Centre for Communication and Glocal Change

Video from the Ørecomm Festival 2013

Memory on Trial:
Media, Citizenship and Social Justice

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Friday 13 September
09:30 Welcome addresses:
Thomas Tufte, Ørecomm co-director
09:45 – 10:30 “The Absence of Memory: Rhetoric and the Question of Public Remembrance”
Kendall R. Phillips (Syracuse University, USA)
10:35 – 11:20 “Countermemories, Counterdiscourses, Counterpublics”
Tamar Katriel (University of Haifa, Israel)
11:45 – 12:30 “Social Movements and Injustice Memories”
Thomas Olesen (Aarhus University, Denmark)
13:30 – 14:45 Paper session A:
“The Affective Economy of Social Justice: Re-orienting Living Memory”
Rebecca Dingo (University of Missouri, USA)
“What Kind of Memory Work to do When? The Spanish Case”
Carsten Humlebæk (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
Paper session B:
“Disentangling Memories. Complex (Be)longings and Social Categories”
Christina Hee Pedersen & Lisbeth Frølunde (Roskilde University, DK)
“’Where New Lives are Born, where our Dead are Buried’ – Decolonising Time and Place in the Northern Brazilian Amazon”
Patricia Lorenzoni (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
“Awakening the Sufferers: Reflections on Public Relations, Activism and Subalternity in Postcolonial Controversies between Taiwan and Japan”
Jens Sejrup (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Paper session C:
“Citizen-driven Election Monitoring Mechanisms: on the Employment of the Crowdsourced “Uchaguzi” Platform during Kenya’s 2013 General Elections”
Norbert Wildermuth (Roskilde University, Denmark)
“ICT for Good Governance in Bhutan”
Devi Bhakta Suberi (Roskilde University, Denmark)
“Citizen-State Relationship in Democratic Bhutan: A Post 2008 Analysis of People’s Views”
Dorji S., Sangay Thinley & Thinley Namgyel (Sherubtse College, Bhutan)
15:00 – 15:45 “The Role of ‘Stillness’ and ‘Nostalgia’ in Sustainable Development: Asking Different Questions in Communication for Development”
Jo Tacchi (RMIT University, Australia)
16:00 – 16:45 “Memoryscapes: Experiments in Place-Based Oral History”
Toby Butler (University of East London, United Kingdom)
Saturday 14 September
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome addresses:
Sara Bjärstorp, Prefect of the School of Arts and Communication (Malmö University) & Oscar Hemer, Ørecomm co-director
09:45 – 10:30 “How Globalization Forgets”
Thomas Hylland Eriksen (University of Oslo, Norway)
10:50 – 11:35 “Breaking Four Decades of Silence: Memory Work in Post-Civil War Nigeria”
S. Elizabeth Bird (University of South Florida, USA)
11:45 – 12:30 “Difficult Memories: Speaking about Sexual Violence”
Urvashi Butalia (Publisher Kali for Women, India)
13:30 – 15:00 “Forms and Forces: The Memory Event”
Trinh T. Minh-ha (Filmmaker, writer, critic, Vietnam)
Sunday 15 September
10:15 – 12:30 Paper session A:
“Living Archives: Space and History in New Archival Projects on Folk Music and Immigration”
Anders Høg Hansen (Malmö University, Sweden)
“Designing a Public Participation Platform – The EU screen Case”
Sanna Marttila (Aalto University, Finland)
“Between Past and Present, Collective Memories of Chernobyl in Gävle, Sweden”
Eva Åsén Ekstrand, Lars Ekstrand, Lauren Dyll-Myklebust, Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, & Eliza Govender (University of Gävle, Sweden/ University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Paper session B:
“Gender and the Limits of Individual Agency: Exploring the Memories of Anglo-Indian School Teachers in Bangalore, India”
Jyothsna Belliappa & Sanchia de Souza (Azim Premji University, India)
“Representing Memory: A Living Force? A Presentation on the Artistic Experimentations done in The Memory Lab”
Nicolas Grandi (Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, India)
“Mapping Modern Moments: Memory in the Time of Change, and a Story of Practice”
Deepak Srinivasan (Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, India)
“The Kabir Project. Mumbai and Bangalore (India)”
Itziar Ancín (Malmö University, Sweden)
“Bengaluru Boogie: Outlines for an Ethnographic Fiction”
Oscar Hemer (ComDev, Malmö University, Sweden)
13:30 – 14:15 “Africa in Theory”
Achille Mbembe (Witwatersrand University, South Africa)
14:15 – 15:00 “Mandela’s Mortality”
Sara Nuttall (Witwatersrand University, South Africa)
13:15 – 15:15 “Passages in Light and Dark: From the Roof top into a Mine”
Screening of short films
Ayisha Abraham (Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, India)
Monday 16 September
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome addresses:
Thomas Tufte, Ørecomm co-director
09:45 – 10:45 “Art for Memory – A Tunisian Experience”
Adnen El Ghali (Activist, NGO El Khaldounia, Tunisia)
11:15 – 12:15 “Symbols in Urban Public Space – Memory, Commercialization and Empowerment. Experiences of Barcelona”
Miquel de Moragas Spà (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)
13:15 – 14:15 “Indigenous Film, Memory and Public Sphere in Latin America”
Alfonso Gumucio Dagrón (Writer, researcher, filmmaker; Bolivia)
14:30 – 16:45 Paper session A
“Remembering Revolution in Contemporary Zanzibar”
Merlin Christophersen (Roskilde University, Denmark)
“When Memories are Mediated: Film Narratives of Mass Violence in Indonesia and Kosovo”
Lisbeth Frølunde & Mette Bjerregaard (Roskilde University, Denmark)
“Is the War Really Over? The “Living” Fragmented Memory of the Lebanese Civil War”
Amal Dib (Freie Universität, Berlin)
“State Terrorism and Post-transitional Justice in Argentina”
Coreen Davis (University of Texas, USA)
Paper session B
“How Can You Become a Successful Beggar in Sweden?”
Cecilia Parsberg (Visual artist, Sweden)
“Graffiti In Egypt: Living Memories Recorded on the Walls”
Salsabil Elregaily (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)
“’Bello essere Habesha’: Documenting Memories and Voices of a Silent Community”
Akio Takemoto, Enrico Turci & Inês Vieira (University of Bologna, Italy/New University of Lisbon, Portugal)
“’This Is Our Playground’: Skateboarding, DIY aesthetics, and Apache Sovereignty in Dustinn Craig’s 4wheelwarpony”
Joanna Hearne (University of Missouri, USA)
“Nietzsche, Public Memory & Rhetorical Citizenship”
Matthew Houdek (Syracuse University, USA)
Paper session C
“Media Activism among Italian Adolescents and Young People and its Outcome on Offline Life”
Amelia Capobianco (University of Bologna, Italy)
“Communication, Empowerment and Social Change: (Re)defining Places and I dentities through a Youth-led Experiment in Participatory Media”
Joana Saraiva (Brazil)
“PM4D: Participatory Video and Photo-stories from Wakatobi, Indonesia”
Patricia Santos (Professional, Denmark)
“Democratic Citizenship and Culture of Peace in Cape Verde. A Communication for Development based Campaign”
Antonio Palazuelos Prieto (Professional, Cape Verde)
“Marginalized Youth in Freetown, Sierra Leone: Six Participatory Short Films”
Morten Rejkjær Clausen & Tue Lindqvist