CFP: Colonialism, War & Photography


As part of the research project: Cultural Exchange in Times of Global Conflict: Colonials, Neutrals and Belligerents during the First World War. London – 17 September 2015 If the First World War is usually defined as the military clash of empires, it can also be reconceptualised as a turning point …

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Book Series: The Visual Politics of Wars


Deadline: Nov., 1, 2015 Cambridge Scholars Publishing Editors: Ibrahim Saleh, (University of Cape Town, South Africa) & Thomas Knieper (University of Passau, Germany About the Series This book series focuses on assessing the coverage of wars, so we are looking for contributors who investigate connections to the daily practices of journalism in text, images and …

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Conflicting Images, Contested Realities

Latest issue of Frames Cinema Journal The Department of Film Studies at the University of St Andrews is pleased to announce the release of the latest issue of Frames Cinema Journal, Conflicting Images,Contested Realities, edited by Eileen Rositzka and Amber Shields.  Contents Conflicting Images, Contested Realities: An Introduction to Frames …

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Full Programme for Military and the Media symposium

  2 June 2015: School of Media and Communication, Clothworkers’ Building North The Military and the Media Symposium is bringing together researchers interested in the military, media, communications and popular culture. The symposium is organised as part of a British Academy funded project on ‘Representations of contemporary soldiering in digital and …

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The Boat: An Interactive Graphic Novel

New York-based Australian Matt Huynh has created an interactive graphic novelisation of Nam Le’s award-winning story, The Boat a story about a 16-year-old refugee sent off alone by her parents after the fall of Saigon. The Boat forms part of SBS’s commemoration of 40 years of Vietnamese resettlement in Australia. …

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The Lonely Soldier Monologues is a play that hears from 7 women who served in the US Armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.  It exposes some “shocking truths” about war and asks questions about the military, our society and our western culture. “But coming home was hard. It’s like you’re …

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Conference on gender, war and conflict reporting

Conference Gender and Conflict Reporting

Call for paper submissions to a conference sponsored by the Norwegian UNESCO commission on gender relations in the area of conflict reporting. The conference will be held at the Department of journalism and media studies at Oslo and Akershus University College on the 6-7 October 2015. The idea behind the …

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