Britain Tortures Too

This two-day conference for activists, academics and the public aims to explore Britain’s use of torture since 1945; its complicity in torture; and what might be done to end both. Friday 15 and Saturday 16 February 2013 Venue: Amnesty International UK, London Jointly organised by the Centre for Applied Philosophy, …

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Media and War: Challenging the Consensus

Saturday 17 November, 12-5pm, Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths, University of London Day conference on media, war and terrorism to mark the publication of ‘Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives’, edited by Des Freedman and Daya Thussu (Sage Publications) Speakers include John Pilger, Peter Oborne (Telegraph), Seamus Milne (Guardian), Jeremy Corbyn …

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Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory International Conference 13- 14 February, 2013 Senate House, London Organised by: Institute of Germanic& Romance Studies Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies, University College London Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory There are very few facets of public and private life that are not …

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Memory Peace and Security

Memory, Peace and Security 9 Nov – 10 Nov 2012 To be held at the University of Indianapolis, in Athens There used to be a difference between memory and history, and  journalism happened to lie in between them. It seemed to translate memory into a pool of news validated as …

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Interrogating Trauma in the Humanities

Interrogating Trauma in the Humanities International Interdisciplinary Conference 20-23 August 2012 University of Lincoln, UK Since 9/11 and the so called ‘terror attacks’, questions surrounding the nature of traumatic experience and how that experience may be presented/represented have dominated the Humanities. This has led to a range of critical works …

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Conflict and Communication

Conflict and Communication 2nd Global Conference Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012 Salzburg, Austria Our ability to communicate successfully affects so many aspects of our lives. Difficulties, indeed failures, or breakdowns in communication can play a major role in hostility, conflict and war. Communication problems can also lead …

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