15.05.2018

8 – 9 June: "Truth" and Narration. Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in Eastern European Cultures and Literature / Conference at the Unipark

Friday, 8 June: 09:45 KEYNOTE: Eliot Borenstein (New York): Plots Against Russia: Conspiracy, Sincerity, and Propaganda // 17:30 ROUND TABLE: Why Do Conspiracy Theories Thrive in Post-Soviet Russia? with Alexander Panchenko, Konstantin Bogdanov, Sergey Shtyrkov, Svetlana Tambovtseva (St. Petersburg) // Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1, FB Slavic Studies, 3rd floor.

Programm

Verschwörungen und Verschwörungstheorien (also Vermutungen, dass Verschwörungen den maßgeblichen Hintergrund für Ereignisse ausmachen) schaffen Feindbilder und Abgrenzungen und lösen in der Folge weitere Abgrenzungen aus. Dies zeigt sich etwa darin, dass sich die Anhänger einer Auffassung immer auch polemisch auf die Auffassung der anderen Gruppe beziehen. Die Tagung thematisiert Verschwörungstheorien in slawischen Literaturen und Kulturen in Geschichte und Gegenwart und berücksichtigt kulturgeschichtliche und narratologische Aspekte. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf den Repräsentationen von Verschwörungen und Verschwörungstheorien, damit die Diskussion vorrangig über Texte (und nicht über die Welt) geführt werden kann. 

 

Konzeption, Organisation: Peter Deutschmann (FB Slawistik)

Information: Gertraud Hatheyer, +43 662 8044-4500, gertraud.hatheyer@sbg.ac.at

Bildquelle: https://psyfactor.org © Georg Pochepsov

Mag. Silvia Amberger

Programmbereichsreferentin

Wissenschaft & Kunst / PB Kunstpolemik - Polemikkunst

Bergstr. 12a, 5020 Salzburg

Tel: +43-662-8044-2377

E-mail to Mag. Silvia Amberger

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