Program

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May 7th
17:00-19:30 Registration: Arenan, Västra Torggatan 26 (NB: Arenan is located within Karlstad city centre, and not at the university–the main conference venue–which is about 6kms away)
17:30-20.00 Film screening: Sami Blood, Arenan. Q&A with Patricia Fjellgren, Assistant Director Sami Blood and Chair of the Sami Film Workers’ Association. Chair: Jenny Jansdotter
20:00 Welcome reception, Scandic Winn, hosted by Karlstads kommun (Karlstad municipality)

May 8th
9.00-10.00 Registration at Karlstad University, House 12 Foyer
10.00-10.15 Opening and welcome by Vice Chancellor Johan Sterte and Geomedia director André Jansson. The Geijer Hall
10.15-11.30 Keynote: Maren Hartmann (Universität der Künste, Berlin): “Homing – finding / making / destroying home?” The Geijer Hall. Chair: Mekonnen Tesfahuney
11.30-13.00 Lunch, House 12 Foyer
13.00-14.30 Paper session 1
14.30-15.00 Coffee break, House 12 Foyer
15.00-17.00 Plenary panel: “Dreaming of Home: Film and Imaginary Territories of the Real”, The Lagerlöf Hall
Nilgun Bayraktar – California College of the Arts
Christine Molloy – Film director and producer, Desperate Optimists
Les Roberts – University of Liverpool
Chair: John Lynch
19.00- Conference dinner: Olssons Bazar (Tullhusgatan 1)

May 9th
9.00-10.30 Paper session 2
10.30-11.00 Coffee break, House 12 Foyer
11.00-12.15 Keynote: Melissa Gregg (Intel Corporation, USA):
“Domestic enterprise in a data centric world”. The Geijer Hall. Chair: Gillian Rose
12.15-13.45 Lunch, House 12 Foyer
13.45-15.15 Paper session 3
17.30-19.30 Film screening: Further Beyond. Discussion with director Christine Molloy: Arenan. Chair: John Lynch
19.30 – Dinner at own expense at Vero (Järnvägsgatan 9)

May 10th
9.00-10.30 Paper session 4
10.30-11.00 Coffee break, House 12 Foyer
11.00-12.15 Keynote: Tristan Thielmann (Universität Siegen, Germany):
“The mobile place. A digital investigation”. The Geijer Hall. Chair: Linda Ryan-Bengtsson
12.15-12.30 Closing words and goodbye. The Geijer Hall
12.30 Lunch or take away, House 12 Foyer

GEOMEDIA 2019: SESSION PLAN

8 MAY: SESSION 1
13:00-14.30

1A: PANEL: CO-CREATED PLACE INNOVATION – A HOME OR DESTINATION?
Room: 12A226
Chair: Linda Ryan Bengtsson

Linda Ryan Bengtsson, Laila Gibson, Lotta Braunerhielm and Eva Kingsepp. Place-based digital experiences in the making
Malin Lindberg, Helena Karlberg and Johanna Balogh. Place innovative synergies for attractive Arctic city centers
Lissa Holloway-Attaway and Lars Vipsjö. Play and Place-Making through Augmented Reality-Enhanced Cultural Storytelling for Children in Western Sweden

1B: NEWS MEDIA, LOCAL IDENTITY AND BELONGING
Room: 12A324
Chair: Cecilia Möller

Sofia Billebo. A human exploration of the meanings of home(s) when living with or beside wolves
Erika Hellekant Rowe and Henrik Örnebring. Contested issues and local identity in the new media ecology
Cecilia Möller. Liquid geographies of journalism: gender, place and identity among ex-journalists
Amy Schmitz Weiss. Discovering Home: Geo-Located News and the Community
Aaron Vicencio. Framing Home: Spaces of Intimacy in Asian Photojournalism

1C: PANEL: REMAPPING THE HOME
Room: 12A325
Chair: Max Kanderske/Pablo Abend

Max Kanderske. Mapping the Great Indoors: Technological cohabitants and their cartographic practices
Hendrik Bender. Drone Sweet Drone: Drones as Home Surveillance Systems
Sam Hind. Remapping the Car: Software and Space in the Autonomous Vehicle
Pablo Abend. My Digital Dream House: Domesticity in the Age of the Smart Home

1D: MIGRATION, INTEGRATION AND MEDIA
Room: 12B257
Chair: Lena Grip

Quang Evansluong, Dimitry Jacob and Lena Grip. Fusionizing ethnicity as a journey from liability to advantage: A study of Vietnamese restaurants in Sweden
Lena Grip. Home and away: Immigrant’s Home-making processes and media use for integration
Ahmad Izzo. YouTube as an audiovisual manual for living and integration of Syrians in the new host country?
Monica Meini and Francesco Federici. Here, There and Beyond: a visual approach to conceptualize the sense of belonging in young people with migrant background
Amit Mitra and Quang Evansluong. Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden

9 MAY: SESSION 2
9:00 – 10:30

2A: PANEL: MOBILE SOCIALITIES
Room: 12A226
Chair: Maren Hartmann

Annette Hill. Roaming Audiences
Maren Hartmann. When the mobile meets the mobile: The normative framework of (mobile) time: Chrono-normativity, power-chronography and mobilities
Magnus Andersson. For dwelling and for governance: The mobile phone in mobile work
Philipp Seuferling. “Eat and sleep and do bullshit”: Pre-digital media practices in refugee camps

2B: PANEL: REMEMBRANCE, SPACE, EDUCATION: EMANCIPATORY AND ACTIVIST APPROACHES THROUGH GEOMEDIA
Room: 12A324
Chair: Thomas Jekel & Christiane Hintermann

Christiane Hintermann and Isabel Kern. ‘(Dis)liking’, ‘sharing’, ‘commenting’: footprints of our identities in social media
Karin Golser and Thomas Jekel. A critical reflection of right-wing extremist (geo-)media by secondary school students
Jana Pokraka. Who owns the city? An exploration of children’s reflections of the (re)production of public space
Katharina Wöhs and Thomas Jekel. Holocaust Education, Geomedia and the Student Experience

2C: CARTOGRAPHIES AND MAPPING
Room: 12A325
Chair: Theo Röhle

Göran Bolin. On the concept of media landscape
Ana Carolina, Almeida Souza, Juliana Lopes de Almeida Souza and Luciana Andrade Gomes Bicalho. URSAL: the construction of a consumption territory based on memes and products
Elsa Kosmack Vaara, Petra Edoff, Alvaro Aranda Muñoz and Veronica Domova. Visualizing Time and Geography through District Heating
Theo Röhle. Mapping Home. Modalities of the cartographic negotiation of place
Laura Sharp. Embodied Cartographies of the Unscene: A Feminist Approach to (Geo)Visualiszing Film and Television Production

9 MAY: SESSION 3
13:45 – 15:15

3A: GEOMEDIA AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Room: 12A226
Chair: Michael Karlsson

Sol Agin and Michael Karlsson. Reviewing the field of environmental communication and climate change: geographically biased, theoretically limited and methodologically monocular
Christina Reithmeier. Digital Geographies, Adolescents and Geomedia Education – Findings from a systematic review on social media research
Cláudia Silva and Catia Prandi. A Blue Whale Street Art as a Landmark: Extracting landmarks from Children Cognitive Maps for the Design of Locative Systems
Ana Carolina Almeida Souza, Geane Carvalho Alzamora, Lorena Péret Teixeira Tárcia and Luciana Andrade Gomes Bicalho. Transmedia Education and Space: a case study in Brazil, East Timor and Mozambique
Karolina Uggla. Visualizing mobility in time and space for an educational digital platform

3B: HOME-MAKING AND DOMESTIC MEDIA
Room: 12A324
Chair: André Jansson

Charlie Järpvall, Magnus Andersson and Charlotte Nilsson. Between ideals and domestic practices: the micro-geographies and media technologies of home management. A Swedish case study
Ilkin Mehrabov. Ontological and Material Dimensions of ‘Home’-Making in an Era of Mediatization
Bjorn Nansen. Sleep mode: smart devices and the re-configuration of bedroom spaces
Christine Quail. Modern Quilt Craftivism and Online-Offline Geographies of Home
Ulrik Volgsten. The place of the phonograph and gramophone in Sweden 1900-1945: Mediatization of Music and Musicalization of the Media

3C: LANDSCAPES AND CULTURES OF MEDIA PRODUCTION
Room: 12A325
Chair: David Cheruiyot

Julie Cupples and Kevin Glynn. The gendered geopolitics of TV drama in the era of media convergence
Chris Lukinbeal. Old Tucson Studios and the Landscapes of Sonoran Westerns
Rui Qiao and Jun Xu. The Urban-Rural Divide on Short Video Apps in China: Perspectives on Social Stratification and Mobility
Elisabeth Sommerlad. The Cinematic Home as Intercultural Space
Qing Zhao. The construction of alternative cultural space in contemporary Hong Kong documentary films

3D: DATA SPACES AND DIGITAL CULTURES
Room: 12B257
Chair: Helena Atteneder

Helena Atteneder. Geomedia: (in)advertent data sharing processes and individual control-relations
Raul Ferrer-Conill and Dawn Wheatley. Engaging with mobile audiences. Rethinking the rituals and rhythms of mobile news
Andreas Nyström. Floating Homes and the Rejection of Paradise: To “voyage in place” in _The Flame in the Flood_ (2017)
Linnea Saltin. Uncanny methodologies of virtual places
Andreas Schellewald. The poetics of platforms: on audio-visual containers and topophilia in platform cultures

10 MAY: SESSION 4
9:00-10:30

4A: PANEL: (RE)FRAMING INNOVATION WITHIN GEOMEDIA AND EDUCATION: SUBJECT, TECHNOLOGY & SPACE
Room: 12A226
Chair: Inga Gryl & Jana Pokraka

Claudia Scharf and Inga Gryl. Fostering participation in shaping spaces and societies: The approach of an education for innovativeness
Tilo Felgenhauer. Do we exchange or do we share? On the digital renaissance of place-based communities
Michael Lehner, Inga Gryl and Jana Pokraka. From ‘the map’ to an internalized concept. Deconstruction as a method for reflexive cartography
Christian Dorsch. Gaming the system – creative and autonomous acting in the digital condition
Karin Golser, Marcel Vorage and Thomas Jekel. Students as innovators – Innovation Education through Spatial Thinking and the Use of Geomedia?

4B: HOME, MOBILITIES AND NOSTALGIA
Room: 12A324
Chair: Mats Nilsson

Xian Huang. Rebuilding the Pavilion: Plural Sense of Heritage at the GeoMedia Age
Mats Nilsson and Mekonnen Tesfahuney. Homing Tourism Theory
Oren Livio. Home Is Where the Prize Is: Constructing Local Nostalgia in Israeli Reality TV Shows Travelling Abroad
Doug Tewksbury. Rolling Coal Videos: Pollution Porn, Petro-Nostalgia, and Mediated Discourses of Anti-Environmentalism
Yan Yuan. The Gaze, Glance and Spectacle of Nostalgia: Multiple Embodied Scopic Regimes in the Landscape Production of Nostalgic Tourism in China

4C: MEDIATED SPACES AND URBAN TRANSFORMATIONS
Room: 12A325
Chair: Karin Fast

Karin Fast. Revisiting the ‘home’ (again, and again, and again): On the troubled relationship between coworking spaces and neoliberalism
Jacek Kotus and Michał Rzeszewski. The role of augmented content and context in creating identity places in public spaces
Joern Langhorst. Mediating Urbanity: The (Anti-) Spectacle of Public Space in the Neoliberal City
Erika Polson. From the tag to the #hashtag: Street art, Instagram, and gentrification
Arno van der Hoeven and Erik Hitters. The values of live music in urban development: the case of Rotterdam