The Human Story: Interview with Vince Bevan

For Day 5 of the Conflict Memory & Education programme, I was lucky enough to interview Vince Bevan. He has an impressive portfolio of work especially from across the UK and his clients for commercial work. However, throughout his photography career, he has self-funded trips to conflict zones and produced some stunning work. You often…

International Day of Education

Today is the third International Day of Education. I can’t remember a time when education and the importance of education have been more at the forefront of people’s minds. The on-going global pandemic has caused a level of disruption to children and young people that is almost immeasurable, and experts are warning of the lost…

Shoah: Contemporary Images of the Holocaust

Welcome to Day 3 of our 10-day Conflict Memory & Education programme. I hosted an online discussion with Julian Harrison focusing on his website ‘Shoah: Contemporary Images of the Holocaust‘ and how these images can help us start conversations with young people. The need to keep this shocking chapter of the 20th century in the…

Alternative Conflict Reportage – The Art of Robert McNeil

On Friday 22nd January 21, I hosted an online discussion with Robert McNeil MBE – former Forensic Technician and now a UNESCO RILA Affiliate Artist & Ambassador for Remembering Srebrenica. I was joined by Kim Sadique, Associate Professor in Community & Criminal Justice, De Montfort University to discuss with Robert his art pieces, visits to schools to share his experiences,…

Conflict Memory & Education: Introduction

Conflict shapes the world in which live….. From the large global conflagrations of the 20th century, we have become entrenched in localized regional disputes that cause even more damage. And when I say damage, I don’t mean material damage e.g. infrastructure. I’m talking about the systematic targeting of civilians and the state-sponsored acts to drive…

Newsroom: Sousveillance

On 18 September 2020, the Doc Media Centre hosted a sousveillance newsroom organised by Dr Paul J Reilly and John Coster. Dr. Aliaksandr Herasimenka (Oxford Internet Institute) spoke about his ongoing research on how digital media is used by activists in Belarus. Jenny Hayes (University of Sheffield) spoke about her PhD research on how NGOs have used…

Newsroom: Remembering Srebrenica 25

Programme: Kim Sadique, Associate Professor in Community & Criminal Justice, De Montfort University Kim is Chair – Remembering Srebrenica East Midlands Board – Twitter @EastSrebrenica and Co-Chair – Global Peace & Transitional Justice Research Group, De Montfort University – Twitter @DMU_GPTJRG     John Coster, Journalist and Documentary Media Centre Founder  John is the Media…

Newsroom: 24 hr Conflict Reportage

Saturday 2nd May 4pm Start – Join us on the Conflict Reportage Archive Facebook Page 5pm Legacy of Conflict – Steve Crump, Founder of Deafkidz International 6pm United Nations Peacekeeping and SDG16 – Mark Charlton, DMU 7pm The Troubles – Paul Reilly – University of Sheffield 9pm Alternative Conflict Reportage 10pm Borders 11pm Afghanistan…..the forever…

Genocide

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Srebrenica: Autopsy of a Massacre (52 mins) Amazon prime French Police Investigator, Jean-Rene Ruez.   Lost Images (28 mins) Amazon Prime Journalist, Zoran Petrovic – missing frames from his film footage.   Back to Bosnia (66 mins) Filmmaker Sabina Vajraca documents her Bosnian Muslim family’s…