Visual Politics Seminar Series

Listed below are the past and upcoming sessions of the Visual Poltics Seminar Series. Beginning from September 2016, the majority of seminars can be heard on the UQ POLSIS YouTube channel. If you would like more details, have any questions, or if you would like to present your own work please contact Prof Roland Bleiker at bleiker@uq.edu.au

Inside the DMZ: Rethinking Korean Security Through Visual Autoethnography

5 October 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us for a seminar discussing 'Inside the DMZ: Rethinking Korean Security Through Visual Autoethnography' presented by Prof Roland Bleiker of the University of Queensland.

Images of the Sacred: How Emotions Shape Beliefs about Supernatural Narratives

19 October 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us for a seminar exploring 'Images of the Sacred: How Emotions Shape Beliefs about Supernatural Narratives' presented by Dr Charlotte-Rose Millar of the University of Queensland.

New Computational Methods for Visual Politics

24 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us for a seminar discussing 'New Computational Methods for Visual Politics' presented by Dr Dan Angus of the University of Queensland.

Roundtable: Visuality, Creativity and the Political

2 November 2018 4:00pm5:30pm
Join us for a roundtable in honor of the late Prof Alex Danchev. Discussants include Prof Laura Shepherd and Prof James Der Derian from the University of Sydney, Dr Rune Saugmann of the University of Tampere, Dr Shine Choi of Massey University, and Dr Emma Hutchison, A/Prof Sally Butler, and Federica Caso of the University of Queensland, and others.

Coordinated by Prof Roland Bleiker of the University of Queensland and Prof Debbie Liselle of Queen's University Belfast.

Visual Narratives and the European Refugee Crisis

5 November 2018 3:30pm5:00pm
Join us for a seminar discussing 'Visual Narratives and the European Refugee Crisis' presented by Prof Debbie Lisle of Queen's University Belfast.

How to Write about Politics and Visuality: Opportunities and Challenges Masterclass

6 November 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Join us for a masterclass on 'How to Write about Politics and Visuality: Opportunities and Challenges' presented by Prof Debbie Lisle of Queen's University Belfast. RSVP required. For attendance enquiries please contact Prof Roland Bleiker at bleiker@uq.edu.au

Machine Vision and Security Knowledge

23 November 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us for a seminar on 'Machine Vision and Security Knowledge' presented by Dr Rune Saugmann of Tampere University.

Visualizing Human Rights? - Book Launched by Roland Bleiker

5 December 2018 5:30pm6:30pm
Join us to celebrate the launch of 'Visualizing Human Rights?' authored by Prof Jane Lydon of the University of Western Australia.

Pacific Theatre of Documentary

29 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us for a seminar on the 'Pacific Theatre of Documentary presented by Prof. Gillian Whitlock of the University of Queensland.

Visualizing Korea: Critical Moments in History, Society, and Politics Public Roundtable

20 July 2018 4:00pm5:30pm
The Visual Politics Strategic Research Program invites you to the public roundtable 'Visualizing Korea: Critical Moments in History, Society, and Politics' coordinated by Prof Roland Bleiker (UQ), A/Prof David Chapman (UQ), and Dr David Shim of the University of Groningen.

Visualizing Korea: Critical Moments in History, Society, and Politics Workshop

19 July 2018 10:00am20 July 2018 5:00pm
The Visual Politics Strategic Research Program invites you to the workshop 'Visualizing Korea: Critical Moments in History, Society, and Politics' coordinated by Prof Roland Bleiker (UQ), A/Prof David Chapman (UQ), and Dr David Shim of the University of Groningen.
Registration information can be found in the session description.

Making the Invisible Visible: Film Production as International Relations

13 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us as Dr Sophie Harman of Queen Mary University of London presents a seminar on 'Making the Invisible Visible: Film Production as International Relations'.

Human Rights and Visibility in 20th Century Australia

2 May 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us as UQ's Dr Jon Piccini presents a seminar on 'Human Rights and Visibility in 20th Century Australia'.

New Visuality: Aesthetics and Ethics Workshop

27 March 2018 9:00am5:00pm
The Visual Politics Strategic Research Program invites you to a workshop on 'New Visuality: Aesthetics and Ethics' with UQ Presenters Dr Ted Nannicelli, A/Prof Marguerite La Caze, and Prof Tom O'Regan.
Registration information can be found in the session description.

Rights Activism & Universities

14 March 2018 1:00pm3:00pm
The Visual Politics Strategic Research Program and the UQ Anthropology Museum invite you to a presentation by renowned artists Richard Bell and Emory Douglas on 'Rights Activism and Universities'. Moderated by UQ's Michael Aird.

Black Power Posters Public Roundtable

8 March 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
The Visual Politics Strategic Research Program and UQ Art Museum invite you to a public roundtable on Black Power Posters. The session features renowned artists Richard Bell and Emory Douglas with comments by A/Prof Sally Butler and Prof Roland Bleiker, moderated by the ABC's Daniel Browning.
Registration information can be found in the session description.

Visual Representations of Migrants during the so-called 2015 and 2016 Refugee Crisis

15 November 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us as Prof Ljiljana Saric of the University of Oslo presents a seminar on 'Visual Representations of Migrants during the so-called 2015 and 2016 Refugee Crisis'.

Grievable Little Lives: Images of Children's Death in Conflict and Crisis

15 September 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us as Dr Helen Berents of the Queensland University of Technology presents a seminar on 'Grievable Little Lives: Images of Children's Death in Conflict and Crisis'.

No registration required, all welcome.

Neoliberalism and the Vision of Absent Security

23 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us as A/Prof Bruce Buchan of Griffith University presents a seminar on 'Neoliberalism and the Vision of Absent Security'.

No registration required, all welcome.

A Dangerous Subject: The Fashion Model and the Beauty/Narcissism Double Bind

2 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Cecilie Basberg Neumann of the Akershus University College of Applied Sciences presents 'A Dangerous Subject: The Fashion Model and the Beauty/Narcissism Double Bind'.

No registration required, all welcome.

Visual Diplomacy: Popular Culture & Global Politics Workshop

26 July 2017 10:00am4:30pm
The Visual Politics Strategic Research Program invites you to a workshop with Iver B. Neumann, the Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and a Research Professor at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.

The Politics of Twitter

20 June 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Constance Duncombe of the University of Queensland presents 'The Politics of Twitter'.

No registration required.

Museums and Contested Histories: Saying the Unspeakable in Museums

19 May 2017 3:00pm4:30pm
The Visual Politics Program and the UQ Art Museum present the International Museum Day Round Table - 'Museums and Contested Histories: Saying the Unspeakable in Museums'.

How Images Matter in World Politics

20 April 2017 10:00am21 April 2017 5:00pm
Join us for a two day workshop and public roundtable on 'How Images Matter' with distinguished guests and speakers.

Art and Militiarized Technology

15 March 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Ms Kathryn Fox of the University of Queensland presents 'Art and Militarized Technology'.

Anger and Repair: The Art and Politics of Judy Watson's 'Holes in the Land'

24 February 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
Professor Susan Best of Griffith University presents 'Anger and Repair: The Art and Politics of Judy Watson's 'Holes in the Land''.

Ethics, Politics, and Cinema

2 December 2016 9:00am5:00pm
Professor Tom O'Regan, Dr Ted Nannicelli, and Associate Professor Marguerite La Caze of the University of Queensland present a one day symposium on 'Ethics, Politics, and Cinema'.

Visual Global Politics

9 November 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Professor Roland Bleiker of the University of Queensland presents 'Visual Global Politics'.

Living Archives

23 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Gillian Whitlock and Associate Professor Graeme Were of the University of Queensland present 'Living Archives'.

Theorizing the Islamic State's Public Display of Violence

30 September 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Ms Simone Molin Friis of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark presents 'Theorizing the Islamic State's Public Display of Violence'

Humanitarian Photography and International Organizations

7 September 2016 4:00pm5:30pm
Professor Davide Rodogno of the Graduate Institute, Geneva presents 'Humanitarian Photography and International Organizations'.

Visualizing Intensitites of Feelings in Video Games

22 June 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Ms Federica Caso of the University of Queensland presents 'Visualizing Intensities of Feelings in Video Games'.

Photo-elicitation as a Feminist Research Strategy

8 June 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Dr Nicole George of the University of Queensland presents 'Photo-elicitation as a Feminist Research Strategy'.

Art and the Visual Politics of Ecology

25 May 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Dr Paolo Magagnoli presents 'Art and the Visual Politics of Ecology'.

New Computational Methods for Visual Politics

11 May 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Dr Daniel Angus of the University of Queensland presents 'New Computational Methods for Visual Politics'.

Art and Black Power

30 March 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Associate Professor Sally Butler of the University of Queensland presents 'Art and Black Power'.

Gillian Rose 'On the relations between visual research methods and visual culture'

9 March 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Dr Emma Hutchison and Professor Roland Bleiker offer a reading group on Gillian Rose 'On the relations between visual research methods and visual culture'.