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Dr Felix Girke

Post-doctoral researcher
Universität Konstanz
Participe à 2 sessions
Felix Girke is an anthropologist and post-doctoral researcher at the Center of Excellence 16 “Cultural Foundations of Social Integration” at Konstanz University, Germany. His current project focuses on the politics of heritage in contemporary Myanmar.
 
Selected publications:
2015. The Yangon court buildings: between thick and thin heritage. Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 30 (1): 72-104.
2013. Schnepel, Burkhard, Felix Girke und Eva-Maria Knoll (Hg.): Kultur all inclusive. Identität, Tradition und Kulturerbe im Zeitalter des Massentourismus. Bielefeld: transcript.
2011. Meyer, Christian und Felix Girke (Hg.): The rhetorical emergence of culture. Studies in rhetoric and culture vol. 4. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books.

Sessions auxquelles Dr Felix Girke participe

Dimanche 5 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 12:30 | 3 heures 30 minutes
Changes in Heritage (New Manifestations)Notions of HeritageTourism
Changes in heritageNew manifestations of heritageNotions of heritage

Mardi 7 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions auxquelles Dr Felix Girke assiste

Vendredi 3 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
17:00 - 19:30 | 2 heures 30 minutes
Festive Event

Samedi 4 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 heure
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

Lucie Morisset

Modérateur.rice
18:30 - 20:00 | 1 heure 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...

Dimanche 5 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
14:00 - 15:30 | 1 heure 30 minutes
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageHeritage Changes the Social OrderCitizenshipPublic event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

"What does heritage change?" is a multifaceted  question to which the answer(s) are in primary respects related to real-life negotiations among different groups of citizens, cultures, races, ethnic groups, sexual identities, and social classes about received, official and/or widely accepted or accomodated intangible attributes, cultural traditions, historic monuments, buildings, and other transmitted or revived historical legacies. Heritage designated by and for whom, for what motivations, an...