The Affects of Things. Workshop in March.

Interdisciplinary workshop, Centre for Advanced Study (CAS),

Norwegian Academy of Sciences March 22-23, 2017, Oslo, Norway (Drammensveien 78, Turret room – top floor)

March 22

09.15 Vigdis Broch-Due, director of CAS: Welcome / Bjørnar Olsen, UiT-The Arctic University of Norway/CAS: Introduction

09.45  Jeff Malpas, University of Tasmania: In the presence of things

10.45  Marzia Varutti, University of Oslo: The non-discursive turn in museum exhibitions: affect and the new ways to ‘encounter’ the material

11.45  Lunch at Gabelshus Hotel (Gabels gate 16)

13.15   Paul Wenzel Geissler, University of Oslo: Being with pasts.  Dwelling on/in the ruins of modern Africa

14.15 Frederik Rosén, Danish Institute for International Studies: Culturewars: Targeting Emotional Materialities

15.15 Tea/coffee

15.30   Torgeir Rinke Bangstad, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway: Touching from a distance: fieldwork and affect

19.00 Dinner

March 23

09.30 Matt Edgeworth, University of Leicester: More than just a record: active ecological affects of archaeological strata

10.30 Hein Bjerck, NTNU/CAS: In the outer fringe of the human world – cavescapes, paintings and phenomenology

11.30 Lunch at Gabelshus hotel

13.00 Saphinaz Amal Naguib; University of Oslo/CAS: Urban art, place and affective atmospheres

14.00 Denis Byrne, Western Sydney University:  A reclamation, a seawall, and the Holocene sunset on Sydney Harbour

15.00 Tea/coffee

15.15 General discussion

19.00 Dinner

The workshop is part of the CAS project After Discourse: Things, Archaeology, and Heritage in the 21st Century,