Three-D Issue 29

Three-D, issue 29 (PDF, 3.9 Mb) In this issue: 1 Speaking out (Einar Thorsen) Sexual harassment 2 Weinstein in the news (Anita Biressi) 3 The need for structural and cultural change in media industries (Heather Savigny) 4 Call it by its name (Karen Ross) 4 A curse on all his ‘Houses of Cards’ (Richard Scullion) Media …Continue Reading

Call for Papers: MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Annual Conference 2018

Canterbury Christ Church University 5-6 July 2018 Theme: Media, Communities and Cultures Following on from the successful MeCCSA 2016 conference, the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network now warmly invites you to attend its next annual conference, to be held at Canterbury Christ Church University on 5 and 6 July 2018. The conference will be based around the theme …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 29: Postgraduate conferences and new executive committee

Tianyang Zhou University of Sussex ‘Borders and Boundaries: Territories, Technologies, Transgressions’ was the 14th annual conference of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network and a big success! For the first time, it was hosted jointly by two leading institutions, LSE and Goldsmiths. The conference was organized by an excellent organizing team that comprised of PhD candidates from …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 29: Women’s Media Studies Network

Milly Williamson Goldsmiths, University of London The MeCCSA Women’s Media Studies Network (WMSN), is an active network that hosts and funds events that relate to the issues of concern to women who teach and research in the broad area of Media Studies. Please do get involved – we always welcome new members. In 2016/17 WMSN …Continue Reading

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 29: First signs of how REF will work

Well, it’s called REF 2021, but already in 2017 many feel suitably terrorised and daunted by the research assessment exercise now called REF. The straws in the wind which begin to set out how the exercise will work have come so far in the form of two sets of decisions from HEFCE, the first dealing …Continue Reading

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