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ESRC Seminar 4: Dead Body Politics, Materialities and Mobilities

ESRC Research Seminar Series: On encountering corpses: political, socio-economic and cultural aspects of contemporary encounters with dead bodies

esrcSeminar 4: Dead Body Politics, Materialities and Mobilities

When: 18th March 2016, 1.00pm – 4.30pm

Location: Room no. LB.02, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester (beside Manchester Oxford Road rail
way station).

Tickets: Free – available here: dead-body-politics.eventbrite.com

Organised by Professor Craig Young (School of Science and the Environment, Manchester Metropolitan University) and Dr Jon Shute (School of Law, University of Manchester)

 

Mobilities etc.Schedule:

13.00

  • Project partners, invited speakers and audience
  • Seminar: Dead body politics, materialities and mobilities- Room LB.02

13.00-13.30

  • Professor Craig Young (Human Geography, MMU) and Dr Jon Shute (Law, UoM)
  • Introduction: Dead body politics, materialities and mobilities

13.30-14.00

  • Dr Jon Shute (Law, UoM)
  • Journeys in Space and Time: Human Remains and the Srebrenica Massacres

14.00-14.30

  • Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus (History, UoM)
  • Forgotten exhumations: the French mission in search of corpses from deportees in Germany, 1946-58

14.30-15.00

  • Coffee break

15.00-15.30

  • Dr John Harries (School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh)
  • Repatriating Beothuk skulls and the affective politics of indigeneity

15.30-16.00

  • Dr Gemma Angel (Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London)
  • Mortal Remains: Confronting the Dead in the Medical Museum

16.00-16.30

  • Dave Griffiths (Manchester School of Art, MMU), Michael Branthwaite (School of Art and Design, Staffordshire University) and Dr Caroline Sturdy Colls (Archaeology, Staffs.)
  • Finding Treblinka: artistic responses to forensic evidence

16.30

  • Concluding remarks and close

Followed by an evening film event at No. 70 – a free screening of ‘Earth Promised Sky’ (2003). Tickets are free and available here: https://earth-promised-sky.eventbrite.com