1st UK-German Frontiers of Humanities Symposium 2019

List of Sessions

(Please note: sessions are listed in non-defined sequence; the final order of sessions will be announced upon arrival!)

DISCONNECTION – RECONNECTION? IMAGINARIES, NEGOTIATIONS AND CONFLICTS AT HISTORICAL JUNCTURES

Organizers:

Daniel Lee and Theo Jung

“Total Bankruptcy”. Infrastructures and Imaginaries of Early Modern War Capitalism

Tim Neu, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

'Electric News'. Information Flows and Imaginaries of Connection in Colonial Algeria

Arthur Asseraf, University of Cambridge

Mobile Revolutionaries and the Ambiguity of Exile

Sarah Panter, Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz

The Problem of Black Sovereignty: A Case Study of Haiti’s Presence at the World’s Fair of 1893

Karen Salt, University of Nottingham

BEYOND COMMUNITY? COSMOPOLITANISM IN CONTEMPORARY BRITISH, IRISH, AND ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE

Organizers:

Eva Urban and Caroline Lusin

BrexLit: Britain and the European Project

Kristian Shaw, University of Lincoln

Ruptures of ‘Global Britain’: Asylum Narratives and the Internationalization of English Literature Now

Jan Rupp, University of Heidelberg

Citizens of Nowhere: World Literature and the Aesthetics of Dissent

Lorna Burns, University of St Andrews

Rupture as Self-Diagnosis: Reading Brexit and BrexLit through the Motif of the ‘Divided Nation’

Joanna Rostek, University of Gießen

DIFFERENCE AND RUPTURE: RACE, GENDER, AND INEQUALITY IN CONTEMPORARY ANTHROPOLOGY DATA, THEORY AND PRACTICE

Organizers:

Maya Mayblin and Julia Roth

All the difference in the world

Paolo Heywood, University of Cambridge

Intimate sociality and the (un)doing of difference in caring labors

Maria Lidola, University of Konstanz

Difference, Fragmentation, Disruption: synthetic futures of the human sciences

Elena Gonzalez-Polledo, Goldsmiths / University of London

Anthropological Relationalities as Intimate Entanglements: Studying Intervention Professionals and Anthropologists in Haiti

Andrea Steinke, Freie Universität Berlin

JUST-IN-CASE GEOGRAPHIES. NAVIGATING KNOWLEDGES, AGENCIES, AND METABOLISMS OF UNCERTAIN URBAN FUTURES

Organizers:

Sara Fregonese and Philipp Misselwitz

Urban Practices and Contingency Planning in the Context of Uncertainty: Asylum Seekers in Göttingen

Shahd Wari, Max Planck Institute Göttingen

Infrastructural Vulnerability: Lebanon’s double crisis and makeshift networks

Hanna Baumann, University College London

Earthquake-risk and indeterminacy in an Istanbul suburb

Julia Strutz, Freie Universität Berlin

The Politics of Lost Objects: Iconoclasm and Digital Restoration of Cultural Artefacts in Syria and Iraq

Oliver Belcher, University of Durham

Contact

Stephanie Dill
Frontiers of Research
Program Coordinator
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Markgrafenstraße 37
10117 Berlin
GERMANY

stephanie.dill(at)avh.de

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