Please visit the Visual Poltics Seminar Series webpage for the latest events

The majority of seminars can be heard on the UQ POLSIS YouTube channel. If you would like more details, have any questions, or if you would like to present your own work please contact Prof Roland Bleiker at





Professor Roland Bleiker

Pacific Theatre of Documentary

29 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenters: Professor Gillian Whitlock (UQ)

New Computational Methods for Visual Politics

26 September 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: Dr Dan Angus (UQ)

Images of the Sacred: How Emotions Shape Beliefs about Supernatural Narratives

19 October 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
Presenter: Dr Charlotte Rose Millar (UQ)

Visuality, Creativity and the Political Roundtable and Workshop in Honour of Alex Danchev

2 November 2018 4:00pm5:30pm
Presenters: Professor Laura Shepherd (Sydney), Professor James Der Derian (Sydney), Dr Rune Saugmann (Tampere), Dr Emma Hutchison (UQ), Federica Caso (UQ) and others

Visual Narratives and the European Refugee Crisis

5 November 2018 3:30pm5:00pm
Presenter: Professor Debbie Lisle (Belfast)

Visual Methods Workshop for PhD scholars/ECRs

6 November 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Presenter: Professor Debbie Lisle (Belfast)

Machine Vision and Security Knowledge

23 November 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
Presenter: Rune Saugman (Tampere)

Living Archives

28 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Gillian Whitlock and Associate Professor Greame Were, UQ

Australian Indigenous Art and Political Protest

12 October 2016 4:00pm5:00pm
Associate Professor Sally Butler, UQ

The public display of violence and the case of the Islamic State

30 September 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Ms Simone Molin Friis, University of Copenhagen

Humanitarian Photography and International Organizations

7 September 2016 4:00pm5:30pm
Professor Davide Rodogno, Graduate Institute Geneva