practices: Anthropology in Germany and Austria during the Nazi years (1933-1945)'



Malgorzata Fabiszak (Poznan, Poland), 'Collective Vs Individual in Text and Image. Discursive Representation and Cognitive Construal'



Joanna B. Michlic (Brandeis, USA/London (LSE), UK), 'The Path of Bringing the Dark to Light: Memory of the Holocaust in Post-communist Europe'



16:00 - 16:30: Tea/Coffee Break (Served in FASS Reception)



16:30 - 18:00: Session 2: Chair: Michael Mumford (Amnesty International)



Tracey Skillington (Cork, Ireland), 'UN Holocaust Commemoration in a Post-Secular Age'



David Seymour (Lancaster, UK), 'The Visibility of the Holocaust and the Invisibility of Antisemitism'



Friday 10th February 2012

Location: FASS Building, Meeting Room 2



9:30 - 11:00 - Session 3: Chair: Agata Fijalkowski (Lancaster, UK)



Lars Fischer (CJCR, Cambridge, UK), 'Socialists grappling with the Shoah: Early Post-War Responses'



Helen L. Jones (UClan, Preston, UK), 'The semantics game:  Heartbeat Detector/La Question Humaine (2007)'



11:00- 11:15: Tea/Coffee Break



11:15 - 12:45 - Session 4: Chair: Naomi Tadmor (Lancaster, UK)



Karin Stoeger (Vienna, Austria), 'Antisemitism in Austrian Media Discourses on the Financial Crisis'



Ruth Wodak (Lancaster, UK), "'That is how it is written in the schoolbooks!': Calculated ambivalence and Holocaust denial in Austria"



12:45 - 13:45 - Break for lunch



13:45 - 14:45: Postgraduate Master Class: Chair: David I. Hanauer (Pennsylvania, USA)

   Panel: All Delegates



Alex Scott (Lancaster, 2nd Year PhD Student), 'National Holocaust Memorial Day as Institutionalised Commemoration in Britain'



Elizabeth Ward (Leeds, 1st Year PhD Student), 'Breaking Taboos: Jewish Suffering and Persecution in East German Cinema'



Tim Corbett, (Lancaster, 1st Year PhD Student), 'Beit Olamin? - The Jewish Cemeteries in Munich and Vienna'



14:45 - 15:00: Tea/Coffee Break



15:00 - 16:30: Session 5: Chair: David Seymour (Lancaster, UK)



David I. Hanauer (Pennsylvania, USA), 'The Discursive Construction of the Stolper Steine Memorial Project: Official, Educational and Familial Meanings'



Andreas Musolff, (Norwich, UK), 'Metaphorization of Holocaust memory and false historical analogy in antisemitic discourse'



Public Event



Friday 10th February 2012

Location: The Gallery, The Dukes Theatre, Moor Lane, Lancaster



19:00 - 21:00: Shoah's Legacy: Film and the Holocaust



Chair: Thomas Rohkrämer (Lancaster, UK)

Participants:

-          Mercedes Camino (Lancaster, UK)

-          Hugh Castle (Lancaster Royal Grammar School, UK)

-          Malgorzata Fabiszak (Poznan, Poland)

-          Andre Gingrich (Vienna, Austria)

-          Patrick Hagopian (Lancaster, UK)



Conference Closes: Ruth Wodak and David Seymour (Lancaster, UK)



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