Programme – Thursday

Thursday, November 24, 2016

8.45 Morning coffee

9.15 Opening remarks

  • Damijan Guštin, Director of the Institute of Contemporary History, Ljubljana
  • Kaja Širok, Director of the National Museum of Contemporary History, Ljubljana

9.30 Introduction

  • Marko Zajc (Institute of Contemporary History, Ljubljana), Phantom and Possessed borders

10.00 Keynote speech

  • Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly (University of Victoria), About the Agency of Borders

11.00 Coffee break

11.30 Panel 1

Administrative legacy as imperial legacy
Chair: Rok Stergar (University of Ljubljana)

  • Irina Marin (The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies), Rural Social Combustibility along the Complex Frontier between Austria-Hungary, Tsarist Russia and the Fledgling Balkan States (Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia) – 1880-1914
  • Elif Becan (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales), Millet Legacy and the (De)naturalisation Process in Post-imperial Turkey
  • Harrison King, Engineering Ethnic Homelands: (Post-) Soviet Nation-Building and the Afterlives of Bolshevik Borders in the South Caucasus

13.00 Lunch (at the Venue)

14.30 Panel 2

Living ”on” the border, living ”under” the border
Chair: Elif Becan (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)

  • Hrvoje Čapo (Croatian Institute of History), Mapping the legacy: tracing the Croatian Military Frontier through criminal behaviour data, 1900-1910
  • Bojana D. Savić, Who is Willing to Compromise? Muslims, Serbs and the Frontier in the Nineteenth Century Ottoman Empire
  • Machteld Venken (University of Vienna), Presentation of the edited volume Borderland Studies Meets Child Studies A European Encounter (Frankfurt am M., Peter Lang Verlag, 2017)

16.00 Afternoon break

16.30 Panel 3

Constructing provincial borders, making future state borders
Chair: Jure Gašparič (Institute of Contemporary History, Ljubljana)

  • Filip Čuček (Institute of Contemporary History, Ljubljana), Regulation of the Styrian-Croatian border on the river Drava in the 18th and early 19th Century
  • Stipica Grgić (University of Zagreb), Accepting the Border, Choosing the Border: Štrigova and Razkrižje Microregion 1910-1953
  • Aleš Gabrič (Institute of Contemporary History, Ljubljana), Border Changing Between Slovenia and Croatia near Gradin in post-WWII period
  • Ekaterina Mizrokhi (University of Toronto), Securitizing Berlin: The Legacy of the Iron Curtain

18.30 Break

19.00 Dinner (Pivnica Union)