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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27th

09.30–10.00

Registration

10.00

Welcome words by József Sisa—Director, Institute of Art History, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian

Academy of Sciences

Franz Karl Prüller, Chairman of Board, ERSTE Foundation

10.40–13.30

I. POST-SOCIALIST NATIONALISMS

Keynote speaker: Ekaterina Degot | Perverse Decolonization and Racist Europeanism: How Did We End Up Here?

Almira Ousmanova | Ghosts in the House: Politics, Art and Post-Soviet Hauntology

11.40–12.00

Coffee break

Yulia Khmelevskaya | Visualizing the “Usable Past” of War: Mobilizational Imaginationality and Public Creativity in Recent Celebrations of Big Anniversaries in Russia

Magdalena Moskalewicz | White Haitians — Black Poles: Polish National Identity via Halka/Haiti

12.45–13.30

Discussion | Moderator, Georg Schöllhammer

13.30–15.00

Lunch break

15.00–18.00

II. NATIONALIZING PUBLIC SPACE

Keynote speaker: Bojana Pejić | Monument Matters: National Narcissism, Memorial Mania and Feminist Resistance

József Mélyi | Memorial as Gift: Post-Soviet Export Strategies

Cristian Nae | A Nation’s Son: Alexandra Croitoru’s Subversive Memorialization of Constantin Brâncuși

16.25–16.45

Coffee break

Alina Şerban | Nation and the Imaginary: On the Work of Nicu Ilfoveanu. Series. Multiples. Realisms

Andrew Ryder | Aesthetics of Barriers: The Israeli Precedent

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28th

09.30–10.00

Registration

10.00–13.00

III. ON THE MARGINS OF THE NATION

Keynote speaker: Anikó Imre| Queer Euro-Visions

Zoltán Kékesi | Testifying Symbols: The Practice of an Anti-Semitic Image Cult

Andrea Pócsik | The Case of the Dános Murder and Robbery with the Evidence Contained in the Reconstructed Newsreels

11.25–11.45

Coffee break

Tímea Junghaus | The Maternal State — Imaginings of the Roma Diaspora

Veda Popovici & Ovidiu Pop | So Close, Still So Far. The Tension between Belonging to and Difference from Europe in Representing Migration in the Romanian Context

12.30–13.00

Discussion | Moderator, Andrew Ryder

13.00–14.30

Lunch break

14.30–17.30

IV. HISTORICIZING THE NATION

Keynote speaker: Sezgin Boynik | Nationalism without Limits: When Art Mistakes Nation for Culture

Izabela Kowalczyk | Tracing Polish Anti-Semitism with Contemporary Art

Colleen McQuillen | “Leader of the Bikers of All Rus’”: The Self-Stylizing of Russian Night Wolf A. Zaldostanov

17.00–17.30

Discussion | Moderator, Cristian Nae

17.30

Edit András | Closing remarks