Runs from Tuesday, April 30 to Friday, July 05.
Light in Darkness: The mystical philosophy of Jacob Böhme
Free special guided tours of the exhibition.
This one-day symposium is a collaboration between Film and Television Studies at Warwick and Film, Radio and Television at the University of São Paulo (USP) and brings together scholars and practictioners to discuss the historical, social, political and ecological interventions cinema and related media can make in making visible a disappearing world. It includes a keynote from Prof. Joanna Zylinska (Goldsmiths) and a conversation with filmmaker and scholar Joshua Bonnetta, who will be screening and talking about his award-winning film El Mar, La Mar (Joshua Bonnetta and J.P. Sniadecki, 2018).
DAY 1 Thursday, 30 May
12.40 LUNCH BREAK
PANEL 1: FOOD CULTURE AND HISTORY
Chair: Rebecca Earle
Ricardo Aguilar. History of Food in Sixteen-Century New Spain: Relaciones de
Indias and Materia médica
Louise Morgan. ‘Eat Better, Not Less’: Finding the History of Clean Eating
09.30 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
09.45 WELCOME ADDRESS
11.00 COFFEE BREAK
PANEL 3: MODERN BRITAIN, COLONIAL GOVERNANCE AND INFORMAL
Chair: Robert Fletcher
Ahmad Shaviz Fawad. British foreign policy towards Afghanistan in the late-19th
Ali Al Khalifa. The Adviser: The Role of Charles Belgrave in Bahrain within Britain’s
Informal Empire in the Gulf
Bobby Tam. Stories of Fear: Colonial State Inquests of Suicides and unreported
Burials in Nineteenth-century Hong Kong
PANEL 2: TWENTIETH CENTURY BRITAIN - WELFARE AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Chair: Mathew Thomson
Ed Devane. True Pioneers? Modernity and the Austerity Health Centre
Pierre Botcheby. ‘Representing local interests in post-industrial town centre
regeneration: a case study of St. Helens, Merseyside’
Josh Patel. Realising the ‘Good Society’ through Economic Science: the Robbins
Report into Higher Education (1963)
15.00 END OF DAY ONE
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