Conference Programme

International Conference 

“Re-Thinking Community/Gemeinschaft Neu Denken“

(26.-28.10.2017, Culture Palace Dresden, Central Library)

Please note that both English and German serve as conference languages; translation services will be provided. We kindly ask you to register in advance [register here].

During breaks we invite you to visit the poster exhibition by various local and national community activists introducing their work. Participants include Sukuma arts e.V., Romano Sumnal e.V., FOCO e.V., TransFair e.V., Internationale Gärten Dresden e.V., Quartiersmanagement Nördliche Johannstadt and Prohlis. You can find the exhibition on the second floor.

Preliminary Programme

Thursday, 26.10.2017

4:00 pm Welcome
 

Grußwort Marit Kunis-Michel (Director, Central Library Dresden, DEU)

Grußwort Prof. Dr. Lutz Hagen (Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, TU Dresden, DEU)

Grußwort Prof. Dr. Stefan Horlacher (International Students Commissioner, TU Dresden, DEU)

4:10 pm Introduction
 

"Re-Thinking Community: Grundlagen einer interdisziplinären Gemeinschaftsforschung"
Dr. des. Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden, DEU)

4:30 pm Keynote Lecture
 

Moderator: Dr. des. Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden, DEU)

“Digital Community and ‘Community to Go’”
Prof. Mary Chayko (Rutgers University, USA)

5:30 pm Conference Warming
7:30 pm

Reading with Marica Bodrožić in German and English

 

(Literaturhaus Villa Augustin, Author Information [in German])

Friday, 27.10.2017

9:30 am Panel I: Anthropology, Political Science & Migration
 

Chair: Dr. des. Sven Leuckert (TU Dresden, DEU)

“Why Community Can Be ‘Good to Think With’: Joint Commitment, Belonging and Studied Indifference”
Prof. Vered Amit (Concordia University, CAN)

"Gemeinschaft in Politischem Denken und Politischer Wissenschaft"
Prof. Dr. Hans Vorländer (TU Dresden, DEU)

"Der Gemeinschaftsbegriff in der Migrationsforschung"
Prof. Dr. Heike Greschke (TU Dresden, DEU) 

11:00 am Coffee Break
11:30 am

Panel II: Intersections of Gender, Disability & Age

 

Chair: Mirjam Frotscher M.A. (TU Dresden, DEU)

“‘Außerdem sind wir fünf und wollen nicht sechs sein…‘: Intersektionale Codierungen der Grenzen politischer Gemeinschaft“
Prof. Dr. Claudia Bruns (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, DEU)

“Who Occupies Disability? Intersecting Communities and Communities in Conflict”
Prof. Pamela Block (Stony Brook University, USA)

“Die Neuverhandlung des Alters im Community-Kapitalismus“
Prof. Dr. Silke van Dyk (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena. DEU)

1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Panel III: The Arts
 

Chair: Prof. Dr. Stefan Horlacher (TU Dresden, DEU)

“Knowable Communities? The Representation and Creation of Communities in Fiction”
Prof. Paula Martín Salván (Universidad de Córdoba, ESP)

“The Community in Community Music: People, Places, Participation, Inclusivity, and Diversity”
Prof. Lee Higgins (York St John University, GBR)

“Gemeinschaftlich Handeln: Kollektive Praktiken der Kunst und Butlers performative Theorie der Versammlung“
Prof. Dr. Elke Bippus (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, CHE)

“Gemeinschaftsgefühl und ästhetische Erfahrung: Was das ‘deutsch-türkische Kino‘ mit Migration zu tun hat“
Dr. Hauke Lehmann (Freie Universität Berlin, DEU)

4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:30 pm Keynote Lecture
 

Moderator: Dr. des. Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden, DEU)

“Peaceful Community”
Paul Born (Tamarack Institute, CAN)

5:30 pm Panel IV: Community Projects
 

Chair: Dr. des. Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden, DEU)

“‘Ein neues WIR‘: soziale Innovationen aus Gemeinschaftsprojekten und der global vernetzten Ökodorf-bewegung“
Dr. Iris Kunze (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, AUT)

“Zukunftsstadt Dresden 2030+: Gemeinschaftsbildung durch gemeinsames Visionieren und Planen der Stadt der Zukunft (Methoden, Erfahrungen, Ergebnisse)“
Norbert Rost (Projektleiter „Zukunftsstadt Dresden“, Landeshauptstadt Dresden, DEU)

Saturday, 28.10.2017

9:30 am Keynote Lecture
 

Moderator: Dr. des. Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden, DEU)

“Prepositional Community”
Prof. Irving Goh (National University of Singapore, SGP)

10:30 am Coffee Break
11:00 am

Panel V: Sociology, Psychology, Religion & History

 

Chair: Dr. Wieland Schwanebeck (TU Dresden, DEU)

“Gemeinschaften und Gemeinschaftlichkeit: Zu einer soziologischen Grundlegung des Sozialen“
Prof. Dr. Matthias Grundmann & Frank Osterloh B.A. (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, DEU)

“Diversity in Community: Rethinking Psychological Perspectives on the Glue that Holds us Together”
Prof. Meg A. Bond (University of Massachusetts, USA)

“Promoting the ‘Peaceable Garden Culture’ of Religion: The Dynamics of Overcoming Dystopia and the Building of Inclusive and Just Community”
Prof. Pauline C.H. Kollontai (York St John University, GBR)

“(Re)Constructing Urban Communities: Statecraft, Social Science and Citizenship in Europe after 1945”
Dr. Stefan Couperus (University of Groningen, NLD)

1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Panel VI: Education & Sport
 

Chair: Ulrike Kohn M.A. (TU Dresden, DEU)

“Young People, a Vulnerable Population Made Dependent?”                                                                       Prof. Andrew Azzopardi (University of Malta, MLT)

“The Community within Sport: The Reconstruction of Community through ‘Sport for Development and Peace’ Programmes in Global Contexts”                                         Dr. Holly Collison (Loughborough University, GBR)

3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm Plenary Panel Discussion: Community Projects
 

Chair: Sabine Kirst (Saxon Agency for Civic Education, DEU), Dr. des. Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden, DEU)

Podiumsdiskussion mit Vertreter_innen von Sukuma arts e.V., Quartiersmanagement Nördliche Johannstadt, Forum Community Organizing e.V., TransFair e.V./Fairtrade Deutschland, Romano Sumnal e.V.

4:30 pm

End of Conference & Farewell

  Dr. des. Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden, DEU)

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