10. Annual Seminar: Report
Participants of the Annual Seminar 2018. Photos: Thomas Abel/BGHS
From 5 to 7 July the 10th Annual Seminar took place at the BGHS, this time about: Inclusion/Exclusion: New Perspectives in History and Sociology. During the conference young researchers from all over the world discussed for three days the concept of Inclusion/Exclusion and its approaches in different contexts. The conference aimed to define and specify Inclusion and Exclusion in terms of time, space, theory and methodology.
Welcome adress by deputy director Prof. Dr. Thomas Welskopp.
The deputy director of the BGHS Prof. Dr. Thomas Welskopp welcomed the participants of the conference, especially the keynote-speaker and the young researchers who came to Bielefeld from abroad to attend the conference. Johanna Paul, as part of the organizing team, gave an introduction into the programme. Afterwards, the first keynote lecture started.
Srikala Naraian, Associate Professor of Education an der Columbia University (USA), hold her lecture about A Transnational Approach to Inclusive Education: Addressing the Imperative for Intersectionality.
Johanna Paul during the introduction.
Keynote Lecture: Srikala Naraian (Columbia University, New York, USA): A Transnational Approach to Inclusive Education: Addressing the Imperative for Intersectionality.
After a lunch break, the programme continued with four Panel Sessions, including 13 presentations with discussions. The topics were ”Disability and Education”, “Construction of Spaces and the Role of the Local”, “Integration and Segregation”, and ”Urbanization and its Problems”.
Panel II: Construction of Spaces and the Role of the Local: Beya Topuz (Istanbul).
Panel II: Construction of Spaces and the Role of the Local: Simon Yin (Beijing).
Panel III: Integration and Segregation.
Panel III: Jagger Andersen (Lund).
Panel III: Via videoconference - Leila Tabatabaie Yazdi (Tehran).
The panels were followed by an Artist Talk with the artist Marta Beauchamp, who designed the Key Visuals for the Annual Seminar.
Artist Talk on the Key Visual: Marta Beauchamp (Bielefeld).
Art Work for the Annual Seminar Inclusion/Exclusion.
The second conference day startet with a Keynote Lecture by Janine Dahinden (University of Neuchâtel) about the topic: The Making of National Societies: Borders, Boundaries and Migrant Inclusion and Exclusion in a Transnational Perspective.
Two panels took place at noon: Migration and Ethicity and Revolution and Nation. In the afternoon, professor. Dr. Rudolf Stichweh hold the third Keynote Lecture of the Annual Seminar. His topic: Inclusion Revolutions and the Emergence of Modernity.
Key Note Lecture: Janine Dahinden (University of Neuchâtel).
Key Note Lecture: Rudolf Stichweh (Bonn University).
More panels took place afterwards: Panel VII, Systems Theoretical Approaches and Panel VIII, Memory and Discourse.
Panel VII: Systems Theoretical Approaches. Mariana Farias Silva (Recife).
The participants of Panel VII.
Yoko Haroka (Tokyo) in Panel VIII, Memory and Discourse.
The participants of Panel VIII. Brahim Benmoh (El Jadida) presents his topic
The day ended with guided tours to different places at Bielefeld University: To Niklas Luhmann’s archive, to the Reinhart-Koselleck exhibition in the department of history, and to Hans-Ulrich Wehler’s library.
The last conference day, Saturday, started with two panel sessions with an amount of six presentations, dealing with the broader topics of Labor Market and Working Conditions and Epistemic Dominance.
Laura Knöpfel (London) presents her topic in Panel IX.
Panel IX: Kathrin Mittelstaet (Bielefeld).
Panel IX: Xi Chen (Hamden).
Panel X: Ismael Frouini (El Jadida) stellt sein Thema per Videozuschaltung vor.
Panel X: Ksenia Eltsova (Moskau).
With a Roundtable Discussion, chaired by Dr. Sabine Schäfer (BGHS executive Manager), the 10. Annual Seminar der BGHS ended.
The participants of the final discussion.
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