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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CFP: Representing and Remembering War

  An international conference investigating war, literature, and art at the United States Air Force Academy on September 20-21, 2018 solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on “Representing and Remembering War.” The conference seeks a variety of genre submissions, both critical and creative, including literary criticism, journalism, rhetorical analysis, cultural …

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CFP: Wilfred Owen and Beyond

26th to 29th October 2018 The Oxford Centre for Life Writing, in partnership with the Western Front Association and the Wilfred Owen Association, is pleased to be hosting a conference to mark the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death. Call For Papers: The closing date for submissions is Friday 20 October …

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America’s Digital Army: Games at Work and War

By Robertson Allen “A rigorous and fascinating glimpse of what is more than just one online game. America’s Digital Army opens up crucial issues about the conflation of war and work, play and drill, pleasure and simulation, as well as the labor involved in the production of the militarized, fear-ridden cultural politics of …

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FALKLANDS/MALVINAS 35 YEARS ON

An international and interdisciplinary one-day workshop at Keele University Tuesday 30 May 2017 Claus Moser Building, CM0.12   Programme 10.00: Tea and coffee
10.20: Welcome and introduction 10.30-11.40: Military Cultures in Britain and Argentina Helen Parr (Keele University), ‘Professional, Regimented, Aggressive: British Paratroopers and the Falklands War’. Eleonora Natale (Keele University), …

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Call for Papers: Framing War & Conflict

Guest Editors: Sumaya Al Nahed & Philip Hammond Respondents: Robert Entman & Curd B. Knupfer   This special issue of Media, War and Conflict focusing on framing analysis aims to assess the strengths and weaknesses of framing as a method for analysing contemporary war coverage, and to clarify how and …

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MEDIA, WAR AND PEACEBUILDING

Tuesday 14 March 2017 6:30pm to 8:00pm Speaker: Professor Clemencia Rodríguez Respondent: Dr Shakuntala Banaji Chair: Professor Nick Couldry Hosted by Department of Media and Communications, LSE Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building The presence of armed groups and the proximity of armed violence and war have a tremendous impact …

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