New Voices 2018: Art and Conflict

9 November 2018 Hunter Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh   Depictions of conflict have played a significant artistic and political role in various cultures throughout history. Recent studies have focused on the part that art and artists play during armed conflict, revolutions, and reconciliation, demonstrating the potential …

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New Book: Reporting War and Conflict

By Janet Harris, Kevin Williams   Reporting War and Conflict brings together history, theory and practice to explore the issues and obstacles involved in the reporting of contemporary war and conflict. The book examines the radical changes taking place in the working practices and day-to-day routines of war journalists, arguing that managing risk …

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New Book: Memories from the Frontline

Memoirs and Meanings of The Great War from Britain, France and Germany Authors: Palmer, Jerry Click here for more information This book analyses soldiers’ memoirs from the Great War of 1914-18 from Britain, France and Germany.   It considers both the authors’ composition of the memoirs and the public response to …

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Screening Bosnia:

Geopolitics, Gender and Nationalism in Film and Television Images of the 1992-95 War New book by Stephen Harper Click here for more information The Bosnian war of 1992-1995 was one of the most brutal conflicts to have erupted since the end of the Second World War. But although the war …

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(Dis)figuring War: Literature and the Arts, 1918-2018

Friday-Saturday 9-10 November 2018 Stanford University Keynote Speaker: JAY WINTER Charles J. Stille Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University CALL FOR PAPERS  At 11am on November 11, 1918, the armistice that effectively ended the First World War was signed. What came to be known as “The Great War” had a …

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COMMEMORATION, MEMORY, ARCHIVE

Investigating commemorative and memorial uses of personal, non-professional images in the digital age in the Global South For more details visit Photomemory Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex 4th and 5th September 2018 The commemorative and memorial use of personal, private images in the context of large-scale violence …

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