3rd Global Conference (2012)

3rd Global Conference

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Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria


The programme for the conference is available below. Delegates are listed according to the session in which they appear. Clicking on the Session Title will take you to the abstracts (where available) for that session. Each delegate is listed according to their affiliation.

Final Conference Programme

 

Tuesday 13th November 2012
12.30
Conference Registration

13:30
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Nate Hinerman

14.00
Session 1 Narratives
Chair: Luísa Maria Flora

Suffering, Narrative, and the Designs of Palliative Care
Nate Hinerman

Suffering as Interpersonal Stewardship
Jeff Trahair

Turning Suffering into Narrative: Narratives as Speech Acts with Healing Effects: A Case Study
Tatiana Piccardi

15.30
Coffee

16.00
Session 2 : Adaptations
Chair: Stein Arnold Hevrøy

Adaptation and Acceptance in the Experience of Chronic Pain
Patricia Fennell and Sara Rieder Bennett

Overcoming Potential Suffering: Interpreting the Diagnosis of Hereditary Ovarian and Breast Cancer at the Riga Stradins University Hereditary Cancer Institute in Riga, Latvia
Agnese Dzervite

Experiences of Family Caregivers in the Context of Mental Illness: Suffering, Acceptance and Resilience
Bidisha Banerjee

17.30
Notices and Announcements

17.40
Wine Reception

 

Wednesday 14th November 2012
09.00
Session 3: Dialectics
Chair: Donald Felipe

Suffering as a Consequence of Disproportion: An Analysis of Paul Ricoeur’s Approach
Isabel Morales Benito

Suffering as a Question of Nature and Ethics
Stein Arnold Hevrøy

10.30
Coffee

11.00
Session 4: Sense
Chair: Ozan Eren

Dialectical Tensions in Viewing the Suffering of Others
Tony Kroll

Suffering without Attachment: Presenting Buddhist Principles with Wiesel, Frankl, and Hospice
Janette McDonald

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Session 5: Representations I
Chair: Patricia Fennell

The Value of Revisiting Trauma in Memoir
Diana Arterian

The Beginning of Suffering: Assumptive Worlds and Trauma in Modern Literature
KJ Gilchrist

A Peculiar Beauty: The Theological Aesthetics of the Suffering Christ
Stephen M. Garrett

15.30
Coffee

16.00
Session 6: Representations II
Chair: Jeff Trahair

Intimations of Mortality— Senile Dementia in Saturday (2005)
Luísa Maria Flora

Strange Connections: W. G. Sebald’s Representation of Suffering
Anna MacDonald

 

 

Thursday 15th November 2012
09:00
Session 7: Representations III
Chair: Stephen M. Garrett

The Book of Joe
Donald Felipe

‘Suffering’: Commodification of Music and the Effects of the 1980 Military Coup on the Music Industry in Turkey
Ozan Eren

10.30
Coffee

11.00
Session 8: Suffering: Meaning and Sense: Roundtable
Chair: Nate Hinerman

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Development meeting and closing remarks

14.30
Conference Ends