Programme

 4th September

9.00 – 10.00 – Coffee and registration

 

10.00 – 10.15 – Welcome and opening remarks

 

10.15 – 11.15 – Keynote address 1

What do people want photographs to be? Some thoughts on categories, assumptions and theories – Professor Elizabeth Edwards. Chair: Benedict Burbridge

 

11.15 – 11.30 – Break

 

11.30 – 13.00Panel 1: “Private” archives and violent public pasts. Chair: Matilda Mroz

Learning from Los Talleres de Fotografia Social (TAFOS) in Peru: the legacy of its images and for its citizen photographers – Tiffany Fairey

The Battleground of Wartime Memory in Kashmir: The SB Photographic Archive – Nathaniel Brunt

Missing Images: From the Photograph Family Album to Public Visual Space in Latin America – Ana Mauad

 

13.00 – 14.00 – Lunch break

 

14.00 – 15.00 – Keynote address 2

The importance of victims’ images in commemorating and memorializing the genocide against the Tutsi. The case study of the Genocide Archive of Rwanda – Claver Irakoze. Chair: Zoe Norridge

 

15.00 – 15.05 – Break

 

15.05 – 16.30 – Panel 2: Absences, presences and ethics. Chair: Catherine Gilbert

Archiving in the absence of a state: civil society in Libya – Laura McDonnell

Ethics, commemoration and digital display of Biafra Civil War on social media – Olakunle Michael Folami

Making Present What is Absent: The Ethics of Curating Difficult Knowledge in the Kwibuka Rwanda Photographic Exhibition – Julia Viebach

 

16.30 – 17.30 – Coffee break and networking

 

18.00 – 19.30 – Screening of The Faces We Lost (2017) followed by Q&A with Piotr Cieplak and Claver Irakoze. Chair: Professor Sarah Maltby

 

20.30 – Conference Dinner (Polpo in Brighton)

 

5th September

9.00 – 9.30 – Coffee

 

9.30 – 11.30 – Keynote address 3

Shedding photographic light on the darkness of disappearance: An ethnography of collective and private rituals in the face of political violence in Argentina (delivered in Spanish with English translation) – Prof Ludmila da Silva Catela. Chair: Piotr Cieplak

 

11.30 – 11.45 – Break

 

11.45 – 13.15 – Panel 3:  Evidence, ethics, authenticity and institutions. Chair: Professor Sarah Maltby

Memory work, photo-elicitation and auto-ethnography: Private photographs of soldiers – Stuart Griffiths

The ethics and agency(-ies) of digital media in prison – from Abu Ghraib to the prison-industrial complex: spectacle and invisibility in prison selfies – Berenike Jung

Legal fragments: Images, evidence and authenticity at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda – Benjamin Thorne

 

13.15 – 14.00 – Lunch

 

14.00 – 15.00Panel 4: Tensions and trajectories: re-defining “private” and “public”. Chair: Victoria Walden

Exhuming Apartheid: Photography, Memorialisation and Erasure – Kylie Thomas

The itineraries and re-use of photographs in Mbouda, Cameroon – Evidence from the Jacques Toussele archive – Prof David Zeitlyn

 

15.00 – 15.45 – Coffee break and networking

 

15.45 – 16.45 – Keynote address 4

Online Communities Offline: Digital Heritage in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict –                 Gil Pasternak. Chair: Piotr Cieplak

 

16.45 – 17.00 – Closing remarks