Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Research Seminar: Vicki Mayer - Towards a theory of small data: notes from the field

11th April 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

This talk theorizes small data through alternative sets of epistemologies that engage both the producers and the users of digital data in the design of online platforms and their archives.

March 2018


Dan Isaacs: Sister Pictures

17th April 2018, 4.00pm5.00pm

Dan Isaacs is the Chief Operating Officer at Sister Pictures which has produced some of the UK’s biggest TV hits- including Broadchurch season 3 (ITV), Flowers season 2 (C4/Seeso), The Bisexual (C4), and Abi Morgan’s The Split (BBC1).

Research Seminar: Cornel Sandvoss - What’s wrong with Jeremy Corbyn? Political Celebrity, Fandom and the Public Sphere

18th April 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

The talk will explore Labour’s ambiguous positions regarding the UK’s departure from the European Union and, drawing on emergent literature on political fandom, argues that Corbyn’s political success is largely conventional and in line with the wider rise of dominant, populist campaigning strategies.

How to turn your photography into a career

19th April 2018, 2.00pm3.00pm

Professional photographer Karl Blackwell discusses how to make the step from being a creative taker of photos to launching a successful career.

Working in journalism at the BBC

24th April 2018, 4.00pm5.00pm

Are you interested in a career in journalism at the BBC? Then come along to this talk to find out about entry level route, schemes and what’s it’s really like in a newsroom.

Module options fair

25th April 2018, 2.30pm4.30pm

Do you need a hand choosing your modules for 2018/19?

Solving the problem of the film industry’s 'gender offenders'

25th April 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

This seminar discusses the use of new forms of data in order to develop innovative strategies for redressing the systemic and frequently personal bias against women in two “merit based” industries – the film industry and academic grants schemes.

Career Mentoring Feedback/Celebration 

2nd May 2018, 2.00pm5.00pm