Date: 17/5/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
This presentation focuses on the mediation of the #LondonIsOpen campaign, which followed the Brexit vote.
Date: 16/5/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
The Professor of Cultural Economy at Monash University (Melbourne) will be giving a seminar on Postcapitalism and the Cultural Economy.
Public Lecture: Gunther Kress and Theo van Leeuwen - Modes, meaning and boundaries: questions and namings
Date: 15/5/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.45pm
Co-founders and pioneers of multimodality and social semiotics, Professor Gunther Kress and Professor Theo van Leeuwen, host a public lecture on “Modes, meaning and boundaries: questions and namings”.
Research Seminar: Professor Karen Sanders - Populism and exclusionary narratives: the ‘other’ in Podemos’ 2014 EU election campaign
Date: 10/5/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
In addition to claiming to be identified with the people, many populist political parties are characterised by exclusionary narratives which centre on groups such as immigrants and religious minorities, a feature considered by analysts as specific to right-wing populism.
Research Seminar: Roberta Sassatelli - All that is Fit Melts into Consumer Capitalism. The Embodied Consumer Facing Commercialism
Date: 3/5/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Roberta Sassatelli reflects on her research on commercial fitness activities, considering how they are both illuminated by, and illuminate, relevant aspects of contemporary commercialism in the Global West.
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 – 5.30pm
Vincent Manzerolle’s research focuses on the political economy of digital media and related industries.
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.
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.