Category Archives: CFP

Smile! The Nation’s Family Album | BBC Four 16 March 2017, 9pm

From snapping with a smartphone to sharing on Facebook, photography is playing an unprecedented role in documenting and experiencing our lives. Later this week I will be part of a new BBC film exploring what family photographs say about Britain’s … Continue reading

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“The Devil of the West” and “the Satan of the East”: Studying Photography in Shifting Academic Landscapes

31 May 2016, “The Devil of the West” and “the Satan of the East”: Studying Photography in Shifting Academic Landscapes, my keynote lecture for the international conference, Discovering “Peripheries”: Photographic Histories in Central and Eastern Europe, Institute of Art, Polish … Continue reading

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Exposing Minorities: Domestic Photography and Cultural History in Post-Communist Poland, 1989-1996

21 March 2016, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London In 1994 the Jewish-Polish Shalom Foundation announced a photographic contest whose intention was to reconstruct the sociocultural histories of Polish-Jews who lived in the geographical region of Poland before, during and after … Continue reading

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CFP Discovering “Peripheries”: Photographic Histories in Central and Eastern Europe

Society “Liber pro arte” in collaboration with the Polish Association of Photography Historians and the journal Dagerotyp is organizing an international conference under the title, Discovering “Peripheries”: Photographic Histories in Central and Eastern Europe. The conference aims to explore the wealth … Continue reading

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Taking Snapshots, Living the Picture: The Kodak Company’s Making of Photographic Biography

My article on Kodak and photographic biography has been published and you can access a PDF version of the document by following this link: Pasternak, Gil, “Taking Snapshots, Living the Picture: The Kodak Company’s Making of Photographic Biography,” Life Writing, … Continue reading

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Photographic History Research Centre Annual International Conference 2015

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @PHRC_DeMontfort Conference hashtag #PHRC15 Call for Papers The 2015 PHRC Annual International Conference will address the complex and wide range question of ‘photography in print.’ The conference aims to explore the functions, affects and dynamics of photographs on … Continue reading

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Amateur Photography, The Final Frontier: Developing Histories of Marginalised Popular Photographic Practices

Wakefield Camera Club 16 June 2014, 19.30-21.30 My talk will explore whether it is possible or desirable to position unaccounted for amateur photographic practices in relation to other dominant histories of photography. Considering how exclusive and limited the field of … Continue reading

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