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Seminar on visuality and countervisuality in the colonial world

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Wednesday 12 October 2016,  at 11:00 - 16:00


Langelandsgade 139, building 1580, room 414, Aarhus University


11:15: Welcome
by Mads Anders Baggesgaard

11:30: Nicholas Mirzoeff, New York University:

The Right to Look: From Slavery to the Anthropocene

12:45: Lunch

13:45: Lisbet Tarp, Aarhus University: Coloured Stones:
Natural Beauty in the Early Modern Period

Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Aarhus University:
Images of Atrocity: victimhood and agency in Theodore de Bry’s illustrations of the conquest of America

14:45: Sara Santamaria Colmenero, Aarhus University:
Neocolonial images of Spain´s past in Africa

Sarah Giersing and  Mette Kia Krabbe Meyer, The Royal Library:

Contested Paradise?Images from a Colonial Past

15:45-16: Closing remarks

If you wish to attend, please send a short message to madsbaggesgaard@cc.au.dk
Organized by the research project Reading Slavery: readingslavery.au.dk