History Rijeka Seminars

III. Rijeka SeminaRi

Rijeka Summer Research Seminars in History & Culture

Dates: July 11-12, 2018

Organizers: CAS SEE & Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka event organized with CEASCRO (Rijeka) & the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Göttingen)

DAY 1  – History of Psychiatry and Mental Diseases
Wednesday, 11. 7. 2018,  at 3:30 pm

Venue: Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences in Rijeka, Sveučilišna Avenija 4, 51000 Rijeka – Department of Cultural Studies, 8th floor, Room 807.

CEASCRO Project event – Financed by HRZZ – Croatian Science Foundation:

Mental illnesses and Patient Files: Interdisciplinary approaches to historical research

Session 1:  Katarina Parhi (University of Oulu), Born to be deviant. Histories of the diagnosis of psychopathy in Finland  (a PhD research: Questions, problems, tools and methodologies of a research on mental illness)

First round of Discussion on the methodologies of historical and cultural research on patient files and medical diagnoses.

Session 2: The connection between mental diseases, society and psychiatry in the Eastern Adriatic (19th-20th centuries)

Vanni D’Alessio (University of Naples, CAS SEE, CEASCRO) and Filip Čeč (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka, CEASCRO): A research on patient files from the Mental Asylum of Trieste and the problem of moral insanity and psychopathy).

Vinko Drača (University of Zagreb), Silent voices: Use of Patient Files in Historical Research of the Psyche.

Heike Karge (University of Regensburg, CEASCRO), Working with patient files from the Southern Habsburg / Croatian area. Challenges and perspectives.

Milan Radošević (Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts – Department of Pula), Public and mental health in 20th century Istria: Institutions and perspectives of historical research

Iva Milovan Delić (University of Pula) and Marlena Plavšic (University of Pula), Experiences on historical research on mental and other diseases in Pula at the end of World War.

Discussant: Luca Malatesti (University of Rijeka, CEASCRO)

Second round of discussion on the methodologies of historical and cultural research on patient files and medical diagnoses.

DAY 2 | Urban Memory of Empires / Anthropology of Food and Play
Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018,  at 10:00 am

Venue: Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences in Rijeka, Sveučilišna Avenija 4, 51000 Rijeka – Department of Cultural Studies, 8th floor, Room 807.

10:00 | SECTION 1 | Presentation and discussion of the Project: Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities.

Participants: Jeremy Walton (Project Leader, Empires of Memory Research Group, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen); Gruia Badescu (Research Association, School of Geography, University of Oxford); Miloš Jovanović (Project Member, Empires of Memory Research Group, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen)

Discussants: Vjeran Pavlaković (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka, University of Rijeka), Vanni D’Alessio (University of Naples, CAS SEE)

SECTION 2 | Ethnographies of work and play 

12.30 | Session 1: SHIPYARDS

Sanja Puljar D’Alessio (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka):  Ethnography of Organization: The case of the Shipyard 3. May; Andy Hodges (Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, Regensburg): title tba.

14.30 | Session 2: FOOD

Barbara Turk Niksač (CAS SEE), Going Back to the Land in Slovenia: Growing Food as Lifestyle Politics; Sarah Czerny (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka), Geographies of Milk; Marija Katalinić (Rijeka2020) Urban garden projects in Rijeka.

Discussant: Jernej Mlekuž (Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti, Ljubljana)

End of Day 2: Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 6.00 pm

Venue: Empeduja Beach Bar, Bivio (Kantrida)

Keynote Dialogue on Food Ethnography with:

Jernej Mlekuž (SAZU, Ljubljana) author of I feel kranjska kobasica. Kako je kranjska kobasica podigla slovenski narod  (Zagreb, 2018), Burek: A Culinary Metaphor (Budapest, 2015), ABC  Migraciji (Ljubljana, 2011).

List of 2018 Participants:

Gruia Badescu (Research Association, School of Geography, University of Oxford, CAS SEE), Sarah Czerny (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka), Neža Čebron Lipovec (Univerza na Primorskem, Koper Capodistria), Filip Čeč (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka), Štefan Čok (History Section of the Slovenian Library, Trieste), Vanni D’Alessio (Università di Napoli, CAS SEE), Franko Dota (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb), Vinko Drača (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb), Andrew Hodges (Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, Regensburg), Katja Hrobat Virloget (Univerza na Primorskem, Koper),  Ivan Jeličić (Università di Trieste), Igor Jovanović (Univerza na Primorskem, Fakulteta za humanistične študije), Miloš Jovanović (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity), Heike Karge (University of Regensburg, CEASCRO), Daša Ličen (Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti, Ljubljana), Luca Malatesti (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka), Iva Milovan Delić (University of Pula), Jernej Mlekuž (Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti, Ljubljana), Lidija Nikočević (Ethnographic museum of Istria), Olga Orlić (Institute for Anthropology in Zagreb), Katariina Parhi (University of Oulu), Vjeran Pavlaković (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka), Tea Perinčić (Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka), Marlena Plavšic (University of Pula). Sanja Puljar D’Alessio (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka) Milan Radošević (Zavod za povijesne i društvene znanosti HAZU, Područna jedinica Pula), Kaja Širok (Muzej novejše zgodovine Slovenije), Péter Techet (Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz, Germany), Barbara Turk Nikšač (CAS SEE), Jeremy F. Walton (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

On the books by the keynote speaker Jernej Mlekuž see:

I feel kranjska kobasica. Kako je kranjska kobasica podigla slovenski narod 

Burek: A Culinary Metaphor 

On the project CEASCROsee the following link.

On the project, Empire(s) in a flash: Locating Habsburg and Ottoman pasts visit this link.

 


 

II Ad-Ri SeminaRi

History&Culture Research Seminar-Ri(jeka) 2017

A CAS SEE Event. Conception FFRi History & Cultural Studies

List of the Discussants (in bold paper presenters and organizers)

Gruia Badescu (CAS, Rijeka), Carla Konta (Università di Trieste), Sarah Czerny (Filozofski Fakultet, Rijeka), Neža Čebron Lipovec (Univerza na Primorskem, Koper), Vanni D’Alessio (Filozofski Fakultet, Rijeka, Università di Napoli), Franko Dota (Filozofski Fakultet, Zagreb), Ivan Jeličić (Università di Trieste), Marko Klavora (History Museum of Nova Gorica), Jernej Kosi (University of Ljubljana, University of Graz), Mateja Kurir (CAS, Rijeka), Daša Ličen (Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Institute of Slovenian Ethnology, Ljubljana), Gašper Mithans (ZRS Koper Capodistria), Gregor Moder (CAS, Rijeka), Marija Ott Franolić (CAS, Rijeka), Vjeran Pavlaković (Filozofski Fakultet, Rijeka), Tea Perinčić (Pomorski i povijesni Muzej Hrvatskog primorja, Rijeka), Nataša Sardžoska (CAS, Rijeka), Katja Hrobat Virloget (Univerza na Primorskem, Koper).

WORKSHOP SESSIONS

9.15  |  PLACE AND MEMORY SESSION (CAS SEE, Sveučilišni odjeli building, 8th floor)

  1. CAS SEE Scholar Session

GRUIA BADESCU

Sites of memory and the criminalization of authoritarian pasts: Interrogating Goli Otok in a regional and transnational frame

10.30 |  Coffee break

10.45  |  II. Transnational Adriatic Session

  • Between memories and oblivions. Istrian towns after population transfers in 20th century (Katja)
  • Koper: Population transfer and architecture after WW II (Neža)
  • Reinventing Habsburg Cuisine in 21st Century Trieste (Daša)

12.30 |  Lunch Break (Fusion, Kampus Trsat)

 14.00 | EVERYDAY HISTORIES SESSION  (CAS SEE, 8th floor)

  1. Interwar Post-Habsburg Societies
  • Transforming local identities: Prekmurje after the dissolution of Austria-Hungary (Jernej)
  • Religious changes in diocese of Trieste and Capodistria/Koper in interwar period (Gašper)
  1. Yugoslav Societies in War and Peace
  • The Burdens of Milkmaids: Analysing their Movement through the Concept of Flow (Sarah)
  • A “Pure and Chaste” Socialist Revolution: Sexuality and Warfare in the Yugoslav National Liberation War (NOR) (Franko)

16.30 |  SUMMER SESSION: PROJECTS RESULTS AND NEW RESEARCH DOCKYARDS

 (Locations to be confirmed: Part A: CAS SEE, Sveučilišni odjeli building, 8th floor,  Part B: Empeduja Beach Bar, Bivio, Kantrida)

  • Heroes we love? Monuments of the National-liberation movement in Istria between memories, care, and collective silence (Project results presentation, Neža & Katja)
  • ARSENALS OF NEW PROJECTS IN HISTORY AND ANTHROPOLOGY (Discussion on methodologies, possibilities, perspectives).

18.00 | SRDELE & MORE SESSIONs: Final Discussions, new projects, plans, conclusion & Grill

(Empeduja Beach Bar, Bivio, Kantrida)

FOR PARTICIPATION PLEASE CONTACT:  dalessio@ffri.hr

History Rijeka Seminars – Riječki SeminaRi

The History Rijeka Seminars – Riječki SeminaRi are jointly organized by the Department of History (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) and the Center for Advanced Studies – South East Europe (CAS SEE) at the University of Rijeka, Croatia.
The first seminar was held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Department of Art History (4th Floor, Room 470) at the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences.

First Session / 09.15 am

“Raša, remnant infrastructure, and the mental re-mapping of a Fascist New Town” by Matt Worsnick (Parsons School of Design / SVA MA in Design Research Writing and Criticism, New York) in dialogue with Luka Skansi (Department of Art History, Rijeka) and Vanni D’Alessio (Department of History, Rijeka).
The seminar was divided in three different sessions: Architect and Historian Matt Worsnick (New York) presented a segment of his research on architecture in contested territories in the Adriatic during Fascist Italian and Socialist Yugoslavian sovereignty, and in particular disussed the case the Istrian mining town of Raša/Arsia, established during the Italian fascist regime and functioning during Socialist Yugoslavia.
Luka Skansi (Rijeka, Venice, Ljubljana) and Vanni D’Alessio (Rijeka, Naples) commented his research.

Second Session / 10.45 am

“Western Soft Powers in Socialist Yugoslavia: Diplomatic Influences and Cultural Encounters”

Participants

Carla Konta (University of Trieste and Rijeka): “Playing the Political Neutrality. The American Notes between Sound Diplomacy and Yugoslav Boundaries of Freedom”
Nela Erdeljac (University of Zagreb): “American Jazz and the Sound Diplomacy in Cold War Yugoslavia” in dialogue with Francesca Rolandi (Dept. of History, Rijeka; Author of Con ventiquattromila baci. L’influenza della cultura di massa italiana in Jugoslavia, Bologna 2015)

The second session was based on the researches on cultural and public diplomacy, music and other American influences in former Yugoslavia by Carla Konta (Trieste and Rijeka) and Nela Erdeljac (Zagreb), who presented a portion of their PhD projects, in dialogue with Francesca Rolandi, author of Con ventiquattromila baci. L’influenza della cultura di massa italiana in Jugoslavia, Bologna 2015), a book on the influences of Italian popular culture in 1950’s-1960’s Yugoslavia.

Third Session / 02.00 pm

Roundtable: “Exploring Socialist and Yugoslav Rijeka and Beyond”

Participants

Vanni D’Alessio, Andrea Roknić Bežanić and Marco Abram (Department of History, Rijeka), Brigitte Le Normand (U. British Columbia, Kelowna).

The last session was dedicated to new researches on Socialist and Yugoslav Rijeka. Vanni D’Alessio and Andrea Roknić Bežanić, both assisting professors at the Department of History and former CAS SEE Fellow Marco Abram, a research scholar of the same department, along with Brigitte Le Normand (U. British Columbia, Kelowna). During this session Brigitte Le Normand, Vanni D’Alessio, and Dorjan Lečki (U. British Columbia, Kelowna) presented and discussed with the audience the Interactive map project  Rijeka/Fiume, a Historical Map.

Rijeka/Fiume, a Historical Map

Rijeka/Fiume, a Historical Map