August 2011


An Interdisciplinary Work‐in‐Progress Colloquium for Ph.D. Candidates Working on and with Photography
Deadline for proposals: August 15, 2011
Date of colloquium: December 1‐2, 2011
Location: University of Bern, Switzerland
Ph.D. candidates and post‐docs at an early career stage working on photography or with photography are invited to submit a proposal for presenting their research at an international and interdisciplinary work‐in‐progress colloquium at the University… Read More


17-18 February 2012
Imperial War Museum, London
The Vietnam War is evolving from contemporary memory into history. Fifty years on, it still serves as a benchmark in the history of war reporting and in the representation of conflict in popular culture and historical memory. This conference seeks to explore the legacy of the US involvement in South East Asia and the resonances it still has for the coverage of contemporary warfare. In particular, the conference will reassess the… Read More

The Photographers’ Gallery: Curator (Digital Programmes) and Press Manager

Jobs at The Photographers’ Gallery
Press Manager
Working as part of the small and busy Communications team, the Press Manager will undertake a range of media relations activities, generating positive media coverage for the Gallery in support of its Vision “to champion
photography and inspire audiences to enjoy, understand and discover their own point of view about this most accessible and democratic medium”.
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Symposium: Contemporary Vernacular Photographies

Symposium: Contemporary Vernacular Photographies
Co-Organised by Sas Mays (University of Westminster), and Johanna Empson & Karen McQuaid (The Photographers’ Gallery London).
The term ‘vernacular photography’ has been used to describe a type of imagery that has been produced by a non-professional for private purposes, and can also refer to photographs of vernacular practices that have been sanctioned by state mechanisms. In these contexts, this symposium will specifically… Read More

The Digital Image and Memory: Talks at TPG this September

5 – 15 September 2011 18:30
This series is co-organised by The Photographers’ Gallery, Olga Smith, Temporary Teaching Fellow in History of Photography, University of St Andrews, and Daniel Rubinstein, London South Bank University.
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5 – 15 September 2011 18:30
This series of six experimental talks takes a deeper look into our relationship with digital photography. How do we understand this imagery in relation to time,… Read More

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