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JOMEC Research Seminar Series 2013/2014

Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014


The JOMEC Research Seminar Series is an exciting opportunity to find out more about the cutting-edge work going on within JOMEC, the University and the world outside. 

All staff and students (postgraduate and undergraduate) are welcome.

September

24 Sept 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 1.40

Professor Liesbet van Zoonen, Loughborough University - Acts of Identification: Why We Love Facebook and Hate ID Cards

October

02 Oct 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Prof Karin Wahl-Jorgensen/Prof Richard Sambrook - The Challenges of Balance and Impartiality in Broadcast News: Findings from the BBC Breadth of Opinion Review Content Analysis


16 Oct 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.53
Dr Janet Harris - Documentary Practice After Academic Criticism


23 Oct** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Paul Bowman - Primitivism after Orientalism

November

06 Nov 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Mike Berry - The ‘Deficit Crisis’ the British Media and Public Opinion

12 Nov 4:00 - 5:15 PM
Nicholas Jones (Honorary Visiting Professor) - British journalism's ethical divide: to pay or not to pay for information

14 Nov 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 1.50
Dr Mirca Madianou, University of Leicester

27 Nov** Public Lecture (t.b.c)

December

04 Dec 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Richard Sambrook - The public appetite for Foreign News: a study of BBC audiences

11 Dec** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Karen Ross, Northumbria University - Off your Face(book) – gender, politics and social media

January 2014

15 Jan 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Arvind Sivaramakrishnan - Some Reflections on the News-Comment Distinction

29 Jan** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Ross Garner - Re-Branding ITV: The ‘Mainstream’, Memory and Ontological Security (Download Abstract)

February

05 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM- Room 0.14
Dr Catalina Montoya - The Law of Victims and Land Restitution in Colombia: Public Debates and Glocal Agendas (Download Abstract)

12 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Stuart Allan - ‘Now everyone is a photojournalist’: Transforming audiences into citizen witnesses (Download Abstract)

13 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Jelena Bjelica , University of Westminster - 'International Intervention in Afghanistan: a war of perception or just a failure?' (Download Abstract)

19 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Simon Cottle - A History of Violence and Communications: Part One (Download Abstract)

25 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Toby Miller - 'The Hollywood Producer and Human Rights'

26 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Howard Barrell - ‘The Uses of Deliberative Dialogue: A “Freedom Charter” for Syria. Notes from the Field’

March

05 Mar 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Daya Thussu, University of Westminster - The Slow Rise of India’s Soft Power (Donwload Abstract)

12 Mar 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Lina Dencik - Burgers, Lattes and Facebook: Worker Resistance in the 21st Century (Download Abstract)

19 Mar 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Stephen Cushion - News and Politics: Towards a rolling news logic? (Download Abstract)

26 Mar** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Inaki Garcia-Blanco - Citizens and the BBC: How the British Public Broadcaster Constructs the Public (Download Abstract)

April

09 Apr** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Michael Higgins - Indignation unto nation: belligerence in broadcasting (Download Abstract)

May

14 May 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Karen Ross, Northumbria University - Off your Face(book) – gender, politics and social media (Download Abstract)

June

18 Jun 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Dr Tanja Dreher, University of Wollongong

** Research Drinks will take place following the last research seminar of each month