11 / SENSITIVE OBJECTS

Motion and Emotion in a Material Word

23 – 25 April 2014        Send to printer


Conference organizers

Nils Gilje, University of Bergen, Norway
Nevena Škrbič Alempijević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Jonas Frykman, Agder Research, Norway
Kirsti Mathiesen Hjemdahl, Agder Research, Norway
Maja Povrzanović Frykman, Malmö University, Sweden


Conference lecturers

Nils Gilje, University of Bergen, Norway
Sanja Potkonjak, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Nevena Škrbić Alempijević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Stef Jansen, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Maja Povrzanović Frykman, Malmö University, Sweden
Kirsti Mathiesen Hjemdahl, Agder Research, Norway
Orvar Lofgren, Lund University, Sweden
Kathleen Claire Stewart, University of Texas at Austin, United States
Jonas Frykman, Agder Research, Norway


Work Schedule

WEDNESDAY 23 April

Morning session chaired by Jonas Frykman

9:00-9:30

Kirsti Mathiesen Hjemdahl, Jonas Frykman, Nevena Škrbić Alempijević

Welcome, introduction, practical information

9:30-10:15

Katie Stewart (University of Texas, Austin) Worlding matters

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:15

Nils Gilje (University of Bergen) The role of moods in philosophy and cultural studies

11:15-12:00 General discussion

12:00-14:00 Lunch

Afternoon session chaired by Nevena Škrbić Alempijević

14:00-15:00 (presentation and discussion)

Jonas Frykman (Lund University) Done by inheritance

15:00-16:00 (presentation and discussion)

Orvar Löfgren (Lund University) Emotional baggage: packing a suitcase

17:00 (to be confirmed)

Guided tour (optional) through the Old Town of Dubrovnik (guide: Ivana Soldo from Dalmatina

aeterna agency; the cost of 680 kn will be shared among the participants)

THURSDAY 24 April

Morning session chaired by Kirsti Mathiesen Hjemdahl

9:00-10:00 (presentation and discussion)

Maja Povrzanović Frykman (Malmö University) Affects in narrative accounts of humanitarian aid in

Sarajevo under siege

10:00-11:00 (presentation and discussion)

Stef Jansen (University of Manchester) Sarajevo yearnings in the meantime

11:00-12:00 (presentation and discussion)

Nevena Škrbić Alempijević and Sanja Potkonjak (Zagreb University) Titoaffect – tracing objects and

memories of socialism in post-socialist Croatia

12:00-14:00 Lunch

Afternoon session chaired by Nils Gilje

14:00-15:00 (presentation and discussion)

Britt Kramvig (UiT: The Norwegian Arctic University) Reconciliation, social science and ethics in the

affective turn

15:00-16:00 (presentation and discussion)

Kirsti Mathiesen Hjemdahl (Agder Research, Kristiansand) Sensitive innovations

16:00-17:00 (presentation and discussion)

Sarah Holst Kjær (Agder Research, Kristiansand) Scandinavian things and Chinese taste

18:00 (to be confirmed)

Visit to War Photo Ltd gallery (optional; tickets 30 kn)

FRIDAY 25 April

Session chaired by Maja Povrzanović Frykman

10:00-11:00

Summarising comments by Katie Stewart, Nils Gilje and Jonas Frykman

11:00-12:00

General discussion


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