EUBORDERSCAPES: Border Crossing and Cultural Production

“Border Crossing and Cultural Production” is a work package in the EUBORDERSCAPES research project (2012-2016, European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme)

Work package 10 in the EUBORDERSCAPES project related to “cultural production” and artistic endeavour to the social construction of borders. This work package explored different literary and artistic examples of how culturally produced representations have contributed to socio-political interpretations of state borders as well as challenged official meanings, symbolisms and functions attached to state borders. This work package opened a humanities perspective that is not merely additional to social science approaches and that also promotes a more comprehensive understanding of the role of cultural production as a bordering practise.

The Border Poetics / Border Culture research group at UiT The Arctic University of Norway coordinated work package 10.

 

Work package final Report

 

Work package participants

  • UiT The Arctic University of Norway (work package leader): Holger Pötzsch, Johan Schimanski, Mari Ristolainen, Stephen Wolfe
  • University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu): Agnes Németh, Jopi Nyman
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona: Keina Espiñeira, Xavier Ferrer Gallardo
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: David Newman, Renen Yezerski
  • University of Bergamo: Chiara Brambilla, Gianluca Bocci
  • Centre national de la recherche scientifique/Pacte (Public policies, Political Action, Territory) in Grenoble: Anne-Laure Amilhat Szary, Camille Boichot, Sophie Louargant, Sarah Mekdjian, Laetitia Rouvière, Guy Saez, Daniel Meier, Fabien Barthélémy
  • Centre for Independent Social Research in St. Petersberg: Alena Andronova, Olga Brednikova, Elena Nikiforova, Olga Tkach


Ansvarlig for prosjektet: Stephen Frank Wolfe

EUBORDERSCAPES (290775) is Funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7-SSH-2011-1), Area 4.2.1 The evolving concept of borders.

UiT The Arctic University of Norway contributes to the EUBORDERSCAPES through Border Poetics / Border Culture research group.

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