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Seminars: Birkbeck History and Theory of Photography Research Centre

Formally established in 2012, the History and Theory of Photography Research Centre is based in Birkbeck’s School of Arts, and is led by Professor Lynda Nead and Dr Patrizia Di Bello, supported by a steering committee. The Centre has links with museums in London, and supports teaching and research on photography in the School through the MA in History of Art with Photographyand MPhil-PhD supervision. The Centre aims to facilitate, exchange and showcase existing and new interdisciplinary research on the History and Theory of Photography at Birkbeck and in the wider photographic and academic community.

The following seminars are happening: 

 'Found Photographs'

A Work-In-Progress Seminar by Dr Stephen Clucas, 

4th of February, 6:00-7:30pm in the Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

 

Our Reading Group is discussing Vilém Flusser, Towards a Philosophy of Photography (London: Reaktion Books, 2000) 

on the 18th of February, 6.00-7:30pm in Room 112, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

(NB This short book can also be sampled on google-books)

 

Further dates for your diary:

 

11th March 2013, 6:00-7:30pm, Keynes Library, Lecture - Louise Purbrick, 'Traces of Nitrate' TBC

18th March 2013, 6:00-7:30pm, Room 112, Reading Group - text to be decided at the February Reading Group

 

Details of events on: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/arts/our-research/centres/photography

Join our mailing list at photoresearch@bbk.ac.uk

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