Program workshop

Workshop: Photography, History and Indigenous peoples

Solstrand Hotel, Os, 07.10-09.10.2014

Tuesday 07.10.

08.50 Departure Bergen Harbour: Express-boat to Solstrand Hotel, Os.

10.30 Arrival Solstrand Hotel

Coffee break

12. 00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.30 Professor Sigrid Lien and Associate Professor Hilde Nielssen, Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen: Introduction

14.45 – 15.30 Professor Elizabeth Edwards, Director: Photographic History Research,
De Montfort University, Leicester: Researching photography and History: Current theoretical and methodological challenges.

15.30 Coffee break

16.00 – 16.45 Professor Astrid Andresen, Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion: Writing Sámi History: Current theoretical and methodological challenges.


17. 15 – 18.00

Cathrine Baglo, Post.Doc. University Museum of Tromsø: Photography and Live Exhibitions of Sámi in Europe and America in the 19th and early 20th century: Production, representation, and circulation.

20:00 Dinner

Wednesday 08.10.

09.30 -10.15 Sigrid Lien: Visions of the Past: Mapping and Reading Historical Photographs of Sámi people.

10.15- 11.00 Hilde Nielssen: Negotiating history “from below”: Sámi photography in exhibitions, publications and digital media.

11.00 – 11.30 Discussion & coffee break

11.30 – 12.15 PhD-student, Kjellaug Isaksen, Contemporary Art Curator at Centre for Northern Peoples, Finnmark, Norway: Photography in Sámi Contemporary Art.
12.30 Lunch

14.30 -15.15 Associate Professor Carol Williams, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada: Puncturing History’s Blindness and the Ethics of Representation: Nineteenth century Indigenous Photographic Portraiture in a Settler Colony.

15.15 – 16.00 Coffee-break

16.00 – 16.45 Professor Jane Lydon, The University of Western Australia: Australian Aboriginal Photographies: Circulation and Return

19:30 Dinner

Thursday: 09.10

11.00 – 11.45 Grete Bergstrøm, Archivist, Sámi Arkiiva, Kautokeino: Mirror, mirror on the wall.” Photoarchives in a context of sámi “Bildung”

12.00 Lunch

13. 00 – 13.45 Gry Fors, Art Curator, RiddoDuottarMuseat, Karasjok: Archive photographs as art expression and exhibition material at RiddoDuottarMuseat (RDM-SVD) in Karasjok

15.15 Boat Departure from Os

15.55 Arrival Flesland Airport

16.20 Arrival Bergen City Centre