donderdag 15 januari 2009

Congres Politics of Convergence

Op dinsdag 20 en woensdag 21 januari vindt in het Auditorium het NWO-congres Politics of Convergence plaats, georganiseerd door Ginette Verstraete.


TUESDAY 20-01-09

For NWO participants only
09:30-10:00 reception, coffee and tea
10:00-12:30 parallel sessions on ongoing research within the NWO program Transformations, part 1

Open to the public
14:00-15:00 Ginette Verstraete, Professor of Comparative Arts and Media, VU University Amsterdam
The Politics of Convergence: Introduction to the Conference
15:00-15:30 coffee and tea
15:30-16:30 Nick Couldry, Professor of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London
“The Media”: A Crisis of Appearances
16:30-17:00 drinks
17:00-18:30 Ursula Biemann, artist, curator and theorist, the Institute for Theory of Art and Design at HGK, Zürich
X-Mission: Articulating the Exception
followed by screening

WEDNESDAY 21-01-09

For NWO participants only
10:00-12:30 parallel sessions Transformations, part 2

Open to the public
13:30-14:30 Kevin Robins, Visiting Fellow, Goldsmiths, University of London
Transnational Communications and Transcultural Studies
14:30-15:00 coffee and tea
15:00-16:00 Aniko Imre, Assistant Professor of Critical Studies, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, L.A.
The Neoliberal Ambivalences of Media Convergence in the New Europe
16:00-17:00 closing panel with invited experts, among others:
Chris Goto-Jones, Professor of Modern Japan Studies, Leiden university; Ben Peperkamp, Professor of Dutch Literature, VU University Amsterdam; Irene Costera Meijer, Professor of Journalism, VU University Amsterdam; Kitty Zijlmans, Professor of Contemporary Art History, Leiden University
Closing Drinks

VU University Amsterdam
Auditorium, Main Building (1st Floor)
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam

Bart Heerdink

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