Conferences, Workshops, Exhibitions, and Colloquia

he 2019 EIBA conference will be an opportunity to look at broadening the impact and footprint of international business through integration with research in other social sciences. The goal is to investigate the lessons to be learned from the turbulent environment of the past several years.

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An international conference organized by the Urban Communication Foundation and the Institute of Communications Studies in association with the ECREA Media and the City Temporary Working Group. In the course of two days there were over 70 papers by presenters from 20 different countries and representing a number of perspectives related to urban communication. With…
The 7th Annual PhD Conference at the School of Media and Communication – University of Leeds Confirmed Keynote Speakers Professor Colin Sparks (Hong Kong Baptist University) Professor Kate Oakley (University of Leeds) The recent financial crisis that caused the collapse of large financial institutions, the bailout of banks by national governments, and the struggle of national…
2012 Wilhelm Raabe literature prize winner Christian Kracht gave a public reading from his latest novel Imperium (Empire) at the Leeds Central Library on Monday 19th October at 5:30pm. This public event is hosted by the International Writers at Leeds series and the Faculty or Arts at University of Leeds. The organisers are grateful for the support of the Swiss Arts…
The 31st Leeds Annual Statistical Research Workshop Invited Speakers We are honoured that the following leading scientists accepted to give invited presentations at LASR 2012. Fred Bookstein (Universities of Vienna and Washington) Peter Challenor (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton) Zoubin Ghahramani (University of Cambridge) Walter Gilks (University of Leeds, Rothamsted Research) Thomas Hamelryck (University of Copenhagen) John Haslett (Trinity College Dublin) Alan…
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.
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.
A seminar organised by MeCCSA’s Radio Studies network and Policy network, with the Media Industries Research Centre at the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds. The emergence of digital radio in the UK has been described, at different times, as hugely successful and as utterly disastrous. In comparison with other countries, digital radio is…
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,…