Centre for Critical Inquires in Society and Culture Research workshop Remembering/Forgetting Imperial Past: Nationalism and the Making of Ethnicities

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1 Centre for Critical Inquires in Society and Culture Research workshop Remembering/Forgetting Imperial Past: Nationalism and the Making of Ethnicities around the Black Sea 31 March 2017 Aston University, North Wing First Floor, Room NW 104B

2 Registration and coffee Programme Panel 1: Remembering and forgetting imperial past Kerem Öktem (University of Graz) Coming to Terms with Genocide in a Perpetrator State: Power, Denial and Recognition. Andrea Weiss (Central European University) Remembering and Forgetting: Ottoman Legacies in Adjara and Abkhazia. Ahmet Erdi Öztürk (University of Strasburg/University of Graz) Delectation or Hegemony: Turkey s Religious Nationalism in Bulgaria via the Diyanet. Vladimir Kolesov (Krasnodar State Museum of History and Archaeology) Imperial Colonialism vs. Soviet Indigenization (korenizatsia): The Nation-building on the North Caucasus (discourses and practices) Panel 2: Emplacing memory and/or (dis)locating nation Petrut a Teampa u (Babeș-Bolyai University) Sulina: Reading the Urban Palimpsest. Erol Saglam (Birkbeck, University of London) Modalities of Remembrance: Discretion, Places, and Subjectivity in Trabzon, Turkey. Nayat Karakose (Hrant Dink Foundation) Persisting Through Time and Collective Conscience: Towards the Hrant Dink Site of Memory Ani King-Underwood (Independent documentary film producer/director) Memories of a home, facing trauma and challenging denial Lunch and screening of the film directed by Ani King-Underwood Ethnicities and diasporas Deema Kaneff (University of Birmingham) Religion, Local Customs and Identity in Rural Ukraine. Igor Kuznetsov (Kuban State University) Ubykhs: Extinction, Revitalization or Making of New Ethnicity? Heloisa Rojas Gomez (European University Institute) Crimean Italians: Intersections between History, Memory and the Individual. Anton Popov (Aston University) Un-making Armenian ethnicity in the Georgian town Round table discussion: Memory work as politics and practice of identity in the Black Sea region and beyond (the dialogue between practitioners, researchers and civil society activists) Workshop conclusion

3 Workshop Venue and Practical Information Aston University is located very close to Birmingham City Centre. You can walk in minutes from city centre to the university. The workshop venue: Aston University, The School of Languages and Social Sciences. Aston Triangle, Main Bulding, North Wing First Floor, Room NW 104B Aston Accomodation and Residences: Aston Flats-residences are located in the Harriet Martineau building at the campus. Please see the campus map below (number 12). The reception of residences is located next door to Costa Café on Aston Street. Phone Numbers: Ebru Soytemel: Anton Popov: Arriving at Birmingham International airport Birmingham International Airport has flights within the UK and across Europe, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and North America. It is easy to get from Birmingham International Airport to Aston University. A free shuttle service runs between Birmingham International airport and the Birmingham International train station. Several trains an hour run from Birmingham International train station directly to New Street Station and take less than 10 minutes. Alternatively, the airport is approximately 20 minutes away by car or taxi. Arriving at other UK airports Aston University s central location in Birmingham means it is well connected by the coach and rail networks linking various parts of the UK. For passengers arriving at London Heathrow airport, the simplest means of transport is a coach. Coach services, including motorway services to London, operate from Digbeth coach station, which is a short taxi ride or 20 minutes' walk from the campus through the city centre. To plan your journey visit Travelling to Aston University by train Birmingham New Street Station and Birmingham Moor Street Stations are the nearest main-line stations to Aston University. They are both a short, flat minutes walk away from our campus.

4 Birmingham New Street Station to Aston

5 Birmingham Moor Street Station to Aston University

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