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.
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.
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.
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.
Date: 15/3/2016 | Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm
At this meeting, the Reading Group will read and discuss feminist scholarship in the promotional industries.
Date: 9/3/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Toby Miller, Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University and Sir Walter Murdoch, Professor of Cultural Policy Studies, Murdoch University.
Date: 8/3/2016 | Time: 5.15pm – 6.30pm
A Q and A discussion with journalists Alan Cowell and Sue Cullinan.
Visual and Digital Cultures Research Group: Representation - New channels, old news? Religious Transmission through British South Asian media.
Date: 3/3/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Dr Jasjit Singh, University Academic Fellow in Religious and Cultural Transmission, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds will deliver a research seminar titled ‘New channels, old news? Religious Transmission through British South Asian media’.