Barbara Villez – Telephone camera technology and courtroom images

Event Date: 21 October 2011         Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture —————————————— Barbara Villez (Professor of Legal Languages and Cultures, University Vincennes-St Denis/Paris 8 Telephone camera technology and courtroom images Films made on telephone cameras are all over the YouTube. A good number of these deal with police arrests, but some offer images of …

Leslie J Moran – Watching the judiciary

Event Date: 21 October 2011     Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture —————————————— Leslie J Moran (Birkbeck) Watching the judiciary From the 18th century surveillance of the judiciary has been a preoccupation of those seeking to ensure that justice is not only done but is seen to be done. If in the past this scrutiny was undertaken …

Leif Dahlberg – The uses and effects of video technology on social interaction and legal space in the Swedish Court of Appeal

  Event Date: 21 October 2011     Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture —————————————— Leif Dahlberg  (BIH Visiting Fellow/Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan, Stockholm) The uses and effects of video technology on social interaction and legal space in the Swedish Court of Appeal The paper studies the use of audio-visual media in contemporary Swedish courtroom praxis and how this …

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Erin Sullivan – A Disease unto Death: Sadness in the Time of Shakespeare

        Event Date: 20 October 2011 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft, Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HP   Dr  Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute) ‘A Disease unto Death: Sadness in the Time of Shakespeare’ ——————————————————————————————————- The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies and Renaissance Drama. The …

Christopher Young – What is World Heritage?

      Event Date: 19 October 2011 The Ironbridge Institute Ironbridge Gorge Museum Dr Christopher Young  World Heritage Sites: management and conservation issues and policy   Part 1: What is World Heritage? This lecture provides an overview of the concept of World Heitage Sites and their management within Britain. It examines the history of the World Heritage convention and …

Christopher Young – World Heritage Committee Concerns

        Event Date: 19 October 2011 The Ironbridge Institute Ironbridge Gorge Museum Dr Christopher Young  World Heritage Sites: management and conservation issues and policy   Part 2: World Heritage Committee Concerns This lecture provides an overview of the concept of World Heitage Sites and their management within Britain. It examines the history of the World Heritage convention …

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Alan O’Cain – The Tempest – a visual artist's perspective

  Event date: 13 October 2011 The Shakespeare Institute Mason Croft, Church Street Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HP   Alan O’Cain The Tempest – a visual artist’s perspective —————————————————————— Introduction by Michael Dobson . —————————————————————— talk: —————————————————————— questions: —————————————————————— accompanying images: —————————————————————— The Shakespeare Institute An internationally renowned research institution established in 1951 to push the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare Studies …

Jenny Parkes – Research at the ethical borderlands

Event Date: Thursday 13 October 2011, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives Seminar 6: The ethics of researching violence and childhood  Drawing on the themes of the five earlier seminars, this session discusses the ethics and politics of researching violence against and by children. It considers …

Priya Muqit – Children's participation in the legal process and the challenges facing torture surviving children

Event Date: Thursday 13 October 2011, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives Seminar 6: The ethics of researching violence and childhood  Drawing on the themes of the five earlier seminars, this session discusses the ethics and politics of researching violence against and by children. It considers …

Emilie Medeiros – Ethics and ethnography with former Maoist youngsters in Nepal

Event Date: Thursday 13 October 2011, 9.30am – 5pm Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   Childhood and violence: international and comparative perspectives Seminar 6: The ethics of researching violence and childhood  Drawing on the themes of the five earlier seminars, this session discusses the ethics and politics of researching violence against and by …