Conference

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iscMME 2012 was held in the School of Music at the University of Leeds on the 18th June. Photos  
The 6th Annual PhD Conference at the School of Media and Communication – University of Leeds Confirmed Keynote Speakers Natalie Fenton (Goldsmiths College, UK) Stephen Coleman (University of Leeds) From Iran to China, Cairo to Oakland, Chechnya to Tunisia, bold claims are being made about the role that new technologies are playing in the emergence, sustenance, and…
The aim of the conference was to define the significance that human rights hold within a digital environment, and to inform and stimulate debate between academics and postgraduate students from different backgrounds and disciplines.
The Leeds Doctoral College Showcase 2011 took place at the 2nd annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference on Tuesday 13 December 2011. Please visit https://www.leeds.ac.uk/research-leeds-doctoral-college for more information on the Leeds Doctoral College. 3 minute thesis presentations are available to view on the conference’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Ldspgrconference/videos   Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2011 1st Nick…
Otherwise Engaged Legacies and Questions of Marginal and Mainstream Visual Arts Strategies Otherwise Engaged is an international, predominantly post-graduate symposium. Saturday 3 December 2011, University of Leeds. In 1995 Kobena Mercer published the first in his Annotating Art’s Histories edited series, Cosmopolitan Modernisms.  In his introduction, Mercer stated that the series would offer:  ‘[A] fresh approach [to art…
A one-day conference organised by the Media Industries Research Centre (MIRC), University of Leeds, in conjunction with the MeCCSA Race Network and the ECREA Media Industries and Cultural Production Temporary Working Group Race and the Cultural Industries explores issues of ‘race’, the media and cultural production. Following Greg Dyke’s famous comment that the BBC is ‘hideously…
A two day conference at the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds. Organised by The Media Industries Research Centre, ICS, Leeds and Sociology/The Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change, The Open University.
The Leeds Doctoral College Showcase 2010 took place at the 1st annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference on Tuesday 14th December 2010. Please visit https://www.leeds.ac.uk/research-leeds-doctoral-college for more information on the Leeds Doctoral College. 3 minute thesis presentations are available to view on the conference’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Ldspgrconference/videos Award winners for 2010 were as follows: The…
We were delighted to launch the Bauman Institute within the School of Sociology and Social Policy with a major international conference on 6th and 7th September 2010. It was an honour to welcome as our plenary speakers: Neal Lawson – Chair of Compass, and writer for The Guardian and New Statesman Saskia Sassen – Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University,…