Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication




What is the Relationship Between Inequality and Culture?

July 3rd, 2015

In this new report, Kate Oakley and Dave O'Brien explore the relationship between cultural value - the effects that culture has on those who experience it and the difference it makes to individuals and society - and inequality.

Golden Opportunity: Leeds Masters Scholarships

July 1st, 2015

The Leeds Masters Scholarships are now available to prospective postgraduate students, with a closing date of July 24th. The University is offering a total of 42 scholarships, totaling £10,000 each, to eligible students who choose to study for a taught postgraduate qualification with us starting in September 2015.
Blue Swimsuit self portrait

How is self-representation embedded in our digital culture?

June 17th, 2015

Selfies – self-portraits taken and shared via phones or social media - are probably today’s best known example of self-representation. As the everyday practice of selfies indicates, practices of self–representation are embedded in our digital culture.

Royal Television Society Awards University of Leeds Graduates

June 8th, 2015

We are delighted to announce that graduates Despina Christodoulou and Rob Dalton have won the prestigious Royal Television Society (RTS) National Award for Best Undergraduate Factual Film for their final year documentary project Thick Skin.
kate oakley cultural industries

How important are the cultural industries?

June 5th, 2015

Kate Oakley and Justin O’Connor have published a new book ‘The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries’ that seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’.

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