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Study day: Around the world in 8 papers /

As histories of photography are increasingly taking into account photographic practices beyond the Western canon, it remains unclear which methodological tools scholars should take on that journey.

Categories and concepts such as colonial photography (including ‘the colonial gaze’) and cultural difference are under critique because they have proven inapplicable in many…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on May 11, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Symposium: Julia Margaret Cameron: Victorian Networks, Empire and the History of Photography today

The year 2015 marked the bicentenary of the birth of Calcutta-born photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.  In eight short statements, researchers and curators will reflect on the status of the Victorian photographer in the history of photography at large while also using her work as a springboard to think about the present and the future of an increasingly globally conceived historical field. Besides historiographical contributions, some speakers will contemplate on their previous research on…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on January 20, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

The Photography Seminar, University of Oxford

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Hilary Term 2016

Tuesdays (Weeks 1, 3, 5 and 7) – 12:30pm - 2pm*

Co-organizers: Mirjam Brusius & Geraldine Johnson

January 19th (Tuesday, Week 1) – 12:30pm -- 2pm:

Portraiture and…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on January 12, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Exhibition and lecture series: The Eye of the Shah

The Eye of the Shah: Qajar Court Photography and the Persian Past presents some 200 photographic prints, a number of vintage photographic albums, and memorabilia that utilized formal portraiture of the shah, the exhibition shows how photographers—many of them engaged by Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (r. 1848-1896), the longest reigning Shah of the Qajar Dynasty (1785-1925)—…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on October 26, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

Seminars: The Photography Seminar, University of Oxford, Michaelmas Term 2015

The Photography Seminar, University of Oxford, Michaelmas Term 2015.

THE PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINAR

Michaelmas Term 2015

Tuesdays (Weeks 1, 3, 5) – 12:30pm - 2pm*

Co-organizers: Mirjam Brusius and Geraldine Johnson

October 13th, 2015 (Tuesday, Week 1) – 12:30pm -- 2pm:

Photography, Exhibitions and the Birth of a Discipline

Anthony Gardner (Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University)

Location: Dept. of History of Art, Littlegate House, St Ebbes



October…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on October 2, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Oxford Photography Seminar - Trinity Term Events

We are very pleased to announce the schedule of Trinity Term events for the Oxford Photography Seminar, co-sponsored by the History of Art Department's Centre for Visual Studies and the Bodleian Libraries. The aim of the seminar is to bring together scholars, curators…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on April 20, 2015 at 18:30 — No Comments

Seminar series: Oxford Photography

We are pleased to announce a new research seminar on all aspects of photography, co-hosted by the History of Art Department and the Bodleian Library. The Bodleian’s recent acquisition of papers by William Henry Fox Talbot is simply the latest addition to Oxford’s rich and varied collections of photographic material. Like the researchers who work on photography at Oxford,…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on January 22, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

British Library: Papers of W H F Talbot now searchable online

We are happy to announce that The Papers of William Henry…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on December 23, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Publication: W H F Talbot: Beyond Photography

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800–1877) was a British pioneer in photography, yet he also embraced the wider preoccupations of the Victorian Age—a time that saw many political, social, intellectual, technical, and industrial changes. His manuscripts, now in the archive of the British Library, reveal the connections and contrasts between his…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on July 26, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Symposium: Photography & Its Origins

How do we tell the story of photography’s beginnings? Who invented the medium? When and where was the first photograph made? What shaped the earliest ideas about and conventions of photography? Why do we ask such questions?

Friday, April 27, 2012

9:30am-5:30pm

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander…

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Added by Mirjam Brusius on January 23, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments

Conference review: William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography

A review of the conference "William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography" (24-26 June 2010, CRASSH, Cambridge) can be found here: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/1113/40

 

 

Added by Mirjam Brusius on December 16, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments

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