IOIA Symposium: Hyperconnected

6 – 7 th March 2013 Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham This symposia is not simply about how the military uses social media.  It’s about discussing how communication towards policy and operational ends is changed by connectedness, how organisations and policymakers might adapt and how culture and social …

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The Visuality of Security

Using audiovisual research methods to investigate the role of images in international security. Click here for info During the last few decades, visuality and visual media has become paramount in the practices that make up international security. The instant release of video and still images from the killing of Osama …

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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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