2007 MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network held its Fourth Annual Postgraduate Conference in July 2007, at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol. > Click here for the conference programme > Click here to download the conference poster The interdisciplinary conference was an excellent opportunity for postgraduate students to present their work, and discuss the …Continue Reading

Minding the Gap: Reflections on Media Practice

There is an unmistakable gap between intellectual models of mass media institutions and practices, and the ways that practitioners experience the media. All too often, media theorists lack personal experiences of their topics of study, and university departments separate theory and practice in their internal organisation. This training day – for postgraduate research students and …Continue Reading

2006 MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network, working in conjunction with MECCSA and ADM-HEA, held the annual conference at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, on the 22-23 June 2006. > Click here to download the conference programme It was an excellent opportunity for postgraduate students working in the areas of Film, Media, New Media, Culture and Communications …Continue Reading

Third MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

Third MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Conference 2006 University of Ulster, 22 – 23 June 2006 The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network, working in conjunction with MECCSA and ADM-HEA, has held the annual conference at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland on the 22nd and 23rd June 2006. > Click here to download the conference programme It has been …Continue Reading

2005 MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

Building on the success of the conference held last September in Birmingham, the MeCCSA PGN held its second national two day forum for postgraduate students. The forum debated contemporary issues in doctoral research, such as publishing, teaching, learning and employment issues, with lively debates and discussions with speakers as Professor Bob Franklin (Cardiff University), Professor …Continue Reading

Natalie Fenton on Communication and Cultural Studies

MeCCSA Executive Committee Member Natalie Fenton explains why communications and cultural studies are so crucial in an article published on the Education Guardian (18 January 2005). We’re All Media Moguls Now

Launch of the Postgraduate Network

The first conference organised by the recently formed Meccsa Postgraduate Network was considered a great success, and one that should be repeated annually. Forty-nine postgraduates attended the conference at Birmingham’s Institute of Art and Design (BIAD), with representations from Canterbury, Cardiff, Coventry, De Montfort, Nottingham, Sheffield Hallam, Stirling, Sussex, Ulster, Warwick and Westminster. The majority …Continue Reading

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