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The black and white image shows a women with a 1950s hairstyle wearing a head piece and black glove, connected by cables.

Staging difficult histories through immersive technologies

7th June 2021

2pm – 5:30pm

Watch the recorded version of the workshop here

BIRMAC and Birkbeck Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, with the support of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities invites experts in the field to showcase their research on new, immersive technologies, and identify specific concerns relating to the ethics of engagement with difficult subject matter and human experience such as persecution, discrimination, racism, and violence.

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Mobilising memories through mixed reality

5th May 2021, 3pm – 5pm

Part of the Birkbeck Arts Week 2021 

Mobilising memories through mixed reality explores experts testimony, witnessing and empathy; embodiment and immersion through the interactivity of mixed reality media.

Organised by Dr Silke Arnold de-Simine (Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies), Dr Diana Popescu (Pears Institute), Birkbeck (University of London). Supported by the Experimental Humanities Collaborative Network.