Research Seminar: Gholam Khiabany - The importance of ‘social’ in social media: contradictions and limits of digital activism in Iran
Date: 30/11/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Gholam Khiabany examines the ‘assemblage’ of politics and communications inside the Islamic Republic of Iran, with specific reference to the ‘Stealthy Freedom’ Facebook campaign.
Date: 30/11/2016 | Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm
You will find out about postgraduate opportunities in your chosen School and how the University can support your studies. Explore our facilities, meet with staff and current research students and learn more about the application process and funding opportunities.
Date: 16/11/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Dr Giles Moss evaluates the use of the capability approach developed by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum as a normative perspective to support media analysis and policy.
Date: 2/11/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
For news organisations and their employees, the launch of new journalistic enterprises extends challenges over jurisdictional turf…
Picturing the square: the indignados social movement and the globalisation of the image of the occupied square
Date: 19/10/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Maria Rovisco explains how the indignados social movement used distinctive symbolic and visual communication strategies to articulate their collective self-representation as a movement of global citizens.
Date: 12/10/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
This event brings together members of the School of Media and Communication’s Journalism and Political Communication research groups to provide research-based reflections on the role of the media during the recent EU Referendum.
Date: 11/10/2016 | Time: 4.00pm – 5.00pm
This talk promises to be particularly interesting as a case study in using digital methods to understand public conversations on social media.
“With great opportunity comes great responsibility”: Building an ethical framework for Virtual Reality documentary
Date: 5/10/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
In this seminar, Catherine will share her own learnings, while arguing that the media industry needs a new ethical framework for VR – relying on the legacy from ‘rectangle media’ is not enough.
Date: 28/6/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
This seminar will highlight key results from the first major survey of British journalists for several years.
Katharina Lobinger - 'Networked visual photography: Sharing practices in the communication repertoires of romantic relationships'
Date: 1/6/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
In this Research Seminar, Katharina Lobinger will show that practices of photo sharing strongly differ with respect to the materiality and the role of the shared photographic objects.