August 4, 2003, (near) Tikrit, Iraq
© Geert van Kesteren
Courtesy the artist

BPB 2008 Conference Memory of Fire: The War of Images and Images of War

Date: 15.11.08

Time: 09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade

Admission: £30/£15 (concessions). See booking information below.


Sallis Benney Theatre
University of Brighton
Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY


Programmed by Julian Stallabrass, BPB 2008 Guest Curator in association with Brighton Photo Biennial and supported by the University of Brighton, this important event brings together internationally renowned photographers, media theorists and art historians to discuss the production, exhibition and distribution of images of war, referencing historical and contemporary photographic practice. Speakers include: Tom Hickey (Course Leader for the Cultural and Critical Theory MA at University of Brighton), Iain Boal (Historian of technics and the commons and a member of the Retort Collective) Geert Lovink (Research Professor in Interactive Media at Hogeschool van Amsterdam), and Hilary Roberts (Head of Collections Management at Imperial War Museum, London).

To book contact: Dome Box Office, 29 New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UG. T: 01273 709709. W:

Click here for full details, in this PDF schedule.