Category Archives: Networks

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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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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Special Issue on Othering Race and Ethnicity in Media and Popular Culture

The new issue of Networking Knowledge – Journal of the MeCCSA PGN  is now available with a Special Issue on Othering Race and Ethnicity in Media and Popular Culture! Please see the website for further details and to download the … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Network Executive Committee

Chair Tianyang Zhou (University of Sussex), tz46@sussex.ac.uk Vice Chair Aurora Patera (Canterbury Christ Church University), a.patera591@canterbury.ac.uk Communications Umar Suleiman Jahun (University of Sussex), u.jahan@sussex.ac.uk Journal Editor Patricia Prieto Blanco (University of Brighton), P.PrietoBlanco@brighton.ac.uk Outreach Claire Sedgwick De Montfort University Leicester … 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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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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Politics, Emotion and Protest

Bournemouth University A MeCCSA Social Movement Network event, co-hosted by Bournemouth University’s Media & Politics Research Group and Civic Media Hub, the Department of Media & Communication at University of Leicester, the Politics and Media Group of the Political Studies … Continue reading

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Sites of Protest

‘Sites of Protest’ is the fourth event organised by the MeCCSA Social Movements Network since its foundation in 2013. This conference, organised in conjunction with Canterbury Media Discourse Group, will be held in Canterbury on 29th October 2014. To register, … Continue reading

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‘Keeping the Flame Alive?: Climate Change, the Media and the Public’

Symposium ‘Climate Change, Environment and Sustainability’ network (CCES, MeCCSA) and ‘Living With Environmental Change’ (LWEC, Liverpool University) Friday 30th May: 10.30a.m.-5.30p.m. Venue: The Foresight Centre (‘Hope Lounge’), University of Liverpool To book your free ticket click here and follow ‘Book … Continue reading

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