Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication



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Flying Start 2014/15

August 19th, 2014

The Flying Start website is now online, helping prospective students with the transition to University life by demonstrating how to study effectively at university, in an engaging and step-by-step manner.
Cultural Policy

'Cultural Policy' by Kate Oakley and David Bell now published

August 15th, 2014

David Bell and Kate Oakley survey the major debates emerging in cultural policy research, adopting an approach based on spatial scale to explore cultural policy in cities, nations and internationally. They contextualise these discussions with an exploration of what both ‘culture’ and ‘policy’ mean when they are joined together as cultural policy.

Communities and Culture Network+ 'Not Just a Number'

July 17th, 2014

The first taster of ‘Not Just a Number’ will be screened as part of the Recipe for Life showcase event at West Yorkshire Playhouse on the 16th July 2014. The film is one of the outputs from a recent collaboration between Space2, the Communities and Culture Network+ and young people living in Leeds, and is produced as part of the Communities and Culture Network+ study In/visible and un/fixed Communities.

Giorgia Aiello guest edits special issue of Visual Communication

July 16th, 2014

This special issue of the international journal Visual Communication, guest edited by Dr. Giorgia Aiello, and also featuring an article by our PhD student, Toussaint Nothias, investigates the nexus of globalization and visual communication through a rich discussion of the significance of national, racial, ethnic, gender, class, embodied and emplaced differences.

Heidegger and the Media - Philosophical Beauty and the Black Forest Beast

July 9th, 2014

'Heidegger and the Media' co-authored by Paul Taylor and David Gunkel, has been published by Polity Press. The German philosopher Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was not someone you would like to have around for dinner and might seem to some an unlikely subject for a book about media.

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