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Programme

Sunday, July 24

Arrival of participants

6 to 8 pm:
Welcome Dinner
(KJC, room 212)

Monday, July 25

10 am to 12.30 pm:  Session I – Welcome and Keynote Speech

10 to 10.30 am:  Panel 1, Introduction

Rudolf Wagner (Acting Director of the Heidelberg Cluster)
David Mervart (Heidelberg)

10.30 to 11.00 am: Break

11 am to 12.30 pm:  Panel 2

Sheldon Garon (Princeton): "Why America Spends While the World Saves?"

12.30 to 1.30 pm:  Lunch

1.30 to 5 pm:  Session II – Introducing Novelty Consumables

1.30 to 3 pm:  Panel 3

Francoise Sabban (EHESS Paris): "A New Consumption Pattern - Drinking milk in Shanghai (1845-1945)"

3 to 3.30 pm:  Break

3.30 to 5 pm:  Panel 4

Anjali Roy (IIT Kharagpur): "Nach Balliye – Why is Bollywood Making a Song and Dance about Bhangra?"

5 to 6 pm:  Break

Heidelberg Guided Evening Tour

Tuesday, July 26

9 am to 12.30 pm:  Session III – Gender Images and Consumption

9 to 10.30 am:  Panel 5

Mio Wakita (Heidelberg): "The Locus of Multiple Desires: Women in Yokohama Souvenir Photography"

10.30 to 11 am: Break

11 am to 12.30 pm:  Panel 6

Katja Patzel-Mattern (Heidelberg): "The Future of a Modern Woman or Man? Gender Images in German Tobacco Advertisements"

12.30 to 1.30 pm: Lunch

1.30 to 5 pm:  Session IV – Global Patterns of Consumption 

1.30 to 3 pm:  Panel 7

Joanna Elfving-Hwang (Frankfurt): "Cosmetic Cultures and the Practice of Aesthetic Surgery in South Korea"

3 to 3.30 pm:  Break

3.30 to 5 pm:  Panel 8

Robert Hellyer (Wake Forrest): "The West, The East and the Insular Middle: Consumption and the Integration of the Pacific, 1750-1880"

5 to 6 pm: Break

German Packaging Museum Heidelberg

Wednesday, July 27

9 am to 12.30 pm:  Session V – Contemporary Shifts in Consumption 

9 to 10.30 am:  Panel 9

Manpreet Janeja (Cambridge): "Eating and Not-Eating in South-Asia (and Beyond)"

10.30 to 11 am: Break

11 am to 12.30 pm:  Panel 10

Seungsook Moon (Vassar): "Disciplinary Habitus and Consumer Culture: Masculinities and Korean Men in their 20s"

12.30 to 1.30 pm: Lunch 

1.30 to 5 pm:  Session VI – Reflecting on Japanese Consumer Culture 

1.30 to 3 pm:  Panel 11

Angus Lockyer (SOAS, London): "Golf Clubbing in Modern Japan"

3 to 3.30 pm: Break

3.30 to 5 pm:  Panel 12

Harald Fuess (Heidelberg): "Flow of Beer to East Asia"

5 to 6 pm: Break

Free Evening

Thursday, July 28

9 am to 12.30 pm:  Session VII - Group Work 1

Anna Andreeva, David Mervart, Mio Wakita, Björn-Ole Kamm (Heidelberg), Ana Goy-Yamamoto (Madrid)
"Pandora's Box - The Future of Consumption"

12.45 to 2.15 pm: Lunch

2.15 to 3.30 pm: Session VIII - Group Work 2

Discussion of Central Questions

3.30 to 4 pm:  Break

4 to 5 pm:  Concluding Discussion

5 to 6 pm: Break

Heidelberg Beer Tasting

Friday, July 29

Departure of Participants

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