Comics and satire – Cultural History Records & Cultural Heritage? Visby, Sweden 1-2 October 2015
The Comics and the World Wars team organised this conference together with Uppsala University and Arbetets Museum, Norrkoping. It was funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond – The National Bank’s Jubilee Fund, aka The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences. Prof. Chapman gave the keynote, while Adam, Andrew and Anna gave a panel presenting the project monograph, Comics and the World Wars.
Comics as a Cultural Record between Humorous and Serious Representation, Comics and satire – Cultural History Records & Cultural Heritage? Conference, Visby, Sweden, 1 October 2015.
Comics and the World Wars: A Cultural Record, Humanities Research Away Day Sheffield Hallam University 22 June 2015
Unspoken Violence: Redefining Cultural Record, Comics Forum Leeds, 13 November 2014
Selected public talks:
Humour as History – Soldier Cartoons from the Trenches, Macquarie University, 5 March 2015
Visual Satire and Australian Identity, 1914-18, Macquarie University, 19 February 2015
Prof. Chapman has also given over 30 talks in conjunction with the BBC World War One at Home road shows, 2014.
For more see:
Humour as History? Soldier Cartoons and the First World War, Cambridge University Library, 13 September 2014
Smile when Suffering: Cartoons from the Trenches 1914-18, Wolfson College Lunchtime Lecture series, 23 October 2013
Rediscovering World War I, Workers’ Educational Association, November 2014
The Inside Story, TEDxHull, 23 April 2013
Anna Hoyles, Andrew Kerr and Adam Sherif
Presentation of the book: Comics and the World Wars – A Cultural Record, Comics and Satire – Cultural History Records & Cultural Heritage? Conference, Visby, Sweden, 2 October 2015
Andrew Kerr and Adam Sherif
Is Gatsby More Culturally Significant than Superman? Library of Congress, 2013 – with Chris Bishop, chaired by Georgia Higley.
The ‘Gullible Worker’ comic strip and the First World War, Objections to War Conference, Hull, 7-9 September 2014
W.K. Haselden and the Shifting Focus of British Comics during the First World War’ Perception and Reception: The History of the Media in Society’, Media History Conference, Aberystwyth, 4-6 July 2012
Princess Diana, the Wonder Woman: the First Year of Adventures in History - Comica Symposium 2012 Transitions 3: New directions in comic studies, Birkbeck College, University of London, 3rd of November 2012
Social Movement Comic Strips as Citizen’s Journalism, Humour and Cultural Record, World War 1: Media, Entertainments & Popular Culture, University of Chester July 2015