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  • Media and Death Workshop
  • LocationHelsinki
  • Organized byHelsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies  
  • The Leaders/SpeakersTony Walter, Amanda Lagerkvist  
  • Date
    6 июня 2013г.
  • ContactsUniversity of Helsinki, Fabianinkatu 24, Seminar room 136. Register by email to by June 3, 2013 at the latest.
  • DetailsKeynotes for the workshop are Tony Walter (UK) and Amanda Lagerkvist (Sweden). The workshop is free and open for all.


09.30 Opening of the Seminar & Keynote Lecture

Sami Pihlström, Director of Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (HCAS)

Tony Walter, Centre for Death & Society, University of Bath, UK:

Communication media and the dead: from the stone age to Facebook

Chair: Outi Hakola

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Death in Media - Political and Social Implications

Chair: Anna Haverinen

Tatiana Artemyeva: The Problem of Death in the Soviet TV

Johanna Sumiala: Public Death Rituals in Nordic Media

Mareike Meis: Mobile Death Videos in Protest Movements - Cases from Iran and Syria

Erja Simuna: News Photos of Conflict Deaths in International Press

13.30 Lunch break

15.00 Keynote Lecture

Amanda Lagerkvist, Media & Communication Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden:

New Memory Cultures and Death - Thoughts on Televisual and Digital Commemoration

Chair: Johanna Sumiala

16.30 Coffee

17.00 Visible and Invisible Death in Media

Chair: Tatiana Artemyeva

Anna Haverinen: Actual(ly) mourning - using autoethnography in virtual mourning research

Outi Hakola: Visual Imagination of Death in Television Documentaries

Pinja Mäki: The Impossible and Invisible Death of an Animal

You are welcome!

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