MEDIA, WAR AND PEACEBUILDING

Tuesday 14 March 2017 6:30pm to 8:00pm Speaker: Professor Clemencia Rodríguez Respondent: Dr Shakuntala Banaji Chair: Professor Nick Couldry Hosted by Department of Media and Communications, LSE Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building The presence of armed groups and the proximity of armed violence and war have a tremendous impact …

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CFP: Two-way Tickets: Travel, Home and War

University of Oxford, 20 June 2017 Deadline for abstracts: Monday 24th April War necessitates travel: soldiers on active duty are ‘mobilised’, and so in a different sense are the people that war has displaced or made homeless. From the peripli of classical antiquity to the Grand Tour, from ethnographic and imperialist …

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CFP: Turkey Media and Violence

Deadline: April 20, 2017 Wars, conflicts, terrorist events, humanitarian crises and social tensions continue to determine the agenda of Turkey and the world. The reflection of acts of violence dominating the literature in media and communication studies and the social influence of violence in the media still maintain their significance.Ranging from individual crimes …

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Broadcasting War

An interdisciplinary 1-day workshop University of  Warwick – Saturday 6th May 2017 Booking now open (£10/£5 students):http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/hrc/confs/bw This workshop will bring together scholars interested in how war has been broadcast to the public in the 20th and 21st centuries. From the early use of radio, through to newsreel, television, 24-hour …

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CFP: Pictures and Conflicts since 1945

Special issue of Humanities Professor. Jim Aulich (School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) Mary Ikoniadou (School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) Deadline: 3rd March, 2017 This Special Issue of Humanities journal will explore the intersection of conflict and visual culture since 1945. In more than half a century, …

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The Pity of War

Presented by Poems on the Underground and the Apollo Chamber Players, Conductor David Chernaik Including a new piece by Evelyn Ficarra: War Poems : the dead returning lightly dance for mixed ensemble and recorded sound Wed Nov 2nd, 2016, 6.30pm for 7pm London Transport Museum, Cubic Theatre and Foyer, Covent Garden http://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/events-calendar#pityofwar This new …

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Remembering the Falklands War: Media, Memory and Identity

By Sarah Maltby  Visit the book website Sarah Maltby is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication at the School of Media, Film and Music, Sussex University. Follow Sarah @warandmedia The Book Remembering the Falklands War: Media, Memory, Identity offers an empirically informed understanding of how identity and agency become wholly embedded within practices …

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