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Enjoy some photos taken at our Images of the Poor conference at istanbul 5-7 September 2012

 

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Many thanks to all those who made our IMAGES project 2012 conference IMAGES (II) - Images of the Poor at the Austrian Cultural Forum 5-7 September 2012 İstanbul a success.

 

Please, find below the list of participants. Some conference photos will soon follow.

 

List of registered speakers attending the conference (apart from host and organizers):

 

Aflak, Chantal (NDU, Lebanon)

Bakay, Gönül (Bahçeşehir Univ., İstanbul) 

Dinçer, Sinan (Ruhruniversitaet Bochum, Germany)

Göloğlu, Sabiha (Koç University, İstanbul)

Harper, Will (Koç University, İstanbul)

Jekel, Franziska (Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany)

Kapferer, Elisabeth (Universitaet Salzburg, Austria)

Karam, Savo Fouad (NDU, Lebanon)

Khalil, Rita Bou (NDU, Lebanon)

Kosciolek, Jakub (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland)

Mouawad, Vanessa (NDU, Lebanon)

Nahya, Z. Nilüfer (independent reasearcher, Ankara/ Turkey)

Örnek, Cangül (Kerkovian Center for Near Eastern Studies of New York University, NY/ U.S.A.)

Oueijan, Naji (NDU, Lebanon)

Radkiewicz, Malgorzata (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland)

Saka, Bann (NDU, Lebanon)

Sezen, Diğdem (İstanbul University, İstanbul/ Turkey)

Sezen, Tonguç İbrahim  (İstanbul University, İstanbul/ Turkey)

Tüzün, Hatice Övgü (Bahçeşehir Univ., İstanbul)

Wiacek, Elzbieta (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland)

 

participants attending (= audience):

Öztuna, Güner

Çeller, Tülay

 

speakers cancelled:

Kalan, Özlem  (İstanbul University, İstanbul/ Turkey)

Kershner, Sybille (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau/ Germany)

Özsoy, Duygu  (İstanbul University, İstanbul/ Turkey)

Tokarczyk, Michelle M. (Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland/ U.S.A.)

 

 

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The IMAGES Project 2012 Conference

   

IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor

 

Austrian Cultural Center, Istanbul, 5-7 September 2012

 

 

Programme (final version: 22-06-2012)

 

 

 

Day 1 (5 September 2012)

 

09.30-10.00: Registration

 

   

Welcome and Opening (10.00-10-30)

 

10.00-10.15: Welcome by Peter Waas, Vıce-Head of the Austrian Cultural Forum Istanbul

 

10.15-10.30: Welcome by Veronika Bernard and Serhan Oksay, IMAGES project directors

 

10.30-11.00: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The IMAGES project and the IMAGES project 2012 conference “IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor”      

 

   

Session (1): The relativity of poverty (11.00-12.30)

 

Chair: to be announced

 

11.00-11.30: Naji Oueijan (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Images of the Poor as Rich and the Rich as Poor

 

11.30-12.00: Bann Saka (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Rich and Poor – Borderlines or Meeting Points

 

12.00-12.30: Chantal Aflak (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Lebanon: Are You Rich or Poor?

 

 

12.30-13.30: Lunch Break

 

 

Session (2): Social and communicative approaches to poverty (13.30-15.00)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

13.30-14.00: Diğdem Sezen (Istanbul University and Digital Games Research Association Turkish Chapter, Istanbul/ Turkey): Playing with problems. How game play can make us understand community problems and help us to solve them

 

14.00-14.30: Tonguç İbrahim Sezen (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty in Digital Games

 

cancelled 14.30-15.00: Sybille Kershner (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Zwickau/ Germany): Images of restraint. The Mettray colony

 

 

14.30-15.00: Coffee Break

 

 

Session (3): Images of the poor in the arts and as seen by photographers (15.00-16.30)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

15.00-15.30: Sabiha Göloğlu/ Will Harper ((Koç University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Images of the Poor in Surname-iHümayun (Imperial Festival Book) of 1582

 

15.30-16.00: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey):  The IMAGES exhibition “Images of the Poor” – A Guided Slideshow  

 

16.00-16.30: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria): Stabilizing Society by Making Images of the Poor Look Aesthetic? Thoughts Developed on Analyzing World Press Photo Contributions

 

 

Day 2 (6 September 2012)

 

Session (4): The impact of the media on images of the poor (10.00-12.30)

 

Chair: Cangul Ornek

 

10.00-10.30: Elisabeth Kapferer (University of Salzburg, Salzburg/ Austria): Imaging Processes. Pictures of the Poor in Our Minds

 

10.30-11.00: Z. Nilüfer Nahya (Independent researcher/ Turkey): The Images of poverty and poor in Somalia and Other African Countries in the context of Aid Campaign in Turkey

 

11.00-11.30: Özlem Gündüz Kalan (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Contradictory Presentation of Poverty in Advertisement:  An Examination of the TV Commercials of Turkcell Under the Advertising Campaign Named “Life is Beatiful When Shared”

 

11.30-12.00: Duygu Özsoy (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Katık: A Magazine Belongs to Scavengers

 

12.00-12.30: Jakub Kosciolek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Africa – the land of poverty. The distorted media’s view on the continent

 

 

12.30-13.30: Lunch Break

 

 

Session (5): Images of the poor in feature films (13.30-15.00)

 

Chair: Gönül Bakay

 

13.30-14.00: Małgorzata Radkiewicz (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): (In)Visible Poor Europeans in Films of 2000s

 

14.00-14.30: Cangul Ornek (Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies of New York University, NY/ U.S.A.): The Thin Social Vein in the New Turkish Cinema: The Urban Poor in Zeki Demirkubuz and Tayfun Pirselimoğlu Movies

 

14.30-15.00: Elżbieta Wiącek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Poverty – Spécialité de la maison of Polish cinema? Strategies and ideology in the representations of the economic crises in the films of Polish directors after the democratic transition (1989) until present

 

 

Session (6): Images of the poor in literature (15.00-16.30)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

15.00-15.30: Sinan Dinçer (Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum/ Germany): Supermen or Savages: Ottoman Porters in the Age of Imperialism

 

15.30-16.00: Savo Fouad Karam (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Ameen Rihani’s Perception of the Rich and the Poor

 

16.30-17.00: Vanessa Mouawad (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Juhan and Freedom as Wealth

 

cancelled 16.00-16.30: Michelle M. Tokarczyk (Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland/ U.S.A.): Notorious Families: Images of Impoverished People in Carolyn Chute’s The Beans of Egypt, Maine and Dorothy Allison’s Bastard out of Carolina

 

 

16.30-17.00: Coffee Break

 

 

Session (7): Images of the poor in literature (17.00-19.10)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

17.00-17.30: Rita Bou Khalil (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Conquered and Conqueror

 

17.30-18.00: Hatice Övgü Tüzün (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The Rich and the Poor: Class Dynamics in Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone

 

18.00-18.30: Gönül Bakay (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty and Crime: The Case of Moll Flanders

 

18.30-19.00: Franziska Jekel/ Nina Peter (Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin/ Germany): Seeing (the) eyes of the other’. Images of the Poor in Baudelaire and McCourt

 

 

19.00-19.10: Closing Remarks by Organizers

 

 

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This conference is supported by  the University of Innsbruck based Research platform CEnT

 

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and by the Austrian Cultural Center Istanbul

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The IMAGES Project 2012 Conference

 

 

IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor

 

Austrian Culture Forum, Istanbul, 5-7 September 2012

 

 

 

Provisional Programme (draft; 21-06-2012)

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 (5 September 2012)

 

 

 

09.30-10.00: Registration

 

 

 

Welcome and Opening (10.00-10-30)

 

 

10.00-10.15: Welcome by Doris Danler, Head of the Austrian Culture Forum Istanbul

 

10.15-10.30: Welcome by Veronika Bernard and Serhan Oksay, IMAGES project directors

 

10.30-11.00: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The IMAGES project and the IMAGES project 2012 conference “IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor”      

 

 

 

Session (1): The relativity of poverty (11.00-12.30)

 

Chair: Michelle M. Tokarczyk

 

 

11.00-11.30: Naji Oueijan (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Images of the Poor as Rich and the Rich as Poor

 

11.30-12.00: Bann Saka (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Rich and Poor – Borderlines or Meeting Points

 

 

12.00-12.30: Chantal Aflak (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Lebanon: Are You Rich or Poor?

 

 

 

12.30-13.30: Lunch Break

 

 

 

Session (2): Social and communicative approaches to poverty (13.30-15.00)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

 

13.30-14.00: Diğdem Sezen (Istanbul University and Digital Games Research Association Turkish Chapter, Istanbul/ Turkey): Playing with problems. How game play can make us understand community problems and help us to solve them

 

14.00-14.30: Tonguç İbrahim Sezen (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty in Digital Games

 

14.30-15.00: Sybille Kershner (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Zwickau/ Germany): Images of restraint. The Mettray colony

 

 

 

15.00-15.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

Session (3): Images of the poor in the arts and as seen by photographers (15.30-17.00)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

 

15.30-16.00: Sabiha Göloğlu/ Will Harper ((Koç University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Images of the Poor in Surname-iHümayun (Imperial Festival Book) of 1582

 

16.00-16.30: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey):  The IMAGES exhibition “Images of the Poor” – A Guided Slideshow

 

16.30-17.00: Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Title to be announced

 

17.00-17.30: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria): Staging poverty as a counter culture by aesthetisizing it in journalistic photography? Thoughts developed on analyzing World Press Photo contributions

 

 

 

 


Day 2 (6 September 2012)

 

 

 

Session (4): The impact of the media on images of the poor (10.00-12.00)

 

Chair: Cangul Ornek

 

 

10.00-10.30: Elisabeth Kapferer (University of Salzburg, Salzburg/ Austria): Imaging Processes. Pictures of the Poor in Our Minds

 

10.30-11.00: Z. Nilüfer Nahya (Independent researcher/ Turkey): The Images of poverty and poor in Somalia and Other African Countries in the context of Aid Campaign in Turkey

 

11.00-11.15: Özlem Gündüz Kalan (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Contradictory Presentation of Poverty in Advertisement:  An Examination of the TV Commercials of Turkcell Under the Advertising Campaign Named “Life is Beatiful When Shared”

 

11.15-11.30: Duygu Özsoy (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Katık: A Magazine Belongs to Scavengers

 

11.30-12.00: Jakub Kosciolek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Africa – the land of poverty. The distorted media’s view on the continent

 

 

 

12.00-13.00: Lunch Break

 

 

 

Session (5): Images of the poor in feature films (13.00-14.00)

 

Chair: Gönül Bakay

 

 

13.00-13.30: Małgorzata Radkiewicz (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): (Un)Visibile Poor Europeans in films of 2000s

 

13.30-14.00: Cangul Ornek (Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies of New York University, NY/ U.S.A.): The Thin Social Vein in the New Turkish Cinema: The Urban Poor in Zeki Demirkubuz and Tayfun Pirselimoğlu Movies

 

14.00-14.30: Elżbieta Wiącek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Poverty – Spécialité de la maison of Polish cinema? Strategies and ideology in the representations of the economic crises in the films of Polish directors after the democratic transition (1989) until present

 

 


Session (6): Images of the poor in literature (14.30-16.30)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

 

14.30-15.00: Sinan Dinçer (Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum/ Germany): Supermen or Savages: Ottoman Porters in the Age of Imperialism

 

15.00-15.30: Savo Fouad Karam (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Ameen Rihani’s Perception of the Rich and the Poor

 

15.30-16.00: Vanessa Mouawad (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Juhan and Freedom as Wealth

 

16.00-16.30: Michelle M. Tokarczyk (Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland/ U.S.A.): Notorious Families: Images of Impoverished People in Carolyn Chute’s The Beans of Egypt, Maine and Dorothy Allison’s Bastard out of Carolina

 

 

 

16.30-17.00: Coffee Break

 

 

 

Session (7): Images of the poor in literature (17.00-19.10)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

 

17.00-17.30: Rita Bou Khalil (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Conquered and Conqueror

 

17.30-18.00: Hatice Övgü Tüzün (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The Rich and the Poor: Class Dynamics in Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone

 

18.00-18.30: Gönül Bakay (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty and Crime: The Case of Moll Flanders

 

18.30-19.00: Franziska Jekel/ Nina Peter (Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin/ Germany): Seeing (the) eyes of the other’. Images of the Poor in Baudelaire and McCourt

 

 

19.00-19.10: Closing Remarks by Organizers

 

 

 

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Please, find a provisional programme of our IMAGES (II) - Images of the Poor Conference (5-7 September 2012, Istanbul, Austrian Cultural Forum) below:

 

 

 

The IMAGES Project 2012 Conference

 

 

IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor

 

Austrian Culture Forum, Istanbul, 5-7 September 2012

 

 

 

Provisional Programme (draft; 12-06-2012)

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 (5 September 2012)

 

 

 

09.30-10.00: Registration

 

 

 

Welcome and Opening (10.00-10-30)

 

 

10.00-10.15: Welcome by Doris Danler, Head of the Austrian Culture Forum Istanbul

 

10.15-10.30: Welcome by Veronika Bernard and Serhan Oksay, IMAGES project directors

 

10.30-11.00: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The IMAGES project and the IMAGES project 2012 conference “IMAGES (II) – Images of the Poor”      

 

 

 

Session (1): The relativity of poverty (11.00-12.30)

 

Chair: Michelle M. Tokarczyk

 

 

11.00-11.30: Naji Oueijan (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Images of the Poor as Rich and the Rich as Poor

 

11.30-12.00: Bann Saka (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Rich and Poor – Borderlines or Meeting Points

 

 

12.00-12.30: Chantal Aflak (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Lebanon: Are You Rich or Poor?

 

 

 

12.30-13.30: Lunch Break

 

 

 

Session (2): Social and communicative approaches to poverty (13.30-15.00)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

 

13.30-14.00: Diğdem Sezen (Istanbul University and Digital Games Research Association Turkish Chapter, Istanbul/ Turkey): Playing with problems. How game play can make us understand community problems and help us to solve them

 

14.00-14.30: Tonguç İbrahim Sezen (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty in Digital Games

 

14.30-15.00: Sybille Kershner (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Zwickau/ Germany): Images of restraint. The Mettray colony

 

 

 

15.00-15.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

Session (3): Images of the poor seen by photographers (15.30-17.00)

 

Chair: Naji Oueijan

 

 

15.30-16.00: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria) and Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey):  The IMAGES exhibition “Images of the Poor” – A Guided Slideshow

 

16.00-16.30: Serhan Oksay (Kadir Has University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Title to be announced

 

16.30-17.00: Veronika Bernard (University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck/ Austria): World Press Photo (provisional title)

 

 

 

 


Day 2 (6 September 2012)

 

 

 

Session (4): The impact of the media on images of the poor (10.00-12.00)

 

Chair: Cangul Ornek

 

 

10.00-10.30: Elisabeth Kapferer (University of Salzburg, Salzburg/ Austria): Imaging Processes. Pictures of the Poor in Our Minds

 

10.30-11.00: Z. Nilüfer Nahya (Independent researcher/ Turkey): The Images of poverty and poor in Somalia and Other African Countries in the context of Aid Campaign in Turkey

 

11.00-11.15: Özlem Gündüz Kalan (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Contradictory Presentation of Poverty in Advertisement:  An Examination of the TV Commercials of Turkcell Under the Advertising Campaign Named “Life is Beatiful When Shared”

 

11.15-11.30: Duygu Özsoy (Istanbul University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Katık: A Magazine Belongs to Scavengers

 

11.30-12.00: Jakub Kosciolek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Africa – the land of poverty. The distorted media’s view on the continent

 

 

 

12.00-13.00: Lunch Break

 

 

 

Session (5): Images of the poor in feature films (13.00-14.00)

 

Chair: Gönül Bakay

 

 

13.00-13.30: Cangul Ornek (Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies of New York University, NY/ U.S.A.): The Thin Social Vein in the New Turkish Cinema: The Urban Poor in Zeki Demirkubuz and Tayfun Pirselimoğlu Movies

 

13.30-14.00: Elżbieta Wiącek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow/ Poland): Poverty – Spécialité de la maison of Polish cinema? Strategies and ideology in the representations of the economic crises in the films of Polish directors after the democratic transition (1989) until present

 

 

 


Session (6): Images of the poor in literature (14.00-16.00)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

 

14.00-14.30: Sinan Dinçer (Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum/ Germany): Supermen or Savages: Ottoman Porters in the Age of Imperialism

 

14.30-15.00: Savo Fouad Karam (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Ameen Rihani’s Perception of the Rich and the Poor

 

15.00-15.30: Vanessa Mouawad (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Juhan and Freedom as Wealth

 

15.30-16.00: Michelle M. Tokarczyk (Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland/ U.S.A.): Notorious Families: Images of Impoverished People in Carolyn Chute’s The Beans of Egypt, Maine and Dorothy Allison’s Bastard out of Carolina

 

 

 

16.00-16.30: Coffee Break

 

 

 

Session (7): Images of the poor in literature (16.30-18.45)

 

Chair: Veronika Bernard

 

 

16.30-17.00: Rita Bou Khalil (Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh/ Lebanon): Conquered and Conqueror

 

17.00-17.30: Hatice Övgü Tüzün (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): The Rich and the Poor: Class Dynamics in Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone

 

17.30-18.00: Gönül Bakay (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul/ Turkey): Poverty and Crime: The Case of Moll Flanders

 

18.00-18.30: Franziska Jekel/ Nina Peter (Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin/ Germany): Seeing (the) eyes of the other’. Images of the Poor in Baudelaire and McCourt

 

 

18.30-18.45: Closing Remarks by Organizers

 

 

 

 

 

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31 mai 2012 4 31 /05 /mai /2012 11:30

After reading through paper proposal submissions and accepting a core group of speakers we are opening the proposal procedure again till 20 June 2012 to offer 5 more speakers the chance to participate in our conference.

 

We will publish a first provisional programme draft within the few days; thematical fields in which the vacancies occur will be marked.

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24 mai 2012 4 24 /05 /mai /2012 13:07

Please, mind that tomorrow is the last day on which you can submit paper proposals for our IMAGES 2012 conference "IMages of the Poor".

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19 avril 2012 4 19 /04 /avril /2012 09:36

Berlin and Vienna based LIT Verlag has declared interest in publishing our Images of the Poor conference proceedings.

 

Please, find the CfP for this conference below.

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29 mars 2012 4 29 /03 /mars /2012 10:27

Please, find below the CFP for our Images of the Poor conference which is planned to take place in Istanbul at the Austrian Culture Forum 5-8 September 2012.

 

 

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IMAGES (2) - Images of the Poor Conference: Austrian Culture Forum, Istanbul/ Turkey, 5-8 September 2012

 

At a time when the economic development and the (negative) consequences of globalization are causing the gap between rich and poor rather to widen than to shrink poverty and social inequality have gained public attention again. While movements like ATTAC and OCCUPY highlight the relevance of social inequality and poverty due to their material aspect as existential issues of a developed civil society, it is for other groups to deal with the cultural aspect of the issue and to discuss the perception of poverty by modern society as a case of cultural encounter.

The IMAGES (2) – Images of the Poor conference will focus on exactly this perceptive relativity of poverty: Which are the Images of the Poor – historically and currently? What does aesthetisizing and idealizing the poor in the Arts, in film, photography and literature tell about the quality of the cultural encounter between the well-to-do and the dis-privileged? What does the integration of elements associated with poverty in design and fashion tell about this relation? In which way does your own standard of living and status influence your idea of where to draw the (material) line between rich and poor and your perception of what makes a person rich or poor in a non-material sense?

In order to discuss questions like these IMAGES (2) – Images of the Poor invites scholars, but also writers, artists, filmmakers and photographers to propose papers coming from the following fields of research and interest:

 

Images of the poor in feature films (present and past)

Images of the poor in the Arts (present and past)

Images of the poor seen by photographers (present and past)

Images of the poor in literature (present and past)

The psychology of feeling and defining rich or/ and poor

The impact of the media (news, internet, daily soaps) on the standards of wealth and poverty  

 

The conference IMAGES (2) – Images of the Poor is planned as a 3 days interdisciplinary and international conference.

It will bring together senior scholars with PhD students, postdoctoral academics, and members of the artistic community without following the classical keynote speaker pattern but rather inviting all speakers either to present their research findings in 20 minute (paper) presentations plus 10 minutes for discussion or in 120-150 minute panels (4-5 panellists).

There will be no parallel sessions. All sessions will be plenary sessions.

 

The IMAGES (2) – Images of the Poor conference is part of the IMAGES project (project developers and directors: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Veronika Bernard/ University of Innsbruck, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serhan Oksay/ Kadir Has University)

 

Please, find more on the IMAGES project at: http://images-1.over-blog.org

 

 

The conference language is English.

 

Selected articles of each session/ field of research will be published as conference proceedings.

 

During the time of the conference the two IMAGES project exhibition “Images of the Poor” will be showing at the conference site.

 

Please, mind:

Participation in the conference is free of charge.

Due to the severe cuts on funding opportunities the conference organizers are not able to refund any travel or accomodation expense.

Participants are kindly asked to apply for funding at their universities and institutions.

Please, take this into account before submitting a paper proposal. 

 

Conference date and venue:

 

5-8 September 2012, Austrian Culture Forum, Istanbul/ Turkey

 

 

Please, send paper proposals (= 150-200 words abstract plus 150 words Bio) to:

images-1@gmx.at and cc it to serhano@serhanoksay.com

 

Deadline for submission of abstracts plus Bios: 25 May 2012

 

 

Deadline for submission of full articles for publication in conference proceedings: 1 month after conference

 

Planned date of publication of conference proceedings: July – October 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

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26 mars 2012 1 26 /03 /mars /2012 12:22

When we closed our IMAGES exhibitions at the Kufstein University of Appled Sciences on 23 April 2012 about 550 mainly young visitors had come to see them.

 

Enjoy some of the last photos:

 

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