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CFP Portraiture: an Interdisciplinary Conference

A relevant call for papers for those interested in faces: Portraiture: an Interdisciplinary Conference This will be hosted by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at the University of Durham, 13-15 July 2018. The CFP specifies that: Proposals may … Continue reading

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‘A Great Blemish to her Beauty’: Female Facial Disfigurement in Early Modern England

Michelle Webb is completing her PhD in the Department of History at the University of Exeter. Her research focuses on facial disfigurement in England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. ‘A Great Blemish to her Beauty’: Female Facial Disfigurement in Early Modern … Continue reading

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First Impressions Last….

Guest blogger and Effaced associate Michelle Webb (PhD project at Exeter: ‘As fowle a ladie as the smale pox could make her’: facial disfigurement in sixteenth and seventeenth century England) writes: On November 10th 2016 the Centre for eighteenth-century studies … Continue reading

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A Night at the Museum, 29 Sept 2016

We spent a truly stimulating evening in Bradford at the National Media Museum’s ‘Faces’ Lates event, combining talks on current work on how humans process faces by Dr Natalie Butcher (Teeside), and on EvoFit facial recognition technology from Dr Charlie … Continue reading

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Creating Face Equality in Education, 9 May 2016

Colleagues at Changing Faces are looking forward to tomorrow’s annual reception for the charity, this year themed around Creating Face Equality in Education. See Jane Frances’ comments in The Guardian article on the work Changing Faces does with schools. Trish will … Continue reading

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