Cultural politics and iconography : an introduction
Ganguly, Debjani & Thomas, Mandy (2004) Cultural politics and iconography : an introduction. Humanities Research, XI(1), pp. 1-7.
This collection of papers reflects on the many dimensions of contemporary narratives of iconography in public culture in Australia and Asia. The idea for the volume arose from a series of seminars held at the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research in 2002. The series ‘Iconographies’ was convened by Penny Edwards and centred on research undertaken in the Asia-Pacific, with papers that interrogated national and cultural icons. Just as a biography might examine the makings of a particular personality and her or his shaping of inner and outer worlds, so also iconographic narratives that trace and explore both the evolution and appropriation of particular icons help us mark key moments in the cultural politics of communities, nations and global public spheres. The present volume has two papers (Taylor and Seth) from that series and others on the themes of iconography and iconoclasm that were solicited from a group of interdisciplinary authors working on these themes.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Asia, Australia, Cultural Politics|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > ANTHROPOLOGY (160100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation|
|Deposited On:||26 Sep 2013 03:55|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2013 03:15|
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