Professor John Hartley - AM, BA (Wales), PhD (Murdoch), DLitt (Wales), FAHA, FRSA, ICA Fellow
Location: Room 0.62A, Bute Building
John Hartley was JOMEC’s first Head (1996-2000), before taking up a post in Australia as Foundation Dean of the world’s first Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology. Now he has returned on a part-time basis to JOMEC, with an appointment through Cardiff University’s “Serious Brain Power” scheme. At the same time he is Professor of Cultural Science and Director of the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University (Perth, Western Australia).
He is a member of the ARC (Australian Research Council) College of Experts, Fellow of the International Communication Association, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and recipient of the Order of Australia. A former ARC Federation Fellow (2005-10), he was co-founder of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (the CCI: cci.edu.au). He is a visiting researcher at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB Berlin).
John Hartley has published over 200 articles and 24 books, including: The Uses of Digital Literacy (UQP 2009), Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts (Routledge 2011), Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studies (Wiley 2012), Key Concepts in Creative Industries (co-author, Sage 2012), and A Companion to New Media Dynamics (co-editor, Wiley 2013). He is completing a book on Cultural Science with Jason Potts (Bloomsbury).
The role of popular culture and media in the growth of knowledge.
Hartley is an elected Fellow of the International Communication Association (USA), the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (UK).
John Hartley, Jean Burgess & Axel Bruns (eds.) (2013, December) A Companion to New Media Dynamics. Malden MA & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell [35 chapters; 500 pages, see:http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1444332244.html
John Hartley, Jason Potts, Stuart Cunningham, Terry Flew, Michael Keane & John Banks (2013, October)Key Concepts in Creative Industries. London: Sage Publications. [42 concepts; 200 pages. See:www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book236863#tabview=toc ]
Walter J. Ong (2912) Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. 30th Anniversary Edition with additional chapters by John Hartley. London: Routledge. See:www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415538381/
John Hartley (2012) Digital Futures for Media and Cultural Studies. Malden, MA & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. See: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118106709.html
John Hartley (2011) Key Concepts in Communication, Media & Cultural Studies, 4th edn. London:Routledge. See: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415563239/
John Hartley (2009) The Uses of Digital Literacy. St. Lucia: Queensland University Press:www.uqp.uq.edu.au/Book.aspx/1059/The%20Uses%20Of%20Digital%20Literacy
- Published in the USA in a new edition by Transaction Publishers, 2010.
- Translations: Chinese (Mainland) Zhejiang University Press, China.
- Chinese (complex characters): Azoth Books, Taiwan (2012).
John Hartley and Kelly McWilliam (eds) (2009) Story Circle: Digital Storytelling Around the World.Malden, MA and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. See: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405180587.html
John Hartley (2008) Television Truths: Forms of Knowledge in Popular Culture. Malden, MA & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. See: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405169796.html
John Hartley (2006) TV50: Fifty Years of Australian Television. Melbourne: Australian Centre of the Moving Image [ISBN 1-920805-14-1].
John Hartley (ed.) (2005) Creative Industries. Oxford: Blackwell [414pp.]. See:http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405101482.html
- Translations: Chinese: Translated by Cao Shule, Bao Jiannu and Li Hui. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press (2007)
- Serbian: CLIO Publications Belgrade (2007)
John Fiske and John Hartley (2003) Reading Television: 25th Anniversary Edition, with a new foreword by John Hartley. London: Routledge.
John Hartley (2003) A Short History of Cultural Studies. London: Sage Publications.
- Translation: Chinese (simplified characters). Translated by Ji Guangmao. Beijing: Gold Wall Publishing House （ 金城出版社 ） (2008).
- Chinese (complex characters). Translated by Chunchi Wang. Taipei: Chu-Liu Publishing Company (Li-Wen Publishing Group).
- Russian. Section at: www.tobreluts.com/bibl.htm
John Hartley (2002) Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts. London & New York: Routledge.
- Translation: Portuguese. Comunicação, Estudos Culturais e Media - conceitos-chaveTrans. Fernanda Oliveira ISBN: 972-589-123-6. Lisbon: Quimera Editores (2004).
John Hartley and Alan McKee (2000) The Indigenous Public Sphere: The Reporting and Reception of Aboriginal Issues in the Australian Media. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
John Hartley and Roberta E. Pearson (eds) (2000) American Cultural Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
John Hartley (1999) Uses of Television. London & New York: Routledge.
- Translations: Spanish: Los usos de la televisión: Trans. Juan Trejo Álvarez. Barcelona and Buenos Aires: Ediciones Paidós Ibérica (2000)
- German: chapter translated in Perspektiven der Fernsehwissenschaft. Theorie-Geschichte-Analyse (Perspectives on Television Studies: Theory, History, Analysis). Konstanz: Universitätsverlag Konstanz (2002).
- Croatian: «Knowledge, television and the ‘textual tradition’» (pp.55-70 of Uses of Television) in Kulturalni studiji i televizija (Cultural Studies and Television): Hrvatski filmski ljetopis(Croatian Cinema Chronicle), translated by Dean Duda, University of Zagreb.
- Extract: Television: The Critical View (ed. Horace Newcomb), New York: Oxford University Press; 7th edition (2005).
John Hartley (1996) Popular Reality: Journalism, Modernity, Popular Culture. London: Arnold.
John Hartley and Alan McKee (eds) (1996) Telling Both Stories: Indigenous Australians and the Media. Perth: Arts Enterprise, ECU.
Tim O’Sullivan, John Hartley, Danny Saunders, Martin Montgomery, John Fiske (1994) Key Concepts in Communication and Cultural Studies. 2nd edn. London and New York: Routledge.
- Translations: Romanian: Concepte Fundamentale Din Stiintele Comunicarii Si Studiile Culturale. Trans. Monica Mitarc ă 973-683-717-3. Bucharest: Polirom Collegium (2001).
- Korean: Hyundai Meehak Press (1997)
- Spanish: Amorrortu Editores, Buenos Aires (1997)
- Chinese: Yuan-Liou Publishing Co., Taipei: (1995-96).
John Hartley (1992) The Politics of Pictures: The Creation of the Public in the Age of Popular Media. Routledge, London & New York.
- Translation: Slovenian: University of Ljubljana (2002)
- Extract: Cultural Studies: An Anthology (ed. Michael Ryan), Malden, MA and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell (2008).
John Hartley (1992) Tele-ology. Studies in Television. Routledge, London & New York.
Republished by Routledge, 2002.
John Hartley, Holly Goulden and Tim O’Sullivan (1985) Making Sense of the Media. London: Comedia.
Tim O’Sullivan, John Hartley, Danny Saunders and John Fiske (1983) Key Concepts in Communication. London & New York: Methuen. [270 pp.]
- - Translation: Bahasa Malaysian: Pulau Pinang: Universiti Sains Malaysia Publications (1996).
- John Hartley (1982) Understanding News. London & New York: Methuen.
- - Translation: Romanian: 21. Discursul Ş tirilor. Trans. Monica Mitarc ă . Bucarest: Polirom Collegium (1999).
- - Extract: The Media (ed. Brian Dutton), Longman UK.
- John Fiske and John Hartley (1978) Reading Television. London: Methuen.
- - Translations: Romanian: Semnele Televiziunii. Trans. Daniela Rusu; Preface by C ă lin Anastasiu. Ia ş i: Institutul European (2002).
- - Croatian: ARBA Publishers, Zagreb (1993/4)
- - Chinese: Yuan-Liou Publishers, Taiwan (1993)
- - Japanese: Terebi o ‘yomu’. Mirai-Sha (1991)
- - Greek: Likourgos Stavrakos A.E., Communication and Culture Publications, Athens (1992)
- - Danish: Fjernsynets Sprog. Nyt Nordisk Forlag/Arnold Busck A/S, Copenhagen (1981)
- - Polish by Wojiech Kalaga, extracts published in Polish journal Kino (1985).
- Parallel Lines: Media Representations of Dance (ed. Stephanie Jordan & Dave Allen), London: Arts Council/John Libbey & Co., 1993.
- Television: The Critical View (ed. Horace Newcomb), New York: Oxford University Press; 3rd and 4th editions (1982 and 1987).
- Gendai Shiso - ‘revue de la pensee d’aujourd’hui’ Vol 10-7, pp 150-6, translated into Japanese and published by Seidosha, Japan (1982).
- Transmission (ed. Peter d’Agostino), Tanam Press, NY (1986), 29-42
- New Introductory Reader in Sociology, Harrap UK (1983).
- Examples of Inquiry (ed. R.N.D. Martin), Open University Press UK (1981).
New books in preparation:
Cultural Science. Co-authored with Jason Potts and John Banks. For Bloomsbury Academic, London, delivery 2013 (under contract; in preparation).
Whose Creative Industries? For Sage Publications, London; delivery 2013 (under contract; in preparation); collaborating with Dr Wen Wen (Shenzhen University) on this.
John Hartley’s recent research focus has been on the creative economy, especially the role of user-created content or “DIY” productivity in digital and social networks, and the internationalization of the creative industries (especially in China and emerging economies). He is working on a new book for Sage on “Whose Creative Industries?”
Hartley is also interested in the disciplinary modernization of cultural studies and the humanities more generally, collaborating with an international group of researchers to develop the field of “cultural science,” which seeks to connect cultural studies to recent advances in the evolutionary and complexity sciences. The objective is to reconceptualize culture as a population-wide dynamic resource for productivity, learning and innovation. Hartley is co-authoring a book on this topic for Bloomsbury Academic.
At JOMEC, Hartley is collaborating with Ian Hargreaves on the AHRC-funded “Creative Citizens” project.
John Hartley was educated at University College Cardiff, graduating with a degree in English Language and Literature. While at Cardiff he co-founded Gair Rhydd, the student newspaper. He completed his PhD at Murdoch University, Western Australia, and received a Doctor of Letters (earned higher doctorate) at the University of Wales in 2000.
His career has been divided between Wales and Australia: he has worked at the Polytechnic of Wales and Cardiff University in Wales; and at Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University, Queensland University of Technology and Curtin University in Australia.