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JOMEC Research Seminar Series 2014/2015

Updated: Thursday, January 22, 2015


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.

October

15 Oct 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor Ian Hargreaves & Dr Andy Williams - The Creative Citizens Project and Hyperlocal News (Download Abstract)

22 Oct 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Dr Jen Birks, University of Nottingham - Authenticity, experience and subjective truthfulness in mediated politics (Download Abstract)

29 Oct** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Sara Moseley/Emma Meese - Centre of Community Journalism (Download Abstract)

November

05 Nov 4:00 - 7:00 PM - Room 1.61 (Birt Acres)
Public Lecture: Michelle Stanistreet, Martin Shipton & Granville Williams - Stand Up For Journalism: Democracy and Ownership in the Age of Big Media and Internet Titans (Download Abstract)

18 Nov 4:00 - 7:00 PM - Room 1.61 (Birt Acres)
Public Lecture: Nick Jones - The South Wales Miners in the News: Strikes, Solidarity & Social Media (Download Abstract)

26 Nov** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor James A. Steintrager - Cool War Hero: Bruce Lee’s Master, Cinematic Capital, and Hong Kong’s Final Fight (Download Abstract)

December

03 Dec 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor Alison Anderson, Plymouth University  -‘Beat the Bead’: The Media Politics of Microplastics in the Marine Environment (Download Abstract)

10 Dec** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Annabel McGoldrick, University of Sydney - Making meanings out of conflict and peace (Download Abstract)

January 2015

28 Jan** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.14
Professor Jack Halberstam, at University of Southern California - No Church in the Wild: Queer Art and Somatopolitical Resistance (Download Abstract)

February

04 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM- Room 0.05
Professor Guillermina Franco Álvarez/Dr David García Martul (Visiting Scholars) - Boosting Media Literacy for an immigrant Senegalese community in Madrid. An experience with e-learning platform “e-senegalaise”

18 Feb 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Ariadna Fernández Planells (Visiting Scholar)

25 Feb** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Michael O'Rourke, University College Dublin - 95 Theses on Queer Theory

March

04 Mar 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
John Mowitt, University of Leeds - Left Leaning: Toward a Sinister Humanities

11 Mar 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Dr Katrina Clifford (Visiting Scholar)

18 Mar 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor Guillermina Franco Álvarez/Dr David García Martul (Visiting Scholars): What’s happened with Free Daily Newspaper in Spain? A state–of-art about last research in this subject

25 Mar** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor Simon Cottle – t.b.c

April

22 Apr 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor Jenny Kitzinger – t.b.c

29 Apr** 4:00 - 5:15PM - Room 0.05
Dr Arne Hintz, Dr Lina Dencik, Professor Karin Wahl-Jorgensen - Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society: UK State-Media-Citizen Relations after the Snowden Leaks

May

06 May 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Naomi Dunstan & Dr Ross Garner – t.b.c

13 May 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Dr Lee Salter, University of Sussex - "Secret City"

27 May** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor Jesus Arroyave, Universidad del Norte - Barranquilla, Colombia – t.b.c

June

13 Jun 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
Professor Jesus Arroyave, Universidad del Norte - Barranquilla, Colombia – t.b.c

17 Jun** 4:00 - 5:15 PM - Room 0.05
James Stanyer, Loughborough University – t.b.c

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