THURSDAY MARCH 12, 2020
Martin Polaschek (Rector, University of Graz)
Irmtraud Fischer (Coordinator of the Cluster "Gender", Research Network "Heterogeneity and Cohesion", University of Graz)
Michael Walter (Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Graz)
17:15-19:00 Opening Lecture and Discussion
Karl Kaser (University of Graz, History):
"Visual Representations of Femininities and Masculinities – The Balkans and South Caucasus in the Digital Age"
FRIDAY MARCH 13, 2020
10:15-12:15 Panel 1: Stereotypes in Advertising
Johanna Rolshoven (Cultural Anthropology & European Ethnology, University of Graz)
Elza Ibroscheva (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA):
"From Socialist Amazons to Bodies on Full Display: A Cultural History of Gender Stereotypes in Bulgarian Advertising during Socialism and the Post-Socialist Transition"
Eirini Tsichla (University of Western Macedonia, Kastoria, Greece):
"The Changing Roles of Gender in Advertising: Past, Present and Future"
Heidrun Zettelbauer (History, University of Graz)
Ulrich Ermann (Geography and Regional Science, University of Graz)
14:00-16:00 Panel 2: Religion and the Fashion Industry
Florian Bieber (Southeast European Studies, University of Graz)
Magda Craciun (University of Bucharest, Romania):
"Fashionably Veiled Entrepreneurs in Contemporary Turkey: The Burden of Representation"
Elife Krasniqi (History, University of Graz & Alter Habitus Prishtinë, Kosovo):
"Veiling, Fashion and Class in Kosovo since WWII"
Barbara Derler (History, University of Graz)
Tanja Grabovac (Pastoral Theology & Pastoral Psychology, University of Graz)
16:30-18:30 Panel 3: Femininities and Masculinities on Screen
Katharina Scherke (Sociology, University of Graz)
Hasan Gürkan (Istanbul Arel University, Turkey):
"The Status of Women as a Topic in the Films of Contemporary Turkish Female Directors"
Zumrud Jalilova Hutton (Gender Equality Consultant, Baku, Azerbaijan):
"Traditional Gender Roles Enacted by Men and Women in Azerbaijani Cinema and Television"
Dagmar Gramshammer-Hohl (Slavistics, University of Graz)
Klaus Rieser (American Studies, University of Graz)