Program

Reconference 2.-4. November

National Museum – Copenhagen – Denmark


Friday 2. November

10.00 -14.30

Arrival & Registration
  • 10.00 - 14.00 Free entrance to the exhibitions at the National Museum
  • 11.00 - 14.30 Registration is open! Make your name tag (Main Hall)
  • 11.00 - 14.30 Info-stands and presentations of projects and products (Main Hall)
  • 12.00 - 14.30 Deliver items to the Pop-up Museum of Past Re-enactment gear (Mail Hall)
  • 12.00 - 14.30 ORGANIZERS LOUNGE - Come have a chat and chill out (Main Hall)

14.30 - 15.00

Opening Session
  • Main Hall
  • Welcome by Ingrid Galadriel Aune Nilsen, Hands on History (Norway) and Rane Willerslev, Director of the National Museum of Denmark

15.00 - 16.30

Key Talks
  • Main hall:
  • 15.00 What's in it for me? - Participant motivation, ambition levels and key terms, by Ingrid Galadriel Aune Nilsen, Hands on History (Norway)
  • 15.30 A Dane's view on the re-enactment scene - Challenges in the re-enactment community, by Christoffer Cold-Ravnkilde, Ulfhednir (Denmark)
  • 16.00 Development and prosperity – New thinking, by Ovcharenko Aleksey, Ratobor (Russia)

17.00 - 20.00

Bar & Rants
  • Location: Main Hall, bar opens at 17.00
  • 18.00 Music by Songleikr
  • 18.30 The Hour of the Rant! We have several good ranters lined up. You can also take the stage if you feel like it!
  • 20.00 We head towards Sørens Vertshus

Saturday 3. November

09.30 - 10.00

Coffee & Good Morning

10.00 - 12. 15

Key Talks
  • Main hall:
  • 10.00 How meta conversations built the Nordic larp community, by Martin Nielsen, Alibier (Norway)
  • 10.45 Bringing re-enactors and academia together: Experience from other forums, by Stefan Nyzell, Malmö Högskola (Sweden)
  • 11.30 The time machine: Cross epoch cooperation, by Gvido Libmanis, Experimental historian and historical trekker (Denmark)

12.15 - 13.00

Lunch

13.00 - 14.30

Panels, workshops & talks
  • Main hall:
  • 13.00 Panel: Authenticity, anachronisms and aesthetics. Moderator: Elina Sojonen. With: Alban Depper (UK), Ksenya Khatsko (Russia), Tom Jersø (Denmark)
  • 14.00 Talk: Fifty Shades of Play: What is interpretation about reenactment – if this
  • applies at all? Ingo R. Glückler, IMTAL Europe (Austria)
  • The Lounge:
  • 13.00 Workshop: Concept development for re-enactment events. Ovcharenko Aleksey, Ratobor (Russia)
  • 14.00 Talk: Fancy dress or inspirational interactivity. Dr. Jane Malcolm-Davies, The Tudor Tailor (UK) & Centre for Textile Research (Denmark)

14.30 - 15.00

Coffee
  • Opening of the Pop-up Museum of Past re-enactment gear
  • We will vote for a winner! Grand prize!

15.00 - 17.00

Workshops & Talks
  • Main hall:
  • 15.00 Workshop: Research and source criticism, by Tom Jersø (Denmark) and Hilde Thunem (Norway)
  • 15.45 Talk: A critical view on the past, by Luciana Scanapieco, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  • The Lounge:
  • 15.00 Talk: Origins and challenges: Re-enactment in the US, by Tim Jorgensen, Viking Connection (USA)
  • 15.45 Talk: Big data tells a story. Eugene Leonov (Czech Republic).
  • Main hall:
  • 16.15 The Manifesto

19.00 - 02.00

Bar
  • Bar at Sørens Vertshus from 19.00

Sunday 4. November

09.30 - 10.00

Coffee

10.00 -12.30

Key Talks
  • Main hall:
  • 10.00 History and humor - working with re-enactors on set, by Jon Iver Helgaker, director of the TV-show Norsemen/Vikingane (Norway)
  • 10.45 Shame, modern politics and hierarchy in the world of re-enactment and living history. Henrik Summanen, Återskapat (Sweden).
  • 11.30 Panel: Advocating re-enactment and living history as a dissemination methods. Moderator: Ricky Wrentner, Fredriksdal open air Museum (Sweden). With: Rebecca Franco (Spain), Per Øyvind Gulliksen (Norway), Dr. Darrin Cox (USA) and Anne-Christine Larsen (Denmark)
  • The Lounge:
  • 11.30 PR and communication strategies for Re-enactors and Museums, by Louise Schelde Jensen (Denmark) and Rachel Lee (UK)

12.30-13.15

Lunch

13.15 - 15.15

Panels & Short Talks
  • Main Hall:
  • 13.15 To pay or to get paid. Moderator: Črtomir Lorenčič, Lofotr Viking Museum (Slovenia). With: Thit Petersen (Denmark), Kim Hjardar (Norway), Sara Heil Jensen (Denmark), Tim Jorgensen (USA)
  • 14.15 Best practice exchange session. Three case studies from successful re-enactment museum collaborations.
  • Jesper Hillbom - Re-enactment in museums, a study of colaborations. Hallands kulturhistoriska museum (Sweden), Elina Sojonen & Mervi Pasanen (Finland) - Iloinen Joutsen, a cooperation with the Finnish national Museum.
  • The Lounge:
  • 13.15 Short Talks: The re-enactment chronicles – from zero to hero and the bumpy ride there, by Alban Depper (UK Viking), Mette Jehrbo (Denmark Viking), Martin Lindblad (Sweden 1300s + WW2), Jeffrey Clarke (Viking, Australia), Dmitry Savchenko (Knight, Russia)

15.15-15.45

Coffee

15.45 - 16.45

Closing Session
  • Main hall:
  • Sum-Up and a sneak a peek into the future
  • Information about the future publication