Visualizing War: The Power of Emotions in Politics.

The conference takes place from Nov 20 to Nov 21, 2014 at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. Link for program and registration: Keynotes: W.J.T. Mitchell, Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago Jan Mieszkowski, Professor of German and Humanities, Reed College Lene Hansen, Professor of Political …

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If You Wish Peace, Care for Justice


Conference:  19-21 November 2014 Keynote Speaker: Professor Oliver Richmond, University of Manchester, Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, UK Organizer:  Center of Research and Communication for Peace, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus: Our global economy and governance today are marked by exponentially growing local and …

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The Psychology of Atrocity

Thu 23 October 2014, London Studies have shown us that 74% of states instigating war will lose, yet no leader takes their country to war expecting to be defeated.  Why do statesmen ignore lessons of history and experience and continue to instigate armed conflict against the odds?  Regardless of who …

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Global Humanitarianism and Media Culture


Conference to be held at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 6-8 February 2015 Supported by the School of Media, Film and Music and the Sussex Centre for the Visual Keynote speakers: Professor Lilie Chouliaraki (London School of Economics). Author of The Ironic Spectator: Solidarity in the Age of Post-humanitarianism (2012) …

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INCORE: The Role of Media in Conflict

INFOCORE is an international collaborative research project funded under the 7th European Framework Program of the European Commission. It comprises leading experts from all social sciences dealing, and includes nine renowned research institutions from seven countries. Its main aim is to investigate the role(s) that media play in the emergence …

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