The weekend, held at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, will offer intensive skills training in human rights from across the social sciences and humanities. Methodology workshops will also explore techniques of investigation, modes of representations, as well as issues of ethics and authorships.

Saturday 5 October

10:30 – Registration (School of Art History and World Art Studies Foyer)

11:00 - Introduction: Imagining Beyond Borders - Prof. Les Back (Goldsmiths) and Prof. Lyndsey Stonebridge (UEA) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

12:00 – Lunch (The Modern Life Café)

13:00 - Histories of Human Rights - Prof. Kate Nash (Goldsmiths) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

14:00 - Introduction to Human Rights Law - Prof. Geoff Gilbert (Essex) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

15:00 – Coffee (School of Art History and World Art Studies Foyer)

15:30 - Genocide: Political and Legal History - Prof. Cathie Carmichael (UEA) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

16:30 – Workshop Groups:
1. SCVA Lecture Theatre
2. Seminar Room 21
3. Seminar Room 10
4. SRU Seminar Room

17:30 - Return to Norwich (a coach will run from the University campus to Norwich city centre, stopping at the Georgian House Hotel and Maid's Head Hotel en route).  Please note that the coach will depart at 18:00 – assemble in foyer.

19:30 – Buffet at Take 5, Tombland, Norwich
 

 

Sunday 6 October (please note changes of timings below)

08:45 - Transfer from Norwich city centre to the University (a coach will run from the Maid's Head hotel in Norwich city centre, stopping at the Georgian House Hotel en route).

09:30 - The Human Body in Human Rights - Dr Eadaoin O'Brien (Essex) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

10:30 - After Trauma: Cultures and Memorials - Dr Rick Crownshaw (Goldsmiths) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

11:30 – Coffee (School of Art History and World Art Studies Foyer)

11:45 - Witnessing Atrocity: Film as Testimony and Popular Entertainment- Dr Shohini Chaudhuri (Essex) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

12:45 – Lunch (The Modern Life Café)

13:30 - Popular Culture and Art in the Struggle for Human Rights, 1950s to the Present - Prof. John Street (UEA) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

14:30 - Censorship: histories, issues and difficulties - Prof. Rachel Potter (UEA) (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

15:30 - Coffee and Workshop Groups:
1. SCVA Lecture Theatre
2. Seminar Room 21
3. Seminar Room 10
4. SRU Seminar Room

16:30 – Final Response and Future Plans: reflections from Jonathan Heawood and workshop participants (SCVA Lecture Theatre)

17:00 – Close and Depart