Knowledge in Exile

Do26Sep(Sep 26)10:00Fr27(Sep 27)16:30Knowledge in ExileVeranstaltungsartWorkshop


Day 1 (26 September 2019)

Welcome (10:00)

Panel 1: (10:30 -12:30) Exiled Scholars, Knowledge in Exile Discussant: tba Pascale Roure (Bergische Universität Wuppertal), Erkenntnistheorie und Philosophiegeschichte im türkischen Exil. Ernst von Asters Wirkung an der Universität Istanbul Catherine Gousseff (EHESS, Paris), The Reception of Russian Exile Academics in Prague, 1920-1939 Nazan Maksudyan (Freie Universität Berlin), Death, Plunder, Dispersal, and Oblivion: Catalog of the Natural Science Collection of Anatolia College Museum, Marsovan, 1917

Lunch (12:45 -14:00)

Panel 2: (14:00 -15:30 ) Exploitation of Social Capital: The Useful Exiles Discussant: tba Catherine Bréggiani (Academy of Athens), Agrarian Reform and Technical Know-How in Exile: Rural Establishment of Refugees in the 1920s Greece Pınar Üre(Atılım University, Ankara), Conditional Welcome: Russian Exiles as a Source of Skilled Labor in Interwar Turkey

Keynote (18:00 -20:00)

Perpetual Exodus (Venue: Centre Marc Bloch, Friedrichstr. 191)

Discussant: Nazan Maksudyan (Freie Universität Berlin),Talin Suciyan (LMU München) The Perpetual Exodus: The Genocide and Multiple Exiles of Armenians


Day 2 (27 September 2019)

Panel 3: (10:30 -12:30) Intellectuals in Exile and Imagining the Nation Discussant: Leyla Dakhli (Centre Marc Bloch), Seda Altuğ (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul), Surviving and Reviving in Exile: Armenian and Arab Intellectuals’ Encounters in Syria and Lebanon, 1921-1946 Nicole Immig (Bogazici University, Istanbul), Between Exile and Homecoming: Visual Representations of Home and Migration in Greek Popular Illustrated Journals after WWI, Tomas Balkelis(Lithuanian Institute of History, Vilnius), Making the Nation in Exile: Lithuanian Refugees in Russia, 1915-20

Lunch (12:30 -14:00)

Panel 4: (14:00 -16:00) Sounds of Exile Discussant: Yektan Türkyılmaz (Freie Universität Berlin), Panayotis League (Florida State University), Musical Technologiesof the Self in Anatolian Greek Diaspora, Sylvia A. Alajaji (Franklin & Marshall College, Pennsylvania), Music in the Exilic Condition and the Possibility of Sonic ArmeniaPeter McMurray (University of Cambridge), The Poetics of Exile-at-Home: Orality in Post-Ottoman Yugoslavia

Coffee Break (16:00 -16:30)

Panel 5: (16:30 -18:30) Literature in Exile Discussant: Kader Konuk(Universität Duisburg-Essen) Burcu Alkan (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen), The Complex Profundity of the Soul in Exile: Zabel Yesayan’s My Soul in ExileAli Bolcakan (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Leaving Home for the Homeland: Exile Literature in Greece and Turkey Hilmi Tezgör (Universität Duisburg-Essen), “Gedanken über die Dauer des Exils” : Svendborg Poems of Berolt Brecht

Juliane Hübner
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26. September 2019 10:00 - 27. September 2019 16:30(GMT+02:00)

Centre Marc Bloch

Friedrichstrasse 191

Centre Marc Bloch