25th June 2018: ‘The Artist in Post Conflict Societies’ workshop, Sarajevo
‘The Artist in Post Conflict Societies’ was a workshop organised in conjunction with the REconciliations exhibition that brought together regional artists at the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It involved a series of practical sessions on working with institutions and writing funding proposals and a broader discussion about the social and political production of art and on the role and responsibilities of artists working in post conflict societies. For more info see here.
29th June – 31st August 2018: ‘REconciliations’ exhibition, Sarajevo
‘REconcilaitions’ brings together regional and international artists who have produced artwork in response to the collection of the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Undertaken as part of Art and Reconciliation, the exhibition has sought to ask questions about the role of the artist in post conflict societies. How can artists look back and critically re-interpret history in order to look forward and re-imagine a different future? ReConciliations features the work of seven artists working with film, sculpture, drawing and audio visual installations: Lana Čmajčanin & Adela Jušić; Milena Michalski; Mladen Miljanovic; Paul Coldwell; Sabina Tanović & Dario Kristić; Vladimir Miladinovic; Ziyah Gafic. For more info see here.
30-31 January 2018: ‘Reconciliation Histories Workshop’
‘Reconciliation Histories’ explores forgotten and hidden moments of (non)reconciliation to challenge what it is that is meant be reconciliation and how it is to be achieved in the contemporary era, and considers diverse examples from the Athenian wars, to the Bolshevik revolution. If you are interested in attending please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information (limited spaces). For more information see here.
29 January 2018: ‘Ricochet’ by Simon Norfolk
Please join us for a lecture by the award winning photographer, Simon Norfolk, on the politics of remembrance after the first world war. The lecture is based on a forthcoming documentary series “Ricochet”, which asks what’s wrong with pretty war cemeteries and cenotaphs and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier? Quite a lot, this lecture argues. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ricochet-by-simon-norfolk-tickets-41106261936. For more information see here.
07 June 2017: Film Screen: After The Fact
LSE hosts screening and discussion surrounding Henry Redwood and Ice&Fire film After the Fact, an exploration of the experience of witnessing in international courts. For more information see here.
14-16 June 2017: BISA Conference:
Denisa Kostovicova (Department of Government, London School of Economics) and Tom Paskhalis (Department of Methodology, London School of Economics), present ‘Women Deliberators and Transitional Justice: What Kind of Voice?’. This captureskey findings from their research on RECOM, exploring the way that women participate in transitional justice. For more information see here.
26 June-2 July 2017: Warm Festival and Why Remember
Paul Lowe (UAL LCC) co-curates a festival and conference in Sarajevo exploring themes of journalism, art, remembrance and conflict. For more information see here.