Please note that the programme is still subject to changes.

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Venue: Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Conference Room

16.00 Coffee/Registration
16.30 Welcome Michael North (Greifswald)

KeynoteJames Brooks (Santa Barbara)

We Were Wanderers Again”: Displacement, Diaspora, and Uncertain Justice in the Southwest of North America: AD 1017 to 2017

18.00 Reception

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Venue: Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Conference Room

09.15 Coffee

09.30 Panel 1 Migration and the Border Dilemma
Chair: Margit Bussmann (Greifswald) / Discussant: Martin Kerntopf (Greifswald)

09.30-10.00 Claudia Sadowski-Smith (Tempe, Arizona)

Neoliberalism Strikes Back: Crossborder Migration from the Global South to the United States and Europe

10.00-10.30 Julia Brock (Carrollton, Georgia)

Could You Meet me at the Courthouse?”: Heir Lands, Customary Tenure, and State-assisted Dispossession in Legal Borderlands of the U.S. South

10.30-11.00 Tõnis Tatar (Tartu)

The Dilemma to Conserve or Modernise – The Case of the Estonian Émigré Artists After World War II

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Panel 2 Ancient Inequality Patterns
Chair: Anti Selart (Tartu) / Discussant: Teemu Korpijärvi (Greifswald)

13.00-13.30 Christopher Nofziger (Santa Barbara)

Imperial Antichrist: Mapping the Rhetoric of Justice in Athanasius of Alexandria

13.30-14.00 Aliaksandra Valodzina (Minsk)

Borderlands as a Waldenses’ Native Region

14.00-14.30 Susanne Froehlich (Greifswald)

“Nile Boatmen, Hog Traders, and Tourists Shall not Be Impeded.” Inequality and Discrimination at City Entrances in the Roman Empire

15.00 Coffee

15.30 Panel 3 Inequality in European Borderlands
Chair: Veronica Castillo-Muñoz (Santa Barbara) / Discussant: Jens E. Olesen (Greifswald)

15.30-16.00 Alexander Sergunin (Saint Petersburg)

Overcoming Cross-Border Injustice in Northern Europe

16.00-16.30 Ariela House (Barcelona)

The Unequal Legal Permeability of the French-Spanish Border in Catalonia, 1959-1978

16:30-17.00 Chloe Wells (Joensuu)

The ‘Lost City’ of Vyborg and the Construction of Remembered Borders between Finland and Russia

Friday, 5 May 2017 

Venue: University of Greifswald, “Konzilsaal”

09.15 Coffee

09.30 Panel 4 The Borderland Effect: Gender and Identity
Chair: James Brooks (Santa Barbara) / Discussant: Franziska Sajdak (Greifswald)

09.30-10.00 Veronica Castillo-Muñoz (Santa Barbara)

Women and Revolution: A Tale of Violence and Injustice across the Mexico-U.S. Borderlands

10.00-10.30 Gokh Amin Alshaif (Santa Barbara)

Traditionalists in the North and Marxists in the South Ideological Borderlands and the Legal Evolution of the “Ideal Yemeni Woman”, 1960s-1990s

10.30-11.00 Marta Grzechnik (Gdansk)

“History Speaks for us here”. The Use of History in the Creation of Identity with the New Polish Territories after the Second World War

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Panel 5 Being Unjust
Chair: Stephan Kessler (Greifswald) / Discussant: Alexander Sergunin (Saint Petersburg)

13.00-13.30 Sergey Saluschev (Santa Barbara)

Religious Conversion, Legality, and the Politics of Religious Toleration and Justice in the Caucasus, 1838-1882

13.30-14.00 Lana Lanina (Greifswald)
Soviet Writers in Baltic Republics: In Search of Justice

14.00-14.30 German Ragozin (Arkhangelsk)

Land Patriotic Movement under Andreas Hofer in Tyrol within anti-Napoleonic Resistance Framework in Austria and Germany

15.30 Closing remarks

16.00 The End