Conflict Regions: Theories and Conceptual Voids

Programm LOEWE-Tagung Conflict Regions
Programm LOEWE-Tagung Conflict Regions

12.-13. Juli 2018, Herder-Institut, Marburg

Zweite Meilensteinkonferenz des LOEWE-Schwerpunkts „Konfliktregionen im östlichen Europa“


July 12, 2018

11:00-11:15  Prof. Dr. Peter Haslinger (Marburg/Gießen), Prof. Dr. Monika Wingender (Gießen): Greetings and introduction 

SPACE  and  CONFLICT (moderated by Dr. Anna Veronika Wendland)

11:15-12:15 KEYNOTE LECTURE 1: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Oßenbrügge (Hamburg): Environment, Territoriality, and the Problematic of Conflict Regions


12:15-12:30  Coffee break

Prof. Dr. Gabriela Christmann (Erkner):
Discourses, conflicts and spatial trans­formation. Towards the theoretical approach on the communicative (re-)con­struction of spaces

Prof. Dr. Peter Haslinger: Micro-regions of conflict: The Czechoslovak-Hungarian
border in the early 1920ies


13:30-14:15 Lunch

LANGUAGE,  MEDIA  and  CONFLICT (moderated by Prof. Dr. Peter Haslinger)

14:15-15:15  KEYNOTE LECTURE 2: Dr. Barbora Moormann-Kimáková (Budapest): Theoretical and methodological challenges in the study of language(-related) conflicts


15:15-15:45  Coffee break

15:45-16:45  Dr. Solvita Posejko (Riga): The Interaction of Nationalistic Language Ideology and the Interests of Social Agents: Unresolved Dispute over Language Use in the Latvian Linguistic Landscape

Dr. Nadiya Trach (Gießen): Actors in Language Policies during Conflicts: the Cases of Ukraine and Georgia


16:45-17:15  Coffee break

Prof. Dr. Monika Wingender (Gießen):
Bi- and multilingualism between conflict intensification and conflict resolution

Dr. Eszter Gantner (Marburg): Varieties of E-conflicts between Ukraine and Hungary


Barbeque dinner

July 13, 2018

IDENTITIES,  IDEOLOGIES  and  CONFLICT (moderated by Prof. Dr. Andrea Gawrich and
Adrian Mitter, M.A.)

09:00-10:00 KEYNOTE LECTURE 3: Prof. Dr. Alexander Libman (München): Do Ideas Really Matter? Economic vs. Ideational Factors in Conflict Dynamics


10:00-10:30  Coffee break


Dr. Vera Axyonova (Gießen): Understanding Secessionist Conflicts in Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova – Local, Regional and Global Perspectives

Dr. Tetiana Kyselova (Kiev/Gießen): Ukrainian Conflict in Comparative Perspective: A View from Conflict Resolution Professionals

Sophie Schmäing, M.A. (Gießen): People´s votes, people´s voices: Assessing popular voting and opinion polls in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict


12:00-12:45 Lunch

Prof. Dr. Thomas Daiber (Gießen): Conflicts of Symbols and Symbolic Conflicts

Dr. Olena Bogdan (Kiev): Orthodox Believers of Kyiv and Moscow Patriarchates in Ukraine: Ethnic Identities, Language Preferences and Political Opinions

Prof. Dr. Mark Kirchner (Gießen): TSE – Astana International Airport. Conflicting languages and identities in Kazakhstan


14:15-15:00 Final discussion