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Considering Vietnam

Considering Vietnam

Imperial War Museum

17 February 2012 – 18 February 2012

The Vietnam War is evolving from contemporary memory into history. This two day conference, held at IWM London, explores how the media and popular culture have shaped our understanding of the Vietnam War.

Day One of the conference will focus on how the Vietnam War was represented in the media with particular reference to photography, documentary film and television.  Day Two will focus on the representation of the Vietnam War through popular culture, with particular reference to feature films and popular music.

Speakers will include veteran journalists Don McCullin, Michael Nicholson and Philip Knightley. Additional information including a link to the conference program is here.

The conference is produced in association with the University of the Arts Photography and Archive Research Centre (PARC) and the London College of Communication

Photograph by Don McCullin, Hue, Vietnam, February 1968.

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