Crag Confluence 2015 – Programme

‘Creation of Reality’: Towards an Interdisciplinary and Comprehensive understanding

CRAG Conference 2015

CRAG CONFLUENCE 2015
Thursday 3 December – Saturday 5 December 2015
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, U.K.
convenor: Luis de Miranda, director of the Crag: luis.demiranda@ed.ac.uk
Sponsors: Institute for Academic Development (University of Edinburgh), Institut Français UK

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PROGRAMME (Final version)

PROGRAM
Venue: Project Room, LLC,
University of Edinburgh,
50 George Square
(first floor to the right)

Thursday 3 December

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Welcome and Registration – Project Room

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Panel 1
→ 4 to 4:30 | Anatole Lucet (ENS-Lyon): ‘Can freedom be triggered and creation induced? A discussion on the paradoxes of emancipatory education’
→ 4:30 to 5 | Iwona Janicka (University of Warwick): ‘Housing Projects As Affirmative Forms of Social Change’
→ 5 to 5:30 | Sam Coombes (University of Edinburgh): ‘Creolisation, Relation, and planetary humanism as creative futures: Edouard Glissant and Paul Gilroy’

5:30 pm – 6 pm Tea break

6:00 pm First keynote talk
→ Christopher Beedham (University of St-Andrews): ‘The Structural Creation of Reality in Grammar and Ideology’
7:30 pm Optional dinner

Friday 4 December

9:00 am – 10:30 am Panel 2
→ 9 to 9:30 | Salvatore Italia (University of Cagliari): ‘The Concept of Environment between Creating and Finding’
→ 9:30 to 10 | Oscar Aldred & Alex Hale (Historic Environment Scotland – HES): ‘Archaeological ontologies: what is the “real” Dunbarton Rock?’
→ 10 to 10:30 | CANCELLED Martina Karels (University of Edinburgh): ‘New York’s 9/11 Memorial and the shaping of memory’
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 am to 12:30 am Panel 3
→ 11 to 11:30 | | Laura Gow (University of Antwerp): ‘Perception: Experienced Reality is Always Created’
→ 11:30 to 12 | Camille Buttingsrud (University of Copenhagen): ‘The vastness of the embodied self: a phenomenological investigation of dancers’ self-consciousness’
→ 12 to 12:30 | Alicia Fuentes-Calle (University of Barcelona): ‘Creation of reality approached from the perspective of the “art of language”/poetics in the framework of linguistic diversity’
12:30 am – 2:00 pm: Optional Lunch (Suggestion Teviot building)
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Panel 4
→ 2 to 2.30 | Luis de Miranda (University of Edinburgh): ‘What is coexcellence? Two Propositions and a Scholia on Creation of Reality?’
→ 2:30 to 3 | Nicholas G.S. Saul (Sciences Po Paris): ‘Politics and the grammar of reality: Collective Intention as a potential praxis of democracy’
→ 3 to 3:30 | Perig Pitrou (Collège de France, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique): ‘Cosmopolitics and Creation of Reality’
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tea break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Panel 5
→ 4 to 4:30 | David Dupuis (EHESS, Collège de France): ‘The supernatural factory: elaboration of supernatural beings in ayahuasca practices’
→ 4:30 to 5 | Martin Fortier (ENS-Paris, EHESS, Institut Jean Nicod): ‘How real does the world feel to you?: Ontological commitments, from psychiatric conditions to psychotropic experiences’
→ 5 to 5:30 | Zornitsa Dimitrova (WWU Münster): ‘The Scaffold of a World – Toward an Ontology of Literary Creation’

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Tea break

6:00 pm Second keynote talk
→ Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen): ‘One World Anthropology’

7:00 pm Public round table on ‘Creation of Reality’ with Tim Ingold, Christopher Beedham, Alan Bundy and conference participants

8:00 pm Conference dinner

Saturday 5 December

9.30 am Third keynote talk
→ Alan Bundy (University of Edinburgh): ‘Could a Computer Create Its Own Representations?’

10.30 am – 12 am Collective workshop, general discussion and plans for the future

12 am Close of the Conference by Luis de Miranda et al.

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