Programme

Panels and abstracts in pdf-form here.

Wednesday 23 November

10:00                 Bus Transport, Conference hotels – University of Lapland

10:00 – 11:15     Registration and Welcome coffee

11:15 – 11:30     Conference Opening, Castrén Hall

11:30 – 12:30     Keynote 1: Facebook, trans-parental love, and the structure that took to the streets
                            Scott Wilson, Kingston University, UK, Castrén Hall

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch

13.30 – 15:00     Paper session 1
                           Panel 1.1 Politics, Potentiality, Action, LS 12 
                           Panel 1.2 Indigenous Politics: the Sámi, LS 13 
                           Panel 1.3 Culture: Why do we Keep Getting it Wrong? LS 18

15:00 – 15:30     Coffee break   

15:30 – 16:30     Keynote 2: Spanbergianism
                             Mårtin Spångberg, University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm, Sweden, Castrén Hall

16:45                  Bus Transport, University of Lapland – Conference hotels

19.00 - 20:00     Welcome Reception at the Rovaniemi City Hall (Hosted by the City of Rovaniemi)

Sauna and Cinema, Women’s turn:
8:00 – 19:00     A Walk-in Sauna and film screenings at the University Campus Sauna for women.
 

Thursday 24 November

 
09:00                 Bus Transport, Conference hotels – University of Lapland

09:30 – 11:00     Paper session 2 
                           Panel 2.1 Subalternity and Representation, LS 12 
                           Panel 2.2 Tradition, Contamination, Contact, LS 13 
                           Panel 2.3 Rhetorical Politics: Story-telling and Oral Cultures, LS 18

11:00 – 11:30     Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30     Keynote 3: Anticapitalism and Culture
                           Jeremy Gilbert, University of East London, UK, Castrén Hall

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch

13:30 – 15:00     Paper session 3
                           Panel 3.1 Politics, Arts and Ethics: Beyond the Theory/Practice Divide, LS 12 
                           Panel 3.2 Aesthetic Mediations: Representation and Identity, LS 13 
                           Panel 3.3 The Dark Side: Wicked Cultures and Social Imaginary, LS 18

15:00 – 15:15     A short coffee break

15:15 – 16:45     Paper session 4
                           Panel 4.1 The Politics of Hope and Empathy, LS 12 
                           Panel 4.2 War on the Home Front: Politics and Generation, LS 13
                           Panel 4.3 Gun Cultures, Embodied Practices, LS 18

17:00                  Bus Transport, University of Lapland – Conference hotels

18:30 – 20:00     Film Screening Assemblages by Angela Melitopoulous and Maurizio Lazzarato 
                              at Hilpeä Krouvi Restaurant

20:00 –                Conference Dinner and Party at Hilpeä Krouvi Restaurant

Sauna and Cinema, Men’s turn:
8:00 – 19:00     A Walk-in Sauna and film screenings at the University Campus Sauna for men
 
   

Friday 25 November

 
09:30                  Bus Transport, Conference hotels– University of Lapland

10:00 – 11:30     Paper session 5
                           Panel 5.1 Politics and Arts: Spatial Struggles, Cultural Codes, LS 12 
                           Panel 5.2 The Politics of Satire and Humour, LS 13

11:30 – 12.30     Lunch

12:30 – 14:00     Paper session 6
                           Panel 6.1 Art and Green Politics, LS 12 
                           Panel 6.2 Social Construction and the Media, LS 13

14:00 – 15:00     Keynote 4: Against Explanation: Thinking Politically After the Aesthetic Turn
                           Michael Shapiro, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Castrén Hall

15:00 – 15:15     Conference closing

15:30                  Bus Transport, University of Lapland – Conference hotels

Sauna and Cinema, gender-free (men and women):
8:00 – 19:00     A Walk-in Sauna and film screenings at the University Campus Sauna for men and women.