“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.
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: 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.
Abigail Gilmore: ‘Understanding everyday participation in Manchester-Salford – articulating cultural values locally’
Date: 18/5/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Dr Abigail Gilmore (The University of Manchester) provides some early insights from the AHRC Connected Communities large-grant project Understanding Everyday Participation.
Visual and Digital Cultures Research Group - 'Cityscapes of contestation: Visualizing contemporary urban revolt in Mexico City'
Date: 11/5/2016 | Time: 2.30pm – 4.00pm
Claudia Villegas introduces in-progress research on urban revolt in Mexico City, based on the Ayotzinapa case study, in which 43 students were massacred by the state.
Date: 5/5/2016 | Time: 2.30pm – 4.00pm
In this session, three of our PhD students present on the topic of ‘representation’.
Journalism Research Group - 'Press Codes and the Spirit of Equalities Legislation: Implementing Leveson'
Date: 4/5/2016 | Time: 5.00pm – 6.30pm
Guest speakers Jonathan Heawood (CEO of IMPRESS) and Dr Paul Wragg (Associate Professor of Law, Leeds, and Code Committee member of IMPRESS) discuss the challenges of realising a press code that prohibits discriminatory practices.
Date: 27/4/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Keith Stuart, Games Editor for The Guardian assesses the cultural impact and meaning of the medium of gaming.
Date: 23/3/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
The School invites Dr. Aristea Fotopoulou, Lecturer in Media, University of Brighton.
Date: 16/3/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Dr Lee Edwards presents the next Research Seminar, focusing on the role played by public relations (PR) in civil society as a source of voice, recognition and social justice for marginalized groups.
Date: 16/3/2016 | Time: 3.00pm – 4.00pm
In this meeting, we will ‘take stock’ ahead of a general discussion about our research groups in the School.