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Localities through Mobility. Cultures of Motorway in Contemporary Europe

Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology AMU in Poznań June 11-12, 2014, KontenerArt-Mobilne Centrum Kultury, Poznań; Motorway A2 and trunk road no 92, Poland

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9.30- 10.00 Opening conference and introductory words: Michał Buchowski, (Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Adam Mickiewicz University)

10.00-11.40 Session I (Moderator Michał Buchowski) Dorota Angutek (Department of Sociology at University of Zielona Góra), The New Symbolism and the Perception of a Motorway Scenery Rafał Szymanowski (Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, Adam Mickiewicz University), Mobility as a public good Wojciech Szymalski (Institute for Sustainable Development in Warsaw), Lewis-Mogridge position theoretical background and evidence from Warsaw Przemysław Barszczewski (Land Planning Studies in University of Gdańsk), Albania-Kosovo Highway Project as a chance for economic and social development

11.40-11.50 Coffee Break

11.50- 13.30 Session II (Moderator: Waldemar Kuligowski) Gabriela Boangiu (Institute for Socio-Human Researches „C.S. Nicolaescu-Plopsor”, Craiova, Romanian Academy), Urban and Traditional Housing around Craiova City, Romania Jędrzej Burszta (University of Social Sciences and Humanities [SWPS] in Warsaw), Challenging the Hegemony of Car Culture. The Road as Cultural Landscape in the United States


Łukasz Kaczmarek, Paweł Ładykowski (Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Adam Mickiewicz University), Ethnography of Crossborder Suburbanisation and Categories that Failed. Border, Motorway and Social Mobility in Szczecin Outskirts Dawid Krysiński (Department of Sociology, University of Wrocław), The “symbiosis” of a private vehicle and a private life. Reflections about the role of the car in Poland

13.30-14.10 Lunch 14.10-15.50 Session III (Moderator: Dorota Angutek) Stavros Skrepetos (The Faculty of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies of the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki), From the branches of the olive tree to the roads of the world. Transferring the olive tree culture with motorcycles Peter F. N. Hörz, M.A. Marcus Richter (University of Applied Sciences, Esslingen and Philipps Universität Marburg), Between Arrival and Departure – Some Ethnographic Notes on Time and Space in Motels Paweł Wita, Jennifer Breitkreutz (Social Anthropolgy, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster), Hitchhiking in modern Europe. History, impacts and possible uses Waldemar Kuligowski, Agata Stanisz (Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Adam Mickiewicz University), Moving modernization. Motorway A2 vs trunk road no 92

15.50-16.30 Coffe Break

16.30-17.30 Session IV (Moderator: Jarema Drozdowicz) Anna Raczynski (Intermedia Department, University of Arts in Poznań), On the road between Poznań and Świecko (film screening), 25’ Paweł Wita, Jennifer Breitkeutz (Social Anthropolgy, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster), On the road (film screening), 21’

Thursday, June 12, 2014 9.00-18.00 Workshops on the road Jarema Drozdowicz (Faculty of Educational Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University), Grain is good: workshop on documentary photography (on the road) Agata Stanisz (Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Adam Mickiewicz University), Sound of non-places: fieldrecording and soundwalk workshop


Localities through mobility conference programme