[MGSA-L] UCSD Center/WCHS Graduate Student Conference Program 4/24/2015

Gallant, Thomas tgallant at ucsd.edu
Thu Apr 23 16:53:29 PDT 2015

The University of California, San Diego, Center for Hellenic Studies

and the Western Consortium for Hellenic Studies:

Inaugural Graduate Student Conference

Friday, April 24, 2015

Location: The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club, UC San Diego

4:00-4:15: Arrival

4:15-4:30: Welcome Ceremony and Introduction

4:30-6:30. Panel 1.

Medieval and Early Modern Cultural Imaginings

Chair: Edward Watts, UC San Diego

Paper 1. Yufang Liu, Ohio State University, The Vulnerability of Empresses’ Power: Historians’ Attitudes toward Zoe and Theodora

Paper 2. Duygu Yildirim, Stanford University, Imagining The End: Apocalyptic Traditions in Dürr-i Meknūn

Paper 3. Aleksander Jovanovic, Simon Fraser University, Seljuk Turks: the Contemporaneous Persians-- Usage of the Classical Ethnonym Persians in George Akropolites' History

6:30-7:30. Reception

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Location: The Galbraith Seminar Room, Humanities and Social Science Building, Room 4025

9:00-11:00. Panel 2.

Communities: Constructions, Connections, Clashes and Accommodations

Chair: Dimitris Krallis, Simon Fraser University

Paper 1. Alexander Grammatikos, Carleton University, British Conceptions of Modern Greece in Sydney Owenson’s Ida of Athens and Thomas Hope’s Anastasius

Paper 2. Yusuf Karabıçak, McGill University, Ottomanism through Greek Associations

Paper 3. Nazar Bagci, UC San Diego, The Maras Uprising: Inter-communal Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire

11:00-11:30: Break

11:30-1:00. Panel 3.

Late Ottoman Transitions and Transformations

Chair: Josef Djordjevski, UC San Diego

Paper 1.Kalliopi Kefalas, UC San Diego,"Setting the Wolf to protect the sheep": Crime and Policing in Late Ottoman Crete

Paper 2. Patrick Adamiak, UC San Diego,Settlement, Civilization, and Circassians: the Failed Ottoman Attempt to Settle Refugees in Libya in the 1880s

Paper 3. Andreas Guidi, Humboldt University, Berlin, Secondary Schools and Youth Activism in Rhodes from Ottoman to Italian Rule

1:00-2:30. Lunch

2:30-4:00: Panel 4

New Perspectives on the “Terrible Decade” (1940s)

Chair: Katerina Lagos, California State University-Sacramento

Paper 1. Robin Buller, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Language and Survival: Greek Jewish Experiences in Nazi Concentration Camps, 1943-1945

Paper 2. James Horncastle, Simon Fraser University, Poisoning the Well: The Macedonian Question in the Dekemvriana (1944)

Paper 3. William Archer, California State University-Sacramento, The Merten Affair-Revisited

4:00-4:30. Break

4:30-6:30. Panel 5

Diasporic and Transnational Communities: Structures, Organizations and Identities

Chair: Thomas W. Gallant, UC San Diego

Paper 1. Andonis Piperoglou, La Trobe University, Australia's British Greeks: Race, Class and the Making of Early Greek Australian Identity, 1898-1925

Paper 2. George Topalidis, University of South Florida, The Pontian Federation of the United States: Activity between 1915 and 1924

Paper 3.Jamie Rose, California State University-Sacramento, An Investment in Democracy: the Fundraising and Publicity Strategies of the Greek War Relief Association

Paper 4. Jiang Huangyi, Simon Fraser University, Patterns of Greek Immigrations and Settlements in the United States and Canada

6:30-7:00: Concluding Remarks: Professors Krallis, Lagos, & Gallant

Dr. Thomas W. Gallant
Nicholas Family Endowed Chair
Professor of Modern Greek History
Co-Director, Center for Hellenic Studies

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