Programme

INVESTIGATING INTERDISCIPLINARY INFORMALITY

Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm, 3–4 October 2017

TUESDAY 3 OCTOBER
09.00 Frederick Whitling (Rome/Stockholm, Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien, history) and David Horan (University College Dublin/Dublin City University, economics): Introduction, with brief individual presentations of participants
09.45 Per Krakau (Stockholm, clinical psychologist): Opening mingling group exercise
10.15 Richard Holmgren (Skänninge, ARCDOC, classical archaeologist): Collecting the past – interdisciplinarity and museum collections
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Thordis Arrhenius (Linköping University, cultural heritage, department of social change and culture) and Marie Kraft (Rome/Paris, architect): Participatory processes in urbanism and cultural activities
12.00 Bernhard Struck (University of St Andrews, Institute for Transnational and Spatial History): Organisation of interdisciplinary research, opportunities and challenges
12.30 David Horan: Examples of interdisciplinary collaboration in economics and moral philosophy
13.00 Marcello Barbanera (“La Sapienza” University of Rome, classical archaeology): Inventing the artist
13.30 Lunch
14.30 Frederick Whitling: Overview of Triple-I activities during the first year in Rome
15.00 Camilla Annerfeldt and Victoria Witkowski (European University Institute, history): Joint presentation on Triple-I text discussions in relation to ongoing PhD thesis work
15.30 Break, accompanied by a short presentation by Anders Ehlin (Berlin, composer/sound artist) of work excerpts, including his Triple-I soundscape installation (2016), in the café area
16.00 Michael Grieve (Berlin Foto Kiez, creative director and photographer): Exhibition presentation (Termini, Rome, 2017), linking to Triple-I presentation and discussion
16.30 John S. Webb (Malmö, photographer): The interdisciplinarity of photography
17.00 Concluding remarks: Introduction to group discussions (Per Krakau), and to group themes
17.30 Drink in museum bar
20.00 Dinner in restaurant

WEDNESDAY 4 OCTOBER
09.00 Introduction and organisation of group discussions
09.15 Focused group discussions (1): Group stations (1–5), with moderators
09.30 Focused group discussions (2): Group stations, with moderators
10.00 Focused group discussions (3): Group stations, with moderators
10.30 Focused group discussions (4): Group stations, with moderators
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Focused group discussions (5): Group stations, with moderators
12.00 Brief evaluation of group discussions and group simulation exercise (Michael Bjorne: Lund, business simulation developer)
12.15 Final break
12.30 Concluding panel discussion (moderator: Frederick Whitling)
13.30 End, with lunch in town at 14.00

GROUP DISCUSSION MODERATORS (4 OCTOBER)
Ingrid Berg (Stockholm University, archaeology): The influence of sociocultural context and materiality on research
Edith Söderström (Stockholm, writer and musician): The potential of text discussions and other cross-boundary feedback techniques for initiating and inspiring interdisciplinary work
Liam Cagney (Berlin and Paris, writer and musician): Scholar-artist interactions and visualisation of cross-disciplinary work
Peter Lang (Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Research-Lab): Who rewards interdisciplinarity, and where is it located?
David Horan (Dublin, economics): Possible future challenges, organisation and focus areas in interdisciplinary work

DOCUMENTATION
Henrik Larsson (Stockholm, landscape- and sound architect): Recording (concluding panel discussion)