The Balkans Peace Program (BPP) Summer 2015

International Development, Politics, and Post-Conflict Societies – Kosovo and the Balkans…. is an educational program that provides students enrolled in a university outside of Kosovo and the region with the opportunity to spend three weeks in Kosovo studying and learning about development in practice in a post-conflict area right in…

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Arrested War: After Diffused War

Ben O’Loughlin and Andrew Hoskins introduce the concept of ‘Arrested War’ to describe how mainstream media is re-appropriating the images and stories that describe contemporary conflicts. All comments welcome…. Arrested War: After Diffused War In the past two decades we have passed through three phases of media ecology, and each has…

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Picturing the Social: Militarism & Clean War

WAM members may be interested in the following talks by Adi Kuntsman and Rhys Crilley from the Picturing the Social Conference (7th Nov 2014), now available on Soundcloud (other presentations also available). Abstracts for Kuntsman and Crilley below: Selfie Militarism (link) Dr Adi Kuntsman Lecturer in Digital Media, Manchester Metropolitan University The…

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CPBF: Reporting Gaza: Why the Media Bias?

In response to the recent WAM post about the MWC Editor’s collection on Media, Israel and Conflict the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom have asked me to draw your attention to the following podcast originally published on the CPBF’s site: The following text is taken from their site: As…

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