Via the Royal Anthropological Institute   ‘photography + (con) text’ is pleased to announce a call for papers and visual submissions for a conference on ‘Photography in Academic Research’ to be hosted by UCL Museum and Heritage Studies, Institute of Archaeology, in collaboration with RAI (Royal Anthropological Institute) and Birkbeck,Continue Reading

Christopher Pinney, UCL Anthropology   The recent events in Paris have focused attention on the complex relationship between different varieties of Islam and the image. Historians will rightly point to a French tradition of anti-clerical satire that reaches back to Diderot’s Supplement to Bougainville’s Voyage of 1771, and which providesContinue Reading

A themed Special Issue of Journal of Visual Culture Issue Guest Editors: Laine Nooney (Stony Brook University) and Laura Portwood-Stacer (New York University) Deadline for Proposals: 15 January 2013 The Editors are currently seeking proposed contributions for a Special Issue of the *Journal of Visual Culture* on Internet Memes and Visual Culture, toContinue Reading