How do I get here? (map)

Map of the Film House Photo: © SFI
Map of the Film House Photo: © SFI

The symposium will be held in Stockholm between 6-8 September, 2017 in the auditorium Bio Mauritz in the Film House. Here you can find a map and a description of how to get here. 

DAY 1: September 6

18.00 – 19.00 Welcome mingle with refreshments

19.00 – 20.30 SCREENING

Houses without doors (2016; 90 min) Avo Kaprealian


DAY 2: September 7

9.00 – 9.30 Registration and coffee

9.30 – 10.00   Welcome. Professor John Sundholm, Head of Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University.

Kari Andén-Papadopoulos, Stockholm University: “Introduction: Producing Image activism after the Arab uprisings.”

10.00 – 10.15 Short break

10.15 – 12.15 PANEL 1: Image Activism and journalism

Chair: Kari Andén-Papadopoulos, Stockholm University

Tom Keenan, Bard College: "Operational Images of Migration: Maps, Social Media, and 'Self-smuggling'"

Amahl Bishara, Tufts University: “Image Activism Across the Green Line: Elucidating the Limits of Solidarity in Palestine.”

Safa Al Ahmad, journalist and filmmaker: “Non-Violence and Violence: The changing discourse in Saudi Arabia.”

Peadar Grogan, Storyful: "Video Verification in Journalism: Building a Body of Evidence to Support Activist Reports.”

12.15 – 13.30: LUNCH

13.30 – 15.30 PANEL 2: Image Activism and filmmaking

Chair:  Malin Wahlberg, Stockholm University

Cécile Boëx, EHESS: "Beyond activism : vernacular video as experience and memory in the context of the Syrian conflict".

Ali Atassi, Bidayyat: "Syrian images across documentation, art, and spectacle.” 

Dork Zabunyan, Paris 8 University: "Images as forces: the life of uprisings after their supposed betrayal."

Sara Ishaq, filmmaker:“The role of the Yemeni revolution on the emergence of filmmaking in Yemen.”  

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 – 17.30 SCREENING

The Mulberry House (2013; 65 min) Sara Ishaq


DAY 3: September 8

9.30 – 10.00 Coffee

10.00 – 12.00 PANEL 3: Image Activism and artistic practice

Chair: Karin Becker, Stockholm University

Lara Baladi, multidisciplinary artist: “Archiving as an Act of Resistance.”

Heba Amin, visual artist: "The General's Stork."

Anthony Downey, Birmingham City University: “The Future of Image Production: Hermeneutic Suspicions and Neoliberal Conundrums.”

Ala’a Shehabi, writer and economist: “Road blocks, images and territorialisation in the Bahraini uprising.”

Sarah Rifky, writer and curator: “Escaping Activism: An Account of Images and Struggle.”

12.00 – 13.30 LUNCH

13.30 – 15.30 PANEL 4: Image Activism and justice

Chair: Dima Saber, Birmingham City University

Raja Althaibani, WITNESS: “Using Video's Strengths and Limitations for Advocacy (The MENA Experience).”

Bilal Tamimi, videographer: “An unknown small Palestinian village became famous in the popular resistance.”

Jeff Deutch, the Syrian Archive: "Collect, Curate, Investigate: Using open-source big-data
methodologies for human rights monitoring in Syria."

Hagit Keysar, the Public Lab: “The DIY Testimony: Negotiating the Public Field of Aerial Vision.”

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break


Chair: Kari Andén-Papadopoulos, Stockholm University

Marwan Kraidy, Annenberg School, University of Pennsylvania: Keynote Discussant