Imperialism, Nationalism and Capitalist Crises: The Great War and its Legacies – Program

Friday, 10 august

12:00 Lunch/Prânzul

13:30 A few welcoming words from the organizer

Panel #1 Understanding Empires and their Legacies

Chair: Ovidiu Țichindeleanu

14:00 Zoltán (Ginelli) Gyimesi, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (Hungary),  – Plotting the semiperipheral empire: Hungarian imperialist imaginaries of Balkan landscapes, 1867–1948

14:30 Florin Poenaru, CriticAtac (Romania) – Leo Frobenius in Slobozia: Legacies of Empire anthropology and their unexpected transformations

15:00 Ondrej Slacalek and Matyas Kirzkovsky, Charles University, Prague  (Czech Republic) – Empire, provincial messianism and power in Czech ideology: Masaryk and Patocka on World War I

15:30 Conclusions/Concluzii

16:00 Coffee Break

Panel #2 Nationalism in 20th Century Eastern Europe

Chair: Anca Pârvulescu

16:30 Yasmin Bavbek & Juho Korhonen, Brown University, Providence, RI (USA) – Nation-making from Russian Empire’s Periphery to Post-Ottoman Turkey – East-to-East diffusion of Models of Social Reform in Early 20th Century Europe

17:00 Liviu Neagoe, The Institute of History „George Barițiu” of Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca (Romania) – Historical Perspectives on Nationhood and Minorities: Romanian Antisemitism around World War I

17:30 Mihai Ene, University of Craiova, Craiova (Romania) – The Clash of Modernity: Nation vs. Empire: The Case of the Forest of the Hanged by Liviu Rebreanu

18:00 Conclusions/Concluzii

20:00 Dinner

Saturday, 11 august

9:00 The morning coffee

9:15 – A few welcoming words/ Scurt cuvânt de bun venit: Sever Mureșan (mayor of Telciu) and Manuela Boatcă (organizer)

Panel #3 Representations of Empire

Chair: Manuela Boatcă

9:30 Maria Cernat, Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest (Romania) – The Empire and the Media Representations – Social History versus Mass-media Mythology

10:00 Plainer Zsuzsa, Romanian Institute for Researching National Minorities (ISPMN), Cluj-Napoca (Romania) – Visual Representations of the Trianon-nostalgia in Hungarian Documentaries

10:30 Emanuel Copilas, West University, Timișoara (Romania) – Hegel and colonial violence. Global implications of the master-servant dialectic

11:00 Conclusions/Concluzii

12:00 Lunch/Prânzul

Panel #4 Capitalist Crises in the Post-WWI World

Chair: Ágota Ábrán

13:30 Bogdan Caranfilof, Secondary School No.2, Botoșani (Romania) – Ideologies of development in the first interwar decade: Liberalism, Socialism, Agrarianism

14:00 Mihai-Dan Cîrjan, French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences (CEFRES), Prague (Czech Republic) – Stabilizing Capitalism in Greater Romania: Rebuilding Credit Institutions after the First World War (1918-1929)

14:30 Corina Dobos, University of Bucharest, Bucharest (Romania) – Civilizing demography: from Eastern Europe to the Global South

15:00 Cesar Soto, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany (Germany)  and Brigit Hoinle, University of Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany) – Impact of the capitalist crises in the ruralities in Latin America, Between dependencies and resistances: New agroecologic ruralities

15:30 Conclusions/Concluzii

16:00 Coffee Break

Project presentation

16:30 Manuela Boatcă, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, (Germany), Anca Pârvulescu, Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis (USA), Bogdan Vătavu, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca (Romania) – Comparatizing Transylvania: Rurality, Inter-Imperiality, and the Global Modernist Market

Keynote:

18:00 Stefano Bottoni, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (Hungary) – From post- to neo-colonialism? Reframing the history of twentieth-century Transylvania

20:00 Diner/Cina

Organizing Committee:

  • Manuela Boatcă, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany/ Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Madina Tlostanova, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Ovidiu Țichindeleanu, IDEA arts+society, Cluj, Romania/Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Cornel Ban, City University of London, UK/Copenhagen Business School, Dennmark/Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Valer Simion Cosma, Research Innovation Foundation, Bucharest, Romania/Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Alina Branda, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania/ Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Anca Pârvulescu, Washinghton University, St. Louis, US
  • Julia Roth, Centre for Inter-American studies, University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • Norbert Petrovici, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania/ Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Bogdan Vătavu, Babeș-Bolyai University/Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Theodor Constantiniu, Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania
  • Ágota Ábrán, Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World, Telciu, Romania

Organized by the Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World (CSMLR, Telciu, Romania) &  Bistrița-Năsăud County Center for Culture

Funded by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Collaborative Research Fellowships 2018 and Center for the Study of Modernity and the Rural World (CSMLR, Telciu, Romania)

Partners Telciu City Hall and Village Council, Institut für Soziologie, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Germany), Faculty of History & Philosophy, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Secondary Technical School of Telciu, Tact Publishing House, Transilvania Print, Observator Cultural, Baricada, CriticAtac, Gazeta de Artă Politică, Platzforma, Transindex, Liga Oamenilor de Cultură Bonțideni, Bistrițeanul, Observator BN.

 

 

 

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