Nordic Civil Sphere - Program

Nordic Civil Spheres
Linnaeus University
Växjö, Sweden
Friday 8th – Saturday 9th June, 2018
Organizers: Jeffrey Alexander, Anna Lund & Andrea Voyer

  Friday 8th June


8:15 - 8:45

Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:45 - 9:45

Fredrik Engelstad & Håkon Larsen, “The significance of the state for facilitating a civil sphere in Scandinavia”

9:45 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 11:00

Henrik Enroth & Malin Henriksson, “Democracy and the Civil Sphere in Sweden”

11:00 - 12:00

Liv Egholm, “Complicated translations: Philanthropic endeavours of pollution and purification in Denmark 1920–2014”

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch at Teleborgs Castle

1:15 - 2:15

Anna Lund & Andrea Voyer, “‘They’re immigrants who are kind of Swedish’: Universalism, Primordialism, and Modes of Incorporation in the Swedish Civil Sphere”

2:15 - 3:15

Kari Steen-Johnsen & Marte Slagsvold Winsvold, “Global terrorism and the Norwegian civil sphere. The renegotiation of civil codes”

3:15 - 3:45

Coffee Break

3:45 - 4:45 Peter Kivisto & Pasi Saukonen, “The Historical Sedimentation of National Identity in the Civil Sphere: Locating the True Finns’ Politics of Exclusion”
4:45 - 6:15 Break
6:15 - 10:00 Dinner at Teleborgs Castle
  Saturday 9th June
8:15 - 9:15

Henrik Nilsson & Åsa Trulsson, “’Liberating the Free’”: Hijabis and The Civil Sphere”

9:15 - 10:15

Carly Schall, “Arts, Difference and Incorporation: Swedish Hip Hop as a Site for Civil Repair”

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30

Stefan Lund, “Education and the Boundaries of Belonging”

11:30 - 12:30 Laid Bouakaz & Mats Trondman, “Theirs, Ours and I: Cultural Belonging, Wellbeing and School Achievement in Multicultural Society”
12:30 - 1:45

Lunch at Teleborgs Castle

2:00 - 3:00

Remarks from commentators Guiseppe Sciortino, Trevor Stack & Carlo Tognato

3:00 - 3:15

Concluding remarks and adjourn

3:15 - 3:45

Coffee break

3:45 Editorial  Meeting

Center for Cultural Sociology, Department of Cultural Sciences.

The Center for Cultural Sociology at Linnaeus University strives to make living conditions of children and youth visible and understandable by relating individual and shared emotions to cultural and social processes – something that is put into practice in a number of concrete research projects.

Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies.
The Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies is a leading centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies in Europe and the major research environment for global and non-European history in the Nordic countries.