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University of Exeter event: ‘Disfigured Faces: Modern and Early Modern’

Two members of the Effaced team will be presenting this Wednesday, 6 December, as part of the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History seminar series. Disfigured Faces: Modern and Early Modern, presented by Dr Suzannah Biernoff (Birkbeck) and Dr Michelle … Continue reading

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New Effaced Team Publication

Many congratulations to Effaced member Suzannah Biernoff, whose latest book, Portraits of Violence: War and the Aesthetics of Disfigurement is now out with University of Michigan Press. Suzannah provided a fascinating keynote on this material for our conference, so we’ll look … Continue reading

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Face transplantation as cultural history: thoughts on Eyes Without A Face

Suzannah Biernoff writes: Isabelle Dinoire, the world’s first face transplant recipient, died last April, 11 years after the history-making, controversial surgery that turned her into a medical celebrity. Dinoire was no stranger to the international news media – Getty Images … Continue reading

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Effaced Conference – one week on

Thanks to everyone for coming to the conference and especially to our keynotes, Suzannah Biernoff and Effaced’s new friends Rosemarie Garland-Thomson and Caroline Wilkinson. Their three lectures all crossed disciplinary boundaries and made delegates think outside their own areas of specialisms, … Continue reading

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Major Educational Resource 1914FACES2014

David H. Jones writes: Dear friends and colleagues Educational resources related to the 1914FACES2014 project have now been published, and are available online here. Please feel to download and to use these for educational purposes. Please also pass on details to … Continue reading

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Effaced Researcher Profile: Dr Suzannah Biernoff

Dr Suzannah Biernoff, Senior Lecturer in Visual Culture at Birkbeck, University of London, discusses her research on facial difference and the First World War. Suzannah will be delivering the opening lecture for our Effaced From History conference on April 31. … Continue reading

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Cardiff meeting update – “5 hours later – we’re all smiling still!”

L-R David H. Jones, Emily Cock, Jane Draycott, Trish Skinner, David Turner, Marjorie Gehrhardt, Suzannah Biernoff, Michelle Webb and Mark Bradley Thanks to Mark B for the photo.

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