Preliminary program (May 7-10, 2019)

May 7th
17:00-19:30 Registration: Arenan
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: Patrik Sjöberg
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 Inaugural speech 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 Geijer 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
12.15-13.30 Lunch, House 12 Foyer
13.30-13.45 Presentation of art installation
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