Edmond Clark – Art Matters

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Edmond Clark (Photographer) ————————————————————— talk: ————————————————————— accompanying images:   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

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Louise Amoore – Making Things Secure: On Objects of Violence and Things of Beauty

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Louise Amoore (Durham University): Making Things Secure: On Objects of Violence and Things of Beauty —————————————————————— talk: —————————————————————— accompanying images:   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Cindy Weber – Materializing Violence: Terror and Horror and War and Citizenship

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Cindy Weber (Sussex University): Materializing Violence: Terror and Horror and War and Citizenship ———————————————————————————— talk: ———————————————————————————— accompanying images: ————————————————————————————   <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Jane Bennett – Powers of the Hoard: Notes on Material Agency

Event date: 3 December 2010 Imperial War Museum, London The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop at The Imperial War Museum, London, UK Keynote lecture: Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins): Powers of the Hoard: Notes on Material Agency ————————————————————— Discussant: Christine Sylvester (Lancaster University/University of Gothenburg) ————————————————————— questions: ————————————————————— accompanying images: <<== back to conference page share this entry:

Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 2010 is the 70th anniversary of Italy’s entry into the Second World War, a decision that set off a chain of events that culminated in two years of devastating warfare and a cruel occupation. German occupation led to the deportation of 7,800 …

John Foot – Italians and the divided memory of the war

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 ————————————————————— John Foot (University College London) Italians and the divided memory of the war This talk examines the the Italian war experience between 1939 and 1945 through two stories relating to individuals, groups, commemorations and monuments. Through these stories I aim to …

Guri Schwarz – Italian Jews and memory of the genocide

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 ————————————————————— Guri Schwarz (University of Pisa) Italian Jews and memory of the genocide ——————————————————– share this entry:

Michele Battini – German war crimes and allied justice

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 ————————————————————— Michele Battini (University of Pisa) German war crimes and allied justice Michele Battini reconstructs the history of the major trial that the Allies planned to institute against the entire military command of the Nazi forces operating in Italy from 1943 to …

Paolo Pezzino – Warfare and massacre, 1943-45

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 ————————————————————— Paolo Pezzino (University of Pisa) Warfare and massacre, 1943-45 Paolo Pezzino presents the results of a research group which has, over the last few years, effected a careful contextualization of the German Military Occupation of Italy and the Massacres of  Civilians …

Ilaria Pavan – Social-economic impact of the fascist racial laws,1938-1945

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 ————————————————————— Ilaria Pavan (Scuola Normale, Pisa) Social-economic impact of the fascist racial laws,1938-1945 The economic aspects of the Fascist anti–Jewish campaign have been largely underrated and neglected, when not denied, for many years. In the late forties a veil was quickly drawn …