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Extra Ordinary - unique and common artifacts as social actors

Monday December 3rd | Mandel Building, Room 530

09:00-09:30 Convening

09:30-10:00 Greetings

Michael Segal (Dean of Humanities, HUJI)

Israel Yuval (Academic Head of Mandel School, HUJI)

10:00-12:00 Transformations of the Ordinary

Chair: Tamar Elor (HUJI)

Leore Grosman and Timna Raz (“Materials for Change”):

On Turning the Mundane into the Extraordinary: A Case in Point from Nahal

Ein Gev II

Yael Young (HUJI and Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art):

Pins, Pestles, and the Concept of Affordance: Female Violence and Mundane Objects in Classical Athens

John Styles (University of Hertfordshire):

The London Foundling Textiles: The Extraordinary Power of Ordinary Things

12:00-13:30 Lunch break and tour of the Mt. Scopus campus

13:30-15:30 Artifacts as Agents of Change

Chair: Anna Belfer-Cohen (HUJI)

Nathan Schlanger (École nationale des chartes): The Tin Cans of Marcel Mauss

Steven Mithen (University of Reading):

Found Objects and Lost Words from PPNA WF16, Southern Jordan: Extra-Ordinary Objects as Drivers of Linguistic and Cognitive Change in the Early Neolithic

Rina Talgam (“Materials for Change”): The Transformative Power of Ceremonial Objects: The Decorated Stones from Magdala and Horvat Kur

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-18:45 Extra-Extraordinary

Chair: Valentine Roux (Centre national de la recherche scientifique)

Tamar Hodos (University of Bristol):

Eggs-traordinary Artifacts: Decorated Ostrich Eggs in the Ancient Mediterranean World

Qin Ling (Peking University):

Shaping Order: Jades in Neolithic Liangzhu Society of China and Beyond

15 minutes break

Idit Ben Or (“Materials for Change”):

“The Big Problem of Small Change”: Is Non-Governmental Money Extraordinary?

Dror Wahrman and Ray Schrire (HUJI):

Fragile Uniqueness, Perhaps Common Practices: Some Paradoxes of an Eighteenth-Century Porcelain Figurine

Tuesday December 4th

08:30-10:30 Archaeological Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem

(Shlomit Weksler Bdolah, Israel Antiquities Authority)

10:30-13:00 Culinary Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem

(Nir Avieli, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and “Materials for Change”)

Mandel Building, Room 530

14:00 – 16:00 Designing the Public Space: From the Extraordinary to the Mundane

Chair: Michael Shenkar (HUJI)

Katheryn Linduff (University of Pittsburgh):

Pazyryk in Its Landscape Setting: The Materials and Materiality of Cultural Contacts

Naomi Simhoni (“Materials for Change”):

The Central Synagogue of Nazareth Illit: An Exceptional Building Facing Nazareth's Christian Landmarks

Min Zhang (National University of Singapore):

Seating Order as a Critical Tool for Achieving Educational Success in China’s Public Schools: Bridging the Binary between Mundane and Extraordinary

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:30 Beyond the Walls: Space, People and Movement

Chair: Ronnie Ellenblum (HUJI)

Gideon Shelach (“Materials for Change”):

Does Extra-Large = Extra-Ordinary? The “Great Wall” of Jin from Multidimensional Perspectives

Tawfiq Da'adli (HUJI):

Central vs. Peripheral Urban Landscapes

Tal Ulus (“Materials for Change”):

A Unique or Common Phenomenon? An Environmental Perspective on the Last Decade's Immigration Wave from Sub-Saharan Africa

Wednesday December 5th | Mandel building, Room 530

9:00-09:30 Convening

09:30-12:00 Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat

Chair: Meir Shahar (Tel Aviv University)

Nir Avieli (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and “Materials for Change”): Massai on the Phone: Black Male Bodies, Ethnicity, and Tourism in Zanzibar

Assa Doron (Australian National University): Ordinary Lives and Extraordinary Bacteria: Notes on the Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance in India

15 minutes break

Jimmy Yu (Florida State University): Blood Writings as Extraordinary Artifacts and Social Actors (lecture + documentary film)

12:00-13:00 Lunch break

13:30-17:00 Workshop with Senior Curators in the Israel Museum

17:30-19:00 Hanukkah Menorah tour in Nachlaot neighborhood

Thursday December 6th | Mandel Building, Room 530

09:00-09:30 Convening

10:00-12:30 Art and Non-Art

Chair: Gal Ventura (HUJI)

Margaret Olin (Yale University): Making Mountains out of Molehills

Elad Yaron (“Materials for Change”): Israeli Salesmen of Oil Paintings Abroad: Turning the Cheapest Paintings into an Ever-Rising Investment

15 minutes break

Amit Zoran (HUJI): Dynamic Aspects of Making and Personal Style

Dov Ganchrow (Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design): Destroying the Ordinary for the Extraordinary

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-15:00 Closing Session: Nir Avieli, Leore Grosman, Gideon Shelach, Rina Talgam ("Materials for Change")

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