Occasional updates from the Nonhuman Narratives Symposium at Bournemouth University, 27th April 2011. Refresh page for updates. Continue reading
The MeCCSA Climate Change, Environment and Sustainability Network is hosting a panel at the 2011 Annual MeCCSA Conference, 12-14th January at Salford.
Our panel Media and Climate Change is scheduled for Friday 14th January at 13:30 – 15:00 in Studio 3, with the following lineup:
Chair: Muhammad Shabir Khan
- Mass media role for climate change communication and global environmental sustainability
Ronju Ahammed, Sustainable Environment & Climate Change Programme, Bangladesh
- Mediated Climate Change: Scepticism on the Web and on Television Around Copenhagen
Neil Gavin, University of Liverpool and Tom Marshall, University of Aberystwyth
- Towards a (Re)Materialisation of the Spectacular (Celebrity) Objects of Climate Change
Mike Goodman, King‘s College, London
- Cosmopolitanism and Justice in British Newspaper Coverage of COP15 Copenhagen 2009 and COP16 Cancun 2010
Unn Laksa, University of Liverpool
There is also another panel that might be of interest, on Wednesday 12th January at 15:45 – 17:15 in Studio 3, entitled Mediating animals: exploring commodification and affect. Continue reading
Friday 4 March, 2011
Symposium organised by the
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The Mediating Environmental Change symposium will facilitate a debate on emerging and established forms and practices of environmental reporting – including climate change, conservation and sustainability. We aim to provide a lively discussion forum evolving around pertinent issues arising from a series of panels and keynote speakers.
You are invited to express interest in contributing your reflections or findings from relevant research as outlined below. Continue reading
Reporting War: Exploring the Way Forward will be held on Friday July 2, 2010 from 09:00am to 5:30pm at The Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University, 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EB, England.
The speakers at the Reporting War: Exploring the Way Forward symposium include reseachers from the universities of Nottingham, Liverpool, Westminster, Cardiff, West of England, De Montfort, Indian Institute of Mass Communication and Fluminense Federal (Brazil). See conference website for final programme and schedule.
Organised by the Centre for Journalism and Communication Research, this one-day symposium will bring together academics, researchers, journalists and bloggers to debate on improving conflict reportage.
- What can the analysis of the reporting of past conflicts tell us about future ones?
- What role should ‘peace journalism’ have in the future media landscape?
- In what ways does the training of journalists need to change?
- How are citizen journalists challenging traditional practices of war reporting?
The event is free and open to all interested parties.
Whilst the event has attracted significant attention, the majority of interested parties were unable to make the original date. In the interest of making the event inclusive and to incorporate as many perspectives as possible, we have decided to postpone it until November / December 2010.
We will publish an updated schedule in due course.
Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused for this. We do hope that you may be able to join us at the later date instead.
Friday 25th June, 2010 –> postponed
This symposium will be an opportunity to discuss and reflect upon the role of online news reporting during the May 2010 UK General Election. It will provide a forum for academics, researchers, journalists and bloggers to discuss emerging and established forms and practices of online election news. We aim to provide a lively discussion forum evolving around pertinent issues arising from the election campaign and aftermath.