There will be a one-day conference a conference on 10 May, entitled: ‘The Iconic and the Archival: Images and Russian Memory of World War Two.’ It will be held in QMUL Arts One, G. 19 starting at 9.30 am. Below is the programme of the conference.
9.50 — Introductory Remarks — Dr Jeremy Hicks, QMUL
Panel One — 10-12.00
Methodologies of the Iconic Image
Chair: Libby Saxton (QMUL)
John Louis Lucaites (University of Indiana) and Robert Hariman (Northwestern University), ‘Icons, Appropriations, and the Co-production of Meaning’.
Sylvie Lindeperg (University of Paris I- Panthéon Sorbonne) ‘The Path of Iconic Images: The Girl at Westerbork’
Lunch 12-1.00, Mucci’s QMUL Campus
Panel 2: 1.00-2.30
Soviet Images of Victory
Chair: Guy Westwell (QMUL)
Jeremy Hicks (QMUL), ‘The Making of the Victory Banner as Iconic Image’
Dmitrii Karavaev (VGIK, Moscow), ‘Newsreels of Soviet Military Parades as component of ‘The Image of Victory’: some ‘”ineffective examples”’
Tea break 2.30-3.00, Arts One Foyer
Panel 3: 3.00-5.00
The Afterlife of Soviet Wartime Imagery
Chair: Jeremy Hicks (QMUL)
Nikolai Izvolov (VGIK, Moscow), A Wartime Vision of ‘Ordinary Fascism’: Alexander Medvedkin, A German’s Apartment (How Lemche, the German Lived), 1945. Includes screening of restored short film and commentary.
Sergei Kapterev (VGIK, Moscow), Reflections of the Great Patriotic War in the Soviet Documentary Cinema of the Krushchev Era (1953-1964).
Anja Tippner (University of Hamburg), Sergei Loznitsa’s Blockade
Dinner, from 8pm at The Orange Room, Burdett Road