Conferences

Conferences supported by the Center for Intercultural Studies from 2012 until now (older one).

Due to the amount of ZIS activities, they are not all available in English. We hope this is not a great inconvenience. Please consult the German version of our website to get a fuller sense of ZIS Activities.

 

Applicants/Organizers  Topic Literature        

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Renate Makarska (Translation-, Linguistic- and Cultural studies (Polish))

 

Lecture Series "Literatur und Medienübersetzung. Themen der Forschung, Arbeitsbereiche der Übersetzer“

Winter Semester 2018/19

 

DFDK / Univ.-Prof. Dr. Winfried Eckel (Comparative Literature)

FIFF / Prof. Dr. Gregor Wedekind (Art History)

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: "Grenzgänger. Figuren des deutsch-französischen Kulturtransfers"

Winter Semester 2018/19

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Barbara Thums (Intercultural German Studies)

Workshop "Fluchten aus dem Alltag. Räume der Sehnsucht zwischen Idylle und Tourismus“

October 26/27, 2018

 
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oliver Scheiding (Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies / American Studies)

Conference: "Transatlantic Conversations: Approaches to Early American Studies"

October 4-6, 2018

 

 Dr. Christoph Günther (Ethnology)

International Conference: "Audiovisueller Dschihadismus: Bedeutungen, Ästhetiken und Aneignungsformen“

October 4/5, 2018

 

Prof. Dr. Michael Schreiber (Translation-, Linguistic- and Cultural studies French and Italian) 

International Symposium: "Rechtssprache und Rechtsübersetzung in Geschichte und Gegenwart“

September 20/21, 2018

 

Dr. Anja Oed (Ethnology)

Lecture Series and Exhibition: „Sichtwechsel: Comic-Helden in und aus Afrika“ 12. Juni bis 23. Juli, "Schule des Sehens" 

Rupert Bazambanza (Ruanda): „Comics über den Genozid an den Tutsi als Erinnerungsarbeit.“, Lecture in french with german translation, July 5, 2018, 18-20h, P 2 (Philosophicum)

Ib Zongo (Elfenbeinküste/Ghana): „Comics als Bildungsmedium in Afrika.“, Lecture in german, July 23, 2018, 18-20h, P 2 (Philosophicum) or Schule des Sehens

 
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Verne (Ethnology)

Triple-Lecture with Prof. Timothy Taylor: "Valuing Music"

June 27-30, 2018

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Carla Schelle (Educational Studies)

International Conference: "Innovation und Transformation in Schule, Unterricht und Lehrerbildung im frankophonen Nord- und Westafrika, Frankreich und Deutschland“

June 28-30, 2018

 

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Andreas F. Kelletat
Dr. Julija Boguna
Aleksey Tashinskiy, M.A.
(Intercultural German Studies)

Sixth Germersheimer Symposium Translation and Liteature "Grenzüberschreibungen. Übersetzer und Übersetzen in der SBZ und der DDR (1945-1990)"

June 15-17, 2018

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martina Schrader-Kniffki (Translation-, Linguistic- and Cultural studies (Spanish, Portuguese)

Dr. Florian Freitag (American Studies)

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series "Transdisziplinäre und interkulturelle Perspektiven auf Tourismus“

Summer Semester 2018

 

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Breuer                                     

Dr. Timothy Attanucci                           

(Intercultural German Studies) 

Conference "Leistungsbeschreibung, literarische Strategien bei Hans Blumenberg"

June 14-16, 2018

 

Dr. Michael Hölscher (Catholic Theology)

Conference "Verflucht und zugenäht. Antike Fluchtafeln und das Neue Testament“​

April 5-7, 2018

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heike Drotbohm (Ethnology)

International Conference "Care in Crisis. Ethnographic Perspectives on Humanitarianism"

February 22-24, 2018

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Oksana Bulgakowa (Film Studies)

Dr. Roman Mauer (Film Studies)

Dipl.-Geogr. Elisabeth Sommerlad (Cultural Geography)

International Symposium: "New Orleans in Medial Imaginations"

Februay 1-3,  2018
 
Dr. Marcus Held
Prof. Dr. Michael Roth (Systematic Theology and Social Ethics)

Workshop "Der moderne Mensch im Spiegel des Anderen – Ein Blick auf Empathie und Fundamentalismus als Kulturtechniken der Moderne"

December 1/2, 2017
 
The Center for Intercultural Studies / ZIS

 

Workshop "Augmented Identities" ZIRS/ZIS (Interuniversity collaboration)

November 2/3, 2017
 

Nele Sawallisch M.A.
Johanna Seibert M.A.
Dr. Pia Wiegmink
Dr. Frank Obenland (American Studies)

Conference "From Abolition to Black Lives Matter: Past and Present Forms of Transnational Black Resistance"

October 26-28, 2017

 

Prof. Dr. Oliver Scheiding (American Studies)

Conference "The American Short Story: New Horizons"

October 4-7, 2017

 

Dr. Tobias Boos (Cultural Geography)
Dr. Bozena Gierek (Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilisations, Jagiellonian University, Kraków)

Conference "Feast as a Mirror of Social and Cultural Changes" in Kraków, Poland
 

September 28-30, 2017

 

Prof. Dr. Anton Escher (Cultural Geography)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich (Victoria University, Wellington)

Conference "Migrant Narratives – Moving Stories"

July 17-19, 2017
 

Dr. Marcus Held
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Roth (Systematic Theology and Social Ethics)

Workshop "Fundamentalismus – ein nervöser und medialer Kommentar der Moderne zu sich selbst?"

July 6/7, 2017
 
The Center for Intercultural Studies / ZIS

Symposium with Movie Screening „Crossroads from Norman/Oklahoma to Mainz“

Movie Screening: June 29, 2017

Lectures and Discussion: June 30, 2017

 
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Andreas F. Kelletat
Dr. Iris Becker
Aleksey Tashinskiy, M.A.
(Intercultural German Studies)

Fifth Germersheimer Symposium "Übersetzen und Literatur (UeLit V) 'Wie ist das übersetzt?' - Analyse und Beschreibung des translatorischen Œuvre"
June 16-18, 2017

Program

 

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Breuer                                              Dr. Timothy Attanucci                                      (Intercultural German Studies)

Conference "Leistungsbeschreibung, literarische Strategien bei Hans Blumenberg"

June 14-16, 2018

 
FIFF / Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gregor Wedekind (Art History) Interdisciplinary exhibition  "INTER.VIEW - Perspektiven auf aktuelle Fotografie im Senegal und in Mali"

May / July 2017

 
Prof. Dr. Renata Makarska (Translation-, Linguistic- and Cultural studies (Polish) – FTSK Germersheim)

"Mordor kommt und frisst uns auf oder Krisen der heutigen Welt"
Author's meeting with Olga Tokarczuk, Ziemowit Szczerek and Alexander Ilitschewski

April / May / November 2017

Program

 

FIFF / Prof. Dr. Gregor Wedekind (Art History)

Interdisciplinary exhibition "›Die Fotografie vom ethnologischen Blick befreien‹ Werke und Interviews von zeitgenössischen FotografInnen in Bamako und Dakar. Globale Perspektiven aus Ethnologie und Kunstwissenschaft"

Summer Semester 2017
 

Prof. Dr. Anton Escher (Cultural Geography)
Prof. Dr. Oksana Bulgakowa
AR Dr. Roman Mauer (Film Studies)
Dipl.-Geogr. Elisabeth Sommerlad (Cultural Geography)

Symposium "Jerusalem in Medial Imaginations"

February 2-4, 2017

Program

 

FIFF / Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gregor Wedekind (Art History)

 

Interdisciplinary exhibition "Relation spéciale! 70 Jahre deutsch-französische Wissenschaftsbeziehungen an der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz"
November 9 - December 21, 2016
Program
Flyer

 
Theresa Heyer, M.A.
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Andreas F. Kelletat (Intercultural German Studies)
Dr. Julija Boguna
Aleksey Tashinskiy, M.A.
(Russian)

Fifth Germersheimer Symposium "Übersetzen und Literatur (UeLit V) 'Wie ist das übersetzt?' - Analyse und Beschreibung des translatorischen Œuvre"
June 16-18, 2017

Registration / Call for Papers

 

Transnational American Studies Institute
Center for Material Culture Studies - University of Delaware

Symposium “The Refuge of Objects/Objects of Refuge”
December 14-18, 2016

Program

 
Prof. Dr. Johannes Pahlitzsch (Byzantine studies) Workshop "Sacred Time in Judaism, Islam and Christianity the Late Antique and Medieval Middle East”
July 2016
Program
 
Prof. Dr. Matthias Krings (Ethnology) Workshop "Die audiovisuelle Kommunikation des Dschihadismus. Radikalislamische Bewegungen im Vergleich“
"Propaganda im Internet - Formen u. Herausforderungen radikal-islamistischer Werbung"
"Dschih@d online - Radikal islamistische Propaganda im Internet"
June 24/25, 2016
 
Dr. Natalia Blum-Barth
Dr. Martina Kopf
PD Dr. Frank Zipfel (Comparative Literature)

Conference "Fremde Ähnlichkeiten. Die 'große Wanderung' als Herausforderung der Komparatistik"


June 23/24, 2016

 
Prof. Dr. Anton Escher (Cultural Geography) Media Geography-Conference "Media´s Mapping Impulse"
June 17/18, 2016
 
Prof. Dr. Marietta Horster (History) Workshop “Church Building in Cyprus (4th to 7th Centuries) – a Mirror of Intercultural Contacts in the Eastern Mediterranean”
June 9-11, 2016
 
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Andreas F. Kelletat
Dr. phil. Julija Boguna
Theresa Heyer, M.A.
(Intercultural German Studies)
Conference "Spiegelungen Orte: Interkulturell-interdisziplinare Beiträge zu Leben und Werk des Dichters, Übersetzers und bildenden Künstlers Manfred Peter Hein"
May 26-28, 2016
 
Prof. Dr. Martina Schrader-Kniffki / AO Dr. Marcel Vejmelka (Romance Studies) Conference "Das Spiel zwischen den Räumen – Lokale bis transnationale Dimensionen
des europäischen Fußballs"
May 20, 2016
Program
 
The Center for Intercultural Studies / ZIS

"Transnational American Studies"
Symposium ad honorem Prof. Dr. Alfred Hornung
honorary director of the Center for Intercultural Studies / ZIS

February 5-6, 2016

 
Prof. Dr. Renata Makarska (Polish)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Cornelia Sieber (Romance Studies)
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Kylie Crane (English and Lingustics)
Lecture Series "Migrationsräume: postkoloniale, translatorische und poetische Perspektiven"
Summer Semester 2016
 
Prof. Dr. Martina Schrader-Kniffki
(Romance Studies)
International Conference "Translation und sprachlicher Plurizentrismus in der Romania 'Minor'"
January 29/30, 2016
 
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Sieber
Liliana Bizama M.A. (Romance Studies)
International Conference "Arte es vida! Estéticas de la conmoción y el desacato. Revisiones de los discursos y prácticas artísticas bajo dictadura en Chile y postdictadura en alemania"
January 20-22, 2016
 
Prof. Dr. Stephan Leopold (Romance Studies)
Prof. Dr. Oliver Scheiding (American Studies)
Interdisciplinary Lecture Series "Ideologie der Form – Ideology of Form"
Winter Semester 2015/2016
 
Prof. Dr. Gregor Wedekind (Art History)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bierschenk
Prof. Dr. Matthias Krings (Ethnology)
Lecture Series "EuropAfrica: (De)Construction by Art, Music and Literature"
Winter Semester 2015/2016
 
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Andreas F. Kelletat (Intercultural German Studies)
Dr. Julija Boguna
Aleksey Tashinskiy M.A. (Russian)
Conference "The Germersheim Encyclopedia (Portraits of Literary Translators) – Refugees and Migrants as Translators” DIZDAR, DILEK/ GIPPER, ANDREAS/ SCHREIBER, MICHAEL (Eds.): Nationenbildung und Übersetzung. Berlin: 2015, 172 P.
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Sarah Scholl-Schneider
Sara Reith M.A. (Cultural Anthropology)
Christina Lokk M.A. (Social Sciences, University of Hildesheim)
Workshop “Russian Culture – German Culture? National Concepts of Identity in Current Qualitative Analyses of Humanities and Social Sciences“
November 2-4, 2015
 
Prof. Dr. Marcus Stiglegger (Film-/Cultural Studies)
Prof. Dr. Anton Escher (Cultural Geography)
Prof. Dr. Oksana Bulgakowa (Film Studies)
The Center for Intercultural Studies / ZIS
Conference "Casablanca and Tangier. Mythic Places in Literature and Film"
October 15-16, 2015
 
Dr. Susanne Mersmann (Art History)
Dr. Karin Peters
Dr. Julia Brühne
Dr. Lisa Zeller (Romance Studies)
Interdisciplinary Autumn School “Distance and/or Close-up: Visuality, Community and Affects in Representations of History”
October 5-9, 2015
 
Sinem Derya Kılıç, M.A. (Philosophy) Interdisciplinary Conference "Philosophy and Film"/ Ad Honorem Prof. Dr. Josef Rauscher
September 25, 2015
 
Prof. Dr. Michael Schreiber (Romance Studies) Symposium “Translation Policies in Europe (1789-1914). Interdisciplinary Workshop”
September 11/12, 2015
 
Prof. Dr. Olaf Müller (Comparative Literature) Conference “Theater Adaptions. Intercultural Transformations of Modern Plays“
May 7-9, 2015
 
Prof. Dr. Martina Schrader-Kniffki (Romance Studies)
Dr. Eva Katrin Müller (Spanish)
Conference "Perspectivas desde el siglo XXI: Presente y futuro de las lenguas indígenas en el contexto de la política lingüística, los derechos lingüísticos y la 'economía de la lengua'"
May 8, 2015
 
Alfred Wittstock (Division of Israel) Conference “Rapprochement, Change, Perception & Shaping The Future: 50 Years of German-Isreali and Israeli-German Diplomatic Relations"
April 27-30, 2015
Program
WITTSTOCK, ALFRED (Ed.): Rapprochement, Change, Perception and Shaping the Future: 50 Years of German-Israeli and Israeli-German Diplomatic Relations. Berlin: 2016, 278 P.
Prof. Dr. Martina Schrader-Kniffki (Romance Studies)
M.A. Torsten Dörflinger (Linguistics)
Lecture Series “Regional Languages and Varieties in Europe. Between Acknowledgement and Securing the Future”
Summer Semester 2015
 
Prof. Dr. Renata Makarska (Polish) Lectures in the Series “Polish Migration / Culture in Germany”
Summer Semester 2015
 
Prof. Dr. Anja Müller-Wood (English and Linguistics)
Prof. Dr. Anneli Sarhimaa
Dr. Christoph Unger (Nothern European and Baltic Languages)
Conference “Research Agendas in Literary Linguistics”
April 15-17, 2015
Keynote-Lectures
Program