Anthropological Perspectives on the Crisis in Southern Europe
12:00 am, 28 June 2013
Friday 28 June 2013
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, UCL Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW
The workshop provides an arena for comparative discussion on the impact of socioeconomic crisis in southern Europe (Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain). Contributors will consider issues of historical consciousness, temporality, social movements, suffering and material poverty in the context of eurozone crisis and fiscal austerity.
11.00-11.15: Welcome: Charles Stewart (University College London)
Daniel M. Knight (London School of Economics)
11.15-11.45: Irene Sabaté (University of Barcelona)
'From the Promise of Homeownership to the Threat of Repossessions... and Back Again?'
11.45-12.15: Stavroula Pipyrou (University of St Andrews)
'Crisis Adorned: Bella Figura and Used Clothes Markets'
12.15-12.45: Catarina Frois (CRIA/ISCTE, University of Lisbon)
'Facing Europe: Backwardness, Modernization and Adjustment in Portugal'
12.45-13.15: Questions and Discussion
13.15-14.00: Lunch Break
14.00-14.30: Dimitrios Theodossopoulos (University of Kent)
'Indignation with Austerity in Greece: Resistance, Hegemony and Complicity'
14.30-15.00: Victoria Goddard (Goldsmiths, University of London)
'Lessons to be Learnt? Crises in the North and Crises in the South'
15.00-15.30: Commentary: Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, University of London)
15.30-16.00: Questions and Discussion
16.00-16.15: Closing Remarks: Charles
Stewart (UCL), Daniel M. Knight (LSE)
This event is free and open to all with no ticket required; entry is on a first come first served basis.
Enquiries contact: Dr Daniel M. Knight email@example.com