Programme

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

 

DAY 1:

Monday, April 15 

A TRIBUTE TO EDWARD SAID

 

 

Morning Chair: Prof. Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University)

09:00 – 09:30

Registration & Reception with Coffee & Tea

09:30 – 09:45

Opening by the Rector Magnificus Prof. Bert Van der Zwaan of Utrecht University

09:45 – 10:15

Welcoming address by Prof. Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University)

Welcoming address by Mariam Said

Welcoming address by Dr. Jan Donner (Rabbani Foundation)

10:15 – 11:00

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Judith Butler (University of California, Berkeley)

11:00 – 11:20

Q&A

11:20 – 12:00

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Aamir Mufti (UCLA)

12:00 – 12:20

Q&A

12:20 –13:30

Lunch

 

Afternoon Chair: Prof. Peter van der Veer

 

 

13:30 – 14:10

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Lila Abu-Lughod (Columbia University)

14:10 – 14:30

Q&A

14:30 – 15:10

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Etienne Balibar (Université de Paris X – Nanterre and University of California)

15:10 – 15:30

Q&A

15:30–16:00

Tea Break

16:00 – 16:40

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Akeel Bilgrami

( Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University)

16:40 – 17:00

Q&A

Time: 17:00 – 18:00

Location: Aula

Welcoming Drinks– presentation of Treaty of Utrecht Box set. (Closed, for conference participants only)

 

DAY 2:

Tuesday, April 16 

Post-colonial Transitions

 

Chair: Dr. Sandra Ponzanesi (Utrecht University)

09:00 – 09:30

Registration & Reception with Coffee & Tea

09:30 – 10:10

Keynote Prof. Gayatri Spivak (Columbia University)

10:10 – 10:25

Q&A

10:25 – 10:45

Coffee & Tea Break

10:45 – 12:00

Panel – led by Prof. Gayatri Spivak (Columbia University)

Panelist: Dr. Ankhi Mukherjee (University of Oxford)

Panelist: Dr. Jamila Mascat (University La Sapienza, Rome)

12:00 –13:00

Lunch break

 

Afternoon Chair: Prof. Paul Gilroy

13:00 – 13:40

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Robert Young (NYU)

13:40 – 14:00

Q&A

14:00 – 14:40

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Rob Nixon (University of Wisconsin)

14:40 –  15:00

Q&A

15:00 – 15:15

Tea Break

15:15 – 15:45

Concluding Remarks by Prof. Paul Gilroy (LSE)

 

 

DAY 3:

Wednesday, April 17

Contrapuntal Encounters: Art as RESISTANCE

 

Morning Chair: Prof. Ann Rigney

09:00 – 09:30

Registration & Reception with Coffee & Tea

09:30 – 09:45

Opening Remarks by Prof. Engin Isin (Open University London)

09:45 – 10:25

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Ariella Azoulay (Independent Curator and Filmmaker)

10:25 – 10:40

Q&A

10:40 – 10:55

Break with coffee & tea

10:55 – 11:35

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Engin Isin (Open University London)

11:35 – 11:50

Q&A

11:50 – 12:30

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Marina Warner (University of Essex)

12:30 – 12:45

Q&A

12:45 – 13:45

Lunch break

 

Afternoon Chair: Prof. Engin Isin (Open University London)

13:45 – 14:25

Keynote Lecture by Udi Aloni (filmmaker, writer, visual artist)

14:25 – 14:40

Q&A

14:40 – 15:20

Keynote Lecture by Prof. Stathis Gourgouris Director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society

Columbia University

15:20 – 15:40

Q&A

15:40 – 16:00

Tea Break

16:00 – 16:30

Closing Academic part of conference & Introduction Guest of honor


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Savannah Bay – a treasure chamber of Post-colonial stories

At the Edward Said Memorial Conference Savannah Bay will be present with a special ‘bookshop on location’. Please feel free to visit our book lounge to relax and enjoy our selection of literature. Besides the latest works on Post-colonial studies, we offer a selection of books by the speakers present at the conference.  Don’t miss out on our special offers, meet and greets with authors and signing sessions.  Take your time to browse through our selection and find your next favorite read at Savannah Bay. More information