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“The Devil of the West” and “the Satan of the East”: Studying Photography in Shifting Academic Landscapes
The study of photography in “western academia” is today more prolific than it has ever been in the history of photography. While, however, since the 1970s scholars in this environment have published a relatively large body ...
Making a Home in Poland: The Jewish Sightseeing Movement and Its Photographic Practices
Our paper focused on the photographic practices the Poland-based Jewish sightseeing movement employed between the two World Wars, to promote Jewish cultural identity and Poland as a home for the Jewish people. Founded in ...
Exposing Minorities: Domestic Photography and Cultural History in Post-Communist Poland, 1989-1996
In 1994 the Jewish-Polish Shalom Foundation announced a photographic contest whose intention was to reconstruct the sociocultural histories of Polish-Jews who lived in the geographical region of Poland before, during and ...