One-Day Workshop: Genocide Studies: Sound, Image Archive (Draft Programme)

November 8th 2013, Newcastle University

09.30 Registration and coffee
10.00-11.30 Panel 1: Legal and theoretical frames
  10.00 Roy Knocke (Ruhr University, Bochum and Lepsiushaus, Potsdam)
Towards a Phenomenology of Genocide: A Critique of Lemkin´s Cultural Essentialism
  10.30 Markus Beham (University of Vienna)
‘Borrowed’ Concepts and ‘Meta-Effects’: A Case Study on the Use of the Term Genocide in Contemporary Historiography
  11.00 José Elías Esteve Moltó (University of Valencia)
An Historic Lawsuit Investigates Tibetan Genocide
11.30-12.00 Tea and coffee
12.00-13.00 Panel 2: Approaching testimony
  12.00 Toni-Lynn Frederick (University of Reading)
Holocaust Memory & the Survival of Testimony
  12.30 Paul Bartrop (Florida Gulf Coast University)
‘The past still haunts me today’: Reading Survivor Accounts of Genocide from a Safe Distance
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Panel 3: Healing and reparative frames
  14.00 Stefanie Dinkelbach (National University of Ireland, Galway)
The Gaze of the Victim: Reconnection to the Past through Archive Footage to Stimulate Emotional Reprocessing
  14.30 Urszula Róg (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
Commemoration as the Element of  Social Healing after the Genocidal: A Case Study from Rwanda
15.00-15.30 Tea and coffee
15.30-16.30 Panel 4: Genocide and film
  15.00 Tomasz Łysak (University of Warsaw)
From Chronicle to Posttraumatic Films: Documentary Films about Auschwitz-Birkenau
  15.30 Sue Vice (Sheffield University)
Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah in the Twenty-First Century
16.30-17.00 Round table
17.00-18.00 Screening: Messenger from Poland: Jan Karski’s Personal Testimony introduced by Martin Smith (Producer)
18.00-18.30 Closing remarks
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