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 – 3.45pm 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 – Widening the lens- Female Filmmakers at the IFI Irish Film Archive and the Women in Focus Project. Kasandra O’Connell, Head of the IFI Irish Film Archive and Sarah Arnold, NUI Maynooth
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.
12noon 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: What are the main challenges of archiving and accessing alternative collections? Chair: Ciara Chambers (Head of Film & Screen Media, University College Cork), Paul Lesch, Commissaire aux collections Edward Steichen’ at the Luxembourgish Ministry of culture, Sue Malden, former Head of BBC Broadcast Archives and Colm McAuliffe, Kingston University/Make Film History
3.30pm Closing remarks, Tobias Hochscherf, Vice President of IAMHIST
There is no charge for attendance, registration is advised.
Please register here: https://forms.gle/HDVz9yUzKeCjyUX56