‘War Crimes and Colonel Blimp’

‘War Crimes and Colonel Blimp’
17 May 2022, 1.00pm - 2.30pm

Seminar series in partnership with the

Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory (CCM) and Birkbeck Guilt Working Group

Co-convened by Joseph Ford (IMLR), James Brown and Sam Ashenden (BBK)

Speaker: James Brown

Please note: The speaker recommends attendees to watch The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, if they don't know the film. It's available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkQGZdgJcRo or https://archive.org/details/LifeAndDeathOfColonelBlimp_the

James Brown is an Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Politics at Birkbeck, University of London. He teaches theatre at Richmond University and theatre, literature and film at IES London. He has published on Shakespeare, social theory, science fiction, romanticism and literature in film. In 2014 with Sam Ashenden he co-edited an interdisciplinary special issue of the journal Economy and Society on guilt. They convene the Birkbeck Guilt Group.
All are welcome to attend this free online event - you will need to register in advance to receive the online joining link. To attend this seminar starting at 13:00 BST, on 17 May, please click on the Book Now button below and register.

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Joseph Ford