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Affective States: Exploring Emotion in Political Life University of Manchester: 17th-18th May 2012 http://www.cresc.ac.uk/events/affective-states-exploring-emotion-in-political-life *Thursday 17th May* 09.00-09.20 Coffee and registration 09.20-09.40 Welcome and introductions IN/SECURITY AND SUSPICION 09.40-10.10 David Bozzini (University of Neuchatel) Of Fines and Spies: fear of surveillance and the reshaping of affective economies in Eritrea and in exile 10.10-10.40 Damian O’Doherty (University of Manchester) From the field: presentation on security in Manchester airport 10.40-11.10 Sarah Kendzior (Washington University in St. Louis) “Recognize the Spies”: Transparency and Political Power in Uzbek Cyberspace 11.10-11.40 Tea/Coffee 11.40-11.50 Discussant: Aliaa Remtilla (University of Manchester) 11.50-12.20 General discussion 12.20-13.20 Lunch MATERIAL AFFECTS 13.20-13.50 Hannah Knox (University of Manchester) Material Affects and the Power of the State in the Peruvian Amazon 13.50-14.20 Nayanika Mathur (University of Edinburgh) The Letter of the State: An ethnography of an affective bureaucratic practice in Himalayan India 14.20-14.50 Mateusz Laszczkowski (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology) Imperfect Magnificence: Materiality, Irony, and the State in Astana 14.50-15.20 Tea/Coffee 15.20-15.30 Discussant: Chris McClean (University of Manchester) 15.30-16.00 General discussion 16.00-16.30 Break 16.30-18.00 KEYNOTE TALK Yael Navaro-Yashin (University of Cambridge) The Affective States of Research *Friday 18th May* POLITICS, AFFECTS AND THE WORK OF STATE 09.15-09.45 Gillian Evans (University of Manchester) Act of Enclosure: spaces of state intervention in cities as frontiers of moral obligation in contemporary times 09.45-10.15 Penny Harvey and Annabel Pinker (University of Manchester) Negotiating uncertainty: neoliberal statecraft in contemporary Peru 10.15-10.45 Mariya Ivancheva (CEU) Squatting the state: affective campaigning and effective reform in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 10.45-11.10 Break 11.10-11.20 Discussant: Jackie Stacey (University of Manchester) 11.20-11.50 General discussion 11.50-12.50 Lunch FEELINGS FOR THE STATE 12.50-13.20 Hans Steinmuller (LSE) Father Mao and the country-family: affection for the Chinese state 13.20-13.50 Ainhoa Montoya (University of Manchester) The Turn of the Offended: Crafting Citizenship in the Wake of El Salvador’s 2009 Elections 13.50-14.00 Discussant: Jon Mair (University of Manchester) 14.00-14.30 General discussion 14.30-15.00 Break MOBILISING AFFECT IN BUREAUCRATIC ENCOUNTERS 15.00-15.30 Michelle Obeid (University of Manchester) Bureaucratic Borderlands: Negotiating Universals and the Tactics of Crossing 15.30-16.00 Madeleine Reeves (University of Manchester) Living with Abandon: Deportability, Indeterminacy and the Feel of Law in Migrant Moscow 16.00-16.30 Chris Beyers (Trent University) Mobilising Affect in South African Land Restitution 16.30-16.40 Discussant: Adi Kuntsman (University of Manchester) 16.40-17.10 General discussion and close of main workshop For more information, please contact Madeleine Reeves ( Madeleine.Reeves@manchester.ac.uk) http://www.cresc.ac.uk/events/affective-states-exploring-emotion-in-political-life -- _____________________ Dr. Madeleine Reeves RCUK Research Fellow ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change 178 Waterloo Place University of Manchester Oxford Road Manchester M13 9PL UK +44 (0)7886 431833 Skype: magdagul