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European Research Day 2021: European Borderlands

Culture and languages
Society and economy

Welcome to this year's European Research Day- on the theme "European Borderlands".

Seminar
Date
10 Mar 2021
Time
13:00 - 16:00
Location
Zoom

Good to know
All are welcome! No need to pre-register. This event will be held in English.
Organizer
CERGU

10 March, 2021 13:00-16:00
Online, via the platform Zoom (link provided upon request)

13:00 Introduction
Klas Grinell, Director of CERGU and researcher, Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg

13:10-13:30 European Unity, European Borders
Mats Andrén, Professor, Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg

13:30-13:50 Transnational Activism in Europe
Katarzyna Wojnicka, Researcher, Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg

13:50-14:10 Catalan Borderlands
Ingmar Söhrman, Professor emeritus, Department of Languages and Literatures, University of Gothenburg 
 

Break


14:30-14:50 European Cultural Journals: A Borderland Between Arts, Journalism, and Academia—and Possibly the Site for a Culture of Reflection
Ann Ighe, Senior Lecturer, Department Economy and Society, University of Gothenburg

14:50-15:10 Borderlands within Europe: On the Politicization of the Vernacular
Katarina Leppänen, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg

15:10-15:30 Brexit and the Irish Conundrum: Borders, Identity, and Sovereignty
Adrian Hyde-Price, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

15:30-15:45 Concluding Remarks and Questions