International conference for the 10 years of the Konitsa Summer School

International conference for the 10 years of the Konitsa Summer School.

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Anthropology and the commons”

A conference celebrating 10 years of the Konitsa Summer School

Konitsa, Greece, 24-26 July 2015

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Friday, 24

Konitsa Municipality Conference Hall

Opening – Welcome speech – 19:00

Key note speech

19:30

Vassilis Nitsiakos

University of Ioannina

Borders are good to think:

Reflecting on the Greek-Albanian border.

From pre-modern kurbet to post-modern transnationalism?

Welcome reception – 20:30

Saturday, 25

Konitsa Municipality Conference Hall

9:00 – 11:30

Chair:

Ljupćo Risteski

St Cyrill and Methodious University

Neni Panourgia

The New School

for Social Research

Immanent Human(ism)s

Thomas Hylland Eriksen

University of Oslo

The myth of unlimited growth

and a place for anthropology

Keith Hart

London School of Economics

Movement as a human right:

Kant, anthropology and the global commons

Michael Herzfeld

Harvard University

Theories of crypto-colonialism

Rajko Mursic

University of Ljubljana

The Unpopular Commons

11:30- 12:00 – Discussion

12:00-12:30 – Coffee break

12:30-15:00

Chair:

Michael Herzfeld

Harvard University

Effie Voutira

University of Macedonia

«Where are the refugees in the 21st century?»

Jane Cowan

University of Sussex

The intersection of rights talk, rights claiming and audit practices: Seeing and not seeing the ‘crisis’ through Greece’s Universal periodic review

Slobodan Naumović

University of Belgrade

A quite common tragedy:

The paradoxes of access to state owned agricultural land as a natural resource in transitional Serbia

Georgios Agelopoulos

Aristotle University

of Thessaloniki

We have always been modern: The development of an anthropological discourse in Greece

15:00- 15:30 Discussion

15:30-17:30 – Lunch break

17:30-19:30

Chair:

Thomas Hylland Eriksen

University of Oslo

Ioannis Manos

University of Macedonia

Ethnographic engagements

at international frontiers: The politics and poetics of bordering in SE Europe

Sarah Green

University of Helsinki

Crossings and knots: Reflections on relations between location, ethnography, and what anthropology can offer beyond itself

Dimitra Gefou-Madianou

Panteion University

of Athens

Borders within’: Narrating and temporalizing

the post Civil War era through a monument

Vassilis Dalkavoukis

Democritus University of Thrace

Constructing boundaries on the border: Monuments and memorials in the Greek – Albanian border area.

19:30- 20:00 Discussion

Balkan Music concert

Konitsa central square, 21:00

Music across the borders:

The 2 sides of mountain Grammos – Traditional music

from Konitsa (Nikos Fillipidis band) and Korca (T. Feto’s band)

Sunday, 26

Konitsa Municipality Conference Hall

10:00-12:00

Chair:

Susana Narotzky

University of Barcelona

Cesare Poppi

SUPSI (Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana) and Slow Food University Pollenzo (I)

Fighting (but also loving and singing) on an alp:

Commons and borders in alpine ethnography

Giorgos Tsimouris

Panteion University

of Athens

Reflections on fieldwork among seafarers:

Travelling localities or

transformative culture on board?

Marilena Papachristophorou

University of Ioannina

The making of a new homeland: bodily

and narrative appropriation of space

in an Aegean island

Hande Birkalan-Gedik,

Yeditepe University

Erdogan Gedik

Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main

Crossing boundaries, crossing borders: Fatherhood and masculinity

among people from Turkey in Germany

12:00- 12:30 Discussion

Wrap up – 12:30-13:00

Vassilis Nitsiakos – Ioannis Manos

Farewell lunch – 14:00

Organising Committee

Andreas Papaspyrou, Mayor of Konitsa

Giorgos Kallinteris, Deputy Mayor of Konitsa

Athanasios Lakkas, Chairman of the Municipal Public Benefit Company

Professor Vassilis Nitsiakos, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Ioannina

Assist. Professor Georgios Agelopoulos, Department of History and Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Assist. Professor Ioannis Manos, Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki

Scientific Committee

Professor Vassilis Nitsiakos, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Ioannina

Professor Rajko Mursic, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Ljubljana

Professor Ljupco Risteski, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, St Cyrill and Methodious University, Skopje

Professor Vintila Mihailescu, National School of Political Studies and Administration, Bucharest

Associate Professor Slobodan Naumovic, Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade

Assist. Professor Georgios Agelopoulos, Department of History and Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Assist. Professor Aliki Agelidou, Department of Social Anthropology, Panteion University of Athens

Assist. Professor Vassilis Dalkavoukis, Department of History and Ethnology, Democritus University of Thrace

Lecturer Vassiliki Kravva, Department of History and Ethnology, Democritus University of Thrace

Assist. Professor Ioannis Manos, Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki

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