Three-D Issue 29: Social Movements Network report

Rosalind Brunt Sheffield Hallam University In September the Network ran its third ‘Shared Solidarities’ event, hosted at Sheffield Hallam University. It was co-sponsored by the Environmental Network with the theme of Framing Catastrophe. The event’s aim was to consider two potentially catastrophic events, nuclear war and climate change – asking why they were not absolutely central …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 29: Radio Research Network report

Helen Gubbins University of Sheffield Josephine Coleman Birkbeck College, University of London 2017 was a very busy year for the MeCCSA Radio Studies Network, hosting no fewer than three separate radio-related events, starting a weekly Radio Studies reading group, maintaining an energetic social media campaign, and sowing seeds for events for the next two years. …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 29: Practice Network report

Joanne Callaghan University of Sussex The BFI, Learning on Screen, Kingston School of Art and MeCCSA Practice Network recently supported a free workshop at BFI Southbank in London, exploring the creative reuse of archive material in higher education, in a morning session preceding the annual BFI Student Open Day. The event launched a new scheme …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 29: Postcolonial Studies meets Media Studies

Rinella Cere Sheffield Hallam University At the end of November we ran our main network event on the topic of the ‘encounter’ between Postcolonial Studies with Media Studies. It was hosted by Goldsmiths, University of London’s Centre for Feminist Research and Race Critical Studies Network. Postcoloniality is one of the key areas of our network …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 29: Climate Cultures

Nathan Farrell Bournemouth University News coverage of climate change and environmental issues often focus on largescale and planetary events; from the dire warnings issued by international scientific organisations, to dramatic footage of ice shelves collapsing, and global political summits on climate change mitigation. It is understandable that such content forms the core of journalistic considerations …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 28: Women in the media industries: inputs and influences

Gamze ToylanDe Montfort University The aim of this event was to a) learn about professional roles and practices of a variety of professionals from a TV, film, radio and digital game design, and b) discuss how aspects such as age, ethnicity, parental status, informal recruitment practices, project based work conditions affect women’s inclusion in the …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 28: Framing Catastrophe: Shared Solidarities no 3

Rosalind BruntSheffield Hallam University A date for your diaries: Sheffield Hallam University, Thursday 7 September, 2017. This will be an all-day event: Framing Catastrophe: Shared Solidarities no 3. It is organised jointly by the Social Movements and Climate Change Networks of MeCCSA. As with the previous two events, Shared Solidarities 3 will have a workshop/seminar …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 28: Radio Studies Network report

Helen GubbinsUniversity of Sheffield The 2017 MeCCSA Conference in Leeds saw the appointment of a new Chair (Josephine Coleman, Birkbeck College) and Deputy Chair (Helen Gubbins, University of Sheffield), to the Radio Studies Network (RSN), and the establishment of a new steering group (https://www.meccsa.org.uk/networks/radio-studies-network/). Jo and Helen have been working steadily with the steering group …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 28: Storymaking symposium

Sarah HaynesLiverpool John Moores University Storymaking was a one-day Symposium held on Friday 11th November 2016, at The Liverpool Screen School, Liverpool John Moores University organized in collaboration with the ICC (Institute of Cultural Capital) and supported by the MeCCSA Practice Network. The focus of this symposium was making stories with rather than just for …Continue Reading

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