International conference

Online International Conference: Copenhagen, Denmark

Images, Film, and Video of Atrocity
Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
University of Copenhagen
March 25, 2024

ALL CONFERENCE EVENTS IN ROOM: 15A.0.13, Faculty of Humanities (Søndre Campus)
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9.00—9.30       Documenting Destruction: Patterns of Perpetration in Documentaries on Genocide – Julian Koch, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
9.30—10.00      Remediation of Operational Images from the Ukraine War – Anna Leander, Geneva Graduate Institute, Switzerland; Olivier Zuchuat, Geneva University of Art and Design, Switzerland
10.00—10.30     Gukurahundi documentary films and memory activism in post-atrocity Zimbabwe – Mphathisi Ndlovu, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
10.30—11.00     Coffee/Tea break
11.00—11.30     Exposing an ‘Emergency’: the Daily Worker headhunting controversy and its aftermath – Rio Creech-Nowagiel, University of Cardiff, UK
11.30—12.00     Tracing despair through visuals: my father’s suicide and genocide in West Papua – Lisbeth Frølunde, Roskilde University, Denmark
12.00—12.30     Landscape Abstractions: Violence and Aftermath in Jo Ractliffe’s South African – Sam Bell, SOAS, University of London, UK
12.30—13.30     Lunch break
13.30—14.00     Maoist Totalitarianism in Jiabiangou Elegy (夾邊溝祭事) – Jing Li, Stony Brook University, US
14.00—14.30     Fictionalizing Violence, Activating the Audience? Quo Vadis, Aida? as a Case Study of the (Failed) Relationship between Cinema and Atrocity Awareness – Tamara Kolarić, Dublin City University, Ireland; Petar Mitrić, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
14.30—15.00     Competing Narratives in National Memory: The 1964 Brazilian Coup D’État in Visual Media – Fernando Forattini, University of Chicago/Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, US/Brazil
15.00—15.30     Coffee/Tea break
15.30—16.30     Keynote: (Extra)Ordinary Images: On Atrocity, Memory, Photography and Documentary Film – Piotr Cieplak, University of Sussex, UK

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