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January - April

Transcultural Visual Research Seminar Series

Department of Media Technologies, School of Media, DIT

Date: January–April 2003
Venue: The Meeting Room, Irish Film Institute


23 January: 6:30pm
Rethinking Observational Cinema
Anna Grimshaw, Lecturer in Visual Anthropology, Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester

30 January: 6:30pm
Collatoral Coverage: media Images of Afghan Refugees during the 2001 Emergency
Terence Wright, Professor in Photography: Art and Media Theory, Kunsthogskolen and Research Director, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford University

13 February: 6:30pm
From the Wreckage of the Inadmissable: Memory, Migration and the Photographic Archive
Roberta McGrath, Lecturer in Photographic Theory and Criticism, School of Media Arts and Design, Napier University, Edinburgh

20 February:
Intercultural Education: Migration, Childhood and Storytelling
5:30pm   Screening: La Memoire Dure (Ragazzi, 2000)
6:30pm   Rossella Ragazzi, Government of Ireland Doctoral Scholar, Department of Media Technologies, DIT

6 March: 6:30pm
Space is the Place: Race, Diaspora and Digital Aesthetics
Roshini Kempadoo, Senior Lecturer in Digital Media, Department of Cultural Studies, Media Studies and New Technology, University of East London

20 March: 6:30pm
Picture Post, Humanist Photography and Images of 1950s Cardiff: Bert Hardy in Tiger Bay
Glenn Jordan, Founding Director of Butetown History and Arts Centre, Cardiff and Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies, University of Glamorgan, Wales

3 April: 6:30pm
Contested Nationalism and Documentary Film Forms in Colonial India: Some Research Issues
Marcus Banks, Professor of Visual Anthropology, University of Oxford

10 April: 6:30pm
Anthropological Hypermedia: New Senses, New Texts
Sarah Pink, Lecturer in Sociology and Social/Cultural Studies, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University

For further information, please contact Dr Aine O’Brien (

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