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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
2 horas para completar

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...
7 videos (Total 40 minutos), 8 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Use of Images7m
Manipulation2m
The Image in Politics5m
Advertising5m
Reportage (Reporting the News)4m
Optional Extra Material - other forms of images - Guernica14m
8 lecturas
The Camera Never Lies - Course Information10m
Aims and Objectives10m
The Use of Images10m
Manipulation10m
The Image in Politics10m
Advertising10m
Reportage10m
Optional Extra Information - Guernica10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 1 Quiz20m
Semana
2
2 horas para completar

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....
8 videos (Total 54 minutos), 6 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Hitler8m
The Boer War2m
The Civil Rights Movement4m
Vietnam7m
The Blitz part 16m
The Blitz part 29m
Optional Extra Material - The London Riots 201110m
6 lecturas
Adolf Hitler10m
The Boer War10m
The US Civil Rights Movement10m
Vietnam10m
The Blitz10m
Optional Extra Reading - The London Riots 201110m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 2 Quiz10m
Semana
3
3 horas para completar

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...
10 videos (Total 104 minutos), 4 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
The Soviet Union13m
Soviet Union under Stalin7m
The Image as Propaganda16m
Falsification13m
Conclusion4m
Optional Extra Material - Films with historical themes8m
Optional Extra Material: Film - The Damned United11m
Optional Extra Material: Film - In the Name of the Father9m
Optional Extra Material: Final Thoughts11m
4 lecturas
Introduction10m
The Soviet and Stalin Lectures10m
Falsification10m
Optional Extra Material: Films with historical themes10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 3 Quiz30m
Semana
4
6 horas para completar

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....
12 videos (Total 105 minutos), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Death of Margaret Thatcher7m
Black Hawk Down7m
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath7m
Black Hawk Down and 9/11 Media Reportage4m
Black Hawk Down - The Website7m
The Image17m
Interview10m
UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context7m
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context8m
Optional Extra Material - Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision – The Boston Marathon Bombing12m
Optional Extra Material - Image in the Context of Gender Studies8m
11 lecturas
Introduction Information - Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu10m
Death of Margaret Thatcher - Information10m
Black Hawk Down – Information10m
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath - Information10m
Media Reportage - Images and information10m
Black Hawk Down: The Website - Information10m
The Image - Information10m
Interview - Information10m
The UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context10m
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context - Information10m
Optional Extra Reading: Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision: The Boston Marathon Bombing - Information10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 4 Quiz20m
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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.

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Dr Emmett Sullivan

Senior Tutor
History Department, Royal Holloway, University of London

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