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IMAGES (II) - Images of the Poor Conference: Final version of programme

Veröffentlicht am 28. Juni 2012 von team breaking the stereotype

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The IMAGES Project 2012 Conference

   

IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor

 

Austrian Culture Center, Istanbul, 5-7 September 2012

 

 

Programme (final version: 22-06-2012)

 

 

 

Day 1 (5 September 2012)

 

09.30-10.00: Registration

 

   

Welcome and Opening (10.00-10-30)

 

10.00-10.15: Welcome by Doris Danler, Head of the Austrian Cultural Center Istanbul

 

10.15-10.30: Welcome by Veronika Bernard and Serhan Oksay, IMAGES project directors

 

10.30-11.00: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The IMAGES project and the IMAGES project 2012 conference “IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor”      

 

   

Session (1): The relativity of poverty (11.00-12.30)

 

Chair: Michelle M. Tokarczyk

 

11.00-11.30: Naji Oueijan (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Images of the Poor as Rich and the Rich as Poor

 

11.30-12.00: Bann Saka (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Rich and Poor – Borderlines or Meeting Points

 

12.00-12.30: Chantal Aflak (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Lebanon: Are You Rich or Poor?

 

 

12.30-13.30: Lunch Break

 

 

Session (2): Social and communicative approaches to poverty (13.30-15.00)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

13.30-14.00: Diğdem Sezen (Istanbul University and Digital Games Research Association Turkish Chapter, Istanbul/ Turkey): Playing with problems. How game play can make us understand community problems and help us to solve them

 

14.00-14.30: Tonguç İbrahim Sezen (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty in Digital Games

 

14.30-15.00: Sybille Kershner (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Zwickau/ Germany): Images of restraint. The Mettray colony

 

 

15.00-15.30: Coffee Break

 

 

Session (3): Images of the poor in the arts and as seen by photographers (15.30-17.00)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

15.30-16.00: Sabiha Göloğlu/ Will Harper ((Koç University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Images of the Poor in Surname-iHümayun (Imperial Festival Book) of 1582

 

16.00-16.30: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey):  The IMAGES exhibition “Images of the Poor” – A Guided Slideshow

 

16.30-17.00: Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Title to be announced

 

17.00-17.30: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria): Stabilizing Society by Making Images of the Poor Look Aesthetic? Thoughts Developed on Analyzing World Press Photo Contributions

 

 

Day 2 (6 September 2012)

 

Session (4): The impact of the media on images of the poor (10.00-12.00)

 

Chair: Cangul Ornek

 

10.00-10.30: Elisabeth Kapferer (University of Salzburg, Salzburg/ Austria): Imaging Processes. Pictures of the Poor in Our Minds

 

10.30-11.00: Z. Nilüfer Nahya (Independent researcher/ Turkey): The Images of poverty and poor in Somalia and Other African Countries in the context of Aid Campaign in Turkey

 

11.00-11.15: Özlem Gündüz Kalan (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Contradictory Presentation of Poverty in Advertisement:  An Examination of the TV Commercials of Turkcell Under the Advertising Campaign Named “Life is Beatiful When Shared”

 

11.15-11.30: Duygu Özsoy (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Katık: A Magazine Belongs to Scavengers

 

11.30-12.00: Jakub Kosciolek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Africa – the land of poverty. The distorted media’s view on the continent

 

 

12.00-13.00: Lunch Break

 

 

Session (5): Images of the poor in feature films (13.00-14.00)

 

Chair: Gönül Bakay

 

13.00-13.30: Małgorzata Radkiewicz (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): (In)Visible Poor Europeans in Films of 2000s

 

13.30-14.00: Cangul Ornek (Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies of New York University, NY/ U.S.A.): The Thin Social Vein in the New Turkish Cinema: The Urban Poor in Zeki Demirkubuz and Tayfun Pirselimoğlu Movies

 

14.00-14.30: Elżbieta Wiącek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Poverty – Spécialité de la maison of Polish cinema? Strategies and ideology in the representations of the economic crises in the films of Polish directors after the democratic transition (1989) until present

 

 

Session (6): Images of the poor in literature (14.30-16.30)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

14.30-15.00: Sinan Dinçer (Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum/ Germany): Supermen or Savages: Ottoman Porters in the Age of Imperialism

 

15.00-15.30: Savo Fouad Karam (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Ameen Rihani’s Perception of the Rich and the Poor

 

15.30-16.00: Vanessa Mouawad (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Juhan and Freedom as Wealth

 

16.00-16.30: Michelle M. Tokarczyk (Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland/ U.S.A.): Notorious Families: Images of Impoverished People in Carolyn Chute’s The Beans of Egypt, Maine and Dorothy Allison’s Bastard out of Carolina

 

 

16.30-17.00: Coffee Break

 

 

Session (7): Images of the poor in literature (17.00-19.10)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

17.00-17.30: Rita Bou Khalil (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Conquered and Conqueror

 

17.30-18.00: Hatice Övgü Tüzün (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The Rich and the Poor: Class Dynamics in Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone

 

18.00-18.30: Gönül Bakay (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty and Crime: The Case of Moll Flanders

 

18.30-19.00: Franziska Jekel/ Nina Peter (Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin/ Germany): Seeing (the) eyes of the other’. Images of the Poor in Baudelaire and McCourt

 

 

19.00-19.10: Closing Remarks by Organizers

 

 

Abstracts

 

 

Conference organizing procedures supervised by

 

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This conference is supported by  the University of Innsbruck based Research platform CEnT

 

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and by the Austrian Cultural Center Istanbul

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