CFP: Critical Heritage and Photography

CRITICAL HERITAGE AND PHOTOGRAPHY
 
Panel to be convened as part of the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Conference Anthropology and Photography
 
British Museum, London, May 29-31 2014
 
 
Around the broad theme of ‘critical heritage and photography’ papers may wish to consider:
 
·         New theorisations of photography as it relates to critical heritage studies
·         The photograph as a site of heritage
·         (Re)defining ‘heritage photographies’
·         The role of photography in articulating quotidian heritage
·         The impact of photography on the preservation, restoration and management of heritage
·         Intangible heritage and photography 
·         The ‘photographic life’ of heritage sites
·         Intersections of heritage and contemporary art photography  
·         Ethics and the photography of heritage
·         The affective qualities of heritage as mediated through photography
·         What new perspectives does photographic theory offer heritage and vice-versa? 
Proposals should be submitted through the RAI’s online system (see above link). 
For questions on the submission process or any other matters please contact panel organiser Colin Sterling – c.sterling@ucl.ac.uk   
Please note that the call for papers closes on January 8th 2014.
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