Bard College Berlin Presents
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – Friday, May 3, 2019

Senior thesis presentations

Bard College Berlin Lecture Hall, Platanenstr. 98a, Berlin - Pankow 
On April 23-May 3, 2019, graduating students in the BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought, and in the BA in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought will give public presentations of their senior theses. 

The schedule of the presentations is as follows:

Tuesday, 23 April

11:45 – 12:30
Julia Damphouse
Oh, die Bourgeoislüge von Bildung! Education in the German Social Democratic Movement before 1914

12:30 – 13:15
Nora Andrews
Fragments and Stories: Individual and Collective Memory in Persepolis and Disoriental

13:15 – 14:00
Brenna O'Brien
Looking Through the Gaze: Unfolding Meaning in the Reclining Female Nude

17:30 – 18:15
Ibrahim Bozdemir
Monetary Policy before and after the Crisis: Developments in the Inflation-Targeting Framework

Wednesday, 24 April

13:15 – 14:00
Loulou Oudshoorn
Hans Haacke and Systems: The Physical, Ecological and the Social

19:15 – 20:00
Alona Cohen
Unreality and the Photogenic World

Thursday, 25 April

12:30 – 13:15
Elizaveta Proiaeva
Artwork as an organism and new understanding of liveness in contemporary art: Piere Huyghe's After ALife Ahead and UUmwelt

13:15 – 14:00
Wilma Ewerhart
Stenographic Practice in the German Bundestag as an Element of Democratic Infrastructure

17:30 – 18:15
Alexander Pechmann
Development as Quality of Government: The Effect on Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being

18:15 – 19:00
Sebastian Schiller
Consumer willingness to pay for fairtrade coffee

Friday, 26 April

10:30 – 11:15
Farah Badr
Ideology in Twentieth Century Egypt: From Socialism to Nasserism

11:15 – 12:00
Nancy Stanley
Brachen and the Regulation of Nature in Berlin: Tempelhofer Feld as a Case Study

12:00 – 12:45
Mohammadali Ghods
The In/Justice of Private Property: A Humean Response

12:45 – 13:30
Margarethe Hattingh
Business Ethics: A contradiction in terms? Examining the Case for Corporate Social Responsibility

13:30 – 14:15
Marta Vuković
Why is right-wing populism thriving in different contexts? The cases of Brazil, Germany, and the United States

14:15 – 15:00
Matei Gaginsky
Analyzing the Particularities of Housing-Related Urban Development in Eastern Europe through Comparative Study

15:00 – 15:45
Sonam Gurung
The Role of the Peasantry in Reimagining Political Autonomy as Embodied by the Zapatistas

15:45 – 16:30
Muhannad Qaiconie
We Refugees

16:30 – 17:15
Maheen Atif
Migration Culture and Survival Memory among the Hazaras of the World

17:15 – 18:00
Nana Iashvili
Propagating the Georgian Nation: The Construction of National Cultural Memory of the 1956 and 1978 Demonstrations in Contemporary Georgian History Textbooks

18:00 – 18:45
Tanya Sharma
A Family Emergency: Challenging India’s Family Planning Policies imposed under the 1975 Emergency through Mistry and Rushdie’s Representation of the Family

Monday, 29 April

12:30 – 13:15
Lena Kocutar
Beyond the Rhizome: Contemporary art and Feminism

13:15 – 14:00
Arianna Adabachi
A Seat at The Table: Last Supper as Icon

15:45 – 16:30
Elena Gagovska
Describing the Balkans: Orientalism, Balkanism and Anti-Colonialism in Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon

17:15 – 18:00
Acacia Mays
Echoes from Narcissus: Seeing and Thinking as Cognitive Metaphor

Tuesday, 30 April

11:00 – 11:45
Anna Gersh
Emotion as Community-Formation: The Afro-German Case

12:30 – 13:15
Ahmad Mobaiyed
Post-conflict international state-building: Factors affecting the state-building process in post-war nations

13:15 – 14:00
Paula Pinto
The arrival of Oil Giants in the Ecuadorian Amazon and it’s implication on the Waorani Tribe: an analysis of corporate and government policies

17:30 – 18:15
Mohvindh Manirajah
Ownership of productive capital and wealth: An analysis of ownership and control patterns and its macroeconomic impacts in Malaysia

18:15 – 19:00
Jemal Zabakhidze
The Effect of Police Reforms on Foreign Direct Investment and Overall Economy in Georgia

Thursday, 2 May

Santiago Olabarri Oriol
A Forgotten Panel and an Old Question Giotto’s Die Grablegung Mariae

11:30 – 12:15
Lana Praprotnik
Divine Landscapes

13:00 – 13:45
Mariam Chkheidze
Economic and Political Benefits of Trade: The Case of Georgia

13:45 – 14:30
Cassidy Putnam
Theory of Mind and the Viewer’s Relationship to an Artwork

18:30 – 19:15
Bono Siebelink
Reproducing Whiteness in Dutch Cities' Diversity Policy

19:15 – 20:00
Mikalai Maksimchuk
What We Are Not Given

20:00 – 20:45
Farhan Mohd Fauzi
Social Justice in a Socialist City: The Case of Shenzhen

Friday, 3 May

13:15 – 14:00
Victoria Martinez
Sexual Representation through the Screen: From Analogue Lenses to Virtual Bots

16:45 – 17:30
Thomas Trafford
The Great Mosque Of Paris: The Nexus Of The Taw of Laïcité?

17:30 – 18:15
Ido Nahari
How spacious is Cyberspace? Utopian Geographies and Gentrification in the Development of the World Wide Web

18:15 – 19:00
Tamar Maare
Stolen Arab Art: Violations of Intellectual Property Rights as a Response to the Cultural Boycott of Israel

Venue: Bard College Berlin Lecture Hall
Platanenstr. 98a, Berlin - Pankow 

The presentations are open to all those interested. 

Contact information:  communications@berlin.bard.edu

Location: Bard College Berlin Lecture Hall, Platanenstr. 98a, Berlin - Pankow 

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