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Pasts Without History: Politics and the Practical Past

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Pasts Without History: Politics and the Practical Past

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Date: Tuesday 21st - Wednesday 22nd June 2016 Location: Senior Common Room, St Mary’s University, Twickenham Book nowThe event, hosted by the Centre for Philosophy of History, will explore how non-institutional, vernacular ways of producing 'past talk’ can contribute to socially inclusive discussions of politics in the present. Contributors include film-makers, novelists, theorists, artists, curators, archivists and activists. Presentations will feature short film screenings, multi-media art installations and commentaries, archives as activism, discussions of historical fiction, use of social media, and shared experiences of political activism. For further information please contact mark.donnelly@stmarys.ac.uk or claire.norton@stmarys.ac.uk.

Timetable

Tuesday 21st June 2016 Room: Senior Common Room

10-10.15am: Refreshments and Introduction 10.15-11am: Bernard Regan, Kiri Tunks - Beyond the Wall 11-11.45: Martin Davies - History: the technocratic management of an artificial world 11.45-12pm: Break 12-12.45pm: Vicky Iglikowski - Putting Files on Film 12.45-1pm: Round-up Discussion 1-1.45pm: Lunch

Room: G5

1.45-2.30pm: Jelena Juresa - Moving Image and Memory: tackling identity questions through music 2.30-3.15pm: Paul Antick - Three Places I Never Went To When I Was Alive 3.15-3.30pm: Break 3.30-4.15pm: Amy Roberts - Interference Archive 4.15-4.45pm: Round-up Discussion 6.15pm: Meet at Reception for meal at a local restaurant
 

Wednesday 22nd June 2016 Room: Senior Common Room

9.30-10.15pm: Gisele Iecker de Almeida - Where to now? The future in the present (with a stopover in the past) 10.15-11pm: Jean Debney - The ‘Presented(ed)’-ness of the Before Now 11.00-11.15pm: Break 11.15-12pm: Joe Iosbaker - Putting Israel on Trial in a U.S. Court: the case of Rasmea Odeh 12-12.45pm: Pete Kyle - After the War 12.45-1.30pm: Lunch 1.30-2.15pm: Helen Bendon - Spatialising History 2.15-3pm: Jim Kosem - Reading, Writing, Design, Life and History 3-3.15pm: Break 3.15-4pm: Phoenix - Archives of Resistance 4-4.30pm: Round-up Discussion

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