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Call For Papers: Women & Photography in the Arab World

Call For Papers: Women & Photography in the Arab World
Journal: Al-Raida
Deadline for abstracts: November 1, 2011

Photography has been traditionally used to document the past such as in family albums as well as to identify human typology such as in passport photographs. It has also been used as evidence in police records and courtrooms. Recent scholars have been interested… Read More

New Ways of Seeing, or: Old Hopes Revived

New Ways of Seeing, or: Old Hopes Revived
A Response to ‘Creating Kurdistan: The Role of Photographs as Discursive Documents’
Annebella Pollen, July 2011
Liam Devlin’s writing on the subject of Susan Meiselas’s photographic work, interpreted through the lens of the theories of Jacques Ranciere, is a persuasive and provocative read. As Devlin argues, Meiselas is certainly… Read More

Temporary Teaching Fellow in History of Photography, University of St Andrews

The School of History of Art at the University of St. Andrews is seeking to appoint a temporary Teaching Fellow with expertise in any area of the History of Photography to contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. You should have or be about to complete your Ph.D. and will have some teaching experience at university level. The post will be for 9 months… Read More

Moving Image and Institution: Cinema and the Museum in the 21st Century Conference

Moving Image and Institution: Cinema and the Museum in the 21st Century Conference
Confirmed Plenary Speakers
Professor Angela Dalle Vacche (Professor of Film Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta)
Professor Laura U. Marks (Dena Wosk University Professor of Art and Culture Studies, Simon Fraser University)
Catherine Derosier-Pouchous (Head of Cultural Production,… Read More

The Future University Conference

The Future University
Thursday, 30 June 2011 to Saturday, 2 July 2011
Location: Law Faculty, Sidwick Site, University of Cambridge
Conference convener
Professor Mary Jacobus (CRASSH, University of Cambridge)
Richard Sennett (NYU, LSE)
Bernard Stiegler (Philosophy, Centre Pompidou),
Sir Leszek Borysiewicz (Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge)
Mary Margaret McCabe (Philosophy,… Read More

The Hallucinatory Space of the Darkroom Esther Teichmann May 2011

The Hallucinatory Space of the Darkroom             Esther Teichmann  June 2011

above and below; Esther Teichmann,  Untitled from Mythologies, 2011

The darkroom gives birth to the material photograph within the space of a red night, within a space of liquid, altered temporality, an unstable space of inverted, luminous non-fixity; a feminine, maternal space. The… Read More

Greek (Hi)stories through the Lens: Photography conference

The Centre for Hellenic Studies (KCL) would like to draw your attention to the international conference ‘Greek (Hi)stories through the Lens: Photographs, Photographers and their Testimonies’ to take place at King’s College London on 8-11 June 2011. The conference aims at exploring photographic depictions of Greece and Greeks from the 1840s to the present in an empirical, theoretical… Read More

PhD studentship: Photography, Community and Memory with Belfast Exposed

Birmingham City University and Belfast Exposed are pleased to announce the availability of an AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Award for an October 2011 start.
Based on the community photography archive established at Belfast Exposed in the early 1980s, this project… Read More

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