Research Seminar: Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando News Coverage of the ‘Third World’ and the Alliance for Progress: Communicating the Politics of Containment
Date: 15/10/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Harry S Truman’s 1948 speech on development made it clear that the core of the post-WWII narrative on development would be defined by the priorities of the Cold War. No place was this truer than in Latin America where the United States had seen the rise of left-wing governments which favoured nationalisation, limits to repatriation of capital and overall social reform.
Visual & Digital Cultures Research Group Seminar: Dr Melissa Aronczyk "On the visual aspects of nation branding"
Date: 30/10/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
National governments around the world are turning to branding consultants, public relations advisers and strategic communications experts to help them “brand” their jurisdiction. Using the tools, techniques and expertise of commercial branding is believed to help nations articulate a more coherent and cohesive identity, attract foreign capital, and maintain citizen loyalty.
Research Seminar: Dr Wendy Willems Beyond normative dewesternisation: examining media culture from the vantage point of the global South
Date: 5/11/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
In this seminar, I examine five dominant conceptualisations of ‘the global South’ in the field of media and communication studies, and more specifically in the subfields of (1) international communication or global communication studies; and (2) development communication.
Research Seminar: Anita Biressi Looking up Ayn Rand’s skirt: reflections on authority, gender and feminism
Date: 12/11/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Date: 23/6/2014 – 24/6/2014
Leeds will be a great place to visit this summer. Not only will it welcome the Tour de France, but it is also where the 11th Annual MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference will take place on June 23rd and 24th! The conference theme is ‘Global Interdependence: Knowledge, Experience and Theory’, and it will take place at the Institute of Communications Studies. The conference is supported by the Higher Education Academy, the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network and the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds.
Date: 23/6/2014 – 24/6/2014
The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association Postgraduate Network (MeCCSA-PGN) invites submission of abstracts for its 11th Annual Postgraduate Conference. The conference theme is ‘Global Interdependence: Knowledge, Experience and Theory’, and it will take place at the Institute of Communications Studies on June 23-24, 2014.
Date: 19/6/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Based on the third volume in her four-volume treatise on The Bourgeois Era, Deirdre McCloskey’s lecture documents the bourgeois revaluation that accounts for the emergence of the modern world.
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Date: 4/6/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
This talk derives from Paterson’s new book, War Reporters under Threat: The United States and Media Freedom (Pluto Press). The book argues that, in becoming a leading threat to the practice of journalism around the world, the US undermines the media freedom doctrine underpinning its own foreign policy.
Date: 13/5/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Evelyn Ruppert will reflect on how the data generating practices of the journal she is editing and launching, Big Data & Society, are being used to design a logo that visually and reflexively engages with how the journal composes its object and matters of concern. All welcome!
Date: 13/5/2014 | Time: 4.00pm – 5.15pm
Date: 7/5/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
You are invited to this event in the ICS Research Seminar Series, given by Rosalind Gill, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at City University London.
Date: 2/4/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
You are invited to this event in the ICS Research Seminar Series, given by Susan Luckman, Associate Professor in Cultural Studies at the University of South Australia.
Date: 26/3/2014 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
You are invited to this next event in the ICS Research Seminar Series, given by Dr Devon Powers, Assistant Professor of Communication in the Department of Culture & Communication, at Drexel University.
Date: 21/3/2014 | Time: 5.00pm – 6.30pm
The Communities and Culture Network+ and Studio 12 invite you to a presentation of three short-films and a supporting documentary on March 21st in the Phil Taylor Cinema, at the Institute of Communication Studies, Clothworkers Building North, from 17:00-18:30. The films will be introduced by Dr. Edgar Gómez Cruz, a Research Fellow at the Institute of Communication Studies who has been doing an ethnographic study about Studio 12.