Humanities Research Centre
Under Control. Childhood and Twentieth Century Dictatorships (1917-1991)
University of Warwick
Thursday 19th May 2016
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME
10.00-10.30
Registration and Coffee (Graduate Space, 4th Floor, Humanities)
10.30-10.40
Opening remarks (H545, 5th Floor, Humanities)
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10.40-11.30
Dr Nick Baron (University of Nottingham)
Nurturing the Nation: Child Displacement and the State in the Twentieth Century
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11.30-11.45
Coffee break (Graduate Space)
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11.45-13.00
Session 1. Authoritarian Influences in Education. Chair: TBC
Dorothy Mas (Royal Holloway)
Making Soldiers: War Letters (Feldpost) as an Instrument of Self-education in Nazi Elite Schools, 1939-1945
Beatrice Sica (UCL)
The Boot and the Saddle: Italian Children and the Image of Mussolini on a Horse
Donatella Germanese (Max Plank Institute)
The Fascist “Talking Blackboard”: Italian Educational Film under Fascism and Beyond
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13.00-14.00
Lunch (Graduate Space)
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14.00-15.15
Session 2. Shaping Youth through Literature. Chair: Dr Chantal Wright
Lan Ma (University of Glasgow)
The Last Neverland for Chinese Young Readers and Writers: the Changes of Fantasy and Science Fiction in China and
their Implicature of the Reality
Shabnam Sadaat (University of Manchester)
Children’s and Adolescents’ Literature in Post-revolutionary Iran: a Structurationist Approach
Zsofia Gombar (University of Lisbon. Centre for English Studies)
Censored Knowledge: Anglophone Literatures in Portuguese and Hungarian Textbooks
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15.15-15.30
Coffee break (Graduate Space)
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15.30-16.45
Session 3. Exerting Control through the Arts. Chair: TBC
Sean Eedy (Carleton University)
Power, the Eigen-Sinn, and the Construction of Space in East German Comics
Ksenia Remezova (European University at St. Petersburg)
Promoting the Ideal of Children Art: The Moscow International Exhibition Of Children's Drawings (1934) in Soviet Art
Criticism
Olga Gurevich (Russian State University for Humanities)
Types of Soviet and Fascist Youth Songs and Translation Problems Associated with Them
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16.45-17.00
Coffee break (Graduate Space)
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17.00-17.50
Prof. Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (University of Warwick)
Evading Control: Popular Culture and Coping Strategies in Narratives of Childhood Trauma from
Spain and Argentina
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18.00-18.30
Wine reception (Graduate Space)
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Humanities Research Centre Under Control. Childhood and Twentieth Century Dictatorships (1917-1991)