Day 1: Friday 10th May 2013

1.15 – 1.30pm: Registration

1.30 – 1.40pm: Welcome and Introduction (Sean Willcock and Catherine Spencer)

Panel 1: Landscapes of Ruin

1.40 – 2.00pm: Lynn Hilditch (Liverpool Hope University): ‘Surrealism in Crisis: An Analysis of Lee Miller’s Grim Glory Photographs of the London Blitz’

2.00 – 2.20pm: Ian Bamford (University of Ulster): ‘Sketching Suffering: the Illustrated London News and the Visual Representation of the Great Irish Potato Famine’

2.20 – 2.40pm: Tim Buck (Paul Mellon Centre): ‘Imagining Empire in the 1920s: Gerald Spencer Pryse’s Ambivalent Registering of Modernity in his West Africa watercolours of 1927.’

2.40 – 3.05pm: Discussion (Chair: Michael White)

3.05 – 3.25pm: Coffee

Panel 2: (Dis)locating Identity

3.25 – 3.45pm: Greg Salter (University of East Anglia): ‘“We Set Up Our Own World”: Crisis and Kinship in the Art of Keith Vaughan in the 1950s’

3.45 – 4.05pm: Rachel Smith (University of York/Tate Britain): ‘St Ives 1938-60: Crisis and the Colony’

4.05 – 4.25pm: Eoin Martin (University of Warwick): ‘Crisis and Catharsis: The Destruction and Displacement of Statues of British Monarchs in Dublin’

4.25 – 4.50pm: Discussion (Chair: Amy Tobin)

4.50 – 5.00pm: Comfort Break

5.00 – 6.30pm:  Eric Stryker (Southern Methodist University) Keynote and Discussion (Chair: Robert Sutton)

‘On the Precipice: Towards a Social Art History of Instability’

6.30 – 7.30pm: Wine Reception

Day 2: Saturday 11th May

9.40 – 9.55am: Registration

9.55 – 10.00am: Welcome and Introduction (Sean Willcock and Catherine Spencer)

Panel 3: Disrupt / Interrupt / Erupt

10.00 – 10.20am: Elizabeth Robles (University of Bristol): ‘Disruptive Restaging’

10.20 – 10.40am: Eva Bentcheva (School of Oriental and African Studies): ‘Performing Diaspora Struggles: Diaspora Experience as Performance Art in ‘Kali’

10.40 – 11.00am: Kostas Stasinopoulos (University of York): ‘The Negotiating Table: Speech, War and Violence in the Performance Work of Mona Hatoum’

11.00 – 11.25am: Panel 3 Discussion (Chair: James Boaden)

11.25 – 11.45am: Coffee Break

11.45 – 1.15pm: Christopher Pinney (UCL) Keynote and Discussion (Chair: Sean Willcock)

 ‘The Civil Contract of Photography in India’

1.15 – 2.00pm: Lunch

Panel 4: Social Unrest / Social Reform

2.00 – 2.20pm: Cicely Robinson (University of York): ‘National Anxieties in the Wake of War: The Foundation of the Naval Gallery, c. 1823-1845’

2.20 – 2.40pm: Jeong-yon Ha (University of Edinburgh)

‘The Old House by the Thames: The Thames Imagery as Response to the Capitalist Nation in Crisis, c. 1880-1990’

2.40 – 3.00pm: Andrew Witt (University College London)

‘Riots, Strikes and Mass Mobilization: A Contemporary Account of the “Conflict Image”’

3.00 – 3.25pm: Panel 4 Discussion (Chair: Kate Nicholls)

3.25 – 3.45pm: Coffee Break

3.45 – 4.45pm: Chad Elias (University of York) in discussion with artist Corinne Silva

4.45 – 5.15pm: Group Discussion and closing comments (Chair: Catherine Spencer)

5.15 – 6.00pm: Wine Reception


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