Program 2018

Thursday 30 August

Reception and Hosting Day

Friday 31st August

Morning Sessions

9:45 – 10:00 Opening

10:00 – 10:10 Kostas Gouliamos, Rector of European University – Welcome note on our proceedings

10:10 – 10:50 Yiannos Katsourides, University of Cyprus: The political mobilization of south European Radical Left

10:50 – 11:30 Costas Christodoulides, Alexander College: Widening “Core-Periphery” disparities in the new European Monetary Union: Forms of institutional exploitation in Southern European States

11:30 -12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 12:40 Alexis Antoniou, Boğaziçi University: Nationalism, Policing and Inequality: Understanding Outbursts of Violence Using the 1931 Cyprus Riots.

12:40 – 13:20 Chris Kostopoulos, University of Leicester: Constraining Democratic Debate: The Greek Memoranda 2010-2015

13: 20 – 14:00 Nick Karfakis, Alexander College: An Examination of the Experience of Unemployment: The Case of Cyprus

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch Break

15:00 – 15:40 Matteo Ciccognani, University of Leicester: Re-Emabracing the Horror Vacui of Cinematic Self-Reflexivity in the Hyper-Subjectivised Era of Mediatic Representations

15:40 – 16:20 Marco Checchi, DeMondfort University: The primacy of resistance – An exploration of the organizational creativity of resistance exceeding its confrontational stance.

16:20 – 16: 30 Closing Day 1

20:00 Dinner

Saturday 1st September

Morning Session

10:00 – 10:40 George Kokkinidis, University of Leicester:  Spaces of possibilities: Workers’ self-management and solidarity networks in Greece

10:40 – 11:20 Leandros Savvides, University of Leicester: Hackerspaces as spaces of representation: capitalist colonization of culture or cracks within the system?

11:20 – 12:00 Chrystalleni Loizidou (Hack 66), Thrasos Nerantzis (Hack 66), Evanthia (Evi) Tselika (University of Nicosia): Thinking communally – technology, art and social change

12:00 – 12:30 Coffee Break

12:30 – 14:00 Afternoon Workshop

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch Break

15:00 – 15:40 Gaia Zaccagni, University of Cyprus: «What kind of life is this?» Rebetika of Crisis

15:40 – 16:00 Closing Day 2

20:00 Dinner

Sunday, 2 September

Day Fieldtrip – Getting to know Cyprus: an embodied politico-cultural experience