Looking at us head-on: Spain, Portugal and their images

“Looking at us head-on: Spain, Portugal and their images” will take place on June 23 and 25. This seminar is proposed as a dialogue between scholars of politics, anthropology, art, film and visual culture from Spain and Portugal, two states that have had a tense historical relationship, almost parallel dictatorial periods, and have had their backs to each other for far too long.

Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images

  Since the Spanish Civil War the antifascist resistance configured models of struggle and collective organization. After the liberation the battle for freedom of the antifascist movement continued in the following decades as part of the struggles for decolonization, anti-imperialism, civil rights and anti-capitalism, especially in radical left movements, in which similar models of resistance … Continue reading Partisan Resistance(s): a tool box for analyzing transnational concepts and images

Meeting with… Isabel Plante

Isabel Plante, visiting profesor at UGA 2020, will participate in the cycle of encounters “Meeting with…”. On 21 February 2020, she will presente her current research entitled “International Circulation of Cuban Posters and Chilean Arpilleras during the Sixties and Seventies: History of These Emblematic Latin American Visual Artifacts”.

Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War

This international symposium aims to open up an innovative field of research on transnational solidarity movements crisscrossing cultural history and visual culture. This approach seeks to explore the role of visual culture as a transnational vehicle for collective dissent and consciousness, and its agency in shaping social movements through international networks of resistance. We propose … Continue reading Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War

Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War

This international symposium aims to open up an innovative field of research on transnational solidarity movements crisscrossing cultural history and visual culture. This approach seeks to explore the role of visual culture as a transnational vehicle for collective dissent and consciousness, and its agency in shaping social movements through international networks of resistance. We propose … Continue reading Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War