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The Idea of Violence Conference | Agenda

 
The Idea of Violence: A Conference
June 23 and 24
Kent State Florence Center  | Palazzo Vettori  | Florence, Italy


AGENDA

Palazzo Vettori, Lecture Hall
Friday, 23 June

9:00-9:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks

  • James Tyner, Kent State University, Ohio
  • Fabrizio Ricciardelli, Kent State University, Florence

9:30-11:00 AM

Session One  |  Chair: Fabrizio Ricciardelli, Kent State University

  • James Tyner, Kent State University  |  Conspiratorial Geographies: Power and Paranoia under the Communist Party of Kampuchea
  • Arun Saldanha, University of Minnesota  |  Anthropos, Geopower, Divine Violence
11:00-11:30 AM

Morning Break

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Session Two  |  Chair: Marcello Fantoni, Kent State University

  • Estela Schindel, University of Konstanz  |  Violent Borders. The Schengen Regime and the Reframing of Violence
  • Laura Fenelli, Kent State University, Florence  |  From Irony to Sacrilege: Blasphemous Jokes about Cult Images between XIV and XVI Century
12:30-2:00 PM

Lunch at Il Desco Bistrot

2:00-3:30 PM

Session Three  |  Chair: James Tyner, Kent State University

  • Fabrizio Ricciardelli, Kent State University, Florence  |  Episodes of Violence in Trecento Florence
  • Samuel Cohn, University of Glasgow  |  Reasons to Revolt: Plague’s Violence from Procopius to Surat, 1994
  • Pamela Colombo, l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales - IRIS-EHESS, Paris  |  When State Violence Creates Living Spaces: “Strategic Villages”, between Forced Modernization and Counter-Insurgency Warfare
3:30-4:00 PM

Afternoon Break

4:00-5:00 PM

Session Four  |  Chair: Laura Fenelli, Kent State University, Florence

  • Jim Glassman, University of British Columbia  |  War, Violence, Capitalism
  • Francesco Benigno, Università di Teramo  |  The Concept of Terrorism: What’s in a Name? Terrorist Violence in Historical Perspective
5:00-5:30 PM

Round Table

7:30 PM

Dinner at Cafaggi Restaurant

 
 
Palazzo Vettori, Lecture Hall
Saturday, 24 June
9:00-10:00 AM

Session Five  |  Davide Lombardo, Kent State University, Florence

  • Manfred Hinz, Universitat Passau  |  Taliban Poetry. Jihadi Ideology in Taliban Taranés
  • Pierluigi Valsecchi, Università di Pavia  |  Violence, Hierarchy and Personal Status in Nineteenth Century West Africa
10:00-10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Session Six  |  Chair: Manfred Hinz, Universitat Passau

  • Rachel Pain, Durham University  |  The Idea of Trauma
  • Davide Lombardo, Kent State University. Florence  |  Sublime, Shock, Silence: Intellectuals and the Massacres of June 1848
12:00-12:30 PM

Round Table

12:30-2:00 PM

Lunch at Il Desco Bistrot

Conference Organizers:
  • James Tyner, Kent State University
  • Marcello Fantoni, Kent State University Ohio
  • Fabrizio Ricciardelli, Kent State University Florence
Conference Secretary: