Digital testimonies on war and trauma

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic


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12:00 Registration
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Opening ceremony
Prof. Franciska de Jong
Erasmus Studio / Erasmus University Rotterdam
14:00 – 15:30 Keynote speech I
“Going Beyond the ‘Juicy Quotes’ Syndrome’: Living Archives and Reciprocal Research in Oral History.”
Dr. Steven High - Concordia University Montreal, Canada
Co-director Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling
Prof. Liz Miller - Concordia University Montreal, Canada
Professor of Communications and filmmaker
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee & Tea
15:45 – 17:15 Panel Session A
Digital Testimonies I Panel Session B
Ethical aspects and constraints of oral history
Pedro Oiarzabal
(Pedro Arrupe Human Rights Institute, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain)
“Fragments of our memory: exile, emigration and return to the Basque Country” Maja Coric
(NIOD Institute for War- Holocaust and Genocide studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
“Perpetrator narratives from the Bosnian war, 1991-1995. Seven case studies”
Ivan Radoš
(Croatian Memorial Documentation Center of the Homeland War, Croatia)
“War in Croatia – An oral history of the foreign volunteers” Erin Jessee
(Liu Institute for Global Issues, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
“Digital Media and Dangerous Narratives: The Case of Post-Genocide Rwanda”
Frank Usbeck
(Technical University Dresden, Germany)
“Testimony, Coping, and Staying in Touch: Storytelling in American Soldier Blogs from the Perspective of Native American Warrior Ceremonies” Karen Jungblut
(USC Shoah Foundation, University of Southern California, U.S.A.)
“Digital access to the Visual History Archive: USC Shoah Foundation’s evolution on access to its testimonies”
Heleen Touquet
University of Leuven, Belgium
“Oral Histories as Community Narratives: The Road to Reconciliation?”
Chair: Prof. Rob van der Laarse – University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Chair: Prof. Leyla Neyzi – Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
17:15 – 18:00 “Recording Personal Memories in the aftermath of the Wars and
Dealing with the Challenge of affirming Social Dialogue on Different Interpretations of History”
Vesna Teršelič
Documenta - Center for Dealing with the Past, Zagreb, Croatia
18:00 – 19:30 Evening Reception
Period12 Jun 2014
Event titlechair Session A "Digital Testimonies I" 12-06-2013
Event typeConference