Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Algorave Assembly

27th April 2018, 1.00pm11.00pm


April 2018


Beyond ratings, shares, clicks and time spent: six or seven reasons why we should study the experience of news

2nd May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

Audiences and users have always been targeted by marketers but have only recently become important for journalism. Irene Costera Meijer aims to improve our understanding of news audiences.

Research Seminar: Ruth Palmer - Becoming the news: how ordinary people respond to the media spotlight

9th May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

What does it feel like to be featured, quoted, or just named in a news story?

What’s wrong with Jeremy Corbyn? Political Celebrity, Fandom and the Public Sphere

16th May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

The talk will explore Labour’s ambiguous positions regarding the UK’s departure from the EU and argues that Corbyn’s political success is largely conventional and in line with the rise of populist campaigning strategies.

Research Seminar: Limor Shifman - Internet memes and the twofold articulation of values

23rd May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

Limor Shifman will analyse the communicative values embedded in memes to reveal unexpected similarities between memes as seemingly disparate as Pepe the Frog and #MeToo.

Degree Show

6th June 2018, 4.00pm7.00pm

Undergraduate Open Day

15th June 2018 (all day)

Undergraduate Open Day

16th June 2018 (all day)