Conferences and speakers


Discover the different conferences you can attend
you can attend during the Congress as well as
and the presentation of their speakers.

Michel Alhadeff-Jones

Michel Alhadeff-Jones

06.09.22 – Morning

Conference plenery

Social work and its temporalities: Critical, emancipation and transformation issues

Michel Alhadeff-Jones is a psychosociologist and philosopher of education and training. He is an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University (USA), lecturer and director of the Certificate of Continuing Education (CAS) “Life Stories and Biographical Support” at the University of Fribourg, and director of the Sunkhronos Institute (Switzerland). His research explores the ways in which we learn to interpret transformative processes and temporal conflicts throughout our lives, as well as the ways in which we develop a rhythmic intelligence rooted in a critical awareness of temporalities and rhythms experienced. He is the author of Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education (Routledge, 2017), as well as numerous articles in English and French around these themes (www.alhadeffjones.com).

Marc Atallah

Marc Atallah

06.09.22 – Afternoon

Two Conferences at choice

Reconnecting to others and to oneself through digital technology?

Marc Atallah is the director of Maison d’Ailleurs (a museum of science fiction, utopia and extraordinary journeys), director of the Numerik Games Festival, and a lecturer at the University of Lausanne’s French Department. His research focuses mainly on conjectural literature (utopia, dystopia, imaginary journeys, science fiction) and on literary theories (theories of genres, theories of fiction). He is the author of numerous articles and has co-edited several books, including L’Homme-machine et ses avatars (2011), Souvenirs du Futur. The Mirrors of the House of Elsewhere (2013), Powers of Video Games (2015), Portrait-Robot or The Multiple Faces of Humanity (2015), The Art of Science Fiction (2016), Pop Art, mon Amour. The Art of Tadanori Yokoo and Manga (2016), I Am Your Father! Origins and Legacies of an Intergalactic Saga (2017), The Game (2018), (Im)Perfect Worlds. Around the Obscure Cities of Schuiten and Peeters (2019) and The Monstrous Parade (2020).

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Speaker not yet defined

06.09.22 – Afternoon

Two Conferences at choice

Philosophy and temporality

 Bertrand Ravon

Bertrand Ravon

07.09.22 – Morning Part 1

Conférence principale

Attachments, autonomy and circumstances: the paradoxical work of educational time

Bertrand Ravon is Professor of Sociology at the University of Lyon 2 and researcher at the Max Weber Center. He is Vice President of Lyon 2 in charge of Lifelong Learning and directs the ANACIS (Analysis and Design of Social Intervention) Master’s program. His collaborative research focuses on the experience of supporting people in vulnerable situations, at the crossroads of social work and mental health.

manon schick

manon schick

07.09.22 – Morning Part 2

Two Conferences at choice

The role of the State in educational action

Manon Schick has a degree in literature from the University of Lausanne. She worked as a journalist in Lausanne before leaving in 2003 as a volunteer with Peace Brigades International in Colombia, where she accompanied local human rights organizations. She worked for the Swiss Section of Amnesty International between 2004 and 2020, first as a spokesperson, then as director of media work and finally as general manager for almost 10 years. Since September 2021, she has been the head of the General Directorate for Children

Magali Dubosson

Magali Dubosson

07.09.22 – Morning Part 2

Is time still valuable?

Magali Dubosson is professor of marketing and co-director of the Market and Observatory Lab at the Haute Ecole de Gestion Fribourg. She was a lecturer at EPFL and HEC Lausanne, and was an assistant professor at Thunderbird. She was previously Managing Director of Heg Geneva. She has worked in the banking, insurance, education and consulting sectors in Switzerland and abroad. She holds an Executive Master in International Management and a PhD in Economics from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) of the University of Lausanne. She has obtained various research grants, for example on the use of the Internet in luxury marketing, the development of pricing methods for services, the design of feedforward controls to prevent human risks.

Her research interests include: human risk management, applications of technology in marketing, risks related to digitalisation, design of innovative services.

film

film

07.09.22 – Afternoon

Temporality in migration

Jean Van Hemelrijk

Jean Van Hemelrijk

09.09.22

Morning

The drama of the director

Jean Van Hemelrijk psychologist systemic psychotherapist Assemblages Brabant Wallon, teacher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, author of Malséparation chez Payot and Séparations parentales conflictuelles chez Deboeck