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BorderLab
Summer School 2017

Programme

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The school seminars will be devoted to theoretical and empirical analysis of the role of borders and identity construction in conflict areas of the Eastern Partnership region. Among others, the programme includes the following seminars and workshops:

  • Vasyl Cherepanyn (Kyïv): Trespassing Europe: Wars and Walls in the Borderlands

  • Ketevan Khutsishvili (Tbilisi): Construction of Identities in Conflict Zones. Case Study of Abkhazia

  • Lars Kirchhoff (Frankfurt/Oder), Tatiana Kyselova (Kyïv), Julia von Dobeneck (Frankfurt/Oder): Workshop on Conflict Management and Peace Mediation

  • Jutta Sommerbauer (Vienna),: Workshop on Civic Journalism in Areas of Conflict

Besides the academic part, participants of the school will also be able to develop their own small projects in the framework of three workshops (Border.Doc, Border.Art, Border.Media) under the close guidance of professional experts from the field of documentary filmmaking, art and journalism.

For a wider audience we are organizing a series of public events that we would like to invite you to:

  • Professor Dr. Karl Schlögel (Berlin): Borderland Europe – Borders and Conflicts in 20th Century Europe, Opening Speech Viadrinicum 2017, August 28, 2017,  6.00 pm, Logenstr. 11, Logensaal, Frankfurt/Oder
  • Dr. habil. Jan Sowa (Warszawa): The “New” and “Old” Europe. Revisiting the European East-West Divide, Talk, August 29, 2017, 6.00 pm, Große Scharrnstr. 59, HG 109, Frankfurt/Oder
  • Short Films and Discussion: Documenting the Social, in cooperation with the International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA (Kyïv) and a filmmaker Michalina Musielak (Warszawa), August 30, 2017, 6.00 pm, Verbuendungshaus Fforst, Forststraße 4, Frankfurt/Oder
  • Dr. Vasyl Cherepanyn (Kyïv), Professor Dr. Mariusz Czepczyński (Gdańsk), Professor Dr. Ketevan Khutsishvili (Tbilisi): How to Deal with the Soviet/Socialist Past in Urban Context? Georgian, Ukrainian and Polish Experiences, Discussion, September 04, 2017, 6.00 pm, Große Scharrnstr. 59, HG 109, Frankfurt/Oder
  • Professor Dr. Yaroslav Hrytsak (L’viv): Experiences of Reconciliation in Polish-Ukrainian Relations, Talk, September 05, 2017, 6.00 pm, Große Scharrnstr. 59, HG 109, Frankfurt/Oder
  • Farewell Concert with Trawy i Kamienie (Berlin/Warszawa), September 9, 2017, 6.00 pm, Verbuendungshaus Fforst, Forststraße 4, Frankfurt/Oder.

You can find the latest version of the programme here.