The new image of the balkans

THE NEW IMAGE OF THE BALKANS

New Images – New Balkans 
Skopje, Macedonia
20 – 22 May 2011
Organized by: 
DIVERSITY Collection of Poetry, Fiction and Essays
of the International PEN


Foundation Friedrich Ebert (Germany) 
  


Workshop Program 
Friday, 20th May  2011  

11:00
Press Conference 
19:00
 Meeting with Participants 
20:00 
Special Event: 
Presentation of the
Anthology of Contemporary Aromanian Poetry, a bilingual edition of Diversity Collection, for the
UNESCO International Day of Cultural Diversity on 21st May
Promotional Speeches
Dinner  
Location: Hotel Alexander Palace 

Saturday, 21st May 2011

9:30
Registration of panelists, participants and guests
Location: Hotel Continental 
     11:00 – 11:15
Collage of Essays 
Multilingual Reading: the Beauty of the Balkan Languages:
Ognen Kojanić, Kaya Genç, Lara Mihovilović, Ivana Perica, Faton Azizi, Ana Jakimska, Ilija Upalevski
     11:15 – 11:50
Welcome Address:  
Heinz BONGARTZ, PhD, Director of “Friedrich Ebert Stiftung” 
Academician Katica KULAVKOVA, PhD: 
The Balkans and the New Image of the Balkans:
Between Stereotypes & Creative Practices 
Mr. Risto LAZAROV, President of the Macedonian PEN Center    
Keynote Speaker:  
Acad. Luan STAROVA, PhD: 
“A Message for the World Day for Cultural Diversity”
Keynote Panelist: 
Ljubica SPASKOVSKA, MA: 
“Transcending Balkanization — intimate encounters with the myriad faces of the Balkans”
      11:50 – 12:00
                            Coffee break

1st Panel 
Program  Facilitator
Bela GLIGOROVA, PhD 
Topic:
New Paradigms for a “New Balkans” 
     12:00 – 12:15
Special Guest  
Goce SMILEVSKI, MA (Macedonia), Winner of the EU Prize for 2010: “Balkan prose in the labyrinths of the global publishing industry”
12:15 –12:30
Ana STOJANOSKA, PhD (Macedonia)
“The discovery of the Balkan genome of creation (instead of destruction) – Theatre tattoos”
12:30 – 12:45
Ognen KOJANIĆ (Serbia)
“To think that the emperor has no clothes” 
12:45 – 13:00
Mersiha ISMAJLOSKA, MA (Macedonia)
“Balkan suitcase”
13:00 – 13:15
 Ljubica SPASKOVSKA, MA (Macedonia)
“Balkan heteroglossias – contemplations on the forgotten, the lost and the new Balkans”
     13:15 – 13:30
 Djeneta ABAZI (Macedonia) 
 “The new image of the Balkans”
13:30 – 13:45
Lidija NIKOLOVA (Macedonia)
“Diversity of languages, cultures & nationalities as a unifying principle in the Our neighborhood series”

13:45 – 14:00
 Discussion 
  14:00 
 Lunch
2nd Panel 
Program Facilitator
Kalina MALESKA, MA 

Topic: 
Between the archetypal and the (new) Balkan imagery. 
Different readings into shared sites of memory  
15:30 – 15:45
Guest speaker
Professor Vladimir LEVCHEV, PhD (American University in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria) 
“Multiculturalism: the past and the future of the Balkans” 
15:45 – 16:00
Asena KAYA (Turkey)
“Examination of the bridge symbol in Bridge on the Drina and the door symbol in Death and the Dervish
16:00 – 16-15
Dragan RADOVANČEVIĆ (Serbia)
“Saint Stereotypos” 
16:15 – 16:30
Kaya GENÇ, MA (Turkey) 
“A new image for the Balkans? On the bombing of Belgrade in Underground” 
16:30 – 16:45
 Viktor VANGELOV (Macedonia)
“The tavern as a Balkan differentia specifica“ 
16:45 – 17:00
Lara MIHOVILOVIĆ (Slovenia)
“The new image of the Balkans”
17:00 – 17:15
Olivera RISTOVSKA (Macedonia)
“The vampire as an archetype” 
17:15 – 17:30
Discussion  
 20:00
Dinner  
21:00 – 23:00
Evening Cultural Program: 
Balkan Cultural Diversity 
Sunday, 22nd May  

3rd Panel 
Program Facilitator 
Bela GLIGOROVA, PhD
Topic:
Individual (New) Balkan Narratives 
– The short story approach –
11:00 – 11:15
Guest speaker
Vladimir MARTINOVSKI, PhD (Skopje, Macedonia) 
“New narratives, new histories”
11:15 – 11:30
Milivoje PANTOVIĆ (Serbia)
“Give me shelter”
11:30 – 11:45
Ilija UPALEVSKI (Macedonia)
“Happy days”
11:45 – 12:00
Ivana PERICA, PhD (Croatia)
“Jean-Luc Nancy has been reported ill” 
12:00 – 12:15
 Ana JAKIMSKA (Macedonia) 
“Balkan art after the conflict” 
12:15 – 12:30
Nikolina NOLEVSKA (Macedonia)
“Legba between windows without a frame”
12:30 – 13:30
Discussion  
13:30 – 14:30
Lunch  
4th Panel   
Program Facilitator 
Bela GLIGOROVA, PhD 
Topic:
The legalities of the socio-cultural approach: or, 
what are the ramifications of the current Balkan legal practices
for the new Balkan legal aspirations?  
14:30 – 14:45
Guest speaker 
Ljatif Demir, MA  —
13:30 – 13:45
Iljasa SALIHU (Macedonia)
“The new image of the Balkans” 
14:45 – 15:00
Anastazija MLADENOVSKA (Macedonia)
“The new image of the Balkans”
15:00 – 15:15
Faton AZIZI (Macedonia)
“The new image of the Balkans”
15:15 – 15:30
Daniel TRENCHOV (Macedonia)
“The new image of the Balkans”
15:30 – 15:45
Sadudin BAJRAMI (Macedonia)
“The new image of the Balkans” 
15:45 – 16:30
Closure


Project Board Members
Prof. Katica Kulavkova, PhD 
Head of the Project
Phone: + 389 2 3130 054  
Heinz BONGARTZ, PhD
Director of “Friedrich Ebert Stiftung” 
heinz.bongartz@fes.org.mk 
Nita Starova, MA (Freidrich Ebert Stiftung) 
Project Manager
Phone: + 389 072 230-077 
Bela Gligorova, PhD
Chair & Selector
Phone: + 389 070 563-317 
Acad. Luan STAROVA
Selector & Keynote Speaker
Kristina Dimovska
Project Assistant
Phone: + 389 070 824-223
Kalina Maleska, MA
Moderator 
Phone: + 389 070 323-241 
Lidija Nikolova
Diversity Assistant 
Email: diversity@diversity.org.mk 
Phone: + 389 071 951-961  

1 comment:

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