Symposium Programme / Thursday 30th Oct. 2014

The event is being held at the University of Leicester (UK)
Between 9am and 1pm sessions will be based in the Attenborough Basement Lecture Theatre 3, sessions from 1pm will all be based in the Charles Wilson Belvoir Park Lounge (2nd Floor)

9.00am – 9.15am – Registration

9.15am – 9.30am – Welcome by Mike Dines / Laura Way

9.30am – 10.00am – Keynote by Russ Bestley, University of the Arts London

10.00am -11.15am –Panel 1: Methods/Methodology
– Matt Grimes, Birmingham City University: ‘“Where There’s a Will There’s a Way”: Methodology, Investigating Memory and the Life-Courses of 1980s British Anarcho-Punks.’
– Sophie Sparham, Birmingham City University: ‘How Close is Close? The Role of the Punk Rock Ethnographer and Their Relationship With Their Research Subjects.’
– Laura Way, University of Leicester: A Virtual Moshpit? Dilemmas in research post-youth punk women online.

11.15am – 11.30am – Break

11.30am – 12.45pm –Panel 2: Class, Gender and Ethnicity in Punk
Tanja Walty: ‘¡Sirenas al ataque! Punk women in Mexico City.’
– Karis Hanson, Goldsmiths University London: ‘Challenging “whitestraightboy” Hegemony: A Phenomenological Exploration of Gender, “race” and Sexuality Within the London Punk Scene.’
– Oliver Ward, Goldsmiths University London: ‘Unity in Diversity: An Exploration of Punk in Indonesia.’

12.45pm – 1.15pm – Lunch

1.15pm – 2.30pm – Panel 3: Anarcho/Anarchism
– Rebecca Binns, University of the Arts London: ‘A Humorous Offensive: Tracing the Development of an ‘Anarcho-Punk’ Aesthetic in Gee Vaucher’s Images for Crass.’
– James Newton, Canterbury University: ‘The Anarchist Cinema.’
– Simon Licourinos, University of Surrey: ‘Anarcho-punk: Defining a Retrospective Rock History Using Connections, Relationships and Traits [CRT].’

2.30pm – 2.45pm – Break

2.45pm – 4.00pm – Panel 4: Global and Local
– Birce Pakkan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey: ‘Is Punk a Subculture in Turkey?’
– Vincent Bedu, University of Orléans, France: Reception and Appropriation of the Straight Edge Culture in the French Hardcore Punk Scene
– Tony McMahon, RMIT University, Australia: ‘Johnny Rotten Can Save Your Life: Punk’s Healing Pedagogy.’

4pm – 4.15pm – Break

4.15pm – 5.30pm – Panel 5: Beyond Punk
– Richard Foster, Leiden University, Netherlands: ‘To what extent did the Dutch ULTRA Movement Create and Express a Lasting and Unique Identity?’
– Zoe Armour, De Montfort University Leicester: ‘Beyond Nocturnal Visibility in the Late ‘90s UK Club Scene: Sartorial Differences in Gatecrasher PaSSion and Sundissential?’
– Guy Mankowski, Northumbria University: ‘Pop Manifestos and Nosebleed Art Rock: What Was The Point Of Post-Punk?’

5.30pm Conclusion (Mike Dines/Laura Way)

Event is FREE but please grab your ticket from the link below to RSVP!



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