Kajaki: New British War Film

  New British film about British troops in Afghanistan opens this week. Synposis (taken from Kajaki Website): From director PAUL KATIS and writer TOM WILLIAMS ( Chalet Girl) comes Kajaki. The True Story, a portrait of a harrowing real life event in the midst of the Afghanistan conflict, and a modern British …

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Screening War: Diffractions Journal

The Fall Issue of Diffractions on Screening War is now online. This new issue contains the following: Articles Arresting Images: Inhabiting the Nazi Archive in Yael Hersonski´s A Film Unfinished [Daniela Agostinho] Revisiting and Renegotiating Wars: The Potential of Political Subjectivization in Anri Sala´s Film 1395 Days Without Red [Solveig Gade] Replacing Bodies with …

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Art in Conflict: Syria

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Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ 1st December 2014 Art In Conflict launches a series of fundraising events embracing art from conflict zones and supporting humanitarian charities. Join us for an evening of artwork, artist talks and film. Including political cartoons by Nabil About Hamad, contemporary suffices from Tarek Tuma, …

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CFP: Conflicting Images, Contested Realities

Frames Cinema Journal, Spring 2015  The centenary of World War I has brought into view an exceptional range of palimpsestic re-imaginings of this historical moment, from Joe Sacco’s magisterial graphic panorama, The Great War, to the restoration and re-issue of films such as Verdun and Wooden Crosses. The multi-modal writings …

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The Economics of War

Taylor Francis ‘The Economics Of…’ collection hones in on the relationship between economics and war, featuring current and important topics such as: Military spending and economic growth Economic sanctions The war on terror This collection explores conflict and economics in the 20th and 21st Centuries, looking at case studies in economics …

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Why soldiers fight

Why soldiers fight: From the First World War to Afghanistan Talk at the Imperial War Museum, London Wed 19 November 2014 7pm – 9.30pm The British soldier serving in 2014, with their state of the art equipment, looks very different to the volunteer ‘Tommy’ of the First World War.  But …

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Alternate Spaces of War: 1914 to the Present

6-7 July 2015 An international inter-disciplinary conference organised by colleagues at Plymouth University to investigate alternate spaces of war and identify new ways of understanding the experience of conflict in the modern world. This event will be organised as a part of the AHRC funded ‘Alternate Spaces’ Network set up …

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This is War: August issue of BJP

Link to: British Journal of Photography. August Issue This is War.   View This is War video here Text taken from BJP Website: This year is the centenary of the start of World War I – the war to end all wars that unfortunately didn’t. Like many others, we’ve decided to …

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