FLAGS, IDENTITY, MEMORY: Critiquing the Public Narrative through Color

Equipe Demogue Colloque
du 07 févr. au 09 févr. 2018
Université de Lille

Official program

7 February

8h30 – 9h Registration

  • 9h00 – Opening speech : Anne WAGNER, Associate Professor, CRDP Lille 2, France. Transmission of Values: Power, Transgression and/or Resistance
  • 9h30-10h : Massimo LEONE – Professor, University of Turin, Italy. Religious Flags: Genesis, Myth, Ideology, and Controversy.

› Question time

  • 10h10–10h40 : Claudius MESSNER, Professore Associato, Università del Salento, Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche, Italy. Depicting the colour of the wind. Notes on symbols and fetishes that represent our heritage and hope.

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  • 10h50 – 11h20 : Frances GUERIN, Kent School of Arts, UK. The Politics and History of Grey : Jasper Johns’s American Flags.

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  • 11h30 – 12h : Jan M. BROEKMAN, Emeritus Law Professor, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, USA. Colors Like Words : From Seme to Digit.

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LUNCH

  • 14h – 14h30 : Johnny ALAM, Artist and Researcher, Montreal, Canada. National Flags, Transnational Identity, and the Past/Future of the Nation-State.

› Question time

  • 14h40 – 15h10 : Wayne MORRISSON, Law Professor, Queen Mary University of London, UK. Bangladesh: the flag, its colours, national identity and the dialectics of struggle and protest

› Question time

 

TEA BREAK

  • 15h 30 – 17h30 : Rini HURKMANS, visual artist, The Netherlands. Flag of Compassion AND Roundtables with all the participants.

 

8 February

  • 8h30 – 9h : Ida PETRETTA, doctoral researcher, Southampton Law School, University of Southampton – UK. Belonging-together: Thinking Togetherness.

› Question time

  • 9h10 – 9h40 : James MACLEAN, Associate Professor, University of Southampton, UK. Scotland and the Saltire: Symbol of a nation carved in the clouds.

› Question time

  • 9h50 – 10h20 : Miroslaw M. SADOWSKI, LL.M student, University of Wroclaw, Poland. Flags – The Agents of the Past in the 21st Century: Law, Identity, Collective Memory.

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TEA BREAK

  • 10H40- 11h10 : Angela CONDELLO, Associate Professor, Roma III University, Italy. Being different, feeling similar. Some remarks on colors and politics.

› Question time

  • 11h20 – 11h50 : Pierre-André LECOCQ, Professeur émérite, CRDP – Lille 2, France. Le drapeau dans l’histoire constitutionnelle française.

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LUNCH

  • 14h – 14h30 : Kristian BANKOV, Professor, New Bulgarian University, Bulgary. Flags, Identity, Memory: from nationalisms to the post-truth uses of collective symbols.

› Question time

  • 14h40 – 15h10 : Otun Ismaila Rasheed ADEDOYIN – PostDoctoral Researcher, University of Lagos - Nigeria & University of Louisville - USA. Semiotic Notions of Development and the National Flag : A Case Study of  “Our National Flag”.

› Question time

TEA BREAK

  • 15h30 – 16h00 :  Miklos KONCZOL, Associate Professor, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Department of Legal Philosophy, and Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Legal Studies, Hungary. Flags in Hungary: A Natural History.

› Question time 

  • 16h10 – 16h40 :  Teresa RETZER, , student, University of Vienna, Austria. “Rechte Räume” – Right-wing activism in Germany building up its own collective memory beginning with the occupation of architecture.

 

9 February

  • 8h30 – 9h : Laura ERVO, Professor, The Örebro University, Sweden. Between Sweden and Russia – the history of the Finnish Blue Cross Flag from the legal and political perspective.

› Question time

  • 9h10 – 9h40 : Hee Sook LEE-NIINIOJA, Ph.D., Independent scholar, Helsinki, Finland. Our Divided-Shared Semiotic Colour Emotions on the Flags of South Korea, North Korea, and Korea Unification.

> Question time

  • 9h50 – 10h20 : Terry ROYCE, Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. What’s in a flag? A Visual Rhetorical Analysis of Islamic State’s Use of the Shahada

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TEA BREAK

  • 10H30- 11h : Aleksandra MATULEWSKA, Professor, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland. Historically conditioned identity protection in Poland.

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  • 11h10 – 11h40 : José Manuel AROSO LINHARES, Professor, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Flag Regimes, Nationality Types and Law’s « Place » : The exemplum of the actual Portuguese Flag.

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LUNCH

  • 14h – 14h30 : Pascale RIHOUET, Senior Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, USA. Flags and their Public Life in Medieval and Renaissance Italy (Law, Art, and Ritual).

› Question time

  • 14h40 – 15h10 : Christine VIAL KAYSER, French art historian, Associate researcher with CREOPS (Paris IV – Sorbonne) and Hicsa (Paris 1) and Museum curator. The Large Glass by Marcel Duchamp as an allegory of the French Flag during WWI and the dominance of the colour of mud.

› Question time

 

TEA BREAK

  • 16h – 16h30 : Helen PRINGLE, Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney – Australia. Under the Black Flag: Piracy in the Construction of Nations.

› Question time

  •  Closing Speech.

Registration

  • Inscription/Registration International Conference Flags, Identity, Memory: Critiquing the Public Narrative through Color - February 7,8,9 2018

One-day registration covers entry to the event, coffee and tea breaks :

  • February 7, 2018 : 35 €
  • February 8, 2018: 35 €
  • February 9, 2018 : 35 €

One-day registration does not include lunch :

  • Lunch, February 7, 2018 : 30 €
  • Lunch, February 8, 2018 : 30 €
  • Lunch  February 9, 2018 : 30 €

Contact : dorothee.herbaut@univ-lille.fr


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