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Workshop - Politics of Hope, 27-28 November 2017, Copenhagen



Monday, 27 November, 2017
Room: 27.0.17
University of Copenhagen / Søndre Campus

12.00 – 12.20 Welcome
Frank Sejersen, University of Copenhagen
Marjo Lindroth and Heidi Sinevaara-Niskanen, University of Lapland

12.20 – 13.00 Skeptical Hope: A Politics for Contemporary (Australian) Indigenous Sovereignty?
Lars Jensen, Roskilde University

13.00 – 13.40 Maps and Extractive Dreams: Exploring the Complexity of the Canadian Energy Frontier
Valeria Guerrieri, University of Copenhagen

13.40 – 13.50 Break

13.50 – 14.30 Sense-making and Governance in the Age of the Anthropocene – Indigenous Lessons of How to Slaughter a Polar Bear
Benedikte Brincker, Copenhagen Business School

14.30 – 14.50 Coffee & snacks

14.50 – 15.30 Learning to Live With What is Broken: The Shift from Hope to Hopelessness in Critique
Julian Reid, University of Lapland

15.30 – 16.10 Blade Runner 2049: Dystopian Fears, Critical Hopes
Ali Riza Taşkale, Near East University

16.10 – 16.20 Break

16.20 – 17.00 Cinema in Action: The Background Strikes Back
Geoffrey Whitehall, Acadia University

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017
Room: PH18B S.023
Copenhagen Business School, Porcelænshaven 18B

9.00 – 9.20 Hope and Contemporary Social and Political Theory
Mitchell Dean, Copenhagen Business School

9.20 – 10.00 The Unknowing Subject of Radicalisation: US Counterterrorism Communications and the Biopolitics of Hope
Claes Tängh Wrangel, University of Gothenburg

10.00 – 10.10 Break

10.10 – 10.50 The Lingering Death of Hope: Affirmation in the Anthropocene
David Chandler, University of Westminster

10.50 – 11.30 The Politics of Hope in Processes of Dealing with the Past: Victims’ Mobilisation and Expectations Managements in the Sierra Leone Reparations Programme
Eva Ottendoerfer, Goethe-University Frankfurt

11.30 – 11.50 Coffee & snacks

11.50 – 12.30 The Resilient Subject of Normalised Hope
Erdogan Sima, University of Lapland

12.30 – 13.10 Hope and Protest: Two Sides of a Coin
Ehab Galal, University of Copenhagen

13.10 – 13.15 Closing words
Marjo Lindroth and Heidi Sinevaara-Niskanen, University of Lapland

Organizers: Research Project “Indigeneity in Waiting: Elusive Rights and the Power of Hope”, University of Lapland, in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business School

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