Gil Pasternak delivers the keynote lecture in a conference on photography and political violence at Saint Petersburg State University, Russia

On 6 December 2019 Gil Pasternak delivered the keynote talk at the conference Photography as a Tool of Representation of Political Violence in the 20th Century, which was organised by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Gagarin Center for Human Rights and Civil Society at Saint Petersburg State University. Entitled “At HomeContinue reading “Gil Pasternak delivers the keynote lecture in a conference on photography and political violence at Saint Petersburg State University, Russia”

Alicja Jagielska-Burduk presents a paper at Renmin University of China

On 24 October 2019 Alicja Jagielska-Burduk presented the paper “The Cultural Heritage Loss – Responsive Law Paradigm” at the International Symposium on the Frontier Issues of Cultural Heritage Law, organised by Renmin University of China (in Beijing). Part of a two-day event, that day was dedicated to Laws and Policies for the Return of CulturalContinue reading “Alicja Jagielska-Burduk presents a paper at Renmin University of China”

Andrzej Jakubowski at the conference Restitution Dialogues, Israel

On 10-13 December 2019 Andrzej Jakubowski participated in the conference Restitution Dialogues at Tel Aviv University (Israel), gaving a paper on restitution-in-kind. The conference was organised by the Minerva Centre for Human Rights (Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv University), University of Toronto, and the Institute of Art and Law in Builth WellsContinue reading “Andrzej Jakubowski at the conference Restitution Dialogues, Israel”

Andrzej Jakubowski in the annual conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), Athens, Greece

On 11-14 September 2019 Andrzej Jakubowski participated in the annual conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) in Athens, Greece. As one of the conveners of the ESIL Interest Group on International Law of Culture, Jakubowski co-organized one of the sessions on the 14th of September, Agora XI: Culture As or Against Sovereignty,Continue reading “Andrzej Jakubowski in the annual conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), Athens, Greece”

Alicja Jagielska-Burduk delivers a paper at the 29th World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy

On 8 July 2019 Alicja Jagielska-Burduk presented the paper “Technology and Art: A Challenging Relationship” in the workshop Art, Law and Artificial Intelligence organized at the 29th World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy at the University of Lucerne. Additional information available here

Gil Pasternak gives a paper in the workshop Photography of Victims: Interpretations, Methods & Multi-Directional Memory at the University of Nottingham (UK)

On 21 June 2019, Gil Pasternak contributed to the workshop Photography of Victims: Interpretations, Methods & Multi-Directional Memory, which he also helped organising in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Nottingham (21-22 June 2019). Gil delivered the paper “Our Interests or Their Wishes?: Doing Community Cultural Heritage in the Age of Digital Memory”. DrawingContinue reading “Gil Pasternak gives a paper in the workshop Photography of Victims: Interpretations, Methods & Multi-Directional Memory at the University of Nottingham (UK)”

Alicja Jagielska-Burduk and Andrzej Jakubowski at a UNESCO conference in Gdańsk

On 6-7 June 2019 Alicja Jagielska-Burduk and Andrzej Jakubowski contributed to the international conference Ratification and Implementation of the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention in Poland, co-organized by UNIDROIT, the University of Gdańsk and the University of Opole (UNESCO Chair on Cultural Property Law), in cooperation with UNESCO. More information available here

Gil Pasternak delivers a keynote lecture on photography in politics as part of the 5th international annual conference After Post-Photography at the European University in Saint Petersburg

On 24 May 2019 Gil Pasternak delivered a keynote lecture in the 5th international annual conference After Post-Photography, which was held at the European University in St Petersburg (23-25 May 2019). Entitled, “Photography in Politics: Remembering and Being Together, With Photographs”, Gil’s presentation explored how the absorption of photography into politics has aided in cementingContinue reading “Gil Pasternak delivers a keynote lecture on photography in politics as part of the 5th international annual conference After Post-Photography at the European University in Saint Petersburg”

Ewa Manikowska speaks at at the Zentrum für Historische Forschungen of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Berlin

On 16 May 2019 Ewa Manikowska gave the lecture “Das ‘tribal’ Museum. Zeitgenössische Ansätze zur institutionellen Vergangenheit in Polen” at the Zentrum für Historische Forschungen of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Berlin, in the framework of the Klaus Zernack Colloquium 2019 series (Identitätsfabriken? Museen und historische Bildung in Polen). You may view the 2019Continue reading “Ewa Manikowska speaks at at the Zentrum für Historische Forschungen of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Berlin”

Malin Thor Tureby and Jesper Johansson present at the Swedish Historians Meeting at Linnaeus University in Växjö, Sweden

The Swedish Historians Meeting was held at Linnaeus University in Växjö on 8-10 May 2019. Malin Thor Tureby and Jesper Johansson presentation focused on their case study Oral History as Digital Heritage in the Age of Migration. They paid specific attention to the question of how Swedish cultural heritage institutions have been creating digital andContinue reading “Malin Thor Tureby and Jesper Johansson present at the Swedish Historians Meeting at Linnaeus University in Växjö, Sweden”

Ewa Manikowska delivers a presentation at the conference Parmi les Hommes, les Objets et les Signes. Hommage à Krzysztof Pomian (Among Humans, Objects and Signs), Paris

On 5 March 2019 Ewa Manikowska presented a paper entitled “Between Universalism and Tribalism. National Museums in Abeyance” at the conference Parmi les Hommes, les Objets et les Signes. Hommage à Krzysztof Pomian organized by the Institut National d’Historie de l’Art, the Sorbonne, and the Polish Academy of Sciences in Paris (4-6 March 2019). ConferenceContinue reading “Ewa Manikowska delivers a presentation at the conference Parmi les Hommes, les Objets et les Signes. Hommage à Krzysztof Pomian (Among Humans, Objects and Signs), Paris”

Gil Pasternak delivers a paper on photographic heritage practices in the Jewish Landkentnish Movement (1926-1938) at the University of Brighton, UK

On 30 January 2019, Gil Pasternak was invited to contribute to the international research symposium Photography and Resistance: Reflections on Photography as a Medium of Resistance and as a Resistant Medium, organised by Dr Kylie Thomas in the School of Humanities and the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics at the University of BrightonContinue reading “Gil Pasternak delivers a paper on photographic heritage practices in the Jewish Landkentnish Movement (1926-1938) at the University of Brighton, UK”

Alicja Jagielska-Burduk presents at the French National Commission for UNESCO in Paris

On 19 November 2018, Alicja Jagielska-Burduk delivered a presentation at the international symposium “New Heritage Challenges in Crisis Contexts: The Dynamics of Law within the Development of International Protection of Cultural Heritage”, which was organized by the French National Commission for UNESCO. Alicja’s presentation focused on major trends in public policies of heritage protection, inContinue reading “Alicja Jagielska-Burduk presents at the French National Commission for UNESCO in Paris”

Ewa Manikowska gives a talk at the Bundesinstitut für Kultur und Geschichte der Deutschen im östlischen Europa, Oldenburg

At the international conference Museums in Times of Political Change: Looking at Eastern Europe, organized by the Bundesinstitut für Kultur und Geschichte der Deutschen im östlischen Europa in Oldenburg on 7-9 November 2018, Ewa Manikowska delivered the presentation “Museums in the time of populism: Poland’s crisis of democracy as a threat to cultural heritage”, whichContinue reading “Ewa Manikowska gives a talk at the Bundesinstitut für Kultur und Geschichte der Deutschen im östlischen Europa, Oldenburg”

Malin Thor Tureby and Jesper Johansson delivered a presentation about the DigiCONFLICT research project at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada

Malin Thor Tureby and Jesper Johansson delivered a paper presentation about the research project DigiCONFLICT at the Oral History Associations Annual Meeting, which was hosted at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada on 10-13 October 2018. Their presentation discussed the aims and research questions addressed by the DigiCONFLICT research project, with specific focus on the SwedishContinue reading “Malin Thor Tureby and Jesper Johansson delivered a presentation about the DigiCONFLICT research project at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada”

Ewa Manikowska speaks at Heritage Across Borders, the Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference in Hangzhou

On 4 September 2018 Ewa Manikowska delivered a presentation entitled “A European Museum: A challenge to the idea of a European cultural heritage” in the framework of the 47th Session “A European Heritage in the Making: External Borders and Internal Boundaries on the Move” of the 4th ACHS Conference organized by the Zhejiang University ofContinue reading “Ewa Manikowska speaks at Heritage Across Borders, the Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference in Hangzhou”

Gil Pasternak gives a conference keynote talk on digital heritage in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict at the University of Sussex, UK

On 5 September 2018, Gil Pasternak was invited to deliver a keynote conference paper titled “Online Communities Offline: Digital Heritage in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict”, as part of the international, interdisciplinary symposium Commemoration, Memory, Archive: Investigating Commemorative and Memorial Uses of Personal, Non-Professional Images in the Digital Age in the Global South, which was organised atContinue reading “Gil Pasternak gives a conference keynote talk on digital heritage in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict at the University of Sussex, UK”