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SIEF2019 14th Congress
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
14-17 April 2019

Events and meetings

Sunday 14th April

12.00-16.00
Pre-conference get-together for young scholars
Meeting point: Plaza de Cervantes

15:45-16:45
Meeting with Working Group leaders [CLOSED]
Café of the Galician Contemporary Art Center (CGAC), 2 Rúa Valle Inclán

17:50-20:00
Opening and Keynote I
Museum building of Cidade da Cultura de Galicia (Monte Gaiás, s/n, 15707) on floor -1
The opening ceremony will start with words of welcome from representatives of the institutions involved, the Local Committee and SIEF, followed by the opening keynote.

Keynote 1:
The politics of evidence in an uncertain world: experience, knowledge, social facts and factual truth by Susana Narotzky (Universitat de Barcelona)

20:00-22:00
Welcome drinks reception
Museum building of Cidade da Cultura de Galicia (Monte Gaiás, s/n, 15707) on floor -1
After the opening keynote and discussion, we invite you to stay on for a drinks reception and walk around the Cidade da Cultura de Galicia.
Enjoy live music and drinks and snacks prepared from locally sourced produce by Fogar do Santiso.

 

Monday 15th April

13:00-15:00
Working Group meetings
SIEF’s Working Groups take the opportunity the congress provides to meet, share news, discuss future plans, register new members, and elect their boards. They fly the SIEF flag between congresses and provide specialised platforms for conversation and cooperation. SIEF members interested in joining a working group (there are no fees) are warmly invited to attend.

Those wishing to attend the meeting should proceed to the announced room, where we will have lunches brought into the meetings.

15:00-16:00
Keynote 2
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Administration (main venue), Aula José Alfonso (Aula A)
Strike-through and wipe-out: tactics for overwriting the past by Tim Ingold (Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Aberdeen)

16:30-18:15
Young Scholar Prize lecture
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Aula José Alfonso (Aula A)
The winner of the SIEF2019 Young Scholar Prize Ceri Houlbrook will present her research in a public lecture based on the prize-winning paper: The Concealed Revealed: the ‘Afterlives’ of Hidden Objects in the Home.

16:30-18:15
Poster session (POST01)
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Foyer
Posters will be exhibited throughout the three main congress days. The poster-authors will be present to talk about their work on Monday and Tuesday during the session slot 16:30-18:15.

18:30-19:30
Special Panel: Track Changes in Galician Ethnology/Anthropology
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Aula José Alfonso (Aula A)

Convenor Elena Freire (USC) discussing with Xaquín Rodríguez Campos (USC), Antonio García Allut (UdC), Cristina Sánchez-Carretero (Incipit-CSIC), Fátima Braña Rey (University of Vigo), Xerardo Pereiro (UTAD), Sharon Roseman (Memorial University)

The objective of this special event is to review the paths taken in Galician anthropology and try to trace the routes of the present that are projected into the future. If you are interested in learning more about anthropology in the European Finisterre country, we invite you to join us in this round table.

18:30-19:30
Coordination meeting of university department representatives (invite only)
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Aula 1
To promote collaboration in higher education in ethnology and folklore studies, SIEF arranges this coordination meeting of academic staff members present at the congress, representing their departments and institutes.

18:30-19:30
Coordination meeting of journal editors (invite only)
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Aula 3
To promote collaboration between various journals in the field, SIEF arranges this coordination meeting of journal editors.

19:30-20:30
Journal launches: Ethnologia Europaea and Cultural Analysis
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Foyer
Come and meet SIEF’s journals and their editors. This event gives every member a chance to talk to some of the editors and explore the possibilities of publishing in a journal, while enjoying a free drink.

 

Tuesday 16th April

13:00-15:00
Working Group meetings
SIEF’s Working Groups take the opportunity the congress provides to meet, share news, discuss future plans, register new members, and elect their boards. They carry the SIEF torch between congresses and provide specialised platforms for conversation and cooperation. SIEF members interested in joining a working group (there are no fees) are warmly invited to attend.

Those wishing to attend the meeting should proceed to the announced room, we will have lunches brought in to the meetings.

15:00-16:00
Keynote 3
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Aula José Alfonso (Aula A)
Digital footprints and narrative traceability/Narrative footprints and digital traceability by Coppélie Cocq (Professor of European Ethnology at the University of Helsinki)

16:30-18:15
Working Group poster session
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Foyer
Working Group members will be answering questions and giving info on their WGs during this poster session!

16:30-18:15
Poster session (POST01)
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Foyer
Posters will be exhibited throughout the three main congress days. The poster-authors will be present to talk about their work on Monday and Tuesday during the session slot 16:30-18:15

18:30-20:00
General Assembly
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Aula José Alfonso (Aula A)
All SIEF members are strongly encouraged to participate in the society’s General Assembly. The state of the society is discussed, reports from the SIEF board will be presented and the (re-)election of the SIEF Board takes place.

 

Wednesday 17th April

13:00-15:00
Young Scholars Working Group meeting
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (main venue), Aula 9

16:00-18:00
Closing event
Auditorio ABanca, Rúa do Preguntoiro, 23, Santiago de Compostela, 15782
Keynote Agents of transformation: The role of museums in a changing world by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
Roundtable: The materiality of transformations: Listening to objects, with Regina Bendix, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Dorothy Noyes, Sharon Roseman

20:00-22:00
Conference dinner
Mercado La Galiciana, Rúa de Gómez Ulla, 1, 15702 Santiago de Compostela

Entry to the dinner is by pre-purchased ticket only. Mercado La Galiciana is the first gastronomic market in Galicia, located in a restored industrial space. The local committee wanted to make the dinner as economically accessible as possible - this will not be a traditional final banquet, but an informal dinner with different tapas, a main dish, dessert and two drinks per person.

22:00-2:00
Final party
Mercado La Galiciana, Rúa de Gómez Ulla, 1, 15702 Santiago de Compostela

You are all warmly invited to celebrate another successful SIEF by dancing to Galician music, brought to you by a local band and a DJ! Entrance is free to all.