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Conference: TV News: fair, balanced and impartial?

Goldsmiths Curzon, 1pm-5.30pm, Friday 5 May In an era of massive political uncertainty, the role of television news – still the most popular news source for UK audiences – is absolutely central. This seminar offers academics, students and news professionals … Continue reading

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CFP: Radicalisation in culture and media

Call for papers Tuesday 28th June 2016 – De Montfort University To mark the launch of the newly formed Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Network, the group invites people to a one day conference to explore the media and cultural responses … Continue reading

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REaPN events for 2016

For the opening event of the Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Network (REaPN), we are planning to organize a day conference on representations of ‘Radicalisation in Culture and Media‘ (June 2016). The concept and representation of radicalisation has been at the … Continue reading

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Cruel Design/Disobedient Design

A showcase and discussion on the art and politics of designing for justice in association with Cruel Designs at Dismaland. Event Information: Saturday, 26 September 2015 Bristol, Hydra Books TBC 16:00 to 18:00 From  anti-homeless spikes and border fences to … Continue reading

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Annual MeCCSA Conference 2016

The next Annual MeCCSA Conference will be held 6-8 January 2016 in Canterbury, UK. The theme of the MeCCSA 2016 is ‘Communities’. Keynote speakers and panel streams will be dedicated to this theme, but we welcome papers and presentations on … Continue reading

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Shared Solidarities: the interaction of parties, unions and social movements

Sheffield Hallam University MeCCSA Social Movements Network, now in its second year is hosting a one day workshop  on 10 September 2015  at Sheffield Hallam University. Further details will be posted on the MECCSA list in April. Contact: r.cere@shu.ac.uk The … Continue reading

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Image-Movement-Story Symposium at the University of Roehampton, London

This event is supported by the Journal Media Practice, MeCCSA Practice Network, The Centre for Research into Film and Audiovisual Cultures and hosted by the Practice as Research Group the Department of Media, Culture, Language. The event will be held … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: MeCCSA 2015 Conference

7-9 JANUARY 2015 NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY THEME: GENERATIONS DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 1 SEPTEMBER 2014 EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: closed (22 SEPTEMBER 2014) Colleagues – we are pleased to invite you to submit abstracts, panel proposals and posters for the 2015 MeCCSA … Continue reading

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Anti-Fascism on Film

Our second event, Anti-Fascism on Film, was held at De Montfort University on 20th February 2014. Supported by the Media Discourse Group and the MeCCSA Social Movements Network, the conference was part of the Cultural Exchanges Festival programme. The event … Continue reading

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Generations of Protest: Marxism Matters?

The inaugural event of the MeCCSA Social Movements Network Generations of Protest: Marxism Matters? took place on the 20th and 21st of November 2013 at De Montfort University. It was supported by the Social Movements Network and the Media Discourse Group. The … Continue reading

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