Three-D Issue 20: Great conference and lovely time in Derry

Máire Messenger Davies University of Ulster When, in 2011, we at the University of Ulster’s School of Media, Film and Journalism, decided to bid for the annual MeCCSA conference to take place on the University of Ulster’s Derry/Londonderry campus in 2013, a big plus point was that it would coincide with the beginning of Derry’s …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 20: MeCCSA 2014: Media and the Margins

Dan Jackson & Einar Thorsen Bournemouth University Whilst it feels like we have barely emerged from the same winter that contained the MeCCSA 2013 conference held in Derry, we can report that preparations for the next Annual Conference are in full swing. The organising committee have been confirming keynotes, designing websites, negotiating hotel deals and …Continue Reading

Mickey Mouse Squeaks Back: Defending Media Studies

James Curran Goldsmiths, University of London Keynote address to the MeCCSA conference in Derry 2013. Please use the comment section below if you would like to contribute to the debate or submit an article to the next issue of Three-D. You can also read the discussion on the MeCCSA list. Introduction Media studies have been subject to periodic attack by quality newspapers, across …Continue Reading

MeCCSA 2013 post-event information

Dear colleagues – those of you who attended, and also those who couldn’t attend, our 2013 conference in Derry, may be interested in looking at some of the pictures, tweets and responses arising from the event. Many of the sessions were live streamed, and there are recordings and podcasts of some of them, and there …Continue Reading

Instructions for contributors

We invite abstracts for: papers  panels  presentations of practice or  posters …to be submitted for peer review using the MeCCSA Open Conference System by Monday 16th September 2013. Proposers will be notified via email of proposal acceptance no later than Monday 21st October 2013. Panels Full panel proposals should include a short description and rationale (200 words) along …Continue Reading


Bournemouth is a popular seaside resort located in Dorset, on the south coast of England. Famous for its impressive cliff line, the bay enjoys its own micro-climate, with some of the warmest temperatures in the UK and scenic views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks. Besides the natural beauty of its parks, gardens and seven miles of award-winning …Continue Reading

Call for Papers: MeCCSA 2014 Conference

This is a Call for Papers for the next Annual MeCCSA Conference, to be held 8-10th January 2014 at The Media School, Bournemouth University. We invite abstracts of 250 words to be submitted for peer review by: Monday 16th September 2013. Conference contacts: Website: Facebook: Twitter: and #meccsa2014 Email: Conference themes The theme of the …Continue Reading

Annual MeCCSA Conference 2014

The MeCCSA Conference in 2014 will be hosted by the Media School at Bournemouth University from Wednesday 8th January to Friday 10th January, 2014. The Media School at Bournemouth University has a reputation as a centre for excellence in media practice, research and education. It is home to the Bournemouth Skillset Media Academy, hosts the UK’s only …Continue Reading

Call for MeCCSA 2015 and 2016 annual conference hosts

Call for proposals to host the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference The Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) is opening a call for proposals for the hosting and organisation of the annual conference for 2015 or 2016. The subject association represents all who teach, research or who undertake media practice in …Continue Reading

Practice Network Report, AGM2013

The network supported three events. January 2012 –  In collaboration with the Women’s Network  a panel was supported at the annual conference on Director Jan Dunn. June 2012 – A one day conference organised by East London, “Powers of the False” at the Cine Lumiere October 2012 – A one day symposium, “REF2014 and Practice-based research”  …Continue Reading

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