Program [eng]

Tentative Programme

Friday, July 13, 2012

Morning: Guided dOCUMENTA (13) tour (upon separate registration; admission fee to be covered individually)
4-6pm: Pre-Conference Workshop (location: Aquarium, Arnold-Bode-Str. 2-6): „The kritnet ABC“ for newbies – you are welcome!
5-7pm: Registration, Welcome, Snacks
7-9:30pm (location: AStA-Kulturzentrum K19): Public panel discussion: „The Internationalization of the Border Regime – The Transnationalization of Migration Struggles” (Moderated by Gerda Heck, Sabine Hess)

José Luis Rocha (Servicio Jesuita de Apoyo al Migrante, Universidad Centroamericana, Nicaragua)
Yonatan Berman (Hotline for Migrant Solidarity, Israel)
Begumm Ozden Firat (Migrant Solidarity Group, Istanbul)
Olga Lafazani (diktio, Network of Social Support to Migrants and Refugees, Athens)

Saturday, July 14, 2012

10am-12.30pm: Morning Panel: „The Racism of Border Regimes“ (moderated by Stefanie Kron, Helen Schwenken)


Robyn Magalit Rodriguez (Rutgers University and University of California Davies/USA)
Ibán Trapaga (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa/Mexico)

2.30-6pm Parallel Afternoon Workshops (plenary first, then split-up into smaller groups):

Workshop I:

Activist Citizenship and Struggles of Migration
Panelists (moderated by kritnet group Hamburg)
Nicolas De Genova (Goldsmiths, University of London): The queer politics of migration
Vicki Squire (Open University, London): Politics of Mobility
Kim Rygiel (Wilfried Laurier University, Canada): Activist Citizenship

Workshop II: The Politics of Representation and the Limits of Visibility Politics

Panelists (moderation: Nana Heidenreich, Natalie Bayer)
Marie-Hélène Gutberlet (J.W. Goethe University of Frankfurt): The Art of Migration
Brigitta Kuster (film theorist and artist, Berlin, Wien, Zürich)
Duygu Gürsel (Allmende, Berlin)


At “karoshi. Freiraum für Subkultur, Kunst & Politik“ (Gießbergstraße 41-47): kritnet film screenings, bar and party

Sunday, July 15, 2012

10-10.30amMorning Panel: Conditions and Strategies of Critical Knowledge and Culture Production
Input by Peter Spillmann (Zürich, Berlin, Luzern, kritnet)

10:30-12pm Workshops deepening Questions of Critical Knowledge and Culture Production

Workshop I

: How to study Biometrisation etc.: Introduction into Actor-Network-Theory, Science and Technology Studies approaches (STS) (with Vassilis Tsianos, Silja Klepp and Maria Schwertl; moderation: Silja Klepp)

Workshop II

: Methodological and Ethical Questions for Activist Research and Activist Scholarship (with Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, N.N.; moderation: Helen Schwenken, kritnet group kassel)

Workshop III

: Critical Knowledge Production in Times of the Anti-Trafficking Dispositive (with José Luis Rocha and Marc Speer; moderation: Stefanie Kron)

12pm Closing Plenary on perspectives for kritnet and international cooperation with other critical migration and border scholarly activists
1pm – Closing of the symposium & bye-bye

kritnet bonus track
2:30 – 5pm: kritnet work space: organized by existing working groups (migmap, website) as well as concretizing networking and activities.