Practices of Representation: War and Genocide

6 November 2008, 17:00 - 19:00

Faculty of English

To be held in G-R 05, Faculty of English, 5-7pm 

Speakers:

Poitr Cieplak (St Catherine's College, MML) and Mark Nicol (Author of Condor Blues: British Soldiers at War; Last Round: Red caps, the Paras, and the Battle of Majar; and several other books on British soldiers' experience in Iraq and Afghanistan)

Piotr Ciepalk will present his research on the nature of the practice of representation in the events of the 1994 Rwandian genocide and its aftermath. Mark Nicol is currently converting his second major work to a screenplay, and will discuss the difference in and the stakes of writing in the aftermath of war.

 

Part of the Intermedia Research Group series of seminars.  

Meetings are usually held on alternate Thursdays  during term-time, 2pm to 4.00pm at CRASSH. However, please note change of venue and time for this meeting.

All welcome.  No registration required.

For administrative enquiries please contact  mm405@cam.ac.uk.