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Conference Programme

Evil, Decency and Fear
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 9th March 2019 – Sunday 10th March 2019
Prague, Czech Republic


FINAL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


Saturday 9th March 2019

08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome, Introductions and Opening Words: Seán Moran, Event Leader

09:30 – 10:30 Session 1: Round Table Discussion: Evil vs. Decency – What Have we to Fear?
Chair: Seán Moran

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12.30 Session 2: Fear
Chair: Seán Moran

Narratives of Fear: Women and Fear as Entertainment
Moy McCrory

Examining the Concepts of Dossierveillance and Psuchegraphy in the Context of Communist Romania
Cristina Plamadeala

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch

14:00 – 15.30 Session 3: Conceptualising Decency
Chair: Claudio Vescia Zanini, Brazil

Philosophy of Decency
Nicole Note

Decency and Empathy: The Perspective of Interdisciplinarity – from Phenomenological Hermeneutics to the Academic Library
Ineta Kivle

‘poliTE – Social Appropriateness for Artificial Assistants’ – A Project Researching the Nature and Genesis of Decency
Jacqueline Bellon

15.30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17.00 Discussion: What Happens When Decency Meets Evil?

17.00 – 17.30 Cross Session Issues: End of Day Consolidation

17.30 Wine and Drinks Reception

 

Sunday 10th March 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Session 4: Evil: Concepts and Consequences
Chair: Jade Jontef

Three Ways of Accounting for Evil
Zachary J. Goldberg

Art, Evil and the Liberal Individual
John Tangney

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 7: Evil and Indecency at the Cinema
Chair: Zachary J. Goldberg

Indecency on Screen: Film Classification and the Censorship of Sex in Australia
Jade Jontef

Evil Children in Latin American Film: A Tale of Dissent
Adriana Gordillo

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14.00 – 15:30 Session 8: The Artistry of Evil
Chair: Nicole Note

The Cordial Animal and the Brazilian Gothic: Evil Within, Monsters Without
Claudio Vescia Zanini

Painting the Creative Canvas of Evil
Rob Fisher

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:00 Cross Session Issues: End of Conference Consolidation

17:00 – 17:30 Where Now? What Next? Closing Remarks, Photographs, Goodbyes

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