Join us for this year’s MeCCSA PGN Conference: “Mediating Gendered Identities: Articulations, Representations & Contestations”!

Register here! The ‘Facebook Files’, released in September 2021, highlighted the ongoing concerns regarding the “impact” of Instagram on teenage girls. Critically, the entanglements of agency and empowerment that resurfaced in the leaked internal research from Facebook, coupled with subsequent media reporting, indicate how teenage girls continue to be positioned as gendered subjects, drawing on …Continue Reading

MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Call for Nominations 2022

The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (PGN) is calling for nominations from postgraduate students (Master’s and PhD) interested in joining the PGN Executive Committee for the 2022/2023 academic year. About the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Committee The aim of the Postgraduate Network is to bring together postgraduate students in media, communication and cultural studies from different intellectual traditions …Continue Reading

Networking Knowledge CfP: Television, Video-on-Demand, and Binge Watching (Special Issue)

Networking Knowledge, the journal of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies (MeCCSA) Postgraduate Network, invites contributions from postgraduate students and early career researchers for publication in an upcoming issue focused on television, video-on-demand, and binge watching. Academic articles, creative work, interviews, and media reviews from any field of media, communication, and cultural studies are welcome.  …Continue Reading

Workshop: Getting Your First Post-Doctoral Fellowship

MeCCSA-PGN held a workshop on Wednesday 27 April 2022 themed “What’s Next: Getting Your First Post-Doctoral Fellowship”. It was aimed at final year PhDs and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) who would be interested in learning about post-doctoral fellowship applications. The workshop was organised by Liao Zhang, MeCCSA-PGN’s training officer. In all, four former/current recipients of …Continue Reading

MeCCSA-PGN 2022 (King’s College London) Conference – Call for Papers

The organisers of the joint MeCCSA-PGN – King’s College London Conference are pleased to announce this year’s call for contributions. This is an in-person conference, the first in-person conference we will be having since 2019. The conference will take place at King’s College London, and the specific room location will be announced shortly. *NEW DATE* …Continue Reading

Call for Hosts: MeCCSA-PGN 2023 Conference

The Postgraduate Network of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA-PGN) is inviting application bids for the hosting of the PGN’s Annual Conference in 2023. We expect the 2023 Conference to be held in-person, but allowance should be made for a virtual or blended Conference. Conference bids should be sent to the Chair of …Continue Reading

Join the Team! MeCCSA-PGN Call for Associate Editor

The Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Postgraduate Network Committee wishes to recruit a new member to join us in the role of Associate Editor of our postgraduate journal Networking Knowledge. About Us Networking Knowledge provides a platform for postgraduate and early career researchers to publish work and to gain experience in the peer …Continue Reading

2021 Conference Schedule

The conference schedule for the 2021 MeCCSA-PGN Conference has been released. Please find the link to it below.

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