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Jahreskonferenz 2015

The Disasters of Violence, War and Extremism

The Disasters of Violence, War and Extremism 1813 – 2015 

Annual Conference of the Frankfurt Humanities Research Centre

3. – 4.7.2015

Goethe University, Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main

 

3 July 2015

Goethe-University, Seminarhaus, Room 05.104

08:00

Conference Desk / Registration

09:00

Matthias Lutz-Bachman, Representative of the University Presidency, Frankfurt a. M.: Welcome Address

09:05

Steffen Bruendel / Frank Estelmann, Frankfurt a. M.:

Introduction

 

Section 1: The Meanings of War and Violence

Chair: Steffen Bruendel, Frankfurt a. M.

09:15

Galili Shahar, Tel Aviv: The German War-Machine (1800)

 

 

Markus Wriedt, Frankfurt a. M.: Religious Legitimation of Violence. The Support of War and Violence through Ecclesiastical Loyality and Militant Nationalism in German Protestantism between 1813 and 1945

10:30

Coffee Break

 

Section 2: War Theatres - Theatres of War

Chair: Christian Wiese, Frankfurt a. M.

11:15

Iris Rachamimov, Tel Aviv: Female Impersonation in World War I Internment Camps

 

Martina Groß, Hildesheim: Performing the Escape of Time - Hugo Ball, DADA and World War I

 

Nikolaus Müller-Schöll, Frankfurt a. M.: Wars Without Battles - the Theatre of Brecht and Heiner Müller

13:30

Lunch Break

14:30

Campus Tour

 

Section 3: Contesting Memories: World War I

Chair: Christoph Cornelißen, Frankfurt a. M.

15:00

Frederike Felcht, Frankfurt a. M. / Anja Peltzer, Mannheim: Epidemic Military Culture - Holger Madsen's Film "Lay Down Your Arms" (1914)

 

Gal Hertz, Tel Aviv: Deutschland ist Hamlet? Shakespeare und Deutscher Geist in World War I

 

Ahmet Sen, Frankfurt a. M.: Two Sides, One Faith. A Perspective on Jewish Soldiers’ Transnational Memories of World War I

17:30

Break or Visit of the Summer Festival on Campus

20:00

Dinner

 

 

4 July 2015

Goethe-University, Seminarhaus, Room 05.104

 

Section 4: Shadows of Conflicts and Violence

Chair: Iris Rachamimov, Tel Aviv 

09:00

Astrid Erll, Frankfurt a. M.: "Don't look back in anger". New Memory Studies Perspectives on the First World War

 

Omri Ben-Yehuda, Tel Aviv: The Renaissance of Hebrew and the European War: the Case of Agnon

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey, Bielefeld: Theatre Against War: From Erwin Piscator to the “Living Theatre”

 Silja Behre, Tel Aviv: Long Shadows of the Past? The Meaning of Violence in the Memory of 1968 - A German-French Perspective

12:30

Lunch Break

 

Section 5: Violence, Ideology and Statehood

Chair: Galili Shahar, Tel Aviv 

13:30

Mihran Dabag, Bochum: Gestaltung durch Vernichtung. Generationale Selbstermächtigung und die Politik des Genozids [Forming by Extermination. Generational Self-Empowerment and the Politics of Genocide]

 Tilmann J. Röder, Heidelberg: Transitional Justice in Germany. 1945 - 2015

15:00

Coffee Break

 

Section 6: Audio-Visual Presentations of War and Violence

Chair: Frank Estelmann, Frankfurt a. M.

16:00

Yaron Jean, Haifa: The Great War and the Birth of Modern Soundscape

 

Jochen Schuff, Frankfurt a. M.: Narrating the "War on Terror": Trauma and Justification in “Homeland”.

19:00

Steffen Bruendel / Frank Estelmann:

Closing Remarks

Freitag, 03.07.2015
Beginn: 09:00
Ende: 19:00
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