Early Modern Military Identity Symposium

University College Cork, Cork, Ireland 28th August 2015 Click here for more information This one-day symposium will provide an interdisciplinary platform focusing on the construction of early modern military identity: how were such identities formed, written about in both print and manuscript, manipulated and subsequently interpreted during the early modern …

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CFP: The First World War: Commemoration & Memory

One Day Symposium 27 February 2016: Imperial War Museum, North Keynote Speakers: Professor Jay Winter (Yale University) – ‘Remembering the Great War: A Trans-National Approach’ Professor Maggie Andrews (University of Worcester) – Gendering Remembrance: The Home Front in Contemporary Media and Community Engagement with the First World War’ The centenary anniversary …

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CFP: Colonialism, War & Photography

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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

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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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