Conference

Semiotic Landscapes of Southeastern Europe

The Center for Advanced Studies of Southeastern Europe (CAS SEE) at University of Rijeka and the Berlin Centre for Transnational Border Research “Border Crossings – Crossing Borders” at Humboldt University are pleased to invite you to take part in the online sessions of the two-day conference “Semiotic landscapes of Southeastern Europe”.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

This rich program brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds working on the visual and semiotic aspects of everyday culture in Southeastern Europe.

As the presentations will show, studying the diversity of human meaning-making on public display allows for expedient insights into the fundamentals and frictions underlying visual manifestations of social patterns and political implications.

Having moved beyond its initial focus on writing and images in public space, the concept of semiotic landscapes neatly embraces the implications and intertextualities of human activities involved in the creation and shaping of space and place. 

Verbal as well as nonverbal modes of engagement with the outer world create the realities and resignifications connected to and produced by a given semiotic landscape.

Any semiotic act affecting the landscape is in itself both a consequence of and a potential cause for political, cultural, economic and other challenges and changes.

The diverse geographical and social premises of Southeastern Europe, where hegemonic as well as heretical discourses have been active in the politics of memory and meaning-making in (recent) history, provide a copious amount of perspectives and topics for researching the interconnection of the sign and public space.

The conference is organized into five sessions, please follow the links below to take part in these sessions.

Friday, May 28

Conference opening & panel I: Fundamentals & Frictions – May 28, 2021 09:00 AM (CET), join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89612947398?pwd=UlEyRE5DdHIxT0ZPazlYUUdRRnp6Zz09 
Meeting ID: 933 2307 7960 Passcode: 693324

Panel II: Implications & Intertextualities – May 28, 2021 12:00 PM (CET), join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89612947398?pwd=UlEyRE5DdHIxT0ZPazlYUUdRRnp6Zz09
Meeting ID: 933 2307 7960 Passcode: 693324

[Panel III and Panel IV will take place in parallel sessions]

Panel III: Realities & Resignifications – May 28, 2021 04:30 PM (CET), join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93323077960?pwd=OFNrYVM4bUkzcVluMzJyRFBTVHU4UT09 
Meeting ID: 933 2307 7960 Passcode: 693324

Panel IV: Realities & Resignifications – May 28, 2021 04:30 PM (CET), join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98835320024?pwd=b2dRRkNHMzZWcVgyaEp1UDRDTWhFUT09 
Meeting ID: 988 3532 0024 Passcode: 658378

 

Saturday, May 29

[Panel III and Panel IV will take place in parallel sessions]

Panel III: Realities & Resignifications – May 29, 2021 09:30 AM (CET), join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93323077960?pwd=OFNrYVM4bUkzcVluMzJyRFBTVHU4UT09 
Meeting ID: 933 2307 7960 Passcode: 693324

Panel IV: Challenges & Changes – May 29, 2021 09:30 AM (CET), join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98835320024?pwd=b2dRRkNHMzZWcVgyaEp1UDRDTWhFUT09 
Meeting ID: 988 3532 0024 Passcode: 658378

Panel V: Memories & Meaning-Making – May 29, 2021 11:30 AM (CET) and from 02:30 PM (CET), join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89612947398?pwd=UlEyRE5DdHIxT0ZPazlYUUdRRnp6Zz09
Meeting ID: 988 3532 0024 Passcode: 658378

 

More information: http://cas.uniri.hr/semiotic-landscapes-of-southeastern-europe/

 

Vom 28.05.2021
bis 29.05.2021

Ort: Moise Palace, Cres, Croatia and Online