The International Association for Media and History
The Department of Film & Screen Media, University College Cork
and the Irish Film Institute, Dublin
Invite you to the one-day symposium
Hidden Archives: Marginalised and Alternative Collections and Practices
Tuesday 30th January 2024, 10am – 4pm at The Irish Film Institute, Dublin
A symposium hosted by the Department of Film and Screen Media, University College Cork and the International Association for Media and History (IAMHIST) at the Irish Film Institute, Dublin.
The symposium will explore material and collections that have been hidden or marginalized from the traditional archival canon, with a focus on underrepresented and countercultural groups, histories and practices.
10am: Tea/coffee and registration
10.15am: Introduction, Leen Engelen, President of IAMHIST and Tobias Hochscherf, Vice President of IAMHIST
10.30am: The collections of the IFI Irish Film Archive, Kasandra O’Connell, Head of the IFI Irish Film Archive
11.15am: How do emerging archives challenge and enrich established Northern Ireland narratives? Bronagh McAtasney, Access and Outreach Officer, Northern Ireland Screen; Stephen Newe, Cataloguer, Northern Ireland Screen.
12pm: Keynote address: From Cold Storage to Copyright Chill: Working with Film and Television Archives in Canada, Andrew Burke, Professor of English, University of Winnepeg,
1.45pm: CONGO VR: New Voices & New Narratives on Colonial Propaganda and Archives Leen Engelen, Professor of Media History, LUCA School of Arts / KU Leuven; and Linda King, Professor of Design and Visual Culture, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design + Technology.
2.15pm: The early Tomb Raider franchise: Videogames, preservation, ethics and the archive, Llewella Chapman, Visiting Scholar, University of East Anglia
2.45pm: Roundtable Discussion: Archiving and Accessing Alternative Collections? Chair: Ciara Chambers, Head of the Department of Film & Screen Media, University College Cork with Paul Lesch, Commissaire aux collections Edward Steichen at the Luxembourgish Ministry of Culture, Shane O’Sullivan, Head of the Department of Film and Photography, Kingston University/Make Film History and Colm McAuliffe, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Kingston University/Make Film History.
3.30pm: Closing remarks, Tobias Hochscherf, Vice President of IAMHIST
Early career researchers participating in this symposium are invited to take part in the annual IAMHIST master class on media and history, taking place at the Irish Film Institute, Dublin on Monday 29th January 2024.
There is no charge for attendance, registration is advised.
Please register here: https://forms.gle/HDVz9yUzKeCjyUX56