CFP: Special Issue on “War/Games”

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Game Studies in collaboration with Guest Editors, Holger Pötzsch and Phil Hammond, invite submissions for a Special Issue on “War/Games” Video games are an important sector of the global entertainment industry and AAA titles often have budgets and audiences similar to those of major Hollywood productions. Many of the commercially …

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New Book: The Dynamics of Mediatized Conflicts

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Edited by, Mikkel Fugl Eskjær, Stig Hjarvard and Mette Mortensen Series: Global Crises and the Media – Volume 3 Order the book here This book engages with the mediatized dynamics of political, military and cultural conflicts. In today’s global and converging media environment, the interrelationship between media and conflict has …

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Re-Imagining Hiroshima

Special Issue: Critical Military Studies Free to Access here The most modern city in the world: Isamu Noguchi’s cenotaph controversy and Hiroshima’s city of peace: Ran Zwigenberg Unbearable light/ness of the bombing: normalizing violence and banalizing the horror of the atomic bomb experiences: Yuki Miyamoto Remembering nukes: collective memories and countering state history: Stefanie …

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CFP: Spaces of Conflict

Footprint #19 Malkit Shoshan and Marc Schoonderbeek, editors The terrorist attacks at the start of the 21st century catapulted the issue of space and conflict into the forefront of architectural debates. As a result, existing and newly emerging national, religious and ethnic conflicts in relation to urban space became the focus of …

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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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