31 May 2024 – Workshop: “Photography as a source for social history”

This hybrid event is part of the ERC project “Women at Work” with which IFRA-Nairobi is a partner.

31 May 2024, 9:30 – 17:00

Room 0.018 (ground floor), Bâtiment de recherche sud, Campus Condorcet, Aubervilliers

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 991 7911 4651
Passcode: uA4inm


9:30 – 10:00  Elena Vezzadini, IMAF – Domenico Cristofaro, University of Bologna

Introduction: Uncovering the History of Women from Photo Archives: the Examples of the Colonial Archives of Ghana and Sudan

Session 1: Photography in colonial situations

Discussant: Anne Hugon, University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

10:00 – 11:00   Marleen Reichgelt, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Zooming In: Children as Guides and Informants in Merauke, West Papua (Colonial Netherlands New Guinea), 1905-1910

Coffee break

11:15 – 12:15  Valentin Nkouda, Université de Maroua – University of Cologne

Photography and Agency: the German-Cameroonian Colonial History through the Visual Sources

12:15 – 14:00
Lunch break (IMAF, Bâtiment de recherches sud, 3rd floor, room n. 3.023)

Session 2 : Using photography in social and historical research

Discussant: Karin Pallaver, University of Bologna

14:00 – 15:00  Constance Perrin-Joly, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord–IRIS-IFSRA

Capturing by Photography the Social Relations at Work : Example from Researches in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso

15:00 – 16:00  Justin Carville, Institute of Art Design and Technology, Dublin

Racializing Photography: Reflecting on the Constellations of Photography, History and Race

Coffee break

16:15 – 17:15  Jürg Schneider, University of Basel

Writing History/ies in the Age of Photography

For more info: https://womatwork.hypotheses.org/workshop-photography-as-a-source-for-social-history

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IFRA Nairobi (2024, May 13). 31 May 2024 – Workshop: “Photography as a source for social history” IFRA Nairobi. Retrieved June 15, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/11nvp

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