IDENTIFYING THE POLITICAL
Conceptual Analysis: Rhetoric, Poetics and Populist Talk in Contemporary Politics
Appearances of the Political 1/6
Winter Symposium: February 22-23, 2016, University of Latvia (Main Building, Raiņa bulvāris 19) in collaboration with University of Latvia
Monday 22 Feb
9.00-10.00 Welcoming by Dr. Dace Balode, Dean of the Faculty of Theology, UL & PhD Pauls Daija, Researcher, ILFA UL
Presentation of seminar, circle and NSU by Max Ryynänen & Carsten Friberg
10.00-10.45 Johanne Aarup Hansen, Identifying the political aspects of form
11.00-11.30 Eret Talviste, Fictional and non-fictional peripheral areas as alternatives to neoliberalism?
11.35-12.05 Raine Vasquez, Challenges in Outlining the Possibility for a Political Art
13.30-14.00 Corinna Casi, Political Decisions in Landscape Choices: How the choice of a landscape or a natural species can be political?
14.05-14.45 Minna Heikinaho, The body relates with other and begin to speak. The author is not required (outside)
15.00-15.30 Henrik Juel, A Study in the Rhetoric of the TV-camera – How powerful political figures are being presented on TV and video
15.35-16.05 Sergei Kruk & Ilva Skulte, Disappearance of the political. Computer analysis of Latvian parliamentary discourse
16.15-16.45 Valdis Teraudkalns, Performing morality: recent debates on values in Latvia
16.50-17.20 Olga Petrova, Possible security and economic consequences for the European countries during the migration process from the Middle East
17.20- Conclusions, comments, chatting
Tuesday 23 Feb
9.00-10.00 Reflections on yesterday
10.00-10.30 Carsten Friberg, The End of Enlightenment? – Or, how did academia loose its ideals?
10.45-11.15 Max Ryynänen, Could political concepts be studied as aesthetic concepts?
11.20-11.50 Nils S. Konstantinovs, Catchers in the Rye: The Politics of Childhood. Constructing Image of a Child in Latvian Political Discourse
11.55-12.25 Laine Kristberga, The Unnoticed Art in Latvia: Pantomimes, Happenings and Carnivals
13.30-14.00 Bill Thompson, Solipsism as a Research Method
14.05-14.45 Ann Mirjam Vaikla, Endeavour of Remembrance. Investigation of the phenomenon memorial
15.00-15.30 Marija Semjonova, Searching for Woman Face of the Age of Perestroika: Sofi Oksanen’s “Stalin’s Cows” (2003)
Participants without presentation:
Gioia Laura Iannilli
Download: WS 2016 Circle 2 Program