Workshop: How to Write and Conceptualize the History of Youth Cultures (Berlin, 30 June – 1 July 2016)

Workshop Program:

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Technische Universität Berlin, Center for Metropolitanstudies, Hardenbergstraße 16-18, 10623 Berlin

10:00-10:30 AM Welcome Address Dorothee Brantz (Center for Metropolitanstudies) and Felix Fuhg (Humboldt University Berlin)

10:30-12:30 AM Panel I: Driving Forces of Youth Cultures

Matthew Worley, University of Reading: ‘Suburban relapse: boredom, alienation and despair’

David Wilkinson, Manchester Metropolitan University. ‘Agents of Change’: Post-Punk and the Libertarian Left in Britain Moderator:

Bodo Mrozek (Centre for Contemporary History, Potsdam)

12:30-13:30 PM Lunch

13:30-15:30 PM Panel II: From the Urban to the Rural. The Influence of Space on Youth Culture

Sian Edwards, University of Sussex: Growing Up in the Countryside

Felix Fuhg, Humboldt University Berlin: The Metropolitan Experience. Youth Culture as an Urban Phenomenon

Moderator: Stefan Wellgraf (European University Viadrina)

15:30-17:30 PM Panel III: Gendering Youth Cultures and its History

Lucy Robinson, University of Sussex: Taking Girls’ Subcultures Seriously

Laura Catherine Cofield, University of Sussex: Riot Grrrls: Fangrrrling Feminism

Moderator: Annette Karpp (Free University Berlin)

17:30-18:00 PM Coffee Break

18:00-19:00 PM Network Meeting

 

Friday, 1 July 2016

Archiv der Jugendkulturen e.V. , Fidicinstraße 3,10965 Berlin

09:00-11:00 AM Panel IV: The Transformation of the Work and Leisure Regime and its Impact on Teenager

Keith Gildart, University of Wolverhampton: Coal Mines, Cotton Mills, and English Rock ‘n’ Roll: Reflections on the history of work, class, locality, and popular music in post-war Britain

Stephen Catterall, University of Huddersfield: Keeping the Faith: A History of Northern Soul

Moderator: Daniel Tödt (Technical University Berlin)

11:00-11:45 AM Talk Daniel Schneider, Archiv der Jugendkulturen: Challenges of Archiving the History of Youth Cultures

11:45-12:00 AM Coffee Break

12:00-13:00 PM Guided Tour Archiv der Jugendkulturen

Conference organized by Prof Matthew Worley, University of Reading, and Felix Fuhg, Humboldt University Berlin.
For registration please contact: felix.fuhg@metropolitanstudies.de


Felix Fuhg

Felix Fuhg is PhD-Student at the Center for Metropolitan Studies in Berlin. After finishing his Bachelor of Arts in Modern History and Philosophy at the Georg-August-University Göttingen he received a Master of Arts in History of 19th and 20th Century from Free University Berlin.
In his research he explores the impact of post-war globalization on the urban working class youth and analyzes how migration, cultural transfer and economic changes shaped a new generati onal understanding of Britishness in the 1960s.
His research interests are the methods and theory of Global History, British history of the 19th and 20th century, imperial history and the history of decolonization, the history of work and leisure as well as the history of youth cultures.

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About Felix Fuhg

Felix Fuhg is PhD-Student at the Center for Metropolitan Studies in Berlin. After finishing his Bachelor of Arts in Modern History and Philosophy at the Georg-August-University Göttingen he received a Master of Arts in History of 19th and 20th Century from Free University Berlin.
In his research he explores the impact of post-war globalization on the urban working class youth and analyzes how migration, cultural transfer and economic changes shaped a new generati onal understanding of Britishness in the 1960s.
His research interests are the methods and theory of Global History, British history of the 19th and 20th century, imperial history and the history of decolonization, the history of work and leisure as well as the history of youth cultures.

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