Photography: Between Anthropology and History Photographic History Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK 20-21 June 2016 Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @PHRC_DeMontfort Conference hashtag #PHRC16 PHRC16 Provisional programme Keynote speakers: Professor Steve Edwards (Open University, UK) Dr Wayne Modest (National Museum for World Cultures, Leiden, The Netherlands) On the occasion of ProfessorContinue Reading

A recent article in the Daily Mail drew my attention to a small group of professional colorists who have been using digital media to colorize photographs of the American Civil War — some iconic, and some quite pedestrian. Much of the online chatter about the pixel-pushers celebrates their ingenuity, patience, andContinue Reading

This summer saw the conclusion of ‘Disturbing Pasts: Memories, Controversies and Creativity’, an international research project led by Leon Wainwright (Department of Art History, The Open University, UK) which began in December 2011. (For an overview of the project, visit: ) The main focus of Disturbing Pasts was aContinue Reading

Extended abstracts (500 words max.), for a 15 minute presentation, can be submitted by e-mail to: until 17th March 2013 4-6 September 2013 Lisbon, Catholic University of Portugal Convergence and digitalization have become buzz-words employed to demonstrate how technological change has impacted on the media and is reconfiguring today’sContinue Reading

Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan Convenors: Professor Yoko Hayami and Dr Loh Kah Seng 16-17 January 2013 The workshop invites papers that undertake inter-disciplinary and transnational approaches to the study of natural disasters. It aims to historically contextualise the causes and consequences of disasters and to compare themContinue Reading