2019 Program

Sunday, August 11

10:30 Round table and presentation of the book  Istorie și rasism. Ideea de rasă de la Iluminism la Donald Trump (Marius Turda and Maria Sophia Quine) [Romanian translation of Historicizing Race], published at Polirom (2019), in the presence of the author Marius Turda.

14:00 The official opening of the 4th Telciu Summer School – Race, Sovereignties and South-Eastern Thought and presentation of the activities and team

14:30 Visit and presentation of the exhibition Science and Ethnicity. Anthropological Research in Romania during the 1930s, curated by Marius Turda, followed by a round table discussion

16:00 Presentation of the artistic and research residency project of the Center for Modernity and the Rural World, the residences Handpicked in Telciu

17:00 Performance of the theater play created during the educational theater workshop Still on the road, on the road, on the road! by the artists Katia Pascariu & Mihaela Michailov together with the children from Telciu (workshop within Telciu Bulletin Project)

20:00 Outdoor Dinner

Monday, August 12

10:30  Seminar Biopolitics, the Body of the Nation and the Destiny of Individual – Marius Turda (Professor, Oxford Brookes University)

15:00  Seminar A Decolonial Introduction into Eastern Europe: Imperial Differences, Racialization, and Resistance in the Long-Durée and Recent History – Ovidiu Țichindeleanu (PhD)

17:00 Seminar Extended Statehood, Sovereignty Games, and Inter-Imperiality. Creolizing the Nation-State Norm – Manuela Boatcă (Professor, Albert-Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg)

21:00 Documentary film screening: Telciu, made by Vlad Petri in Telciu during the residences Handpicked in Telciu

Tuesday, August 13

10:30 Seminar Greening the economic model and sovereignty (1st part) – Daniela Gabor (Professor, UWE Bristol) and Cornel Ban (Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School)

16:00 Seminar Greening the economic model and sovereignty (2nd part) – Daniela Gabor (Professor, UWE Bristol) and Cornel Ban (Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School)

20:00 Theatre performance: Vi me som rom /I am Roma too, (directed by Andrei Șerban, produced by MACAZ Teatru Bar Coop), within Telciu Bulletin project

Wednesday, August 14

10:30 Seminar Dignity, deservingness, worth, and worthlessness: vernacular claims and their contradictions in the global South and East and the Global South (1st part) – Don Kalb (Professor, University of Bergen & Utrecht Uni.)

15:00 Seminar Dignity, deservingness, worth, and worthlessness: vernacular claims and their contradictions in the global South and East (2nd part) – Don Kalb (Professor, University of Bergen & Utrecht Uni.)

17:00 Lecture Redefining humanism in the Anthropocene era (in French) –Yves Vaillancourt (Montréal)

20:00 Theater performance: The memory ballads (prod. Reactor de creație și experiment), within Telciu Bulletin project

Thursday, August 15

12:00 Guided trip in Telciu and surroundings – Picnic on the hill

16:00 Feminist gathering and discussion on the manifesto Feminism for the 99%, moderated by the writer Oana Uiorean

20:00 Theater performance for teenagers/young people: Foreplay, (directed by Ozana Nicolau, prod. Centrul de Teatru Educațional Replika), within Telciu Bulletin project

Friday, August 16

10:30 Handicraft workshop in Romuli village

16:00 Seminar Natural resource frontiers, territory, and ethnonational “others” (1st part) – Julie Klinger (Associate Professor, Boston University)

20:00 The final presentations of the workshops for children in Telciu, within Telciu Bulletin project: juggling (with Ana Leoca) and stop-motion film (with Bence Makkai)

21:00 Outdoor film screenings

Saturday, August 17

10:30 Handicraft workshop in Telciu village

10:30 Round table and presentation of the book Socialiștii. O moștenire (1835-1921) [Socialists. A legacy (1835-1921)], published at Cartier (2019), in the presence of the author Adi Dohotaru.

16:00 Seminar Natural resource frontiers, territory, and ethnonational “others” (2nd part) – Julie Klinger (Associate Professor, Boston University)

18:30 Round table and conclusions

19:00 Participation in the Telciu village festivities

Sunday, August 18

Telciu village festivities

Departures