Conference Program and Venue

 

 

Day 1 – 7. Sept. 2017

Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Humanities (Múzeum körút 6-8.) (Map)

17.00–17.45 Registration

17.45 Opening remarks, Welcome address

Balázs Sipos (Research Center of Women’s History, Eötvös Loránd University) & Nelson Ribeiro (Research Centre for Communication and Culture, Catholic University of Portugal)

18.00–19.30 KEYNOTE SESSION A

Chair: Nelson Ribeiro

  • Tibor Frank: Innovations and the Rise of Nationalism in Modern East-Central Europe in the long 19th century (Eötvös Loránd University)
  • Andrea Pető: Communicating Difference: Gender, Memory and Post WWII Trials (Central European University)
  • 20.00 – Dinner

Day 2 – 8. Sept. 2017

Kossuth Klub (Múzeum u. 7.) (Map)

 8.45–9.15 Registration

9.15–10.45 Session 1: The History of the Field First! Methodologies and Research, Minorities and Majorities

Chair: Manuel Menke

  • Merja Ellefson: Media history and methodological nationalism (University of Umea)
  • Edward Brennan: Practical Recollection, Media and Power (Dublin Institute of Technology)
  • Christian Schwarzenegger, Thomas Birkner, Andreas Scheu: Collective memory and the construction of our disciplinary identity. The case of Critical Communication Studies (University of Augsburg, University of Münster)
  • Philipp Lodge: A contested history of core and periphery: the Macmillan government’s influence on the establishment of the Centre for Mass Communication Research at the University of Leicester (Independent Scholar, UK)

10.45–11.15 Coffee Break

11.15–12.00 KEYNOTE SESSION B

Chair: Gabriele Balbi

Susanne Kinnebrock: Why outcasts matter? Minority voices, social movements and historical change (University of Augsburg)

12.00–13.30 Lunch Break

13.30–15.00 Session 2: Minority Report. Politics and the press in historical perspective

Chair: Thomas Birkner

  • Stephanie Seul: Promoting the Jewish war experience 1914-1918 in the German-Jewish minority press (University of Bremen)
  • Hana Prazakova: Economical weekly magazine “Die Wirtschaft” and its reflection of Czech – German relations in the 1920s (Charles University Prague)
  • Sanna Ryynänen: Outsiders of the Finnish press – From the cunning Jews of the 19th and 20th centuries to the suspicious refugees of the 21st century (University of Jyväskylä)
  • Gulbin Kiranoglu: Canons and Archives of Journalism: Selective Remembering and Politics of Memory (Kocaeli University)

 15.00–15.30 Coffee Break

 15.30–17.00 Session 3: The Burnt Identity. Minority media and struggles for identity

 Chair: Maria Löblich

  • Yonatan Fialkoff, Menahem Blondheim, Elihu Katz, Chilik Laub: Majority and minority media: a case study of an ancient empire (Hebrew University)
  • Christian Oggolder: United by a joint enemy: The integrative function of anti-Turkish media in Early Modern History
  • Gabriele Falböck& Christian Schwarzenegger: Austria first, America second? The Austro American Tribune (1943-48) and its role for the many lives and loyalties of Austrians in Exile (University of Vienna, University of Augsburg)
  • Kristiana Kirsa: „They” in Latvian National Identity: Analysis of the Latvian Press of the twenties and thirties of the 20th century (University of Latvia)

 17.00–18.00 Remembering Klaus Arnold

 19.30/20.00 Dinner

Day 3 –9 Sept. 2017

Kossuth Klub (Múzeum u. 7.) (Map)

 9.00–10.30 Session  4: Do you Remember? Memories and Reflections of Media Use

 Chair: Merja Ellefson

  • Charlotte Nilsson: Media use in the periphery? Early 20th century mail order catalogues and retailing in rural Sweden (Lund University)
  • Christine Lohmeier: Remembering and forgetting women’s works, lives and stories (University of Bremen)
  • Maria Löblich: A “Third Germany”? Media usage in West-Berlin in the 1980s (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Andre Dechert: Changing Family Ideals and the Enclosure of Minorities: Mainstream Press Coverage of US-American Sitcoms, 1981-1992

10.30–11.00 Coffee Break

11.00–11.45 Keynote Session C

Chair: Christian Schwarzenegger

Erika Szívós: Minorities and the Urban Space in Historic Budapest: Discourses and Representations from the 19th to the 21st Century (Eötvös Loránd University)

11.45–12.30 Business Meeting

12.30–13.45 Lunch Break

13.45–15.15 Session 5: David and Goliath. The majority looks at the minority in communication history

Chair: Stephanie Seul

  • Epp Lauk: The historical and political contexts of Russian-language (minority) media in Estonia (University of Jyväskylä)
  • Hanna Suh: Media representations of North Koreans in South Korean Films
  • Desirée Dörner: How to get out of the ghetto? Transferring feminist discourse from minority to mainstream media (University of Augsburg)
  • Cuomu Zhaxi: Inclusion and Exclusion through Media Representation: The Case of Tibetans on Chinese Central Television (Loughborough University)

15.15–15.45 Coffee Break

15.45–17.15 Session 6: Radicals and Nationalists. Construction of Political Discourses in historical perspective

Chair: Epp Lauk

  • Balázs Kiss: Event, Network, Semiosis. Theoretical and Methodological Issues of a Projection Political Communication History (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
  • Gabriella Szabó: Practical guide for Radicals of Righting Hungary. Communicative construction of radical right political identity between 1993 and 2006 (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
  • Attila Bata (Eötvös Loránd University): The communication of the leftwing community in Hungary (1998-2006)
  • Stephen Westlake: The Helsinki Final Act and the increasing inclusion of opposition voices within Hungary’s public sphere: A view from the Radio Free Europe Archives (Central European University)

17.15–17.30 Concluding Remarks, Farewell

 


 

VENUES


Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities

btk.elte.hu/en

Kossuth Klub

kossuth-klub.hu/en

How to get from the university (“Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem Bölcsészettudományi Kar”) to the club? Map

CONTACT INFORMATION


Sipos Balázs, PhD
Research Center of Women’s History / Department of Modern and Contemporary Hungarian History
Eötvös Loránd University
E-mail: sipos.balazs@btk.elte.hu

Photo: FORTEPAN / BAUER SÁNDOR (1960)