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Networked Cultures: Translations, Symbols, and Legacies

Bayes Centre

Monday, 11 June 2018 at 08:30 - Tuesday, 12 June 2018 at 15:30 (BST)

Networked Cultures: Translations, Symbols, and Legacies

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IICR WORKSHOP: 11th-12th June 2018

Networked Cultures: Translations, Symbols, and Legacies

Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

We are delighted to announce our second annual interdisciplinary workshop exploring how cultures affects translations, symbols, and legacies through the Institute for International Cultural Relations 3 Networks- with a special focus on Edinburgh's own global outlook.

This state of the art event will showcase the role of cultures in international relations, by deepening our research, engaging with external partners (British Council, IFA, Festivals Edinburgh), and building a research platform for the future.

This multi-media workshop will have interactive panels, PechaKucha slide shows, archive displays, as well as key notes lectures from renowned scholars and artists, including Dr Ronald Grätz ,Secretary General  at Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, ifa),  Stephen Stenning, Head of Arts and Society at The British Council, and  Professor Cameron Thies, President-elect of the International Studies Association.

We look  forward to seeing you there!

FULL PROGRAMME BELOW: ICR 2nd Annual Workshop:

2nd Annual Workshop

on NetworkedCultures 


DAY 1

Monday 11th June

Translations, Symbols, and Legacies

TIME

ACTIVITY

8:30-9:30

Registration/ Coffee 

9:30-10:00

KeynoteSome Thoughts on Europe after the Nation State

Ronald Grätz, Secretary General,Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, ifa)

10:00-11:00

Symbolic Representations

IICR Cultures of Peace and Violence Network

Convenor: Prof. Jolyon Mitchell, School for Divinity

Slide presentations from network members on temporal/spatial aspects of the symbolic representations of peace and violence 

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break 

11:30- 12:30

Cultural Translations and UoE Archival Objects

IICR Cultural Translations Network

Convenor: Prof. Ed Hollis, Edinburgh College of Art

Interactive presentation examining questions of critical translations across disciplinary boundaries with archival objects.

12:30-13:15

LUNCH/ Networking 

13:15-14:00

Keynote: Creativity, Arts and the cultural relations approach to addressing global challenges

Steve Stenning, Head, Arts and Society, The British Council

14:00- 15:00

 

Panel: Legacies of Colonialism

IICR Political and Economic Cultures Network

Convenor: Dr. Harshan Kumarasingham

Politics & International Relations

Presentations: cultural legacies of colonialism for politics & economies

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break 

15:30-16:15

 

Community Mobilization, Primary Health and Cultures of Data Collection

PI:  Dr. Jean-Benoît Falisse, Centre for African Studies

Project funded through the Edinburgh Futures Institute

16:15-16:30

Welcome and Introduction to Keynote

Professor Dorothy Miell  

Head, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

16:30-17:30

Keynote: Culture and the Future of International Studies 

Professor Cameron Thies , University of Arizona

President-elect, International Studies Association

17:30-18:30

Drinks Receptions (outdoors)


DAY 2

Tuesday 12th June

Edinburgh’s Cultural Networks

TIME

ACTIVITY

9:00-9:30

Coffee Break

9:30-11:00

Think Globally- Act Culturally (Edinburgh)

Understanding Edinburgh’s Cultural Interest and Values

IICR’s Global Cultural Fellows (GCFs) Film Premiere

Presentations from Institute’s 2017-18 GCFs on how to understand cultural interests and values through the lens of the festival city

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

 

Interview with Theatre Director and Playwright Zinnie Harris 

12:30-13:15

LUNCH/Networking  

13.15-14:00

Keynote: The Edinburgh Fringe – Whose Festival is it anyway?

Shona McCarthy, CEO, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

14:00-15:00

 

Defining a future of international cultural relations

Rapporteurs and participants offer commentary & advice for UoE researchers

15:00-15:30

Closing remarks

Do you have questions about Networked Cultures: Translations, Symbols, and Legacies? Contact Bayes Centre

When & Where


Surgeons' Hall
Nicolson Street
EH8 9BZ Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Monday, 11 June 2018 at 08:30 - Tuesday, 12 June 2018 at 15:30 (BST)


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Bayes Centre

Bayes Centre, University of Edinburgh

http://www.bayes.ed.ac.uk/

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