Conference Programme

Protest and Dissent
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference & Publishing Project

Saturday 1st December 2018 – Sunday 2nd December 2018
Vienna, Austria


FINAL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


Saturday 1st December 2018

08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome and Opening Words: Emma Craddock

09:30 – 10:30 Session 1: Group Discussion – Mapping the Horizons
Chair: Emma Craddock

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2: The State and Contours of Resistance
Chair: Chris Boyko

Black Protests as Anomalous Zones: Observing the State when the Oppressed Resist
Nyya Toussaint

Changing Contours of Resistance in Kashmir
Shiza Abbasi

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: Protest and Dissent in South America
Chair: Leonie Fleischmann

Mothers Facing a Dictatorship: The Iconic Madres de Mayo from Argentina
Andrea R. Bellot

Implementing Change Brought by Protest and Dissent in Brazil
Leila Bijos

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:00 Session 4: The Personal and the Political
Chair: Uday Chandra

Navigating the Personal and Political in Social Activism Across Two Lived Experiences
Nigel Westmaas

17:00 – 17:30 End of Summary, Consolidation and Discussion

17:30 Wine and Drinks Reception

 

Sunday 2nd December 2018

09:00 – 10:30 Session 5: Moving History?
Chair: Emma Craddock

Film Screening – ‘You Can’t Move History’
Q&A with Pollyanna Ruiz and TBC

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 6: Places, Power and Protest
Chair: Alison Higgs

Remembering Resistance: Conceptualising the Relationship between Power, Place and Protest
Sarah Marsden and Chris Boyko

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 7: Pacifism and Marginal Theory/Praxis
Chair: Andrea R Bellot

Autocrats and Absolutists: Narratives of Pacifism from the Hague Convention to WWI
George Robinson

Adorno, Levinas and the Notion of a Marginal Theory/Praxis in 1968-9
Eric Oberle

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:00 Session 8: Intervening In Resistance
Chair: Nyya Toussaint

The Role of Internal Third-Party Interveners in Civil Resistance Campaigns: The Case of Israeli Anti-Occupation Activists
Leonie Fleischmann

17:00 – 17:30 Summary, Discussion and Day 2 Consolidation

17:30 – 18:00 Project Development, Closing Thoughts, and Goodbyes

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