Balkan Studies: quo vadis?

posted by ush on 2009/04/24 20:50

[ Workshop ]

The programme of tomorrow's workshop will be as follows (Venue: Inst. Slawistik, AAKH, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 9, Seminarraum 1):
10:00-11:30 Session I
Chair: Maximilian Hartmuth

* Opening Remarks
* Karl Kaser (Graz): Disciplinary Boundaries in Question: Balkan Studies in a Globalizing World
* Edin Hajdarpasic (Chicago): Balkan Policy Ghosts: Studying Southeastern Europe in the United States since the 1990s
* Wladimir Fischer (Vienna): From ‘Balkanologie’ to ‘Balkan-Kompetenzen’: Major Topics in ‘Western’ Academic Representation of the Balkans
* Discussion

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

12:00-13:00 Session II
Chair: Ursula Reber

* Rositza Gradeva (Sofia): Ottoman Rule in Bulgarian Historiography
* Christian Marchetti (Tübingen): 19th-century Austrian Ethnography's Discovery of the Proximate Other and its Legacy Today
* Discussion

13:00-14:30 Lunch Break

14:30-15:30 Session III
Chair: Antonia Rahofer

* Zrinka Blazevic (Zagreb): Globalizing Balkans: Balkan Studies as Transnational/Translational Paradigm
* Maximilian Hartmuth (Istanbul): Image-ing Balkans History: Non-Creative Others, Attention Deficits, and Art as a Problem
* Discussion

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Session IV
Chair: John Paul Newman

* Peter Mario Kreuter (Regensburg): Slightly Nonsense. Or: Is There an Impact of (More or Less) Scientific Balkan Studies in the Public (Non-Academic) Sphere?
* Tatjana Markovic (Graz/Belgrade): Balkan Studies and Music Historiography: (Self)Representation Between Nationalist Myths and Europeanisation
* Discussion

17:00-17:15 Break

17:15-18:15 Roundtable with Maria Stassinopoulou, Melisa Slipac, John Paul Newmann, and Karl Kaser; Chair: Maximilian Hartmuth

18:15- Closing Remarks


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