Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication




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Digital Methods for Digital Research

16th February 2016, 4.00pm5.30pm

Social media analytics is now big business. This session will investigate such claims, focusing on some of the many tools and approaches that help us to understand how we communicate, consume and coexist in the modern digital environment.

February 2016

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The West Wing or The Thick of It? What is it really like to work for an MP

17th February 2016, 2.00pm3.30pm

This talk will discuss the growing influence parliamentary researchers are playing inside the House of Commons, the roles they carry out for their MP and advice for students looking to take their first step into professional politics.

Journalism Research Group - Methods for researching journalism: Actor Network Theory

17th February 2016, 4.00pm5.30pm

The Journalism Research Group’s (JRG) next event will be 'Methods for researching journalism: Actor Network Theory'.
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Student Showcase

23rd February 2016, 4.00pm5.30pm

Students from the School of Media and Communication will be showcasing some of their extra-curricular work.
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Dr Anastasia Kavada. Digital media, social movements and power relations: Insights from the Occupy Movement

24th February 2016, 4.15pm5.30pm

This talk focuses on the Occupy movement, drawing from 75 in-depth interviews with Occupy activists in London, New York, Seattle and Boston.
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Feminist Reading Group

25th February 2016, 12.00pm1.00pm

At this first meeting of the new year, we will discuss the ongoing or planned research and teaching relating to feminism in the School of Media and Communication.
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Visual and Digital Cultures Research Group: Representation - Multiculturalism, migration and the value of double articulation

25th February 2016, 2.00pm4.00pm

Dr. Jason Vincent A. Cabañes, Lecturer in International Communication, School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds, delivers this research seminar titled: ‘Media representation and cultural contestations: Interrogating imaginaries of multiculturalism’.

How to get ahead in politics and the media

1st March 2016, 4.00pm5.00pm

Three Leeds Alumni - a peer of the House of Lords, the producer behind I'm A Celebrity and Come Dine With Me and a former Financial Times and BBC political journalist - come to the School to discuss breaking into politics and the media.
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Visual and Digital Cultures Research Group: Representation

3rd March 2016, 2.00pm4.00pm

Dr Jasjit Singh, University Academic Fellow in Religious and Cultural Transmission, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds will deliver a research seminar titled ‘New channels, old news? Religious Transmission through British South Asian media’.