PROGRAM

9-9.30 am – Introduction and Welcome – Miyase Christensen and Isabel Löfgren, event organizers

1) PERSPECTIVES ON HOSPITALITY

9.30-10.15 am – Fataneh Farahani (Stockholm University Dept. of Ethnology)
“Hospitality and Hostility in an Era of Displaced Responsibility”

2) MEDIATING HOSPITALITY

10.30-11.45 am – Chair: Anna Roosvall (SU Dept. of Media Studies)

with presentations by

Jonathan Corpus Ong (Univ. of Leicester, UK)
“Belonging after the Storm: Compulsory Cosmopolitanism and Queer Recoveries”

Rebecca Bengtsson (PhD student at SU Dept. of Media Studies) –
Lost at sea? Mediating spaces of hospitality in times of crisis”

Christian Christensen (SU Dept. of Media Studies)
“Overcoming Information Precarity: Smartphones as Tools for Newly-Arrived Refugees and Migrants”


11.45- 12.45 LUNCH

Performance: “Checkpoint Citizen” by Andrea Hvistendahl (in the foyer)

1 – 2 pm – “Artist as Activist. Video as a Form of Communication”

Tomas Rafa, visual artist (SLO/POL) in conversation with  Florencia Enghel, Researcher (Post-doc SU Dept. of Media Studies)

3) EXPERIENCING HOSPITALITY 

2.15 – 3.45 pm – Chair: Dr. Temi Odumosu, Malmö Högskola

with presentations by

Erik Berggren (REMESO/LiU and Kosta Ekonomou (LiU)
“Is this the Time for Art”?

UNICORN – artists in solidarity (Anna Wahlstedt and Andreas Larsson)
“Together we dare more” 

Abir Boukhari, Independent Curator
“The Museum of Preserving City”

4) HOSPITABLE FUTURES 

4 – 5.15 pm – Chair: Macarena Dusant, art historian and writer

Jon Brunberg, Artist
“Activity: Art”

Anusha Caroline Andersson, Writer and Cultural Producer
“Historieberättarna: A Storytelling Project”

Jasper de Rycker & Per Hüttner (Vision Forum)
“Riding the Donkey Backwards in Monochrome”

5.30 pm – Drinks

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