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This course is a short taster on the topic of the use of Images, Film, and their use in historical interpretation in the 20th century. It is primarily provided for those who have a general interest in history that draws on photojournalism as primary evidence, and films based on historical events. Once you have completed this course we hope you will be equipped to: Appreciate the significance of photographs as historical evidence in the twentieth century. Understand the limitations of the medium, and how we can attribute meaning to these individual records of 'one moment in time' while taking into account the circumstances in which any particular image was taken. Understand how individuals and institutions have looked to manipulate images to their own ends – through alteration and/or censorship – and what that meant to contemporary interpretation, as well as subsequent historical interpretation. Put individual images into a wider context, and in particular with reference to history written, or portrayed, beyond academia: public history. Do be aware that part of the contents of this course regard images and depiction of war. Real wars and real images....
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Sugerido: 4 hours/week

Aprox. 22 horas restantes
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English

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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

1

Seção
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2 horas para concluir

Introduction

We will explore the issues associated with the use of images as a source for historical research and consider a number of examples where image manipulation has been uncovered...
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 40 min), 8 leituras, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Use of Images7min
Manipulation2min
The Image in Politics5min
Advertising5min
Reportage (Reporting the News)4min
Optional Extra Material - other forms of images - Guernica14min
Reading8 leituras
The Camera Never Lies - Course Information10min
Aims and Objectives10min
The Use of Images10min
Manipulation10min
The Image in Politics10min
Advertising10min
Reportage10min
Optional Extra Information - Guernica10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 1 Quiz20min

2

Seção
Clock
2 horas para concluir

Images and History in the Twentieth Century

We will review a number of cases studies where images have either shaped our opinion of events or have been suppressed from the public at the time, to avoid adverse or negative reaction....
Reading
8 vídeos (Total de 54 min), 6 leituras, 1 teste
Video8 videos
Hitler8min
The Boer War2min
The Civil Rights Movement4min
Vietnam7min
The Blitz part 16min
The Blitz part 29min
Optional Extra Material - The London Riots 201110min
Reading6 leituras
Adolf Hitler10min
The Boer War10min
The US Civil Rights Movement10min
Vietnam10min
The Blitz10min
Optional Extra Reading - The London Riots 201110min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 2 Quiz10min

3

Seção
Clock
3 horas para concluir

The Air-Brushing of History: Stalin and Falsification

The cause célèbre' of historical manipulation - Joseph Stalin. The 'air brushing' of historical records, and in this case the literal airbrushing of Soviet images in the 1930s and 1940s...
Reading
10 vídeos (Total de 104 min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video10 videos
The Soviet Union13min
Soviet Union under Stalin7min
The Image as Propaganda16min
Falsification13min
Conclusion4min
Optional Extra Material - Films with historical themes8min
Optional Extra Material: Film - The Damned United11min
Optional Extra Material: Film - In the Name of the Father9min
Optional Extra Material: Final Thoughts11min
Reading4 leituras
Introduction10min
The Soviet and Stalin Lectures10min
Falsification10min
Optional Extra Material: Films with historical themes10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 3 Quiz30min

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Seção
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6 horas para concluir

Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu

With respect to Reportage and the use of images as a evidential record, should we condemn Stalin in the last 20th and early 21th century? We use an example from 1993 to illustrate this point....
Reading
12 vídeos (Total de 105 min), 11 leituras, 2 testes
Video12 videos
Death of Margaret Thatcher7min
Black Hawk Down7min
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath7min
Black Hawk Down and 9/11 Media Reportage4min
Black Hawk Down - The Website7min
The Image17min
Interview10min
UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context7min
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context8min
Optional Extra Material - Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision – The Boston Marathon Bombing12min
Optional Extra Material - Image in the Context of Gender Studies8min
Reading11 leituras
Introduction Information - Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu10min
Death of Margaret Thatcher - Information10min
Black Hawk Down – Information10min
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath - Information10min
Media Reportage - Images and information10min
Black Hawk Down: The Website - Information10min
The Image - Information10min
Interview - Information10min
The UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context10min
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context - Information10min
Optional Extra Reading: Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision: The Boston Marathon Bombing - Information10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 4 Quiz20min
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Melhores avaliações

por ATAug 1st 2017

This is an excellent course and I have really enjoyed it. The topics covered are diverse and the course has provided me with several areas for further independent research.

por AGJun 17th 2017

This course is very informative and structural in learning the relation of films and history.

Instrutores

Dr Emmett Sullivan

Senior Tutor
History Department, Royal Holloway, University of London

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