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Meeting program

 16.7.2017 Arrival of the participants, check-in and registration
 17.7.2017  [Food]
  9:00 - 9:30Christiane Berth (Bern): Welcome speech and introduction
  9:30 - 11:00

Keynote and discussion led by Christiane Berth (Bern):

Rose Spalding (DePaul): Sustainable Communities and Territorial Struggles: Political Ecology of Land and Place in Sandinista Nicaragua

11:00 - 11:30Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30Discussion led by Mona Nikolić (FU Berlin): ¿Continuidad o cambio por intercambio? Algunas reflexiones sobre el impacto de la migración nicaragüense en los hábitos culinarios costarricenses
12:30 - 13:30Lunch break
13:30 - 15:30

Panel discussion led by Christiane Berth (Bern):

Birgit Müller (EHESS): Favores, ayuda y robo: Views of Continuity in Systemic Change in Rural Nicaragua

Fernanda Soto (Universidad Centroamericana): From dreams of “individual colonization” to collective work: the experience of peasants in
the Siuna Region during the 1980s.

15:30 - 16:00Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00Discussion led by David Cooper (University College London): Food Sovereignty, Populist Sovereignty: Provisional Citizenship in Rural Nicaragua
17:00 - 17:30Break
17:30 - 19:30

Panel discussion led by Matei Chihaia (BUW/CeHis) and Beatrix Burghoff
(BUW/Bergisches Kolleg): 30 años de solidaridad entre Wuppertal y Matagalpa: la cultura del sandinismo entre Nicaragua y Alemania


Guests: Reinhold Hikl, Lutz Kliche, Hermann Schulz, Ulla Sparrer and others

19:30Opening of the exhibition of photographs by Cordelia Dilg-Richter
 18.7.2017[Gender]
  9:15 - 9:30Christine Hatzky / Barbara Potthast: Welcome speech and introduction
  9:30 - 10:15Keynote by María Teresa Blandón
10:15 - 10:30Coffee break
10:30 - 12:00Discussion led by Lorraine Bayard de Volo: Sandinista Culture: Gender and Mobilizing a Nation to Revolution and War
12:00 - 12:15Break
12:15 - 13:00Keynote by Maxine Molyneux: Memories of a long-gone Sandinista Feminism
13:00 - 14:00Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30Discussion led by Florence Babb: Nicaraguan Legacies: Advances and Setbacks in Feminist and LGBT Activism
15:30 - 16:00Coffee break
16:00 - 17:30Discussion led by Alejandro Bendaña: La mujer en la lucha sandinista (1927-1934)
17:30 - 17:45Break
17:45 - 19:00Panel discussion: Results of the discussions
 19.7.2017[Language and Literature]
  9:00 - 9:30Bénédicte Pivot (UPVM3): Welcome speech and introduction. Desafíos etnolingüísticas del programa del Gobierno Revolucionario Sandinista
  9:30 - 11:30

Panel discussion led by Natascha Pomino (BUW):

Asymmetry in code-switching: linguistic or extralinguistic factors?
Jeffrey Blokzijl
Leiden University

Evolution away from European Spanish: On the aspiration and elision of /s/ in Nicaraguan
Tim Diaubalick/N.Pomino
Bergische Universität Wuppertal

11:30 - 11:45Coffee break
11:45 - 12:30

Keynote and discussion led by Alejandro Gasel (UNPA):

Ileana Rodríguez (Ohio State/IHNCA): La prosa de la contrainsurgencia

12:30 - 13:30Lunch break
13:30 - 14:15

Keynote and discussion led by Ursula Hennigfeld (HHU/CeHis):


Werner Mackenbach (UCR): Literatura y revolución. La literatura nicaragüense de los años ochenta y noventa entre política y ficción

14:15 - 14:30Coffee break
14:30 - 16:00

Panel discussion led by Mercedes Mafla (PUCE):

La literatura y los discursos del poder y la resistencia
José Sánchez Carbó
Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla

Geo-imaginarios y globalización
Kirsten Kramer
Universität Bielefeld

16:00 - 16:30Coffee break
16:30 - 19:00Visit of Wuppertal's Historic Centre and of the Villa Waldfrieden (meeting point at 16:30: Friedrich Engels statue in the Engelsgarten, next to the station “Adlerbrücke”)
 20.7.2017
1. A History of Solidarity
 9:10 - 9:30Between machismo and Liberation. The Sandinista Revolution and the West German Solidarity Movement  with Nicaragua, 1978-1991. A Gender-specific Perspective
Friederike Apelt
Leibniz Universität Hannover
9:30 - 9:50Propaganda and Revolution: the media offensive of the FSLN and the struggle for liberation, 1977-1979
Gerardo Sánchez Nateras
El Colegio de México
Centro de Estudios Históricos
9:50 - 10:10Dutch solidarity, Sandinista Nicaragua, and the Global  Cold War, ca. 1981-1983
Eline van Ommen
London School of Economics
10:10 - 10:30Sobre internacionalistas, activistas y brigadistas. La red transnacional de solidaridad política con la Revolución Sandinista desde el estado español (1978-1990)
José Manuel Ágreda Portero
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
10:30 - 11:00Discussion
11:00 - 11:20Poster exhibition + coffee break
2. The Central American Context
11:20 - 11:40El triunfo revolucionario en Nicaragua. Revisión histórica, impactos nacionales y centroamericanos
Fabián Campos Hernández
UNAM
11:40 - 12:00Las izquierdas costarricenses y las revoluciones centroamericanas en el contexto de las relaciones geopolíticas de la guerra Fría, 1970-1990.
Mario Salazar Montes
Universidad de Costa Rica
12:00 - 12:30Discussion
12:30 - 13:30Lunch break
3. A New Mythology
13:30 - 13:50'Love is Stronger than Hate’: Popular Politics in the “New Times” of Sandinismo
Luciana Chamorro Elizondo
Columbia University
13:50 - 14:10Speculative Sandinismo
Emilia Yang Rappacioli
University of Southern California
14:10 - 14:30El hombre nuevo revisitado: lecturas de la revolución en dos testimonios del Servicio Militar Patriótico
Gema D. Palazón Sáez
Universitat de València
14:30 - 14:50El estado ausente/el estado impotente en las obras de Florence Jaugey (Camila Films)
Carolin Scipioni
Universidad de Heidelberg
14:50 - 15:30Discussion
15:30 - 16:00Poster exhibition + coffee break
4. Models of Development
16:00 - 16:20The Ends of Modernization: Development, Ideology, and Catastrophe in Nicaragua after the Alliance for Progress
David J. Lee
Temple University
16:20 - 16:40Afro-Indigenous Economic Imaginaries on the Miskitu Coast of Nicaragua
Fernando Montero
Columbia University
16:40 - 17:00Discussion
17:00 - 18:00Break
18:00Film El hombre Nuevo (2015): FH 1 (FH building, floor 02, room 01)
20:00Panel discussion with Sven Pötting (http://kinolatino.de/), Alejandro Ferrari and others
 21.7.2017Check-out