Conference Programme, Abstracts and Papers

3rd Global Conference

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Friday 6th November – Sunday 8th November 2009
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

Friday 6th November 2009
from 12.30
Registration

13.30
Welcome and Opening Words
Rob Fisher and Nancy Billias

14:00
Session 1: Individuality, Self-identity, and Love, Part 1
Chair: Nancy Billias

Memory, Excess and the Fictional Self
Andrew Markham

Eroding the Otherness
Jennifer Anyan

The Social Self: Identity-formation through Love in Recognition Theory and in Psychology
Julia van Ooststroom

15:30
Coffee Break

16:00
Session 2: Marriage and Intimacy
Chair: Nadine Farghaly

Frustration of Access – How can we Prevent It?
Anne Egan

Eros and Friendship in Marriage
Corazon T. Toralba

17:15 – Announcements/Notices

17.30 – Wine Reception

Saturday 7th November 2009
09:00
Session 3: Literary Perspectives
Chair: Jennifer Anyan

The Beast and I
Nadine Farghaly

Auden’s ‘Thanksgiving for a Habitat’
Heidi Hartwig

‘The Twine That Kept the Slats Held Together’: Planetary Love in  Kazuo Ishiguro’s When We Are Orphans and Never Let Me Go
Susan Jung Su

10:30
Coffee

11:00
Session 4: Diverse Relationships
Chair: Corazon Toralba

Sex or Affection, What are Brazilians’ Swingers Looking For?
Ricardo Cheida de Oliveira

Fragile Love: Male Carers in Japan
Mao Saito

12:30
Lunch

14:30
Session 5: Individuality, Self-identity, and Love, Part 2
Chair: Michael Kühler

Friendship, Sistership and Personal Identity in Early Adolescence: Conversation Analysis Approach
Kamila Ciepiela

Impersonal Intimacy or Impossible Theory? Appraising a Recent Psychoanalytic Rethinking of Intimacy and Love
Jennifer Cooke

15:30
Coffee Break

16:00
Session 6: Philosophical Perspectives
Chair: Anne Egan

Love as Union vs. Personal Autonomy?
Michael Kühler

Vulnerability by Intimacy in Love
Christian Maurer

17:15
Sessions End

Sunday 8th November 2009
09:00
Session 7: Technologically Mediated Intimacy
Chair: Gabriella Calchi Novari

A Caricature of Intimacy: Online Fan Communities and Intimacy between  Strangers
Christine James

Communicate Emotions through Technological Interfaces
Joana Lessa

Loneliness Dynamics Involved with University Long-Distance Relationships
Michael Firmin

10:30
Coffee Break

11:00
Session 8: Public Intimacy
Chair: Ricardo Cheida de Oliveira

From the Oikos to the Polis: The Performative Quality of ‘Public Intimacy’ via Bare Life
Gabriella Calchi Novati

The Politics of Intimacy in a Society Without Boundaries
Arlene Lundquist

12:30
Lunch

14.00
Panel Reflections and Thematic Developments

15.30
Conference Close