CFP: Wilfred Owen and Beyond

26th to 29th October 2018 The Oxford Centre for Life Writing, in partnership with the Western Front Association and the Wilfred Owen Association, is pleased to be hosting a conference to mark the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death. Call For Papers: The closing date for submissions is Friday 20 October …

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America’s Digital Army: Games at Work and War

By Robertson Allen “A rigorous and fascinating glimpse of what is more than just one online game. America’s Digital Army opens up crucial issues about the conflation of war and work, play and drill, pleasure and simulation, as well as the labor involved in the production of the militarized, fear-ridden cultural politics of …

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FALKLANDS/MALVINAS 35 YEARS ON

An international and interdisciplinary one-day workshop at Keele University Tuesday 30 May 2017 Claus Moser Building, CM0.12   Programme 10.00: Tea and coffee
10.20: Welcome and introduction 10.30-11.40: Military Cultures in Britain and Argentina Helen Parr (Keele University), ‘Professional, Regimented, Aggressive: British Paratroopers and the Falklands War’. Eleonora Natale (Keele University), …

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Call for Papers: Framing War & Conflict

Guest Editors: Sumaya Al Nahed & Philip Hammond Respondents: Robert Entman & Curd B. Knupfer   This special issue of Media, War and Conflict focusing on framing analysis aims to assess the strengths and weaknesses of framing as a method for analysing contemporary war coverage, and to clarify how and …

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MEDIA, WAR AND PEACEBUILDING

Tuesday 14 March 2017 6:30pm to 8:00pm Speaker: Professor Clemencia Rodríguez Respondent: Dr Shakuntala Banaji Chair: Professor Nick Couldry Hosted by Department of Media and Communications, LSE Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building The presence of armed groups and the proximity of armed violence and war have a tremendous impact …

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CFP: Two-way Tickets: Travel, Home and War

University of Oxford, 20 June 2017 Deadline for abstracts: Monday 24th April War necessitates travel: soldiers on active duty are ‘mobilised’, and so in a different sense are the people that war has displaced or made homeless. From the peripli of classical antiquity to the Grand Tour, from ethnographic and imperialist …

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CFP: Turkey Media and Violence

Deadline: April 20, 2017 Wars, conflicts, terrorist events, humanitarian crises and social tensions continue to determine the agenda of Turkey and the world. The reflection of acts of violence dominating the literature in media and communication studies and the social influence of violence in the media still maintain their significance.Ranging from individual crimes …

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Broadcasting War

An interdisciplinary 1-day workshop University of  Warwick – Saturday 6th May 2017 Booking now open (£10/£5 students):http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/hrc/confs/bw This workshop will bring together scholars interested in how war has been broadcast to the public in the 20th and 21st centuries. From the early use of radio, through to newsreel, television, 24-hour …

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