Conference Outline

Friday, July 14, 2017

09:00-09:15: Announcements & Welcome Addresses
Kiyoshi Mana, The International Academic Forum
Joseph Haldane, The International Academic Forum
A. Robert Lee, Nihon University, Japan (retd.)

09:15-10:00: Keynote Presentation I
Intersectional Realities, Law and Belonging. Not?
Adrien Katherine Wing, University of Iowa, USA

10:00-10:45: Keynote Presentation
Refuge: Refugee: Moonlight and Precarious Love
Baden Offord, Curtin University, Australia

10:45-11:15: Coffee Break | Galleria

11:15-12:00: Keynote Presentation
Memory and the Modern City
Simon Sleight, King's College London, UK

12:00-12:45: Featured Presentation
Gastronomy for a Healthy Ageing World
Elena Urdaneta & Iñigo Cojo, Basque Culinary Center, Spain

12:45-12:55: Conference Photograph

12:55-14:00: Lunch Break

14:00-14:45: The 18th Doireann MacDermott Lecture
My Barcelona – The City As Answer to a Personal Question
Gloria Montero, Novelist, Playwright & Poet, Spain

14:45-15:30: The Fifth Kathleen Firth Lecture
My Moscow
Svetlana Ter-Minasova, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

15:30-16:00: Conference Poster Session I | Galleria

16:00-17:00: Plenary Panel Presentation I
Daily Life: What a Precarious State We Live In
Panellists: John Rochlin, Francesc Llauradó & Peter Sotirakis
Moderator: Sue Ballyn

17:00-17:30: IAFOR Silk Road Initiative Information Session
Panellists: Georges Depeyrot, Joseph Haldane & Ljiljana Markovic

17:30-18:30: Plenary Panel Presentation II
The Challenges of Doing Cultural Studies Today
Panellists: Donald E. Hall, Baden Offord, Sue Ballyn & Svetlana
Ter-Minasova

18:30-19:00: Conference Poster Session II

18:30-20:00: Welcome Reception


Saturday, July 15, 2017

09:00-11:00: Parallel Sessions

11:00-11:15: Coffee Break

11:15-12:15: Parallel Sessions

12:15-13:15: Lunch Break

13:15-14:45: Parallel Sessions

14:45-15:00: Break

15:00-16:00: Parallel Sessions

16:00-16:15: Break

16:15-17:45: Parallel Sessions

17:45-18:00: Break

17:45-18:00: IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

18:00-18:45: Featured Presentation | Berlin Room
Breaking Point – Ukraine in the Era of Trump
Mark Jonathan Harris, University of Southern California, USA

18:45-20:15: Featured Film Screening
Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine

20:30-22:30: Conference Dinner (Optional Ticketed Event)
Meeting time & location: 20:15 in the Galleria
Group leaves for restaurant at 20:20


Sunday, July 16, 2017

09:00-11:00: Parallel Sessions

09:00-11:00: Parallel Sessions

11:00-11:15: Coffee Break

11:15-12:45: Parallel Sessions

12:15-12:45: Spotlight Presentation
The Place of Artistic Innovation: Local Area Characteristics and Arts Growth in Arles
Elena Raevskikh, CNRS, Centre Norbert Elias, France

12:45-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Parallel Sessions

15:00-15:30: Spotlight Presentation
Urban Monsters: The Edgy Japanese Folkloric Fiction of Yukimi Ogawa
Richard Donovan, Kansai University, Japan

15:30-15:45: Coffee Break

15:45-17:15: Parallel Sessions

17:30-18:00: Closing Session
A. Robert Lee, Nihon University, Japan (retd.)
Cornelis Martin Renes, University of Barcelona, Spain


The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on June 16, 2017. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

The above schedule may be subject to change.