Week Two

Week Two

30 March – 5 April

Opening remarks: Dr Tim Satterthwaite, Future States co-director (LAUNCH DATE: 30 March)


(30 March)

Claire Lindsay

Advertising in Mexican Folkways

Michel Hockx

Modern Chinese magazines and moral censorship


Panel 6: Latin America – Transitional Cultures 

(30 March)

Laura Fólica

Between the local and the international:
The role of literary translation in Revista Nosotros (1907-1943)

Jörg Lehmann and Hanno Ehrlicher

Indigenism as nationalism:
The case of Amauta

Claudia Cedeño

The ancient and the modern woman in Mexican Folkways

Panel 7: The Age of Extremes

(30 March)

Konrad Dussel

Pictures for German communists:
The newspaper supplement
Der Rote Stern (The Red Star) in the Weimar Republic

Vike Martina Plock

Klaus Mann’s Decision: The unfinished story of a modernist magazine

Antonella Pelizzari

Modernity and distraction in Fascist Italy:
Photography in 1930s Rizzoli illustrated periodicals

Panel 8: Representing the Modern

(1 April)

Jean-Louis Marin-Lamellet

Scrambling for a cooperative future:
The Arena magazine, reform discourses and the production of national identity (1889-1909)

Margaret Innes

Photo-History and radical print media’s national turn

Pedro Castelo

Nationalism and modernity: A cultural and intellectual debate in Portuguese architectural magazines of the mid-century

Panel 9: The Power of Photography

(1 April)

Emma West

“The Greater Britain of Fascists”:
Politics and photomontage in Action (1936-1940)

Guilia Pra Floriani

Transmediality and the construction of a national imagery: Portraits of Republican leaders in the Chinese popular media (1912-1913)

Josie Johnson

Mutable modernity: Margaret Bourke-White’s Soviet photographs in magazines

Panel 10: Postwar Modernities

(2 April)

N Zeynep Kürük-Erçetin

The American image in the Turkish context:
A close reading of the translated content in Resimli Hayat magazine

Roozbeh Seyedi

Fight for what?
The forgotten “Revolutionary Spirit” of modern art in Iran

Anne Reynes-Delobel

Caliban (1947-51):
A forum on the future of Europe