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Outtake: The Battle of Algiers, trauma theory and radical hope

This short piece is an outtake from my book on The Battle of Algiers that argues that the film isn’t best considered in terms of trauma theory, but should be thought of, instead, in terms of radical hope. Read more »

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Videoessay on temporalities in The Battle of Algiers

Videoessays will be central to the research and outputs of the ICIH project, and this one deals with orders of time in the 1966 classic of political cinema. Read more »

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Call for papers: conference panel on The Battle of Algiers

Call for paper for a panel on The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) at one or more sessions at the AAIS/CSIS 2017 joint conference. Read more »

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International Workshop Report

The report of the #ICIH international workshop is now available. Read more »

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#ICIHLeeds – International workshop

A major project workshop takes place on the 22-23 March in Leeds, with participants from as far away as India, the United States and New Zealand. Read more »

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Jacqueline Reich a guest of #ICIH at Leeds

Prof Jacqueline Reich is visiting Leeds as a guest of the project on 16 November 2015. Read more »

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#ICIH at Notre Dame University (Indiana)

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Two project seminars

Two project seminars are taking place in the next couple of weeks, both at Leeds. The first takes place at 4pm on Wednesday 4 March (Emmanuel Centre room 7) and is entitled ‘Italian Cinemas/Italian Histories: Project-in-Progress Report’. The second takes place on Monday 16 March (Parkinson B11): ‘Liberty Leading the People: Carnival Temporalities in Political Cinema’. Read more »

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Visiting scholar Marco Cucco

Dr Marco Cucco, member of the #ICIH advisory board and post-doc research fellow at the Institute of Media and Journalism at the Universita’ della Svizzera Italiana is visiting Leeds, week beginning 16 February, as a guest of the project and the Centre for World Cinemas. Read more »

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