Date: 15/11/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
How do individual politicians use the news media to reach their political goals?
The Jay Blumler Lecture 2017: 'From the Ministry of Truth to post-truth politics: Populism and the new crisis of public communication', Professor Silvio Waisbord
Date: 7/2/2018 | Time: 5.00pm – 6.30pm
The 2017 Jay Blumler Lecture will be given by Professor Silvio Waisbord from George Washington University, USA.
Research Seminar: Susan Luckman - Popping Up Everywhere: Urban creative economies, social media and accelerated cultures of urban experiential consumption
Date: 4/10/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Susan Luckman will talk about creativity-led urban regeneration strategies which have become established mainstays of governmental policy.
Date: 27/9/2017 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Today’s economic system, premised on the sale of physical goods, does not fit the information age we live in.
Date: 19/9/2017 | Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm
If we were to build around the concept of the citizen, instead of the patient – what would we build and prioritise?
Date: 25/7/2017 | Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm
What would a health service that embedded humanity into leadership look like?
Date: 27/6/2017 | Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Policy issues often belatedly ask questions about humanity, morality and ethics. How we might design policy for digital humanity?
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.