Projects in Politics of the Image

Current Projects in The Politics of the Image in Ireland and beyond

Given the academic nature of the strand, project research falls mainly into research publications and articles:

Stephen Baker

The British Media and Bloody Sunday co-authored with Greg McLaughlin, (Bristol: Intellect Books, 2015)

“‘Every man an emperor’: the British press, Bloody Sunday and the image of the British Army” co-authored with Greg McLaughlin in Graham Dawson, Stephen Hopkins and Jo Dover (eds) The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016)

‘“Victory doesn’t always look the way other people imagine it.” Post-conflict cinema in Northern Ireland’, in Claire Molloy (ed.) Routledge Companion to Film and Politics (London: Routledge, 2016)

‘From Belfast to Bamako: cinema in the era of capitalist realism’ co-authored with Greg McLaughlin, in Barry Monaghan (ed.) Irish cinema (London: Palgrave, 2016)

‘Loyalism on film and out of context’, in Thomas Paul Burgess and Gareth Mulvenna (ed) (2015) The Contested Identities of Ulster Protestants (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) pp. 83-97

Gail Baylis

‘Con Colbert’s portrait: the lives of a photograph’, History of Photography  

‘The Easter Rising 1916: photography and memory’, in The Dynamics of Memory: Transitions and Transformations, eds Marguerite Corporaal, Christopher Cusack and Ruud van den Beuken, Oxford: Peter Lang (December 2016).

‘Boy culture and Ireland 1916’, Early Popular Visual Culture 11:3 (August 2015), 192-208. ‘Remembering to Forget: Marginalised Visual Narratives in the Irish Nation Narrative’, Kynmpa/Culture 7 (2014), 123-135.

‘Gender in the Frame: photography and the performance of the nation narrative in early twentieth-century Ireland’, Irish Studies Review 22:2 (May 2014), 184-206.

‘A Few Too Many Photographs? Indexing Digital Histories’, History of Photography 38: 1 (February 2014), 3-20.

Book review: Photographs, Museums, Collections: Between Art and Information, eds Elizabeth Edwards and Christopher Morton, London: Bloomsbury (2015), History of Photography (June 2016)

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Catalogue essay: Trish Morrissey, ‘Ten people in a Suitcase’, Source (September 2016).

Professor Sarah Edge


Jolene Mairs-Dyer

Mairs Dyer, J. (2016/17) ‘Women’s Political Visualisation of Post-Conflict North Belfast’. In: Atay, A. and Brower, J. (eds.) Separately Together: Ethnographic Engagements of the City. USA: Lexington Books. [Book section]

Barrios-O’Neill, D., Hook, A., Mairs Dyer, J. (2016/17) ‘Making a Murderer: ‘Tracing a Transmedia Topology of the Text’.  VIEW - Journal of European Television History and Culture. [Journal Article]

Mairs Dyer. J. and Cowan, L. (2016/17) World Cinema Club: experiential cinema and community cohesion in ‘post’-conflict Belfast. [Journal article]

Mairs Dyer, J. and Weir, E. (2015) Women's Vision from Across the Barricades. A visual representation of the Tiger's Bay and New Lodge areas of North Belfast by women who live there. [Photobook]

Mairs Dyer, J. (2014) ‘Unseen Women: Stories from Armagh Gaol. Exhibiting Contrasting Memories of a Contested Space’. In: Challenging History in the Museum. International Perspectives. Ashgate: Farnham, Surrey, pp. 163-174. [Book section]