WAR FOR PRESENCE: ART, CONFLICT AND IDENTITY AT THE ART-IR NEXUS

A one-day interdisciplinary workshop exploring the crossover between IR and Art History, common concerns, and interdisciplinary advances with a view to establish a productive conceptual, methodological and analytical agenda for IR and Art Historical research.  30th June 2018; Department of War Studies, King’s College London, UK  Event rationale: The nexus between …

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Screening Auschwitz

Wanda Jakubowska’s The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration by Marek Haltof Order the paperback edition of Screening Auschwitz at a 25% discount at nupress.northwestern.edu: Code: NUP18 More details here Screening Auschwitz examines the classic Polish Holocaust lm The Last Stage (Ostatni etap), directed by the Auschwitz survivor Wanda …

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PHOTOGRAPHIES AND CONFLICT: ARCHIVING AND CONSUMING IMAGES OF STRIFE

5th International Conference of Photography & Theory (ICPT2018) International Association of Photography & Theory (IAPT) November 22-24, 2018 Nicosia, Cyprus www.photographyandtheory.com Keynote Speakers: Akram Zaatari. Filmmaker, photographer, archival artist, curator and co-founder of the Arab Image Foundation. Dr. Anthony Downey. Professor of Visual Culture in the Middle East and North Africa, …

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New Book: Cyprus and its Conflicts. Representations, Materialities, and Cultures

Edited by Vaia Doudaki and Nico Carpentier http://berghahnbooks.com/title/DoudakiCyprus Introduction available here Publisher: Berghahn Books; 1 edition (November 30, 2017) ISBN 978-1-78533-724-6 Hb eISBN 978-1-78533-725-3 eBook BOOK DESCRIPTION The Mediterranean island of Cyprus is the site of enduring political, military, and economic conflict. This interdisciplinary collection takes Cyprus as a geographical, cultural and …

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Call for Papers: COMMEMORATION AND CREATIVITY

Postgraduate Forum Saturday 10 March 2018, 9am-5pm Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Headington Road, OX3 0BP   This exciting Postgraduate Creative Forum is part of the Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation, which explores and compares the ways in which commemorative practices across cultures both contribute to and challenge post-war …

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Deadline 10th Jan CFP: Spaces of War, War of Spaces

Media, War and Conflict Journal 10th Anniversary Conference May 22nd-23rd 2018 Accademia Europea Di Firenze, Florence, Italy. Deadline for abstracts: 10th January 2018 Keynote: Professor Andrew Hoskins: MWC Founding Editor and Interdisciplinary Research Professor, University of Glasgow Film Screening: ‘The Faces We Lost’ Film Screening with Q&A with Director and Scholar …

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CFP: Spaces of War, War of Spaces

Media, War and Conflict Journal 10th Anniversary Conference May 22nd-23rd 2018 Accademia Europea Di Firenze, Florence, Italy. Deadline for abstracts: 10th January 2018 Keynote: Professor Andrew Hoskins: MWC Founding Editor and Interdisciplinary Research Professor, University of Glasgow Film Screening: ‘The Faces We Lost’ Film Screening with Q&A with Director and Scholar …

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Media and Mass Atrocity: the Rwanda Genocide and Beyond

Round table at Carleton University, Dec. 1-3, 2017 Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication, in collaboration with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) at Concordia University, will host a major international round table – Media and Mass Atrocity: …

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War and Art: A Visual History of Modern Conflict

by Joanna Bourke Reaktion Books £40.00 This sumptuously illustrated volume, edited by eminent war historian Joanna Bourke, offers a comprehensive visual, cultural and historical account of the ways in which armed conflict has been represented in art. Covering the last two centuries, the book shows how the artistic portrayal of …

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Documentary Screening of John Gianvito

Saturday 4th Nov to Monday 6th Nov The Centre for Film & Ethics at Queen Mary University of London, in collaboration with Close-Up Cinema, is pleased to present American documentary director John Gianvito’s complete seminal diptych For Example, the Philippines over one weekend. A screening of Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010) on Saturday, 4 November will …

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