Exchange and Circulations: Cultural Contacts and Processes of Transfer

Date and place: 27 November 2015, from 1:30pm – 6pm, conference room of the Institute of Czech Literature, Na Florenci 3.

Partners: IGK 56 (Freiburg University) – CEFRES – Charles University in Prague.

Language: English.


1:30: Charlotte Krauss and Clara Royer – Welcome and Introduction.

Panel 1. Moderator: Veronika Čapská (FHS UK)

1:45: Tomáš Masař (FF UK) – Czech and Finnish Mutual Interactions During  the Long 19th Century.

2:15: Nataliya Kopcha (RSUH Moscow) – Fedor Dostoevskij as a Cultural Good in Germany of the Early 20th Century: Selection, Distribution and Reception.

Panel 2. Moderator: Charlotte Krauss (Freiburg University)

2:45: Natalja Salnikova (Freiburg University) – The social and cultural life of things: Migrating household objects (Hausrat) as an identity resource.

3:15: Monika Brenišínová (CEFRES – FF UK) – Sixteenth Century Mexican Architecture: the Circulation of Forms and Ideas Between Europe and America.

3:45: Break.

Panel 3. Moderator: Ľuda Klusaková (FF UK)

4:15: Katja Plachov (Freiburg University) – Bridges or Bulwarks? The Presentation of Soviet Russia in The Mind and Face of Bolshevsim (1926). The Author René Fülöp-Miller as an Intermediate in Soviet–Western European Relations During the Interwar Period.

4:45: Daniela Hannová (FF UK) – Arab Communism Across Europe. Arab Communists in France and Czechoslovakia and the Limits of Cultural Transfers.

Panel 4. Moderator: Christian Jacques (Strasbourg University)

5:15: Cécile Guillaume-Pey (CEFRES & FMSH) – Writing from the Margins. Appropriation of Literacy and Emergence of Indigenous Movements in India and Beyond.

5:45: Linda Kovářová (FF UK) – Cultural Transfers Between City and Countryside (so called neorurals/cultural creative individuals).