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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MeCCSA Awards 2023 shortlist announced

I am delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees for the MeCCSA Outstanding Achievement Awards 2023.

These are our 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 our awards pages.

MeCCSA will be presenting 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 2023, hosted by hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University, 4-6th September 2023.

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 2023 Annual Conference

MeCCSA 2023Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Conference Theme – Connected Futures?

4-6 September 2023

Registration is now open for the MeCCSA 2023 Conference, to be held 4-6 September 2023 at Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland. Early bird registration is available until 1 June, with standard registration open until 31 July.

The theme of the MeCCSA 2022 conference is Connected Futures? The draft programme is now available.

Other details can be found on the conference website.

All attendees should also familiarise themselves with MeCCSA’s statement on discrimination.

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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