Date: 20/4/2017 | Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
This symposium will examine the influence and impact over the years of foreign aid on journalism practice and education.
Research Seminar: Dr Vincent Manzerolle - Engineering Serendipity: Innovation Policy and the ‘New Spirit of Capitalism’ in Canada’s Tech Sector
Date: 26/4/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.15pm
Vincent Manzerolle’s research focuses on the political economy of digital media and related industries.
Date: 22/3/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
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.
Research Seminar: Professor Joe Smith and Dr Renata Tyszczuk - Culture and climate change: experiments in engagement and impact
Date: 15/3/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
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?
Date: 8/3/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
James Curran discusses the decline of the credibility of the British press to the point of being the least trusted press in Europe.
Research Seminar: Dr Aristea Fotopoulou - Feminist Activism and Digital Networks: Between Empowerment and Vulnerability
Date: 1/3/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Dr Aristea Fotopoulou presents the theory developed in her fourth coming book: Feminist Activism and Digital Networks: Between Empowerment and Vulnerability.
Date: 22/2/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Clive Barnett is Professor of Geography and Social Theory at the University of Exeter.
Date: 8/2/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Dr Daniel Jackson reflects on the state of knowledge on strategic news, and its implications for democracy.
Date: 28/12/2016 – 2/1/2017
Dates and speakers for our Research Seminar series have been announced for the summer term.
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.