Programme

Friday, 9th June 

11.00 REGISTRATION OPENS
 

14.30

(El Greco Room)

INAUGURATION

Welcome Greetings from Dr. Constantinos Constantinou, Vice Rector of International

Affairs, Finance and Administration

Dr. Fabienne Baider, Convener of the CONTACT programme

 

ROUND TABLE ON MONITORING HATE SPEECH/CRIME

Round table moderator:  Alan Anstead, UKREN

Round table participants:
– Colin Colleja (education specialist), University of Malta
– Mahtab Khan (developer of Phone App for countering hate speech & hate crime), UK

– Andreas Kapardis, (law specialist), University of Cyprus

– Doros Polycarpou (NGO), KISA

– Izabel Kisić, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights

16.00 PLENARY TALK

(El Greco Room)
Dimitris Christopoulos
A human rights crisis or a human rights transition?

17.00 COFFEE BREAK
17.30 C.O.N.T.A.C.T. Panel

(El Greco Room)

Organised by Stavros Assimakopoulos, Fabienne Baider & Sharon Millar

·        Introduction to the CONTACT project
·        Legal provisions on hate speech/crime
·        CONTACT research methodology
·        Data analysis results in the national context of Cyprus, Denmark, Lithuania, Malta, Poland and the UK
·        Training methodologies in the national context of Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Romania and Spain

  WELCOME RECEPTION AT 20.00  

 

Saturday, 10th June   

09.00 PLENARY TALK
(El Greco Room)

Andreas Musolff
The discreet charm of hate speech: How racists get away with (verbal) murder

  PARALLEL SESSIONS 
(Van Gogh Room) (Michael Angelo Room)
10.00 Jane Ekstam, Robert L. Mikkelsen & Karen S. Patrick Knutsen

Upper-secondary-school Norwegian history books and Norwegian collaboration with the Germans during World War II: A story of consensus

Ma Cristina Mayor Goicoechea &

Jesús Romero-Trillo

Disentangling the discourse of hate in the propaganda of the Islamic State

 

10.30 Ann-Marie Einhaus & Catriona Pennell

Talking of the enemy in contemporary fiction and teaching materials for young people in the UK

Jurate Ruzaite

In search of hate speech in public discourse: A corpus-assisted analysis of online comments

11.00 COFFEE BREAK
  PARALLEL SESSIONS  
(Van Gogh Room) (Michael Angelo Room)
11.30 Jelena Vujic, Mirjana Dancic & Tamara Aralica

Caught in a cross-fire: Tackling hate speech from the perspective of language pedagogy


Karen Lumsden & Alex Black

EU migrants’ experiences of hate speech in England post-Brexit: Exploring the boundaries and intersections between online and offline spaces

12.00
Marcel Klapp

Salam-Online: Insights into a research workshop on counter speech towards Salafism and Islamic extremism at the Center for Islamic Theology Münster, Germany.

Lucy Michael

Racial framing across discursive contexts in Ireland  

12.30 Hiu Chi Janny  Leung

Communicating and excommunicating hate

Björn Technau

The multi-component model for the semantic analysis of ethnic slur terms

13.00 Renáta Sedláková

Socially insensitive messages, stereotypes and the unprivileged Others in advertising

Iasonas Lamprianou

Monitoring hate speech on Twitter: A crowd-sourced approach

13.30 LUNCH
  PARALLEL SESSIONS 
(Van Gogh Room) (Michael Angelo Room)
14.30 Alexander Brown

What is so special about online (as compared to offline) hate speech?

Vojko Gorjanc and Darja Fišer

Twitter and power relations: The case of Slovenian equal marriage referendum campaign

15.00 Joanna Botha

The definition of a hate speech offence: A South African point of view

Djoeke Wentink & E. Anne Bannink

Conflicting participant roles: Homophobia in reality TV

15.30 Viera Pejchal

How to legislate against hate speech in post-communist countries: The application of hard law and soft law

Goran Vaage

Sociolinguistic properties of hate speech in Japan

 

16.00
Danuta Janicka-Mierzwa

A snapshot of migrants in Polish social and internet media and the consequences of social exclusion

Dewi Yuri Cahyani

Facilitating hatred: Hateful speech on Facebook during the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election

16.30 COFFEE BREAK
17.00 PLENARY TALK
(El Greco Room)

Paul Iganski

Civil courage: Speaking back to hate speech on and off-line

  CONFERENCE DINNER AT Ayia Anna

Departure at 20.00 from the Classic hotel

 

Sunday 11th June 

(El Greco Room)
09.00 Natalie Alkiviadou

C.O.N.T.A.C.T. Training Session

12.00 LUNCH
13.00 CLOSING OF THE CONFERENCE 


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