Workshop „Regional conflicts and contested spatial identities in the digital sphere“ – 03.-04.11.2017

3. November 2017 @ 13:00 – 4. November 2017 @ 16:00
Ausstellungsraum FAU Hauptbibliothek
Schuhstraße 1A
91052 Erlangen
Dr. Christian Bittner

Schedule Workshop

“Regional conflicts and contested spatial identities in the digital sphere”


Friday, 03.11.2017

Starting at 12.00: get-together with finger food

13:00 Christian BittnerFriedrich- Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Welcome
13:20 Georg GlaszeFriedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Beyond “liberation technologies”: thinking about regional conflicts and contested spatial identities in the digital sphere
13:40 Arik Segal
Hadassa Academic College Jerusalem
The use of social media platforms in international conflict management
14:20 Ronit Kampf Tel Aviv University Role-taking and attitude change in a computerized simulation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: direct party vs. distant party
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Sanna OjanperäUniversity of Oxford Studying the impact of ICT policies on growth patterns oflocal online content in Sub-Saharan Africa
16:10 Elad SegevTel Aviv University Provocation narratives as a communication strategy in international news
16:50 Coffee Break
17:10 Tobias Schopper, Thilo Wiertzboth University of Freiburg Quantitative approaches to text and tweets: negotiating culture and identity in German federalelections


Starting at 19:00: group dinner


Saturday, 04.11.2017

9:00 Coffee
9:20 Romain Leconte, Claude Graslandboth Paris Diderot University, International College of Territorial Sciences Paris,UMR Géographie-citésMarta SeveroUniversity Paris Nanterre, International College of Territorial Sciences Paris,Dicen-idf Contested visions of Europe during refugees’ crisis:traditional gatekeepers in the digital sphere
10:00 Lea Bauer
Leibniz Insitute for Regional Geography Leipzig
Tactical maptivism.Exploring tactics of political formation in activists counter-mapping practices – examplesfrom refugee maps
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00 Frederik von Reumont, Sebastian Seidel
both University of Cologne
Taking the battle to cyberspace – delineating borders and mapping identities in Western Sahara
11:40 Benjamin HeidrichOtto von Guericke University Magdeburg The discursive construction of the future state in the Syrian civil war
12:20 Lunch Break
13:20 Christian BittnerFriedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Online mapping platforms and spatial identities, the case of Israel/Palestine
14:00 –15:00 Elad Segev (discussant)Tel Aviv University Concluding discussion