POST-WAR: REMEMBRANCE, RECOLLECTION, RECONCILIATION

Postgraduate and ECR Conference Saturday 26 May 2018, 9am-5pm TORCH, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG Keynote Speaker: Professor Marita Sturken (Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, New York University) This one-day interdisciplinary conference is the culmination of the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation. Over the …

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WAR FOR PRESENCE: ART, CONFLICT AND IDENTITY AT THE ART-IR NEXUS

A one-day interdisciplinary workshop exploring the crossover between IR and Art History, common concerns, and interdisciplinary advances with a view to establish a productive conceptual, methodological and analytical agenda for IR and Art Historical research.  30th June 2018; Department of War Studies, King’s College London, UK  Event rationale: The nexus between …

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Screening Auschwitz

Wanda Jakubowska’s The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration by Marek Haltof Order the paperback edition of Screening Auschwitz at a 25% discount at nupress.northwestern.edu: Code: NUP18 More details here Screening Auschwitz examines the classic Polish Holocaust lm The Last Stage (Ostatni etap), directed by the Auschwitz survivor Wanda …

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PHOTOGRAPHIES AND CONFLICT: ARCHIVING AND CONSUMING IMAGES OF STRIFE

5th International Conference of Photography & Theory (ICPT2018) International Association of Photography & Theory (IAPT) November 22-24, 2018 Nicosia, Cyprus www.photographyandtheory.com Keynote Speakers: Akram Zaatari. Filmmaker, photographer, archival artist, curator and co-founder of the Arab Image Foundation. Dr. Anthony Downey. Professor of Visual Culture in the Middle East and North Africa, …

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New Book: Cyprus and its Conflicts. Representations, Materialities, and Cultures

Edited by Vaia Doudaki and Nico Carpentier http://berghahnbooks.com/title/DoudakiCyprus Introduction available here Publisher: Berghahn Books; 1 edition (November 30, 2017) ISBN 978-1-78533-724-6 Hb eISBN 978-1-78533-725-3 eBook BOOK DESCRIPTION The Mediterranean island of Cyprus is the site of enduring political, military, and economic conflict. This interdisciplinary collection takes Cyprus as a geographical, cultural and …

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Call for Papers: COMMEMORATION AND CREATIVITY

Postgraduate Forum Saturday 10 March 2018, 9am-5pm Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Headington Road, OX3 0BP   This exciting Postgraduate Creative Forum is part of the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation, which explores and compares the ways in which commemorative practices across cultures both contribute to and challenge post-war …

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Deadline 10th Jan CFP: Spaces of War, War of Spaces

Media, War and Conflict Journal 10th Anniversary Conference May 22nd-23rd 2018 Accademia Europea Di Firenze, Florence, Italy. Deadline for abstracts: 10th January 2018 Keynote: Professor Andrew Hoskins: MWC Founding Editor and Interdisciplinary Research Professor, University of Glasgow Film Screening: ‘The Faces We Lost’ Film Screening with Q&A with Director and Scholar …

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