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Coventry School of Art and Design and the Department of Media and Communication invite you to ...

- OPEN MEDIA - A year-long series of research seminars on the theme of openness in media in all its forms. All the seminars are free to attend and open to all. For more information...

Headlines and Lifelines: The Media and Genocide

Tweet Thursday 3 February 2011, 7pm Reporting the Holocaust - As it was Happening A lecture by Professor Jean Seaton A lecture examining the way in which the media in Britain - and...

India as a Soft Power, 18 February 2011, 9.30am-5.30pm, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London

University of Westminster INDIA MEDIA CENTRE India as a Soft Power Friday 18 February 2011 9.30am-5.30pm University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London, W1B 2UW A symposium organised...

Researchers' Tales at the BFI National Library. 24 January 2011 - Michel Jacob.

We are delighted to welcome Michel Jacob, executive producer (My Family, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) and Creative Head of the BBC's College of Comedy training scheme for writers....

'X-Factor or X-ploitation? Vulnerable Workers in Film and TV', 8 December 2010, Nothumbria University

Tweet Northumbria University's School of Arts & Social Sciences and School of Built & Natural Environment present a joint Research Seminar: 'X-Factor or X-ploitation? Vulnerable Workers in Film...

CFP: Broadcasting in the 1950s, 20-22 July 2011, University of Wales Study Centre, Gregynog, Newtown, Mid Wales

Tweet The AHRC-funded Research Network ('British quality, American chaos? Trans-national discourses and interactions in the history of British and North American broadcasting, c.1922-1962) in...

CFP: Health and the media, 22nd July 2011, Media Futures research centre, Bath Spa University

From news coverage of swine flu and MMR to the worldwide success of popular fiction such as House and ER, dynamic relationships between the media and health pose significant questions around...

BLEEDING PLATFORMS DRY: MULTIPLATFORM PRODUCTION, THE FUTURE OF INDIES AND PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING, 1 December 2010, University of Portsmouth

As part of its annual seminar series, the Centre for Cultural and Creative Research (CCCR) at the University of Portsmouth will be hosting the following event. Details Dr James Bennett (London...

MARK THOMPSON TO SPEAK AT VLV CONFERENCE ON 24 NOVEMBER - BBC DIRECTOR GENERAL WILL GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AND ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM VLV MEMBERS AND LICENCE PAYERS

BBC Director General Mark Thompson will be among the speakers at VLV's Autumn Conference in London on Thursday November 24th along with the Chairman of Channel 4, Lord (Terry) Burns; Chairman of...

CFP: ‘The Politics of Television Space’, 8 April 2011, University of Leicester

deadline: 15 December 2010 The first symposium arising from the AHRC 'Spaces of Television' project will be held at the University of Leicester on Friday 8 April 2011. Proposals are invited for...

‘Broadcasting: where are we going? More questions than answers’ , 24 November 2010, Geological Society, Piccadilly

VLV's 27th annual conference on Wednesday, 24 November, will consider a range of questions raised by changes announced recently by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media, and Sport, Jeremy...

Television Beyond Frontiers: reflections on public service broadcasting in a digital Europe - Public Lecture Prof Caroline Pouwels and Dr Damian Tambini, 22 November 2010

Department of Media and Communications public lecture Date: Monday 22 November 2010 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building Speakers: Professor Caroline Pauwels, Dr Damian Tambini...

Department of Media and Communication - Coventry University, Research Seminar Series 2010-2011

Term 1 - Open Media - Digital Media have become ubiquitous. Our experiences are on the verge of being mediated and augmented non-stop via mobile and web-based recording devices which offer...

Researchers' Tales at the BFI National Library with Stacey Abbott, 15th November 2010

We are very pleased to welcome Stacey Abbott - Reader in Film and Television Studies at Roehampton University London and editor of The Cult TV Book - to talk about her research on cult television...

Teaching Adaptations: University of York, 1 December 2010

(A free study day organised by the English Subject Centre and Teesside University) Film and television adaptations of literary and other texts are a popular and expanding area of study for...

Mediatising Public Space and Mediatising Practices, Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Centre ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM, 27 & 28.November 2010, Goldsmiths University

27 November: Mediatising Public Space: Urban public spaces today are saturated by media, perhaps more than ever before. These range from highly visible large LED screens in cities like Tokyo...

‘Media in the family’, 17 November 2010, LSE

Sonia Livingstone, Department of Media and Communications, LSE will launch a new report on 17th November 2010 looking at how the family uses media. Based on a major piece of trans-European...

VLV's 19th Annual Scottish Conference, 5 November 2010, Edinburgh

VLV's 19th Annual Scottish Conference in Edinburgh In association with Edinburgh Napier and Stirling Universities FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER 2010 1.30pm – 6pm The Scottish Storytelling Centre...

Media and Politics Research Seminars, University of Liverpool

The Media and Politics Research Group is pleased to announce further seminars at the University of Liverpool. The research seminars are scheduled to take place on Tuesdays, 4.30pm-6pm. Please see...

REMOTE CONTROL: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND TELEVISION, 30 October 2010, Anna Freud Centre

Day Conference October 30th, 2010 At the Anna Freud Centre Psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, academics and TV insiders will come together to discuss the function and ethics of TV in the modern...

An Interview with Laurence Marks, Comedy Writer, 29 Octoer 2010, 7-8.30pm, Freud Museum

You are warmly invited to join us for a special event hosted by Media and the Inner World and the Freud Museum on 29th October 2010. FRIDAY 29TH OCTOBER 7.00 – 8.30pm Chair: Candida Yates...

Beyond News: How TV Covers Social Issues, 28 October 2010, BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1

The BBC College of Journalism is hosting an evening event to launch new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council to look at the way social issues are portrayed in entertainment...

Television explores the Hinterland: NOW BOOKING

A Symposium, University of Derby, Saturday 13th November, 10-5. This event can now be booked. A preoccupation with exploring Britain has become increasingly central in British television. This...

CFP: Erotic Adaptations: A One-Day Symposium, 26 January 2011, De Montfort University, Leicester

deadline: 1 November 2010 Centre for Adaptations Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK Wednesday 26 January 2011 10.00 am – 6.00 pm Keynote speaker: Linda Ruth...

Manchester Metropolitan University in collaboration with Edge Hill University present two Saturday workshops for scriptwriters.

Saturday 9th October in Manchester: Phil Collinson, currently producer of Coronation Street, ex-producer of Dr Who, leads a workshop on storylining and working in writing teams. Simon Judd of BBC...

BSA Death and the Media Event - programme

Joint event organized by the BSA Media Study Group and BSA Social Aspects of Death, Dying and Bereavement (DDB) Study Group PROGRAMME Monday 15th November 2010, 10.30am – 4.30pm BSA London...

Television explores the Hinterland: A Symposium, 13 November 2010, University of Derby

A preoccupation with exploring Britain has become increasingly central in British television. This extends from the work of Jonathan Meades to celebrity-presented travelogues by the likes of...

REMOTE CONTROL: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND TELEVISION, 29 - 30 October 2010, Anna Freud Centre London

Day Conference and Evening Discussion October 29th - 30th, 2010 At the Anna Freud Centre Psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, academics and TV insiders will come together to discuss the function...

SATIRE SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME AND KEYNOTE ALISTAIR BEATON, 9 October 2010, University of Lincoln

Registration is now open for the symposium on satire at the University of Lincoln, Lincoln School of Peforming Arts SATURDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2010 ALISTAIR BEATON Arguably Britain's greatest...

Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television, 9 October 2010, Kingston University

Date:9 October 2010 Location:Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston KT1 2EE Fee:£50/£40 early bird/£20 student Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television One day...

CFP: Symposium: Melodrama in Contemporary Film and Television, 29 October 2010, Queen Margaret University, Endinburgh

deadline: 24 September 2010 Organisers: Text, Genre and Visual Studies Group, Media and Performing Arts, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Date: 29 October 2010. Venue: Queen Margaret...

Keeping it Real: Narratives of Ordinary and Extraordinary People Across Media, 3 September 2010, Bournemouth University

Friday 3 September 2010 The Executive Business Centre Bournemouth University 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EB The Narrative Research Group based in the Media School at Bournemouth...

Online booking is now open for the ‘Radical’ British Screens Symposium, 3 September 2010, UWE, Bristol

Date: Friday 3rd September 2010 Venue: University of the West of England, Bush House, Central Bristol Pricing: Early bird £25 available until 30th July Full price £30...

CFP: Vegetarians, VILFs and Fang-Bangers: Modern Vampire Romance in print and on screen A one-day conference, 24 November 2010, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 8 September 2010 Vampires have had a long and complex relationship with human beings and have been threatening and attracting us through folklore, literature, film and...

CFP: The Big Screen vs. The Small Screen, One day conference 16 February 2011, Canterbury Christ Church University

A one-day conference exploring the competing cultures and contexts of cinema and television in a changing media environment Canterbury Christ Church University (Department of Media), UK...

'Obama and the Media' Lecture by Professor David Paletz, 30 June 2010, University of Nottingham

David Paletz, Professor of Political Science at Duke University and well-known expert on politics and the media is a Fellow of the Centre for Advanced Studies at the University of Nottingham. He...

CFP: Currents in the Mainstream - Where are we going? MeCCSA Disability Studies Network, 22 September 2010, De Montfort University

deadline: 12 July 2010 Disability images of the 1980s and 1990s have received significant critical attention, but there has been little work to date on its development in the 2000s, especially...

Fitna the Video Battle, Prof Liesbet van Zoonen, 16 June 2010, Loughbrough University

The Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester cordially invites you to join us for the following lecture on Wednesday June 16th: Fitna the video battle Professor Liesbet...

NERF Conference, 15 June 2010, Northumbria University

The School of Arts and Social Sciences at Northumbria University is hosting the NERFS (North East Regional Film Seminar) conference on Tuesday 15th June 2010. The purpose of this event is to...

CFP: Death and the Media, 15 November 2010, BSA London Meeting Room

Joint event organized by the BSA Media Study Group and BSA Social Aspects of Death, Dying and Bereavement (DDB) Study Group CALL FOR PAPERS Monday 15th November 2010, 10.30am – 4.30pm BSA...

CFP Documentary and Intimacy, A one-day symposium, 16 September 2010, University of Surrey

Documentary and Intimacy A one-day symposium hosted by the Film Studies programme at the University of Surrey. Thursday 16th September Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers that engage...

The Future of Public Service Broadcasting, 10 June 2010, City University London

A symposium organised by openDemocracy and hosted by City University's Department of Journalism You are invited to participate in an all-day symposium chaired by Steve Hewlett, presenter of Radio...

One day conference, 14 June 2010, University of Sunderland

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies we are holding a one-day conference on 14th June 2010 in The David Puttnam Media Centre,...

Investigating Torchwood: Text, Context, Audiences, One day conference at the ATRiuM, CCI, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Friday June 18th, 2010

Registration is now open for the following event: Investigating Torchwood: Text, Context, Audiences One day conference at the ATRiuM, CCI, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff Friday June 18th, 2010...

The Future for British Television A One Day Symposium, 27 May 2010, Rich Mix, London E1

Please join us at the following event: The Future for British Television A One Day Symposium Venue: Rich Mix 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 Date: Thursday May 27th 2010 9:30 am - 6:00 pm...

Jane Feuer Guest Lecture, 31 March 2010, University of Nottingham

Town Meetings of the Imagination: Gilmore Girls and Northern Exposure Wednesday 31st March, 5pm, Room A46, Trent Building, University Park, University of Nottingham Please see below details of...

THE POLITICS AND ECONOMICS OF MEDIA CONVERGENCE, JOINT SUMMER SCHOOL, 1-15 July 2010, Beijing

Sponsored by: National Centre for Radio & Television Studies, Communication University of China, Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster School of Journalism and...

Collapse documentary event with Mike Ruppert, 26 March 2010, Goldsmiths

A screening of the new documentary followed by a debate with Michael Ruppert via webcam: the man who broke the story of the CIA dealing cocaine, predicted the 'credit crunch' of 2008 and connected...

“Strictly Public Service Broadcasting – Creative Freedom and Ambition?”, 28 April 2010, Royal Geological Society, Piccadilly, London

The key speakers will be: Melvyn Bragg, creator and presenter of ITV's South Bank Show until its demise last month, with Mark Lawson in the chair. Alan Yentob, the BBC's Creative...

Celebrity Diplomacy: UN Goodwill Ambassadors and Messengers of Peace, 16 March 2010, Middlesex University

MARK WHEELER TUESDAY 16 MARCH 2010, 5pm Room: Mansion 13, Middlesex University, Trent Park Campus, Oakwood N14 4YZ This paper will examine the meaning of celebrity in contemporary political...

THE PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL: FEMINISM, POWER, CELEBRITY, 25 May 2010, British Library

As more and more academics develop public profiles on television, radio and the internet, and research policy is increasingly geared to social and economic 'impact', this is an exciting time to...

Launch of the India Media Centre

We are pleased to announce that next week marks the launch of the India Media Centre at the University of Westminster - please see our website for details of the week's events. Whilst the...

An Englishman in New York, 3 March 2010, University of Sussex

The School of Media, Film and Music and the Center for Sexual Dissidence at University of Sussex are proud to present a screening of a new film produced by Leopard Drama for ITV entitled, "An...

CFP: Journal of Media Practice Symposium, Media and Imagination, 2 July 2010, Lincoln School of Media

deadline: 26 April 2010 Journal of Media Practice Symposium Friday 2nd July 2010 Lincoln School of Media Brayford Campus Lincoln University, UK Call for presentations: " Media and Imagination...

Changing contours of media in India, 9 March 2010, University of Westminster

A round-table debate to mark the launch of the India Media Centre Tuesday 9 March 2010, 3-5.45 pm The Boardroom University of Westminster 309 Regent Street London The transformation of...

BRITISH JOBS FOR BRITISH WORKERS: the media, 'race' and the politics of national identity.

A research seminar organised by the Centre for Research in Media & Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland Monday 22nd February 2010 6.00pm, Room 233 The David Puttnam Media Centre FREE AND...

International Conference: ‘YOUTH, NEW MEDIA & SOCIAL CHANGE’, 8 May 2010, University of Northampton

Organised by the School of Social Sciences Date: Saturday 8th May 2010 Venue: LT C101, University of Northampton, Park Campus, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK This conference gathers academics,...

No Room for Romance: Television and Northrop Frye’s Vision, Dr Richard Butt, 10 February 2010, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Media, Communication and Sociology Research Seminar 10 February 2010, 14.15-15.15, Room 52 Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Dr Richard Butt, Queen Margaret University Seminar abstract...

'All Tits and Bum: Classing Feminist squeamishness and the 'plastic' body', Professor Ruth Holliday, 8 February 2010, University of Sunderland

Colleagues may be interested in the following event at the Centre for Research in Media & Cultural Studies at University of Sunderland Monday 8 February 2010 6pm David Puttnam Media Centre The...

Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), Research Seminars, University of Westminster

All seminars take place between 2:00-4:00 pm in room A4.4 (Maria Hewlett Building) at the Harrow Campus of the University of Westminster Seminars are open to Faculty and Post-graduate...

"Keep Calm and Carry On": New Perspectives on British Cinema and Television, 17 February 2010, UEA

All sessions take place in Arts 3.03 09:30 Keynote Speaker Charles Barr, 'The UEA History of British Cinema and Television' 10:30 Session One: Exploitation and Amateurism •Michael Ahmed,...

Media, Communication and Sociology Research Seminars 2009-2010, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Colleagues are invited to attend the following Research seminars, organised by the Media, Communication and Sociology subject area at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Queen Margaret...

'Glorious Technicolor, Breathtaking CinemaScope': The Spectacle of Technology in Screen Media, 27 February 2010, University of Warwick, UK

This conference will present a wide-ranging study of spectacularised screen technologies: exploring instances where focus is drawn to the medium rather than its content. We will feature papers...

'Greening the Media' A Lecture by Prof Toby Miller, 28 January 2010, University of Leicester

The Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester cordially invites you to join us for the following lecture on Thursday January 28th: Greening the Media Professor Toby...

‘The Work of Roger Silverstone’, 20 January 2010, University of Sussex

The School of Media, Film and Music at Sussex is organizing an event around the work of Roger Silverstone. See details below: 'The Work of Roger Silverstone' A symposium to mark the naming of...

TV is Dead! Long Live TV! A talk by Prof Toby Miller, 12 January 2010, Queen Mary University of London

Please join us for a talk by Prof Toby Miller (Chair of Media and Cultural Studies, University of California Riverside USA) entitled TV is Dead! Long Live TV! on 12/01/2010 Time:16:30 - 18:30...

'Rethinking Youth Cultures in the Age of Global Media', 18 February 2010, Open University, Milton Keynes

The fourth seminar in our ongoing ESRC-funded series 'Rethinking Youth Cultures in the Age of Global Media' will be held at the Open University in Milton Keynes on Thursday 18th February, from...

First Person Filmmaking and Autobiographical Documentary, 24 March 2010, London Metropolitan University

One-day conference hosted by the Department of Applied Social Sciences, London Metropolitan University Event organised in collaboration with MeCCSA Practice Section and co-funded by MeCCSA....

“There’s No Such Thing as Society”? Broadcasting, the NHS and ‘the public’, 29 January 2010, Bournemouth University

A one day symposium at Bournemouth University Talbot Campus Friday 29 January 2010 preceded by a Casualty evening on Thursday 28th The aim of the Symposium is to explore the challenges to the...

Researchers' Tales at the BFI National Library 18 January 2010 - Emma Frost

We are very pleased to welcome Emma Frost - TV and screenwriter - to the BFI National Library. A lead writer on Channel 4's award-winning Shameless and one of Screen International's 'UK Stars of...

CFP: Radical British Screens Symposium, 3 September 2009, UWE.

deadline: 1 March 2010 This one-day symposium, hosted by the Film Studies Research Group, UWE, and the Screen Studies South West Network, invites papers on the theme of radical British TV and...

Media and Citizenship: Transnational Television Cultures Reshaping Political Identities in the European Union, 7 December 2009, City University, London

Monday 7 December 2009 09.30 – 13.30 Northampton Suite, City University London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB (Map) Preliminary results of an EU-funded project looking at how Arabic...

Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Programme: Spaces, Connections, Control Inaugural Symposium: Media, Diversity and Cosmopolitanism in Europe, 28 November 2009, 9:30 – 17:30, Goldsmiths University of London

Saturday 28 November 2009, 9:30 – 17:30 Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre Goldsmiths, University of London This one-day symposium facilitates a discussion on diversity and cosmopolitanism in Europe...

Saints or Sinners: the role of the media in the financial crisis, 2 December 1009, 6.30 pm, City University London

An event organised by the Graduate School of Journalism, City University London, in conjunction with the BBC College of Journalism Panel Discussion Speaker(s): Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor,...

The Power of the VHS, A BUFVC one-day meeting, 9 December 2009 • bfi Southbank

The humble VHS is, rightly, regarded as a disposable commodity and not an archive medium, but the recordings on these cassettes are sometimes unique and irreplaceable. Since 1989 UK Universities...

‘The End of the BBC’s Licence Fee Monopoly?’ - One day Conference, 26 November 2009, Geological Society, London

The BBC is facing its biggest crisis yet. Come and hear – and question - two of the most important people in broadcasting about its future at the - Voice of the Listener & Viewer Autumn...

CAMRI seminar December 2009

Wednesday 9 December 2009 Room: E 4.4, Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Creating Preschool Television: A story of Commerce, Creativity and Curriculum Jeanette Steemers Professor, School of Media, Arts &...

CAMRI Seminar November 2009

Wednesday 11 November 2009 Room: Lecture Theatre 4, Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Beyond the "Berlusconi common sense". A new model of politics for the 21st century? Paolo Mancini, Professor, Universit...

Andrew Chitty - Professorial Lecture Series, 11 November 2009, 6.30 pm, University College Falmouth

On November 11 at 6.30pm, Andrew Chitty, award-winning creative producer for Granada, Channel 4, Microsoft and the BBC; Founder of Illumina Digital, an award-winning multiplatform production...

Anthony Lilley Inaugural Lecture, 11 November 2009, Bournemouth University

On November 11th, Anthony Lilley, Chief Executive and Chief Creative Officer of the BAFTA and Peabody award-winning interactive media company Magic Lantern Productions will deliver his inaugural...

Representing the War on Terror: post 9/11 television drama and documentary, One day conference at the ATRiuM, CCI, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, 21 November 2009

The phrase 'the War on Terror' has become shorthand for the West's response to the attack on New York's twin towers in September 2001, and has never been far from our television screens since....

Situated Cultures: Situating Cultural Studies, Opening Lecture/discussion, 19 November 5pm, Michael Bailey, LMU, Richard Hoggart and Cultural Studies

Michael Bailey teaches media and cultural analysis at Leeds Metropolitan University. He has published widely on the history of the early BBC, is editor of Narrating Media History (Routledge,...

Symposium on media and popular music in East Germany at Salford, 29 October 2009

]A group of German and American scholars will present a panel of papers titled Television and Popular Culture behind the Wall: Consumption, Adaption, and Transformation of Patterns of Western...

On Thursday October 29th, the School of Film and Television Studies at UEA introduce the latest in a series of post-graduate and staff Study Days.

Jointly run between postgraduate students and staff, this Study Day follows successful events on television (October 2008) and nostalgia (February 2009). October's event, organised by Dr Vincent...

The Writing on the Wall, 7 - 14 October 2009, BFI

The rarely-seen documentary essay "Memory of Berlin" (1998) is being screened at the BFI Southbank in October as part of their season commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin...

Yvonne Tasker: Smoke and Mirrors: "Psychic" Cops, Pseudo-Science and Male Intuition in Crime Television, 14 October 2009, Salford University

Screens and Mediations Seminar Series 2009 14th October ~ Room AH012 Adelphi House 5:00 - 6:30pm This paper explores a clutch of recent (and some not so recent) investigative shows - including...

Researchers' Tales in the BFI National Library 12 October 2009 - Stephen Bourne

We are very pleased to welcome writer and historian Stephen Bourne to the BFI National Library to talk about his experience of research into black actors in film and television. Stephen is the...

Studies in Evil Media, 7 October 2009, University of East London, Docklands Campus

University of East London School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Centre for Cultural Studies Research present October 7th 2009 14:00-17:00 University of East London Docklands Campus (Cyprus...

LSBU CENTRE FOR MEDIA & CULTURE RESEARCH Autumn 2009 Events

Tuesday 27 October, 2pm, K806, Keyworth Street MEDIA, WAR AND TERRORISM SEMINAR SERIES This seminar series addresses news and documentary representations of contemporary war and terrorism. Two...

MY JOURNEY TOGETHER - with David Rose 50 Years of screen fiction recalled

THURSDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2009 6.00PM UNTIL 9.00PM BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY, MILLENNIUM POINT, CURZON STREET, BIRMINGHAM B4 7XG Creative Networks welcomes David Rose, the former Head of Drama at...

Media and the Inner World: Paranoia and Television

Wednesday 16th September 2009, 1-4pm The Screening Room, Weymouth House, The Media School, Bournemouth University (Talbot Campus) BH12 5BB NUMBERS FOR THIS EVENT ARE LIMITED. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO...

My Brilliant Career? Women in the Academy: A Symposium and Networking Event, 30 October 2009, University of London, Malet Street, WC1

Date: Friday 30th October 2009, 10am-6pm PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE Please note that due to industrial action at London Metropolitan University which calls for the grey-listing of any venues...

CFP: Projecting the Regions: People, Identity and Place, 17 September 2009, Manchester Metropolitan University

Calling all potential Poster presenters with interests in: Local and regional identities in visual image The role of imagery in shaping place meanings and perceptions over time Changing forms of...

CFP: Liminal landscapes: re-mapping the field Symposium, 1 July 2009, Liverpool John Moores University

deadline: 30 September 2009 Convenors Dr Hazel Andrews, (Tourism, Consumer and Food Studies, LJMU) Dr Kevin Meethan, Department of Sociology, University of Plymouth Dr Les Roberts (School of...

University of Sussex MA Digital Documentary Degree show

You are cordially invited to the 2nd MA Digital Documentary degree show at the Chichester 1 Lecture Theatre, University of Sussex on Saturday 18 July, 11.00 – 6.00. This year's talented,...

CFP: Cult Adaptations Symposium, 25 November 2009, De Montfort University

Deadline: 1 September 2009 Proposals are invited for papers on Cult Adaptations for a symposium at the Centre for Adaptations, Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester on Wednesday...

Mediated Memories Journal of Media Practice 10th Anniversary Symposium, 13 July, Sussex University

This is the final call for registrations for this event. Please register by Friday 26 June so that we can confirm catering if you intend to come by following the links below: Mediated Memories...

MEDIA AND BELIEF: RELIGION, AUTHORITY, VISION, 19 June 2009, American University of Paris

Second Annual New York University/The American University of Paris Symposium sponsored by NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication – The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and...

Envisaging Death: Visual Culture and Dying, 26 June 2009, University of Birmingham

Death is everywhere yet nowhere in Western culture. Corpses litter Hollywood film; the threat of violence propels most mainstream narratives; the recently-recovered or slowly dying make...

inVisio Seminar Series - Visualizing Impossible Worlds

We are pleased to announce an additional on-line event has been confirmed for the inVisio seminar series. Dr Craig Prichard of Massey University has kindly offered to host a webinar titled...

CFP: Is the Public Interest Under Threat? Media Policy Responses to the Private Sector Recession in Europe, 2 October 2009, University of Westminster

deadline: 6 July 2009 Symposium jointly organised by the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), University of Westminster, and the European Communication Research and Education...

Media and the Inner World An AHRC funded Research Network, 'The Reparative Spaces of Radio' 19 June 2009, London

We thought that you might be interested in our next round table discussion entitled The Reparative Spaces of Radio to be held in London on Friday 19th June (details below and on our website)....

European Experimental Television, 5 - 6 June 2009, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1

A weekend conference with screenings and sessions on French, British, German and Polish experimental TV programmes and films, mainly from the 1970s and 80s. Speakers include: Prof Ian Christie...

Nottingham Guest Speaker Series: 'Transliteracy: A Unifying Concept' Professor Sue Thomas, 28th May 2009, University of Nottingham

Generation Net: Arts and Culture in the 21st Century University of Nottingham This is a final reminder that the fourth and final speaker in our interdisciplinary guest speaker series, Professor...

New Research in Cultural Studies Seminar, 28 May 2009, University of East London, Docklands Campus

The Centre for Cultural Studies Research (CCSR) are pleased to invite you to: New Research in Cultural Studies Seminar Thursday 28 May 2009 at 3pm Room WB2.01, Docklands Campus, University of...

Nottingham Guest Speaker Series - Generation Net: Arts and Culture in the 21st Century, Prof Chris Atton, 21 May 2009

University of Nottingham This is a final reminder that the third speaker in our interdisciplinary guest speaker series, Professor Chris Atton, will be speaking on Thursday 21st May. Admission is...

‘Visions of the Future: Scottish Broadcasting in the Digital Age’, 12 May 2009, Edinburgh

VLV's 18th Annual Scottish Conference in Edinburgh In association with Edinburgh Napier and Stirling Universities Tuesday, 12th May 2009 2pm – 5.30pm The Scottish Storytelling Centre (Netherbow...

The Factual and the Fictive: A series of screenings/talks exploring hybrid fiction/documentaryfilm-making, University of Westminster

Sponsors: University of Westminster/Centre for Research and Production in Documentary Film. Where: All dates University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW (except June 4th:...

The politics of work and the changing culture of capitalism, 29 May 2009, Goldsmiths College, University of London

Goldsmiths College University of London, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, + 44 (0)20 7919 7171 This symposium, sponsored by the Anthropology and Media Departments of Goldsmiths College, will...

Memory-Media-Global Formations, 1 May 2009, University of Greenwich

An Interdisciplinary conference hosted by the department of Creative, Critical and Communications Studies of the University of Greenwich. Keynote speakers include: Jeffrey Olick ( University of...

Pathways for Community Media in London

A series of 3 seminars organised by London Metropolitan University 12th May, 12th June, 1st July, 2009. The meetings have the support of the Community Media Association, BBC London and Ofcom....

Imagining a Radicalized Public Sphere in a context of global capital and digital networks, 2 June 2009, Goldsmiths, University of London

A seminar organized by Goldsmiths' Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy. Lincoln Dahlberg (Co-editor of Radical Democracy and the Internet, 2007, Palgrave).Dept. Journalism and...

Digital Cultures Seminar Series, Stirling Media Research Institute, 29 April 2009, University of Stirling

Dr. Karin Wahl-Jorgensen "Beyond User-Generated Content: A Case Study of the Use of Audience Material at the BBC" 3pm, Wednesday 29 April 2009. Venue: University of Stirling, Pathfoot...

Charismatic Spectatorship and Media Pedagogy in Post-Mobutu Kinshasa, 24 April 2009, Sheffield Hallam University

CCRC Lunchtime Research Seminar CCRC Communication & Computing Research Centre Sheffield Hallam University Lunchtime Research Seminar Speaker: Katrien Pype Since the emergence of charismatic...

“What’s occurrin'?”: Gavin and Stacey and the Contemporary Sitcom, 18 September 2009, ATRiuM, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff

New Deadline: 12 June 2009 In light of a very busy few months, the Symposium has been rescheduled for September. We do hope this is a better date for colleagues. From Coal House to Dr Who,...

'Acting with Facts': Actors Performing the Real in British Theatre and Television since 1990

We would like to announce that registration is now open for the University of Reading/ AHRC 'Acting with Facts' Symposium, to be held on Friday 8th May 2009. All details and relevant forms can...

Feminism and Adaptations Study Day, 22 April 2009, De Montfort University

Below is the programme for the above event to be held at De Montfort University on 22 April this year. The day costs £30 waged, £20 unwaged including lunch and coffees etc and payment...

Research Event 27 March 2009, Centre for Research in Media & Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland

Friday 27th March 2009 1.00 - 6.00 pm David Puttnam Media Centre, Cinema Speakers: Julia Kennedy, University College Falmouth WeTube, TheyTube: Mapping Imagined Communities and the 'Maddie...

"Visualising Gender in East Asia", 24 April 2009, Newcastle University

Inaugural Symposium of the East Asian Studies Section School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University "Visualising Gender in East Asia" Date: Friday 24 April 2009, 11am-17:30pm. Venue:...

'PICK OF THE FESTS' 29 March 2009, 12 - 10.30 pm, Riverside Studios, Hammersmith

Full Programme FIVE MUST-SEE DOCUMENTARIES FROM THE 2008/9 WORLD FILM FESTIVALS IN ONE UNMISSABLE DAY The films in this programme have been selected for their insight and innovation. Together...

Studies Beyond the Screen: A Symposium, 25 April 2009, The University of Exeter

Part of the journal Screen's ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration, "Studies Beyond the Screen" will be an engaging, one-day symposium featuring established cinema scholars speaking on their use...

All are invited to:

A comedy master-class Tuesday 10 March, the University of Derby, Heap Lecture Theatre, 6.15pm Jon Bridle and Dan Hobson (University of Derby graduates in film, English and creative writing) will...

ROY WARD BAKER EVENT

To inaugurate his appointment as Honorary Visiting Professor of Film, the Centre for Research in Film and Audiovisual Cultures (CRFAC) at Roehampton University is delighted to welcome Roy Ward...

Community Media and European Policy: Workshop und Panel Discussion, 12-14 March 2008, Halle (Saale)

Radio CORAX/Mitteldeutsches Multimediazentrum (Mansfelder Strae 56) Organized by: medien ost e.V. Supported by: Staatskanzlei Sachsen-Anhalt, Aktion Mensch (dieGesellschafter.de), Medienanstalt...

One-day conference: Queer Spiritualities, 13 March 2009, University of Sussex

Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies [SCCS] & Brighton and Sussex Sexualities Network [BSSN] one-day conference: 13th March 2009 University of Sussex, EDB 121 All welcome, tickets £10 include...

Envisaging Death: Visual Culture and Dying, 26 June 2009, University of Birmingham

deadline: 30 April 2009 Death is everywhere yet nowhere in Western culture. Corpses litter Hollywood film; the threat of violence propels most mainstream narratives; the recently-recovered or...

Digital Cultures Seminar Series - University of Stirling - Mark Coyle 'BBC Democracy Live'

Friday 13 March 2009, 2pm. Venue: Cottrell Lecture Theatre A5 Mark Coyle is Editor of BBC Scotland News Interactive, currently on secondment to the BBC's Future Media and Technology department...

Pioneer of Poetic Documentary: A Denis Mitchell Retrospective

On Wednesday 25th March 2009, the exact 50th anniversary of the transmission of the classic BBC television documentary "Morning in the Streets", the Centre for Broadcasting History Research at...

Media Regulation in the Era of Convergence, Joint Summer School, Beijing, 2-16 August 2009

Sponsored by: National Centre for Radio & Television Studies, Communication University of China, Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster School of Journalism and...

True Story! Tabloid journalism in post-apartheid South Africa, 27 February 2009, University of Sheffield

Herman Wasserman (University of Sheffield) The new tabloid papers that have emerged in South Africa almost a decade after the advent of democracy have been hailed by some as a revolution in...

Cultural Work and Creative Biographies, 1 April 2009, Open University, Milton Keynes

A one day symposium Wednesday April 1st 2009 The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA Michael Young Rooms: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Organisers Rosalind Gill, Centre for Citizenship...

Media, Communications and the Postcolonial symposium, 27 & 28 March 2009

Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les Identits Culturelles et les Langues de Spcialits, Universit Paris 9 Dauphine and the Department of Global Communications of the American...

AHRC/BBC - knowledge exchange, public service interactive media, 5 March 2009

As part of an AHRC and BBC co-funded knowledge exchange project we have pleasure in inviting you to one of two creative workshops for two groups of 20-30 academics and BBC staff which aim to...

Screen Media Research Centre seminars, Brunel University

Milly Williamson, Brunel University: "Celebrity and the US Press in the 1890s: The human interest story and the emergence of 'ordinary' fame", Wednesday 25 February, 3pm, GB117 Stevie Simkin,...

Identity, Conflict & Representation Research Group & Open Studio Research Centre, The University of Derby

Research Seminars- all welcome Simon Philo: '"They Got to Go": Ska versus America', Wednesday 4th March 1-2, Kedleston Road, room TBA Dr. Felix Thompson, 'What is the National in British...

Media and the Inner World, An AHRC Funded Research Network, Roehampton University, 7 March 2009

We are delighted to announce the launch of Media and the Inner World, an AHRC funded Research Network. You are warmly invited to join us for the opening symposium, to be held on 7th March 2009...

“When the knives are out: arguments, conflict and doing rudeness on prime-time reality TV”

Colleagues in the area are cordially invited to the following research seminar at the University of Strathclyde on Tuesday 17 February: Dr Angela Smith, University of Sunderland "When the knives...

Queer Screen Cultures Study Day University of Nottingham Tuesday May 5th 2009

Registration is open for the Queer Screen Cultures Study Day which will take place at the University of Nottingham on Tuesday May 5th 2009. Keynote speakers are Dr Michelle Aaron and Dr Gary...

The Media and Politics Research Group University of Liverpool research seminars

The Media and Politics Research Group is pleased to announce further research seminars at the University of Liverpool. The seminars are scheduled to take place on Thursdays, 4-6pm, Roxby Building,...

"What's Past is Present" Study Day Schedule 17 February 2009 UEA

For all those interested in attending our study day, the details of the day are below. All welcome. 09:50 Introductions - Arts 3.03 10:00 - 11:00 Session One: History and National Identity -...

'Seeing is believing?' Truth and representation in organizational images' 11th March 2009, 10.45am-4.30pm, University of Surrey, UK

Registration for the fourth seminar in the series is now open! Places are strictly limited to 20. Please visit our website to register. (Directions will be available on the website...

Invitation to Prospective Students: University of East Anglia, 17 February 2009

We would like to invite anyone applying, or thinking of applying, for Graduate Studies in Film and Television at UEA to a study day to be held on Tuesday 17 February. This will be an opportunity to...

Acting Out – A Symposium on Screen Performance, Inference and Interpretation, 20 March 2009, University of Reading

Department of Film, Theatre and Television, University of Reading, UK Keynote Speaker – Andrew Klevan, (St. Anne's College, University of Oxford)– Living Meaning: The Fluidity of Film...

'Making and Re-making Television Classics' one-day symposium, 20 March 2009

Final call for registration, please see full timetable with titles and speakers confirmed. 20 March 2009 A one day symposium held as part of the 50th Anniversay Celebrations for the journal,...

De Montfort University Media, Film and Journalism Research Seminar Series

All welcome: Wednesday 6th May, 4pm CL1.38 Dr James Russell, De Montfort University 'Disseminating Commemoration: Steven Spielberg, Holocaust Memory and the Shoah Archive' For directions to...

Research Workshop in Screen Studies and Visual Culture

Royal Holloway, University of London 3 of 4: Issues in Film and Television Historiography A workshop including ongoing research from two Royal Holloway PhD students and a presentation from a...

Cine25: Women in Film and Media Showcase

Registration closes Jan 19th - for registration details. Discussion panel: Where is gender in film and media today? Cathy Lane: music composer/lecturer in music & sound design, London School of...

JAM 2009: THE NU-ROMANTIC Revealing the developing artistic milieu in Film, Theatre and Televi-sion, 17 April 2009, University of Reading

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN KEYNOTES: Edward Larrisay, Professor of Poetry at Queens University, Belfast Gwendoline Lamour, burlesque theatre practitioner and academic: 'Romanticizing the Female...