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Foreign Bodies: Enhancing & Invading the Human Body 2nd International Symposium of CORPUS

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									     SECOND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF CORPUS
FOREIGN BODIES: ENHANCING & INVADING THE HUMAN BODY

                  Moscow, May 17th-18th 2010




                           CORPUS
  INTERNATIONAL GROUP FOR THE CULTURAL STUDIES OF THE BODY
                              &
     INSTITUTE OF ETHNOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY SCIENCES
             AT THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
MONDAY, MAY 17th
INTRODUCTION SESSION, 10 h 30 – 11 h 00
Reception of participants by the coordinators
•   Roman Ignatiev (Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology Sciences at the Russian Academy of
    Sciences, Russia) & Frédéric Duhart (EHESS, France)
Foreign Bodies: A Brief Introduction

FOREIGN BODY CONCEPTIONS & REPRESENTATIONS, 11 h 00 – 13 h 30

•   Peter Kaiser (University of Bremen, Germany)
From Self-mortification to Body-modification
•   Begonya Sáez Tajafuerce (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain)
Foreign Bodies and Violence
•   Ivan Grinko (Moscow State University, Russia)
Somatic Modifications in Russian and Soviet Ethnological Literature
•   Mario Tanga (Accademia dei Fisiocritici di Siena, Italy)
Inclusive Body: How Brain, Mind and Culture Extend Body Boundaries beyond Skin.
•   Nataliya Anatolievna Polskaya (Saratov State University, Russia)
Self-injury as Demarcation of Body Boundaries
•   Vadim B. Savelev (Omsk State University, Russia)
The Matter Without Memory: What Is the Problem of the "Ideal Body"?

Lunch time

FOREIGN BODIES, MODIFIED BODIES, 15 h 30 – 18 h 00
•   Inês de Ornellas e Castro (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal)
Appearance’s Metamorphoses in the Roman World

•   Valentina Burkova & Marina Butovskaya (Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology Sciences
    at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
Body Modifications in the Life Circle Rites among Datoga Pastoralists of Tanzania
•   Giovanni Vassallo (Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy)
The Use of Skin Whitening Products among African People: Research in Italy and the Congo
•   Jean-Baptiste Eczet (EPHE, France)
The Beautiful Ideas of the Disfigured: About the Mursi Lip-plate (Southern Ethiopia)

•   Pauline Roux (University of Lyon 2, France)
Modifying and Completing the Body: Medical and Aesthetic Surgery Representations in Breast
Cancer
•   Georgiy Vadimovich Zharkov (Moscow psychological-social Institute, Murom, Russia)
Invading in Own Body: Motivation of Risking Body Modification in Russian Youth Population
TUESDAY, MAY 18th
FOREIGN BODIES, ETHICS & POLITICS, 11 h 00 – 13 h 30
•   Nadya Nartova (Centre for Independent Social Research, Russia)
Surrogate Motherhood: Development/Adoption, Control and Alienation of "Foreign" Bodies

•   Alexander Edmonds (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Enhancement, Aesthetics, and Health

•   Darya Tereshina (European University at Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
On the Boundary between the Bodily and the Social: Alternative Medicine and/or Alternative
Community?
•   Julien Acquatella (EHESS/ Centre Marc Bloch, France / Germany)
State-planified Doping in the German Democratic Republic and the Generation of the New Socialist
Human
•   Vasiliy Bushnev (Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia)
The Collective Machine and the Living Machines: The Relationship between Worker and Machine in
the Texts of the Ideologists of the Movement for the Scientific Organization of Labor in the Soviet
Russia of 1920's-1930's
•   Yana Krupets (Samara State University, Russia)
Between "Own" and "Foreign" Bodies: the Practices of Ownership, Selling, and Buying

Lunch time
FOREIGN BODIES AND CREATION, 15h 30 – 18 h 00
•   Carlos Augusto Ribeiro (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal)
Around the Body, Inside and Outside the Skin. Art & Body
•   Roman Ignatiev (Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology Sciences at the RAS, Russia)
The Human Image in Buñuel's Las Hurdes (Land without bread)
•   Mike C. Vienneau (University of Quebec / University of Montreal, Canada)
Film Mutants, Transformed Characters and Duplicated Spectators. When the Screen Manipulates and
Redefines Social Bodies
•   Vera Senkina (Russian Institute for Art Studies, Russia)
"Body" in the Performances of Contemporary Theatre: "One’s own" and "Alien"
•   Valeria V. Gavrylenko (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine)
Homage to Exquisite Pain: Skinlessness after Homer.
•   Nikolay Gordiychuk (Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia)
Heart and Skin: Body and Emotions in Early Tamil Poetry

CONCLUSIVE SESSION, 18 h 00 – 18 h 30
General Debate & Final Words

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LOCATION

Zal zazedaniy, 18 etazh, Zdanie akademii nauk, Leninskiy prospekt 32a / Lecture room, 18th
floor, Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, 32a
Leninski prospekt, Moscow 119991.

Metro: Leninskiy prospekt


The event is open to interested researchers, students, journalists, etc. Participation is free, but an
advance registration is mandatory to enter the Academy building.




                                            CONTACTS


             Frédéric Duhart                                               Roman Ignatiev
       frederic.duhart@wanadoo.fr          http://corpus.comlu.com    roman.ignatiev@gmail.com
           0033 6 16 12 97 32                                               79153613899

								
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