A Transnational Vision for Europe? Performances, Politics and Places of the Eurovision Song Contest

Catégorie :Rencontres scientifiques

Date :du mercredi, 15 mai 2013 au vendredi, 17 mai 2013

Date limite : jeudi, 07 février 2013

Lieu :Malmö, Malmö University, Citadellsvägen 7, room G8125 (Suède)

Lien : http://www.eurovisionresearch.net/blog/2013/04/26/final-programme-for-a-transnational-vision-for-europe-conference/

Contact : andreas.onnerfors..a..mah.se


Résumé :

A Transnational Vision for Europe? Performances, Politics and Places of the Eurovision Song Contest

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With the kind support of:
Malmö stad (Malmö city council), Centre for European Studies, Lund University, Region Skåne (Regional government), Fulbright Commission Sweden


Wednesday 15 May

9:00 Registration
9:15 Welcome
Andreas Önnerfors, Malmö University, SWE
9:25-10:45 Paper session 1
From Ruslana to Gaitana: Performing “Ukrainianness” in the Eurovision Song contest
Paul Jordan, Cardiff University, UK
Language in Russia’s ESC contributions
Yvonne Pörzgen, University of Bremen, GER
War and suffering in the Eurovision
Lisanne Wilken, Aarhus University, DK
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:40 Keynote lecture 1
‘It’s just not funny any more’: Terry Wogan, Melancholy Britain and the Eurovision Song Contest
Karen Fricker, Brock University, CA
11:45-12:15 Book launch Performing the ‘New’ Europe: Identities, Feelings, and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest (Palgrave Macmillan) with editors Karen Fricker and Milija Gluhovic
12:15-13:00 Lunch break
13:15-14:45 Paper session 2
Knowing me, Knowing You – what did the EBU do?
Phil Jackson, Edge Hill University, UK
Europe from the East: Narratives of Europe from Eastern voices in the ESC
Johan Fornäs, Södertörn University, SWE
Eurovision and Democracy
Dean Vuletic, New York University, Florence, IT
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-15:40 Keynote lecture 2
From Cultural Event to Cultural Technology: The Role of ESC in Contemporary Cultural Markets
Göran Bolin, Södertörn University, SWE
15:40-16:00 Final discussion day 1
16:00-17:00 Reception sponsored by the regional government Region Skåne

Thursday 16 May

9:15-9:55 Keynote lecture 3
Sing for Democracy: Human Rights and Sexuality Discourse in the Eurovision Song Contest
Milija Gluhovic, Warwick University, UK
9:55-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-11:45 Paper session 3
“And a young lady…”– male dominance in the Eurovision Song Contest
Irving Wolther, Hanover University, GER
“Antwerp: Twelve Points / Anvers: Douze Points”: The Function and Meaning of the Eurovision Song Contest in the LGBT Subculture in Antwerp between 1960 and 2000
Robbe Herreman, Antwerp University, BE
Eurovision Song Contest: a politically apolitical event
Kalliopi Kourkouta, Malmö University, SWE
11:45-12:30 Lunch break
12:30-13:30 Round table on ESC fan culture
Chair: Brian Singleton, Trinity College, IRL
Participants: Ewan Spence (ESC Insight), Daniel Pöhlmann (Lund University & ESC-fan), OGAE-representatives & more participants t b c
13:30-14:10 Key note lecture 4
Writing the history of ESC
John Kennedy O’Connor, author, US
14:30-16:00 Paper session 4
Ivan Zulueta’s Parody of Eurovision in Un, Dos, Tres (1969): Toward a History of the Politics of Camp
Robert Tobin, Clark University, USA
Performing the Nation, Writing its Song: An Ethnography of Performer and Songwriter Identity in the Eurovision Song Contest
Sam Murray, Cardiff University, UK
City marketing through events – the Malmö example
Karin Book, Malmö University, SWE
16:00-16:15 Final discussion day 2

Friday 17 May

Disciplining Eurovision: The Song Contest’s Place in the Academy
Ivan Raykoff, The New School, NY, US
10:00-11:00 Closing discussion

For information concerning the conference and participation, please contact
Dr. Andreas Önnerfors, andreas.onnerfors..a..mah.se, +46 (0)70 676 93 23

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