Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Research Seminar: Julian McDougall - Media Education: Research, Practice, TREFF

22nd March 2017, 4.15pm5.30pm

In this seminar, Julian McDougall will consider challenges and opportunities for media educators 'pre-Brexit and post-truth' and in the institutional contexts of TEF, REF and Stern.

How to make your dream career come true!

21st March 2017, 4.00pm5.00pm

Meet Leeds Alumni Tia Kulkarni who works for top Global Advertising and Marketing Agency Ogilvy and Mather UK for some top tips on landing internships, creating a CV that stands out and how to make important contacts. the BBC’s Chief Political advisor Ric Bailey for a behind the scenes account of how he steered the Corporation through controversial news coverage such as the Brexit vote.

Research Seminar: Professor Joe Smith and Dr Renata Tyszczuk - Culture and climate change: experiments in engagement and impact

15th March 2017, 4.15pm5.30pm

Climate change is urgent and important, but also, for many, boring, difficult and confusing. What kinds of stories, artworks and other interventions are being created in response to ‘the greatest challenge facing humanity’ — a challenge that is also apparently forgettable?

Everything you need to know about setting up your own blog!

14th March 2017, 4.00pm5.00pm

Blogging expert Gabby Papp will be here to take you through everything you need to know about setting up your own blog!

What’s it like to work in Comms in the Civil Service?

14th March 2017, 4.00pm5.00pm

Alex Aitken, Head of Governmental Communication in the Civil Service will be here to discuss what it’s like to work in Comms in the civil service and to answer any questions you may have.

Research Seminar: Professor James Curran - The Moral Decline of British Press

8th March 2017, 4.15pm5.30pm

James Curran discusses the decline of the credibility of the British press to the point of being the least trusted press in Europe.

10 Years in A&E: The fine art of filming life and death

7th March 2017, 4.00pm5.00pm

Ian Cundall, Executive Producer at Air Television, shares experiences from an extensive career documenting the work of the UK's emergency services.

Research Seminar: Dr Aristea Fotopoulou - Feminist Activism and Digital Networks: Between Empowerment and Vulnerability

1st March 2017, 4.15pm5.30pm

Dr Aristea Fotopoulou presents the theory developed in her fourth coming book: Feminist Activism and Digital Networks: Between Empowerment and Vulnerability.

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