Program

The conference venue is the University of Jyväskylä Main Building aka Building C [map link] with rooms C4 C5 (3rd fl.), and Cafeteria Belvedere Entrance Hall (ground fl.), and the adjacent Building P [map link] with room Lyhty (ground fl.) and lunch restaurant Lozzi (1st fl.).

Each presenter will have a 30-minute time slot. There is a 15-minute Discussion section in the end of each panel during which individual presentations can be discussed.

The program is subject to change.

Last update: 16.5.2019 at 17:58 UTC+03:00.

Day 1 ⋅ WEDNESDAY ⋅ June 5


12:00 – 13:30 ⋅ Registration ⋅ Entrance Hall


13:30 – 13:45 ⋅ Welcome ⋅ C5


13:45 – 15:00 ⋅ Keynote ⋅ Cecelia Lynch ⋅ C5


15:00 – 15:30 ⋅ Coffee ⋅ Entrance Hall


15:30 – 17:15 ⋅ Panels 1

1.1 Hegemonies of the United States (part 1) ⋅ Tereza Kuldova (chair) ⋅ C5

15:30 – 16:00  Anna Kronlund: Dissenting views about climate change and U.S. global leadership

16:00 – 16:30  Annariina Seppänen: The Left in the rhetoric of the United States Republican Party

16:30 – 17:00  Anni Calcara: The End of Evangelical Politics? Conflict between the evangelical ideology as portrayed by evangelical popular culture, and the political climate of the United States

17:00 – 17:15 Discussion

1.2 Modernity and Science ⋅ Marie-Josée Lavallée (chair) ⋅ Lyhty

15:30 – 16:00  Jordi Serrano Muñoz: Modernity as Western monopoly: The hegemonic national narrative of Japan in the West

16:00 – 16:30 ⋅ Reeta Frosti: The modern science and technology: From East to West and from West to East

16:30 – 17:00 ⋅ Riikkamari Muhonen: Soviet educational cooperation with the developing world in the 1960s: Contesting Western values and hegemony in the field of higher education?

17:00 – 17:15 ⋅ Discussion


17:15 – 17:45 ⋅ Coffee ⋅ Entrance Hall


17:45 – 19:30 ⋅ Panels 2

2.1 Cultures, Subcultures, and Counter-Hegemonies ⋅ Jukka Jouhki (chair) C4

17:45 – 18:15 ⋅ Yuko Kawai: Race and nation in inter-East Asian friendships made in the West

18:15 – 18:45 ⋅ Xenia Zeiler: Mediatized popular culture in India as ‘game-changer’: Challenging ‘Western’ hegemonies in video games

18:45 – 19:15 ⋅ Tereza Kuldova: Anti-establishment resentment in Germany: From support of the Hells Angels MC to the love of the Russian Night Wolves MC

19:15 – 19:30 Discussion

2.2 China and the West ⋅ Pekka Korhonen (chair) C5

17:45 – 18:15 ⋅ Dorothée Vandamme: The Chinese alternative: Socializing states into compatible roles

18:15 – 18:45 ⋅ Matti Puranen: Post-Western visions from the East: Tianxia and the Chinese alternative conception of world politics

18:45 – 19:15 ⋅ Liisa Kauppila: China’s rise and regions-of-relations: Arctic case study

19:15 – 19:30 Discussion


19:30 – 20:30 ⋅ Reception (with food & wine) ⋅ Cafeteria Belvedere

 

Day 2 ⋅ THURSDAY ⋅ June 6


9:30 – 11:15 Panels 3 

3.1 Political Philosophy / Political Theory ⋅ Jussi Backman (chair) ⋅ C4

9:30 – 10:00 Ledio Albani: Cosmopolitanism: A philosophical concept between utopia and European hegemony

10:00 – 10:30 Marie-Josée Lavallée: The future of democracy: Can the West still pretend to lead?

10:30 – 11:00 Ville Suuronen: The remaking of global order after World War I: Carl Schmitt’s Grossraumordnung and Hannah Arendt’s federalism

11:00 – 11:15 ⋅ Discussion

3.2 The East and the West Anna Kronlund (chair) C5

9:30 – 10:00 Chloé Lala-Guyard: Terrorism and the end of Western hegemonies: A Gramscian perspective

10:00 – 10:30 Niki SopanenCrouching (paper) tiger, hidden (paper) dragon, and the clash of the conspiratorial turn? A post-foundational inquiry into foreign political conspiracy theory discourses in Sino-U.S. relations since the events of Tiananmen

10:30 – 11:00 Pekka Korhonen: Passing of the idea of Japan as a bridge between the East and the West

11:00 – 11:15 Discussion 


11:15 – 11:45 ⋅ Coffee ⋅ Entrance Hall


11:45 – 13:00 ⋅ Keynote ⋅ Riccardo Bavaj ⋅ C4


13:00 – 14:00 ⋅ Lunch ⋅ Lozzi


14:00 – 15:45 ⋅ Panels 4 

4.1 Religion: Culture and Conflict ⋅ Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt (chair) ⋅ C4

14:00 – 14:30 ⋅ Sofia Kotilainen: The historical multicultural turn in the Finnish name legislation: traditional Christianity meets the global interaction

14:30 – 15:00 ⋅ Helena Oikarinen-Jabai: Young Finnish people of Muslim background researching their spaces and sense of belonging

15:00 15:30 ⋅ Anouar El Younssi: Is Islam an existential threat to the West?

15:30 – 15:45 Discussion

4.2 Local Challenges to Western Hegemonies Izzeddine Fanit (chair) ⋅ C5

14:00 – 14:30 ⋅ Jussi Backman: A Eurasian challenge to Western liberal hegemony: On Aleksandr Dugin’s radical conservatism

14:30 – 15:00 ⋅ Abhilash Thadathil: Western Neo-liberalism and Adivasi self-rule: Experiences from India’s tribal heartland

15:00 15:30  Hae Seong Jang: Epistemological challenges within the restoration of indigenous knowledge in Australia

15:30 – 15:45 Discussion


15:45 – 16:15 ⋅ Coffee ⋅ Entrance Hall


16:15 – 18:00 ⋅ Panels 5 

5.1 Hegemonies of the United States (part 2) Matti Roitto (chair) ⋅ C4

16:15 – 16:45 Tanguy Struye de Swielande: A new integrative grand strategy for the American hegemon: Multilevel leadership

16:45 – 17:15 Fanit Izzeddine: The end of the dollar hegemony and the decline of America as a super power

17:15 – 17:45 Malwina Hopej: The end of Western powers? The American perception of power of state

17:45 – 18:00 ⋅ Discussion

5.2 Theories / Narratives Matti Puranen (chair) C5

16:15 – 16:45 ⋅ Iuliia Gataulina: Postsocialism(s) as assemblage: Conducting research without recreating power relations

16:45 – 17:15 Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt: Writing your own history. The importance of refugee narratives in a transnational context

17:15 – 17:45 ⋅ Marja Vuorinen: A European Turn in the Western narrative of ideal society?

17:45 – 18:15 ⋅ Discussion


19:30 ⋅ Dinner ⋅ Harald [map link]

 

Day 3 ⋅ FRIDAY ⋅ June 7


9:30 – 10:45 ⋅ Panels 6

6.1 Western Hegemonies and Gender ⋅ Marja Vuorinen (chair) ⋅ C4

9:30 – 10:00  Martin James Pallister: Gender: The first fake news

10:00 – 10:30 ⋅ Sameha Alghamdi: Unveiling the truth: An examination of Orientalism through a feminist lens

10:30 – 10:45 Discussion

6.2 The West and the Middle East Antero Holmila (chair) ⋅ C5

9:30 – 10:00  Ann-Judith RabenschlagThe end of Western hegemony? German perceptions of the Oil Crisis of 1973

10:00 – 10:30 William Guéraiche: Challenging the Western hegemony: Changing the paradigm of diplomacy in the Gulf State

10:30 – 10:45 Discussion


10:45 – 11:15 ⋅ Coffee ⋅ Entrance Hall


11:15 – 12:30 ⋅ Round Table: “The Future of the Local in the Era of the Global” ⋅ Marie-Josée Lavallée (chair), participants Antero Holmila, Hae Seong Jang, Cecelia Lynch, Abhilash Thadathil, Xenia Zeiler ⋅ C5


12:30 – 12:45 ⋅ Conclusion ⋅ C5


13:00 – 13:45 ⋅ Tourist train via Center to Jyväskylä Harbor ⋅ In front of Main Building


14:00 – 17:00 ⋅ Lunch Cruise ⋅ s/s Suomi