NARRATIVITY AND POLITICAL IMAGINARIES

NARRATIVITY AND POLITICAL IMAGINARIES

PROGRAMME, SUMMER SYMPOSIUM,

Falsterbo Educational Centre, Sweden, July 31st – August 7th 2011

MONDAY 1st

09.00-10.30        Opening address by Lene Auestad

Y. S. ALONE: “Confronting Political Representation: Politics of Visuality”

10.45-12.15        LENE AUESTAD: “Basic Trust and Alienation, or ‘We have nothing to Reproach Ourselves With”

JONATHAN DAVIDOFF: “Post-Colonial Literature and Structure”

12.15-13.45        Lunch

13.45-15.15        Keynote: MARTIN BECK MATUSTIK

15.30-17.00        STEFFEN KRÜGER: “The Legend of the Artist (1934) – Family Romance and Füehrer-Myth”

ANDERS RAMSAY: “Freud, Jung and the Struggle for the Psychotherapeutic Field”

(Elect 3 people to represent Psychoanalysis and Politics in the NSU Parliament)

TUESDAY 2nd

09.00-10.30        Keynote: KARL FIGLIO: “The Internal World in Psychoanalytic Social Research”

10.45-12.15        KIRSTEN KLERCKE: “The Logic of the Xenophobia of the Imaginary”

HAAKON FLEMMEN: “Fundamentalism, Nazism and the Inferiority Complex”

12.15-13.45        Lunch

13.45-15.15        NINA LICHTENSTEIN: “In Between Nations: The Case of Arab Jews from North Africa”

NAYLA DEBS: “On Minorities and Resistance in Lebanon”

15.30-17.00        ANTS PARKTAL: “Lost Chances and Prosperous Present: Influences from the Traumatic Past to Today’s Estonian Life. A Psychoanalytic Approach”

Space for discussion

WEDNESDAY 3rd

09.00-10.30        DAN ARAV /DAVID GUREVITZ: “The National and Individual Father Figure Depicted in the Cinema of Conflict: The Israeli –Palestinian Case”

AGNIESZKA PIOTROWSKA: “Lack and Desire in Mike Leigh’s ‘Another Country’”

10.45-12.15        Keynote: PATRICIA HUNTINGTON

12.15-13.45        Lunch

13.45-15.15        JEAN-FRANCOIS JACQUES: “Public Creative Space: Interplay between Therapy, Politics and the Theatre”

MYNA TRUSTRAM: “Asylum and the Museum”

15.30-17.00        ALEJANDRO REYES /ROSS SKELTON: “Empty Feelings and Empty Thoughts: The Development of Abstract

Thinking, a Psychoanalytical View”

T. A. PERRY: “The Enigma of Ecclesiastes as a Pseudo-Authored, Transformational and Foundational Text”

THURSDAY 4th

Activity/excursion day

FRIDAY 5th

09.00-10.30        Keynote: KARL FIGLIO: “Collective Memory and Reparation”

10.45-12.15        KATERINA DANIEL: “Lacan and Feminists on Feminine Desire”

TAMAS NAGYPAL: “The Apotheosis of the Forgotten Hard-Boiled Action Hero”

12.15-13.45        Lunch

13.45-15.15        KEMAL CICEK: “The Power of Rumours in the Making of History: The Case of the Adana Incident of 1909 in the Ottoman Empire”

SAVVAS VOUTYRAS: “Nationalism, Ressentiment and the Enjoyment of National Victimhood: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the School History Textbook Controversy in Greece”

15.30-17.00        TROELS DEGN JOHANSSON: “Peripheral Fantasy in ‘Superflex’ ‘Hotline for the Outskirts’”

Space for discussion

SATURDAY 6th

10.45-12.15        JAMES PENNEY: “Beyond Colonial Transference: Fanon’s Nation-Object”

ERIK BRYNGELSSON: “The subject is not without fantasy”

12.15-13.45        Lunch

13.45-15.15        Summing up, plans for the future

15.30-17.00        Space for discussion

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

Name

Title/affiliation

Lives in

Citizen of

YASHADATTA SOMAJI ALONE

Professor in Visual Studies, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 

India

India

DAN ARAV

Head of Dep. of Persuasive Communication, School of Media Studies, College of Management, Tel-Aviv, Lecturer in Dep. of Film and Television, Tel-Aviv University

Israel

Israel

LENE AUESTAD

Research Fellow, Philosophy, University of Oslo/ Centre for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities/ currently London

UK

Norway

ERIK BRYNGELSSON

MA stud. Philosophy, Paris VIII, Vincennes-Saint-Denis, (prev. Södertörn, Stockholm, Albert-Ludwig’s University, Freiburg, Germany)

Sweden

Sweden

KEMAL CICEK

Prof. Dr., Karadeniz Technical University, Türk Tarih Kurumu, Ankara

Turkey

Turkey

KATERINA DANIEL

Ph.D., Duquesne University (Krets 6)

UK

Greece

JONATHAN DAVIDOFF

Psychologist, Postgraduate Student in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Tavistock Centre, London

UK

Mexico

NAYLA DEBS

Researcher and Doctorate Student, Doctoral School Research in Psychoanalysis, Paris-Diderot University, France

France

Lebanon

HELLE EGENDAL

Lektor, cand.mag.

Denmark

Denmark

KARL MICHAEL FIGLIO

Professor, Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex, UK (Krets –)

UK

USA

HAAKON FLEMMEN

Journalist, writer, historian of ideas, Oslo

Norway

Norway

DAVID GUREVITZ

Head of Dep. of Popular Culture, School of Media Studies, College of Management, Tel-Aviv

Israel

Israel

PATRICIA JOY HUNTINGTON

Professor of philosophy and religious studies, Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies in Arizona State University, College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences 

USA

USA

JEAN-FRANCOIS JACQUES

Dramatherapist, and supervisor, Founder and coordinator of Out-Side-In:Centre for Dramatherapy and Therapeutic Theatre. Invited tutor, MA in Dramatherapy, Anglia Ruskin University.

UK

Belgium

SUSAN JACQUES

 

UK

UK

TROELS DEGN JOHANSSON

Head of Research, Associate Professor, PhD, The Danish Design School (Krets X)

Denmark

Denmark

JESPER JØRGENSEN

M.Sc.
SpaceArch, Copenhagen

Denmark

Denmark

KIRSTEN SØLTOFT KLERCKE

Mag. Art, Censor in Philosophy and Citizenship (DPU), Folkeuniversitetet , Copenhagen

Denmark

Denmark

STEFFEN KRÜGER

PhD; assistant editor with American Imago, Oslo

Norway

Germany

NINA BOUG LICHTENSTEIN

Scholar-in-Residence, Hadassah Brandeis Institute, Brandeis, Waltham, MA

USA

Norway

ANDREA M

Stud. Psychology, Lund University
(only coming on Friday, lives locally, not listed on the NSU webpage)

Sweden

Sweden

METTE MYGIND

cand.mag., dansklektor

Germany

Denmark

TAMAS NAGYPAL

Central European University, Budapest
Gender Studies MA

Hungary

Hungary

ANTS PARKTAL

Psychoanalyst, direct member of IPA

Estonia

Estonia

JAMES PENNEY

James Penney, Associate Professor, Cultural Studies Department, Trent University, Ontario

Canada

Canada

THEODORE A. PERRY

Professor, Visiting chair in Christian-Jewish Relations, Boston College

USA

USA

AGNIESZKA PIOTROWSKA

Filmmaker doing a PhD on Psychoanalysis and Ethics in Documentary, Psychosocial Studies Department, Birkbeck College, University of London, and in Lacanian analysis, Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, London

UK

UK

ANDERS RAMSAY

Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Sociology,
University of Gothenburg

Sweden

Sweden

ALEJANDRO REYES

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Advanced Therapist Lincoln Clinic and Centre for Psychotherapy, London

UK

UK

PAULINA REYES

Psychoanalytical Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

UK

UK

SEBASTIAN SAAR

Comparative literature, Philosophy, Sociology
(lives locally, not listed on the NSU webpage)

Sweden

Sweden

HARALD HENRIK STØREN

Candidatus Rerum Politicarum (cand.polit.), Master of Philosophy in Psychology

Norway

Norway

MYNA TRUSTRAM

Manchester Art Gallery

UK

UK

SAVVAS VOUTYRAS

PhD student in Ideology and Discourse Analysis, Department of Government, University of Essex

UK

Greece