The GDR Today III

Ort
Bangor, Gwynedd
Veranstaltungsort
Bangor University
Veranstalter
Stefanie Kreibich, Bangor University, School of Modern Languages and Cultures; Alexander Brown, University of Birmingham, Department of Modern Languages / Institute of German Studies; Marlene Schrijnders, University of Birmingham, Department of Modern Languages / Institute of German Studies
Datum
06.04.2017 - 07.04.2017
Von
Stefanie Kreibich

Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

wir möchten Sie hiermit auf die Doktorandenkonferenz The GDR Today III aufmerksam machen, die vom 6. bis zum 7. April 2017 in Bangor (Nord Wales) stattfinden wird.

Bei Interesse melden Sie sich bitte unter der E-Mailadresse thegdrtoday3@gmail.com bis zum 26. März an. Für Zuhörer fällt eine geringe Gebühr in Höhe von 10 Pfund an, die alle Leistungen außer dem Konferenzdinner enthält.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Die Organisatorinnen

Programm

Thursday 6 April 2017

12:30 – 13:20
Registration
13:20 – 13:35
Welcome & Introduction

13:35 – 15:15
Panel 1: The Young GDR

Chair: Marcel Thomas (Bristol) / Discussant: Anna Saunders (Bangor)

Cornelia Bruhn (Jena): Singing for socialism and the Socialist Unity Party of Germany: The FDJ-Singebewegung

Pia Deutsch (Warwick): Being trapped in “Zwischenzeit”. The Concept of youth after 1989

Mary Frank (Bristol): Can theory help translators? Can translators help theory? Thick and thin approaches to a text from the German Democratic Republic

Daniel Kubiak (Humboldt, Berlin): “How the Western norm just knows the ‘Others’”

15:15 – 15:50
Coffee & Tea Break

15:50 – 17:20
Panel 2: The Counter-cultural GDR

Chair: Stefanie Kreibich (Bangor) / Discussant: Bill Niven (Nottingham Trent)

Anne Pfautsch (Kingston, London): GDR Social Documentary Photography as ‘Gegenöffentlichkeit’ – GDR Social Documentary Photography as counter-public

Alex Brown (Birmingham): Communist-oriented opposition in the GDR?

Marlene Schrijnders (Birmingham): Endzeitopia: Forever Celebrating The End. Post-punk, goth and avant-garde in East Germany

19:00 – 21:00
Conference Dinner
Gorad Restauraunt, Pontio (second floor)

Friday 7 April 2017

09:00 – 10:40
Panel 3: The Post-war GDR

Chair: Marlene Schrijnders (Birmingham) / Discussant: Joanne Sayner (Newcastle)

Alexander Walther (Jena): Beyond Anti-Fascism: The Shoah & the GDR

Anja Thiele (Leipzig): Jewish memory of the Holocaust in GDR fiction

Katharina Lenski (Jena): Neue Wege. DDR als Post-War-Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts? Methodologische Aspekte der Erforschung der DDR.

Marcel Thomas (Bristol): Parallel Histories: Villagers and Everyday Life in the Divided Germany

10:40 – 11:10
Coffee & Tea Break

11:10 – 12:50
Panel 4: The Socio-Cultural GDR

Chair: Alex Brown (Birmingham) / Discussant: Debbie Pinfold (Bristol)

Mary Ikoniadou (Manchester Metropolitan): Propagating internationalism while funding patriotism. The case study of Pyrsos magazine amongst the GDR’s foreign-language periodical press.

Constanze Knitter (Mainz): Town twinnings between France and the GDR

Cormac Ó Callanáin (Edinburg): Space, Sound and Technology at Rundfunk DDR

Kate Hiepko (Manchester): Managing the ‘Pissing Evil’ in a Welfare Dictatorship: the history of diabetes prevention, care and rehabilitation in the former German Democratic Republic

12:50 – 13:50
Lunch

13:50 – 15:30
Panel 5: The Post-Wende GDR

Chair: Pia Deutsch (Warwick) / Discussant: Sara Jones (Birmingham)

Patrick Wittstock (Berlin): Rightwing-extremism – an east-German problem?

Philipp Ebert (Cambridge): Transitional Justice and public opinion in reunited Germany, 1989-2004

Thomas Carhart (Freiburg): The East Germans and their “Absentee Landlords“ - The myth of the non-resident owner as “Nutznießer“

Maria Hetzer (Warwick / Siegen): Memories and practices in changing rural areas

15:30 – 15:40
Concluding Comments
15:40
End of Conference

Kontakt

Stefanie Kreibich

College Road, Bangor, LL57 2DG, UK

+44 1248 382595

mls007@bangor.ac.uk

Zitation
The GDR Today III, 06.04.2017 – 07.04.2017 Bangor, Gwynedd, in: H-Soz-Kult, 12.03.2017, <www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-33493>.
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