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    New Book: Spaces of War, War of Spaces

    Published July 23rd 2020 by Bloomsbury Editor(s): Sarah Maltby, Ben O’Loughlin, Katy Parry, Laura Roselle Cover image: Aluminium Waste Pond at Petkovici from the Bleed series 2005. © Simon-Norfolk Spaces of War, War of Spaces provides a rich, international and multi-disciplinary engagement with the convergence of war and media through the conceptual lens of ‘space’ Visit the book website Click here to purchase. Use 35% online discount code: GLRTW5 Overview ‘Space’ offers a profound, challenging and original framework through which notions of communication, embodiment, enactment, memory and power are interrogated not only in terms of how media spaces (traditional, digital, cultural, aesthetic, embodied, mnemonic) transform the conduct, outcomes and consequences of war for all involved,…

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    War and Representation Podcast Series

    WAR-NET have launched a new podcast series: War and Representation. Listen here: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/war-and-representation. In these first six podcasts, leading international scholars discuss topics such as the relationship between war, aesthetics and politics; philosophy and nuclear war; the phenomenon of ‘amok’; the messiness of history; human agency in warfare; and the place of emotion in research. They are Elaine Scarry (Harvard University), Vivienne Jabri (King’s College London), Patrick Deer (New York University), Santanu Das (University of Oxford), Joseph Vogl (Humboldt University) and Christopher Coker (LSE). The series is a joint venture between the scholars at the University of Southern Denmark, the University of Oxford, the University of St. Andrews and Liverpool Hope…

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    Covering Syria: Politics and Communication in Times of War and Revolution

    February 25, 2020 SOAS, University of London This workshop aims at bringing together academics and postgraduate researchers working on Syria, media and political communication. We are particularly interested in the following questions:  How Syrian opposition media are rethinking their strategies for covering a country that is still fragmented and occupied but mostly dominated by the Assad regime? How Syrian journalists and cultural activists continue to document the conflict in exile? How gender relations were impacted by this new media environment?  Which forms of archival work is possible to preserve the memory of past engagements? How did international media organisations document the conflict and what narratives did they disseminate? What does a context…

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    Spaces of War: Corporeal War: CFP Extended Deadline 17th Jan 2020

    Due to the timing of the deadline being so close to the Christmas break and new year, we have received requests to extend the deadline by another week. Please note the revised deadline of 17 January 2020 for submissions. For full details about the Call For Papers please refer to the Conference website Submission PAPERS: Please submit an abstract of 250 words with author affiliation and brief biog to: Sarah Maltby: s.maltby@sussex.ac.uk by 10th January 2020 PANELS: Panel submissions are welcome. Panel proposals should include no more than 4 papers in total, a short description (200 words) together with abstracts for each of the papers (150-200 words each including details of the contributor), and…

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    Spaces of War: Corporeal War: CFP Deadline 10th Jan 2020

    May 21st-22nd 2020: Accademia Europea Di Firenze, Florence, Italy http://www.warandmedia.org/Spaces/ CFP: Deadline for abstracts 10th January 2020 Submission PAPERS: Please submit an abstract of 250 words with author affiliation and brief biog to: Sarah Maltby: s.maltby@sussex.ac.uk by 10th January 2020 PANELS: Panel submissions are welcome. Panel proposals should include no more than 4 papers in total, a short description (200 words) together with abstracts for each of the papers (150-200 words each including details of the contributor), and the name and contact details of the panel proposer. The panel proposer should co-ordinate the submissions for that panel as a single proposal. Submit to Sarah Maltby: s.maltby@sussex.ac.uk by 10th January 2020 WORKSHOPS: Alongside traditional papers, the expected conference…