DFG-Network Complicity:

Enfoldings and Unfoldings

Convenor: Prof. Dr. Cornelia Wächter

7 – 8 April 2022

Technical University Dresden
Venue: Münchner Platz Dresden Memorial (Gedenkstätte Münchner Platz) 

Wednesday, 6 April 2022

18:00 Conference warming at Ristorante da Franco

Thursday, 7 April 2022

09:30-10:00 Opening 

10:00-11:15 Thomas Docherty (University of Warwick) 

“Complicity, Education, and Guilt” 

11:15-11:45 Coffee/tea break 

11:45-13:00 Juliane Prade-Weiss (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich) 

Complicity: A Crisis of Participation in Testimonies of Totalitarianism in Contemporary German-language Literatures 

13:00-14:00 Lunch break at Dersim

14:00-15:00 Robyn Travers (Technical University Dresden) 

“Activist Complicity: Social Media and Political Passivism” 

15:00-15:30 Coffee/tea break 

15:30-16:30 Guided tour of Münchner Platz Dresden Memorial  

18:00 Dinner at Carolaschlösschen

Friday, 8 April 2022

09:00-10:15 Stephanie Bird (University College London) 

Compromised Identities? Reflections on Perpetration and Complicity under Nazism” 

10:15-10:45 Coffee break 

10:45-12:00 Christine Berberich (University of Portsmouth) 

“Nazi Noir” 

12:00-13:00 Lunch break at Dersim

13:00-14:15 Robert Wirth (University of Paderborn) 

“Complicity and Nostalgia: The Language Wars of Brexit”    

14:15-14:45 Coffee break 

14:45-15:45 Judith Neder (Technical University Dresden) 

“What About Your Carbon Footprint? Corporate Use of Individual Complicity Narratives” 

15:45-16:00 Coffee/tea break 

16:00-16:30 Closing remarks 

19:00 Dinner at Freiberger Schankhaus

Saturday, 9April 2022

10:00 Excursion to Pirna Sonnenstein 

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