2017 workshop: Violence
For its third edition, the Network’s workshop take place on 30 November – 1 December 2017 on the new premises of the Institut français d’Écosse, in Edinburgh. The main theme is: Violence.
Our keynote speaker is Antoine de Baecque from the École Normale Supérieure (Paris). His conference will take place at 18:30 on Thursday 30 November.
Our second day (Friday 1 December, 09:30 start) is dedicated to a fantastic group of PhD presentations. You will find a full programme below, with some of the texts available by clicking on the presenters’ names and text titles.
- Camille Rouquet (Paris), “The twofold imagery of the Vietnam war: films vs. iconic photographs”
- Chiara Quaranta (Edinburgh), “Cinematic Iconoclasm, or the end of the Filmic World (as we know it)”
- Elodie Tamayo (Paris), “To film or not to film the end of the world: a presentation of Abel Gance’s apocalyptic projects”
- Adèle Yon (ENS Paris), “Eisenstein: what Apocalypse?”
- Alice Rosenthal, “Apocalyptic bodies: from the burlesque of the 1910s to the eccentrics of the 2010s”
- Sophie Hopmeier (St Andrews), “Etre crâne: human skulls as material culture in Pierre-Dominique Gaisseau’s expedition documentary, Le Ciel et la Boue (1961)”
- Sam Klein (St Andrews), “Medical concerns and military thinking”
- Rodolphe Gahéry (Paris Nanterre), “From Religion to Nation? Representations of the End of the World in Early Cinema (mid-1890s – WWI)”
- John R. Spiers (Glasgow), “The Violence of History in Benjamin Fondane’s essays”
- Rosalee Ross (Edinburgh), “The end of the world (as we know it): Utopia, Dystopia and Ustopia in Contemporary Literature”
- Fiona Dakin (St Andrews), “‘Dessin d’un maître inconnu’: representations and non-representations of violence in visual arts translations of an by Charles Baudelaire”
- Yuelan Ma (Glasgow): “Reflections on the violence of translation: the case of Bible translation”
- Jesus Rodriguez (Edinburgh): “A Queen’s exile in twelfth-century Angevin Normandy: the illuminated Fécamp Psalter and its patroness”
- Kleio Pethainou: “When does the real world end?”