aprile 11, 2017 Anglo-Italian Events

Institute of Modern Languages Research

Room 243, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Friday 5 May 2017


-9.30 Registration and tea/coffee

-10.00 Introduction:  Colette Wilson, Gabriel Koureas  (Birkbeck), and Katia Pizzi (IMLR/London)

-10.15 Keynote 1  Stephanos Stephanides (Cyprus):  ‘Translation, Memory and the Mediterranean’,  with Charles Forsdick (Chair) & Q/A

 -11.15 Paper 1  Gabriel Koureas (Birkbeck): ‘Bridging  the Mediterranean: Transcultural memories in  the Museum of European and Mediterranean  Civilisations (MuCEM), Marseille’

-11.45 Paper 2  Claire Launchbury (IMLR/IHR): ‘Ports of Call: Beirut, Algiers and the  TransMediterranean passerelle’

-12.15 Paper 3  Will Visconti (Sydney): ‘Memory and the Marchesa, from Venice to Capri’

-12.45 Lunch

-14.00 Keynote 2  Glenn Bowman (Kent): ‘Viewing the Holy City: An Anthropological  Perspectivalism’, with Katia Pizzi (Chair) & Q/A

-15.00 Paper 4  Carmen Fracchia (Birkbeck): ‘Visualising the slave-ports of Barcelona and Valencia in  Imperial Spain’

-15.30 Paper 5  Colette Wilson: ‘Smyrna through the lens of Edmond-Edouard Boissonnas (1919)’

-16.00 Coffee/tea break

-16.30 Keynote 3  Charles Forsdick (Liverpool): ‘Transcultural Memories of the Bagne: The  Mediterranean in Global Penal Heritage’, with Stephanos Stephanides (Chair) & Q/A

-18.00 Poetry reading (Stephanos Stephanides) and performance (Alev Adil). ‘Offshore Dreaming:  Aphrodite’s Gas Field’ (2015).

 Wine reception

Advance registration required, online at  http://www.sas.ac.uk/events/event/6915

Registration fee:

£10 (standard); £5 (Students, Friends of Italian at the IMLR)