VI. UNeECC General Assembly and Annual Conference

jointly organized with

the University of Maribor

and the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)

was held in Maribor, Slovenia on 18-19 October 2012.

‘Ageing Society, Ageing Culture?’

Please find the PPT-s of the presentations below

 

Thursday 18 October 2012

10.00 – 12.00 Opening Ceremony
Venue: Great hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15

1.    Address by Danijel Rebolj, Rector of the University of Maribor (ppt)
2.    Address by Franc Kangler, Mayor of the City of Maribor
3.    Plenary address by Prof. Dr. Dušan Lesjak, representative of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Slovenia
4.    Address by Prof. Flora Carrijn, President of UNeECC
5.    Address by Mag. Laris Gaiser, Acting President of EMUNI University
6.    Plenary address by Suzana Žilić-Fišer, Programme Director of the European Capital of Culture Maribor 2012

13.00 – 14.00 General Assembly of UNeECC

  • Teréz Kleisz: The UNeECC IP Erasmus Project: Cultural Management Policies and Practices for the Creative Use of Cultural Heritage (ppt)

14.30 – 16.00 Plenary Session I.

Session A: The effect of ageing on modern society
Chair: Wim Coudenys – Department of Language and Communication Studies KU Leuven/Lessius
Venue: Great hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15

  • Tanja Verheyen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel: Demotion and ageing: to what extent can demotion be a strategic HR tool to avoid an early exit of older workers from the labour market? (ppt)
  • Klaus Posch – Monika Altenreiter, University of Applied Sciences JOANNEUM, Graz: How is ageing addressed in higher education? (pdf)
  • Sarah Thornton, Manchester University, Manchester: The reciprocal benefit of culture and ageing: giving and taking in Collective Encounters’ Third Age Theatre (ppt)

Session C: The ECoC coming of age – Financial and cultural sustainability of the ECoC programme
Chair: Uroš Lobnik, University of Maribor
Venue: Miklosiceva hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15.

  • Tuuli Lähdesmäki, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä: Aims, Impacts and Reception of Urban Regeneration in European Capitals of Culture: The Case of Tallinn2011 (ppt)
  • Marianne Goldin– Marie-Hélene Poggi – Jean-Christophe Sevin, Université de Provence; Université d’Avignon; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales; “Marseille-Provence 2013 and the “Creative Neighborhoods”. Understanding the impacts of the ECoC on local cultures and neighborhoods”.  (ppt)
  •  Aline Bos – Albert Meijer – Daniëlle Fictorie, Utrecht University, Utrecht: Co Production in ECoC Evaluation: Developing Innovative Monitoring and Evaluation Method to Map the Impact (ppt)
  • Tamara Rátz, Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences, Székesfehérvár: An Exploratory Analysis of ECoC Tourism as a Niche Product in Cultural Tourism (ppt)

16.30 – 18.00 Plenary Session II.

Session A: The effect of ageing on modern society
Chair: Krystyna Koziec, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations of the Agricultural University in Krakow
Venue: Great hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15

  • Giovanni Bevilacqua, Lessius University College, Antwerp: Language and culture in the special setting of the home for elderly people. (ppt)
  • Tanja Simonič Korošak, University of Maribor, Maribor: The Culture of living: landscapes for growing old

Session B: The effect of culture on ageing
Chair: László I. Komlósi, Vice-Rector of the University of Pécs
Venue: Podrecca hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15.

  • Bill Chambers, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool: Old Age, Dementia and Everton Football Club (ppt)
  • Joost van Vliet, The Hague University, Hague: Models for the aged man: Novel personages, a mirror for real life at old age or just projections towards elder age. (ppt)

 

Friday 19 October 2012

9.00 – 10.45 Parallel Sessions V.

Session A: The effect of ageing on modern society
Chair: Francois Carbon, Coordinator Espace Cultures, University of Luxembourg
Venue: Great hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15

  • Eriko Ogihara-Schuck, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund: Germans’ Humor about Aging: Ambiguities in the 21st-Century Variations of Dinner for One (ppt)
  • Eszter Barakonyi, University of Pécs, Pécs: Being in the middle- over 50, but before the retiring age. – The situation of these special age-group in Hungary (ppt)
  • Serena Freni Sterrantino, University of Catania, Catania: The Ageing of Population between Reforms and Consciousness. (ppt)
  • Inara Dundure, University of Latvia, Riga: Older people and the labour market (ppt)

Session C:  The ECoC coming of age – Financial and cultural sustainability of the ECoC programme
Chair: William Chambers, Pro Vice-Chancellor External Relations and Widening Participation of the Liverpool Hope University
Venue: Miklosiceva hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15.

  • Gyöngyi Pozsgai – Tímea Németh, University of Pécs, Pécs: The impact of the ECoC title on international student recruitment (ppt)
  • Georg Friedrich Simet, Neuss University for International Business, Neuss: The Impact of the EU’s Ageing Societies on the “European Agenda for Culture” (ppt)
  • Katalin Füzér, University of Pécs, Pécs: Urban development beyond the ECoC programme. The local project class and local partnerships: allies, rivals or foes? (ppt)

11.15 – 13.00 Parallel Sessions VI.

Session A: The effect of ageing on modern society
Chair: Wim Coudenys – Department of Language and Communication Studies KU Leuven/Lessius
Venue: Great hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15

  • Filipovič Hrast Maša – Hlebec Valentina, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana: Intergenerational solidarity in community in Slovenia (ppt)
  • Ineta Luka – Janis Eriks Niedritis, Turiba University, Riga: Intergenerational Learning as a means of increasing social capital within the Lifelong Learning context (ppt)

Session B: The effect of culture on ageing
Chair: László I. Komlósi, Vice-Rector of the University of Pécs
Venue: Podrecca hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15.

  • Ulla Kriebernegg, University of Graz, Graz: Approaching the Exit Lines: Intersections of Time and Space in Nursing Home Narratives. A Cultural Gerontological Analysis (pdf)
  • Jonas Ericson – Martin Gustafson, Umea University, Umea: The role of culture in an ageing population(ppt)
  • Ion M. Tomus, ’Lucian Blaga University’, Sibiu: Theatre of the Absrud and Its Characters: The Effect of Ageing in Ionesco’s plays

14.30 – 16.00 Parallel Sessions VII.

Session A: The effect of ageing on modern society

Chair: Krystyna Koziec, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations of the Agricultural University in Krakow
Venue: Great hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15

  • Anna Bajtai, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest: The impact of modern society expectations on the Hungarians in Vojvodina. Interconnection between the educational problems, languages, culture and the feeling of national identity (ppt)
  • Witold Ostafinski, The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, Cracow: Ageism in Europe (ppt)
  • Vladimiras Grazulis – Ilona Kojelyte, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius: The dimension of organizational culture in socialization of new employees (the Lithuanian case) (ppt)

Session C:  The ECoC coming of age – Financial and cultural sustainability of the ECoC programme
Chair: Francois Carbon, Coordinator Espace Cultures, University of Luxembourg
Venue: Miklosiceva hall, University of Maribor, Slomškov Trg 15.

  • Teréz Kleisz, University of Pécs, Pécs: How to Build an Effective Learning partnership? – The Experiences of Learning City Projects. (ppt)
  • Graziella Vella, Valletta 2018 – European Capital of Culture Office, Valletta: The effect of culture-led regeneration on local community identity: The case of Valletta. (pdf)
  • Krisztina Keresnyei – Péter Tóth, University of Pécs, Pécs: Micro-Regional Aspects of Financial and Cultural Sustainability in the Light of the ECoC programme in Pécs (ppt)
  • Vlatka Kalafatić – Zlatko Kramarić, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, Osijek: The effects of the candidation of the city of Osijek for the title “European City of Culture” on the local images and identity (ppt)

16.30 – 17.30 Conclusions
Moderator: William Chambers, Pro Vice-Chancellor External Relations and Widening Participation of the Liverpool Hope University