Programme

OVERVIEW

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DAY

SESSIONS

Friday
June 2 2017

18:00 Registration
18:30 Welcome reception
18:45-20:00 Assemblage-inspired events

 

 

Saturday
June 3 2017

9:00 Registration

 

9:30-11:00 Session 1
Assemblage Thinking: Theory

Speakers: M. DeLanda, H. Briassoulis
Discussant: M. Müller

 

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

 

 

11:15-12:45 Session 2
Assemblage Thinking: Theory

Speakers: C. Schürr & M. Müller, J. Hondros, M. Boudourides, E. Petracou & A. Yannacopoulos
Discussant: K. Dovey

 

14:30-16:00 Session 3
Utilizing assemblage theory to model the origins of plant domestication in Mesoamerica

Speakers: M. Bonta, J. Protevi
Discussant: M. DeLanda

 

16:–16:15 Coffee break

 

 

16:15-17:45 Session 4
Assemblage Thinking: Socio-cultural issues

Speakers: S. Chtouris, G. Vavouranakis
Discussant: J. Protevi

 

 

 

Sunday
June 4 2017

 

 

9:15-10:25 Session 5
Assemblage Thinking: Socio-natural issues

Speakers: H. Briassoulis, T. Gkaragkounis
Discussant: B. Marks

 

10:25-11:35 Session 6
Assemblage Thinking: Urban Issues

Speakers: A. Ballantyne, K. Dovey, K. Harris
Discussant: M. Woods

 

11:35-11:50 Coffee break

 

 

11:50-13:20 Session 7
Assemblage Thinking and Architecture

Speakers: D. Gourdoukis, S. Kousoulas & A. Radman, S. Vergopoulos
Discussant: A. Ballantyne

 

14:45-16:15 Session 8
Assemblage Thinking: Politics/Geopolitics issues

Speakers: B. Marks, M. Woods, J. Dittmer
Discussant: K. Harris

 

16:15—16:30 Coffee break

 

 

16:30-18:00 Session 9
Assemblage Thinking: Multifarious Practices

Speakers: J. Miggelbrink, T. Wiertz
Discussant: E. Petracou and A. Yannacopoulos

 

18:00-19:30 Conclusions, Future agenda

Moderators: H. Briassoulis and E. Petracou

 

 

 

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

18:00 Registration

18:30 Welcome reception

18:45-20:00 Assemblage-inspired events

 

9:00 Registration

9:30-11:00 • Session 1

Assemblage Thinking: Theory
Moderator/discussant: Martin Müller

Introducing the International Symposium on Assemblage Thinking [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Helen Briassoulis

A Comparison of Deleuze’s Assemblage Theory and the New Materialist Approach [Watch presentation video]
Manuel DeLanda Abstract

Why I fell for assemblages [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Helen Briassoulis Abstract

Discussion

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:45 • Session 2

Assemblage Thinking: Theory
Moderator/discussant: Kim Dovey

Assemblage thinking and actor-network theory: conjunctions, disjunctions, cross-fertilisations [Watch presentation video]
Carolin Schürr and Martin Müller Abstract

Assemblage Theory and Actor-Network Theory: A comparative, empirical case study from media sociology [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
John Hondros Abstract

Assemblage Theory: Between Correlationism and Relational Plasticity [Watch presentation video]
Moses Boudourides Abstract

Imaging and imagining with assemblages [Watch presentation video]
Electra Petracou and Athanasios Yannacopoulos Abstract

Discussion

14:30-16:00 • Session 3

Utilizing assemblage theory to model the origins of plant domestication in Mesoamerica
Moderator/discussant:  Manuel DeLanda

Introduction to the session
Mark Bonta Abstract

Modelling Domestication Assemblages [Watch presentation video]
Mark Bonta with Angelica Cibrian and Adriana Espinosa Abstract

The Virtual Status of “Unexpressed Genetic Variation” [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
John Protevi Abstract

Discussion

16:00-16:15 Coffee break

16:15-17:45 • Session 4

Assemblage Thinking: Socio-cultural issues
Moderator/discussant: John Protevi

The assemblage and disassemblage of a generation: The case of the Greek Youth [Watch presentation video]
Sotiris Chtouris Abstract

Assemblage theory and the driving forces of (Pre)history: the case of Cycladic figurines [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Giorgos Vavouranakis Abstract

Discussion

9:15-10:25 • Session 5

Assemblage Thinking: Socio-natural issues
Moderator/discussant: Brian Marks

Response Assemblages and their Socio-ecological Fit: Assessment Methodology [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Briassoulis Helen Abstract

Cosmog(eo)raphies of difference Bringing the Natural and the Human together: Latour, Deleuze, Badiou [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Thanos Gkaragkounis Abstract

Discussion

10:25-11:35 • Session 6

Assemblage Thinking: Urban issues
Moderator/discussant: M. Woods

Urbanism as concept-generating assemblage [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Andrew Ballantyne Abstract

City as assemblage [Watch presentation video]
Kim Dovey Abstract

Abstract machines of urbanization: political economy, ethics, and aesthetics [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Keith Harris Abstract

Discussion

11:35-11:50 Coffee break

11:50-13:20 • Session 7

Assemblage Thinking in Architecture
Moderator/discussant: Andrew Ballantyne

Protocol Assemblages. From digital to analog modes of production [Watch presentation video]
Dimitris Gourdoukis Abstract

Ecologies of Architecture [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Andrej Radman and Stavros Kousoulas Abstract

Design Intentions and Generative Design Processes [Watch presentation video]
Stavros Vergopoulos Abstract

Discussion

14:45-16:15 • Session 8

Assemblage Thinking: Politics/Geopolitics issues
Moderator/discussant: Keith Harris

What kind of politics does an assemblage ontology become? [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Brian Marks Abstract

Geopolitical assemblages and the Global Network of Navies [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Jason Dittmer Abstract

Assemblage, Place and Globalization [Watch presentation video] [download presentation file]
Michael Woods with Jesse Heley, Laura Jones, Marc Welsh, Francesca Fois, Anthonia Onyeahialam and Samantha Saville Abstract

Discussion

16:15 - 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 - 18:00 • Session 9

Assemblage Thinking: Multifarious Practices
Moderator/discussant: Athanasios Yannacopoulos and Electra Petracou

Assembling the transplantation of organs: (How) Can assemblage thinking inform an analytical understanding of a spatialized medical practice? [download presentation file]
Judith Miggelbrink Abstract

An assemblage approach to biopolitics: studying practices of refugee health care [Watch presentation video]
Thilo Wiertz Abstract

Discussion

18:00 - 19:30

Assembling the symposium conclusions and a future research agenda
Moderators: Helen Briassoulis and E. Petracou [download conclusions and future research agenda file]

8:30 – 17:00

Field trip of the symposium speakers to the Petrified Forest of Lesvos and the Museum of Natural History, Sigri, Lesvos and environs



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