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Peace Photography Masterclass

June 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

This Photography Masterclass will discuss the visual representation of peace and conflict transformation through discussions with world-leading photographers. Martina Bacigalupo, Colin Cavers and Paul Lowe will discuss their own photographic work as well as images produced by Edinburgh College of Art students. In discussing their efforts in capturing peace and post-conflict societies, they will invite participants to view peace with a new, critical and artistic eye.


Martina Bacigalupo, Agence VU

Paul Lowe, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Colin Cavers, School of Arts, University of Edinburgh & School of Arts and Creative Industries, Edinburgh Napier University

Introduction by: Jolyon Mitchell, Director, Centre for Theology and Public Issues

Chaired by: Astrid Jamar, PSRP, School of Law, University of Edinburgh

Hosted by: GJA and the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI)

Practical Notes:

– Participants are encouraged to bring a picture that illustrates peace. It will be used briefly to introduce oneself and spark off the discussion.

– Lunch will be provided.

– Free and open to all but registration is required. (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/peace-photography-masterclass-tickets-34905970698)

For any question: Please contact Dr Astrid Jamar, Astrid.Jamar@ed.ac.uk

The initiative is supported by a generous grant from the Social Trends Institute – an independent international research centre that sponsors examination of and dialogue about vital issues of contemporary society and values, http://socialtrendsinstitute.org, the Global Justice Academy http://www.globaljusticeacademy.ed.ac.uk/ , the Binks Trust and the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI – http://www.ed.ac.uk/divinity/research/centres/theology-public-issues ), at the University of Edinburgh.

Photo: Art Studio Gulu – Martina Bacigalupo ©


June 14, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Martin Hall
Martin Hall, New College University of Edinburgh Mound Place
Edinburgh, EH1 2LX United Kingdom
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