Areas of expertise and contacts

Current list of membership and associated expertise If you wish to alter your currently published details, please get in touch with Einar Thorsen.

My brilliant career? Women in the academy: a symposium and networking event

The Women’s Media Studies Network is pleased to announce a one day event addressing the experiences, aspirations and concerns of women working in higher education in media, cultural studies and the humanities. This invites scholars who situate their research within a feminist framework to consider the organisational and personal/social impediments to institutional and intellectual recognition …Continue Reading

Postgraduate Network call for 2011 conference

  The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (PGN) seeks applicants from post-graduate students interested in hosting the 2011 annual postgraduate conference. Successful candidates will receive also financial support (£3000) support from the Higher Education Academy – Subject Centre for Art, Design and Media (ADM-HEA). They are also encouraged to apply for AHRC funding for additional funds and …Continue Reading

Report of Policy Network Meeting, London, 26 June 2009

Report by Máire Messenger Davies , MeCCSA Policy Network Co-ordinator 28 people attended this meeting, from universities all over the country. The meeting, including lunch and refreshments, was hosted by the School of Journalism at City, organised by Ivor Gaber and Howard Tumber – many thanks to them; the Dean of Arts and Social Sciences …Continue Reading

Competition to host MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference 2009

This is an exciting opportunity for postgraduate students to gain valuable project management experience, and help further their academic career. If any of your postgraduate students are interested in organizing the annual conference in 2009, please get in touch with the Chair of the Postgraduate Network, Kaitlynn Mendes (, to register your interest and request …Continue Reading

Successful MeCCSA postgraduate conference in Sussex

On 1-2 July MeCCSA’s Postgraduate Network held its fifth annual conference, hosted this year by the Department of Media and Film at the University of Sussex. 110 delegates attended the event, including 90 national and International postgraduate students and 20 academic members of staff. Over 70 research papers were presented and a diverse menu of …Continue Reading

Second issue of ‘Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA PGN’

Papers from the fourth annual MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference held at the University of the West of England on 12-13 July 2007 have been published in the second issue of the e-journal of the MeCCSA PGN, ‘Networking Knowledge’ (ISSN 1755-9944). MeCCSA PGN Journal March 2008

Fourth MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

Thursday 12 and Friday 13 July 2007 University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol 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 …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

MeCCSA Postgraduate Network: Second Annual Forum

23 – 24 June 2005 Cardiff School of Journalism Media & Cultural Studies, Cardiff University, The Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB, UK 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 …Continue Reading

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