MeCCSA Conference 2008

School of Journalism Media and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University, Wed 9 – Fri 11 January 2008

MeCCSA joined with AMPE (the Association of Media Practitioners in
Education) in 2007 and the new organisation held its first conference in
January 2008, hosted by JOMEC at Cardiff University (with some locations
as featured in Doctor Who!).

It included a reception in the Wales Assembly Building (the Senedd) and
evening meal in the nearby Millennium Centre, both in the Bay area.

Plenary speakers:

  • Toby Miller, University of California, Riverside
  • George Monbiot, Guardian columnist and environmental activist
  • Greg Philo, Glasgow University
  • Annabelle Sreberny, SOAS

Other speakers who took part included Martin Barker, Georgina Born, Nick
Couldry, Ian Hargreaves (OFCOM), Sonia Livingstone, Angela McRobbie,
Jackie Stacey, Richard Tait (BBC Trust), Keith Tester and Valerie
Walkerdine, as well as staff from the Cardiff School.

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