Welcome to MeCCSA

Welcome to MeCCSA, the subject association that represents all who teach or research in Higher Education in media, communications and cultural studies, whether in arts, humanities or social sciences departments.

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Shortlist announced for MeCCSA Awards 2022

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees for the MeCCSA Outstanding Achievement Awards 2022.

These are a new series of annual awards to recognise outstanding research in the fields of media, communication, and cultural studies. The full set of shortlist and judges comments can be found on the Awards section of our website.

MeCCSA will be presenting annual awards in the following categories:

  • MeCCSA Journal Article of the Year
  • MeCCSA Monograph of the Year
  • MeCCSA Edited Collection of the Year
  • MeCCSA Practice Based Research of the Year
  • MeCCSA Doctoral Research of the Year

Award winners will be announced during the MeCCSA Annual Conference 2022, hosted by Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, 7-9th September.

Thanks to everyone who nominated entries for our consideration. The panels were delighted with the wide range of submissions, covering all areas of MeCCSA subjects.

MeCCSA 2022 Annual Conference

MeCCSA 2022
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK

Conference Theme – Silenced Voices

7-9 September 2022

Submission deadline: 14 January 2022

The Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association is pleased to invite the submission of abstracts, panel proposals and practice-based contributions for the MeCCSA 2022 Conference, to be held 7-9 September 2022 at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. As per previous announcements, the postponement of MeCCSA 2021 due to the pandemic gave us an opportunity to rethink our annual conference scheduling. It was decided to move the timing of the conferences from January to September, starting with MeCCSA 2022. There will be another online Annual General Meeting in January 2022, to ensure we comply with the Association’s constitutional requirements.

The theme of the MeCCSA 2022 conference is Silenced Voices. Read the full Call for Papers.

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Greg Philo, University of Glasgow

Dr Anandi Ramamurthy, Sheffield Hallam University

Professor Karen Ross, Newcastle University

Dr Miklos Sukosd, University of Copenhagen

Studying MeCCSA subjects at University

MeCCSA has produced a film to answer some of the frequently asked questions about studying subjects in our field at university. Feel free to share and use to promote your own courses as you wish. See also our FAQ section.



MeCCSA on JISCmail

MeCCSA and its Networks operate discussion and information lists through the JISCmail system. Click the following links for information or to join:

The MeCCSA Radio Studies Network encourages interested colleagues to subscribe to the Radio Studies list, a forum for teachers, researchers and broadcasters active since 1998.

To post a message on the list if you are not a subscriber (subject to approval), please get in touch with Elizabeth Poole.

Website contacts

Website content admins are Einar Thorsen and . Each MeCCSA Network and the Annual Conference Chair is responsible for updating their respective pages.

For technical support, please email techsupport@meccsa.org.uk.

For any queries regarding MeCCSA membership, please email the membership secretary, Gillian Mason.

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