The Boat: An Interactive Graphic Novel

New York-based Australian Matt Huynh has created an interactive graphic novelisation of Nam Le’s award-winning story, The Boat a story about a 16-year-old refugee sent off alone by her parents after the fall of Saigon. The Boat forms part of SBS’s commemoration of 40 years of Vietnamese resettlement in Australia. …

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THE LONELY SOLDIER MONOLOGUES

The Lonely Soldier Monologues is a play that hears from 7 women who served in the US Armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.  It exposes some “shocking truths” about war and asks questions about the military, our society and our western culture. “But coming home was hard. It’s like you’re …

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Conference on gender, war and conflict reporting

Conference Gender and Conflict Reporting

Call for paper submissions to a conference sponsored by the Norwegian UNESCO commission on gender relations in the area of conflict reporting. The conference will be held at the Department of journalism and media studies at Oslo and Akershus University College on the 6-7 October 2015. The idea behind the …

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#TheWeaponizationOfSocialMedia

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New book by Thomas Elkjer Nissen (Head of Section, StratCom), Royal Danish Defence College #TheWeaponizationOfSocialMedia develops a framework to understand how social network media shapes global politics and contemporary conflicts by examining their role as a platform for conduction intelligence collection, targeting, cyber-operations, psychological warfare and command and control activities. Through these, …

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Military and the Media symposium

2nd June, University of Leeds We are delighted to announce a one-day symposium on Military and the Media at the University of Leeds on Tuesday 2 June 2015, bringing together researchers interested in the military, media, communications and popular culture. The symposium is organised as part of a British Academy …

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