IMNN – Conference Programe – Communicative forms and practices of nostalgia


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International Conference

Communicative Forms and Practices of Nostalgia: Conceptual, Critical and Historical Perspectives

Södertörn University – Stockholm, Sweden, 8-9 November 2018

PDF: final_book_of_abstracts

Conference conveners: Ekaterina Kalinina (Södertörn University, Sweden), Emmanuelle Fantin (Université Paris-Sorbonne,  France), Manuel Menke (Augusburg University, Germany), Katharina Niemeyer (University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada)

Day 1 – November 8 

08:45 – 09:00 Coffee and snacks

09:00-09:15 WELCOME


09:15 – 10:30/ Chair: André Habib Conceptualizing nostalgia:
Colliding old and new approaches
Temenuga Trifonova The changing notion of nostalgia in the discourse of European identity
Sébastien Fevry Media and nostalgia through the lens of postclassical narratologies. A theoretical approach
Manuel Menke Feeling nostalgic in the digital age: Revisiting conceptualizations of nostalgia as an emotion
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:45/ Chair: Katharina Niemeyer Narrating identities in (non-)institutional contexts:
Theoretical, visual and textual engagements with nostalgia
Emmanuelle Fantin (Not) to tell nostalgia of the immigrant. The case of digital portraits of the The French National Museum of History of Immigration
Panagiotis Zestanakis Visualizing the 1980s ‘deviant’ Athenian youth on Facebook: Nostalgia and spatial questions
Talitha Ferraz, Gabriel F. Marinho “No intenso agora”: Footages from 1968, a case of nostalgia and archive effect
Caterina Preda ‘Communism never happened’: Romanian retro-aesthetics and the “nice” side of communism
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:45 – 15:30

Ekaterina Kalinina

Struggling for identity:
Communist pasts in nostalgic presents
Milica Popović Yugonostalgic communities – new Yugoslav politics?
Roman Abramov


Postsoviet nostalgia in contemporary Russia: The phenomenon of the mediatization and the materialization of the late soviet past
Mykola Makhortykh Yura, we are sorry: Internet memes as a means of remediating post-Soviet nostalgia
Alexandra Bardan & Natalia Vasilendiuc Mapping “displaced nostalgia” in Romania: The past in the representation of generations born after 1989
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 – 17:30

Chair: Dominik Schrey

The Hydra of political nostalgia: Nationalism, Racism, Colonialism
Josh Carney Nostalgic returns: on the phrasing, targets, and forms of nostalgia in Turkey
Danielle Seid U.S. television and the forgotten war: Nostalgia production and institutionalized forgetting
Samuel Merrill  Mediatized white nostalgia: Racist representations of the past in Swedish digital media
Aap Tepper The Fading Line Between Longing And Desire: On Nostalgia And Visual Culture In My Art Practice

Day 2 – November 9


09:00 – 10:45/ Chair: Berber Hagedoorn Nostalgia cultural industries: TV series and the consumption of longing
Martin Bonnard A strange kind of cinephilia built by video on demand services: Yearning for what exactly?
Antonella Mascio Nostalgia in TV series
Greg Burris Still blissing out: It, Stranger Things, and the politics of Trumpian entertainment
Claire Coleman “Haters gonna hate”: Nostalgia in popular music
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12.45/ Chair: Manuel Menke
Film, Music, Radio: The diversity of media(ted) nostalgia
Tim van der Heijden “Analogue Renaissance”: Strategies of technostalgia with Kodak’s new Super 8 film camera
André Habib The color of nostalgia: Kodachrome after the digital-turn
Irene Martinez Luna Analog and retro aesthetics in the digital era of music videos and the role of nostalgia
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
 14:00 – 15:45

Chair: Emmanuelle Fantin

Remembering the self and the others:The (unexpected) potentials of nostalgia
Berber Hagedoorn    Mediating nostalgia in A/V narratives of historical news events
Katharina Niemeyer & Magali Uhl Nostalgia for the future – 10 000 postcards for 2042
15:45 – 16:00 Rounding up
16:15 – 18:00 IMNN-Meeting


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