Images from FILM AND MEDIA 2014

Our Welcome

Our new Conference Assistants Anna and Sadie Fletcher say hi! ...

'Global Film & Media', Global Colleagues

Nearly 190 contributors gather, from some 40 nations, in friendly pursuit of visions of identity ...

Our Keynote Speakers

Following a commemorative screening of John Akomfrah's The Stuart Hall Project, the conference gets underway ...

Keynote Speaker 1: Professor Larry Grossberg (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) pays tribute to the late Stuart Hall, and outlines the links between Cultural Studies and the related field of Film and Media ...

Keynote 2: Professor Mandy Merck (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) offers an account of the new forms of stardom and celebrity associated with social activists such as Julian Assange ...

Keynote 3: Professor Daya Thussu (University of Westminster, UK) reminds us of the historic imbalances of global media power, and of the dramatic changes on the way ...

Our Guest Panels

Guest Panel 1: Commemorative Roundtable - Eduardo Coutinho

 

Dr. Igor Krstic (University of Reading, UK), Professor Lucia Nagib (University of Reading, UK), and Professor Michael Chanan (Roehampton University, UK) commemorate the life and work of legendary Brazilian documentarist Eduardo Coutinho ...

 

Guest Panel 2: Professor Des Freedman (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK), Judith Townend (City University, UK), Professor Julian Petley (Brunel University, UK) and Professor Sylvia Harvey (University of Leeds, UK)

 

discuss the urgent need for media reform ...

Musical Entertanment at the Conference Reception

Ms. Evie Anderson entertains the Conference Reception with thrilling performances of songs by Bizet, Gershwin, and Verdi ...

The Conference Team

The Conference Team at work and play ...

Photo credits: Ahmad Bilal, Gauri Durga Chakraborty, Anna Fletcher, Sadie Fletcher, Maikudi Abubakar Zukogi, Felix Enterprises Inc.

CONFERENCE EBOOK READERS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD!

We are delighted to announce that our first five ebooks of Conference Proceedings are now available. 

 

Please see elsewhere on this site for your free download.

 

The five volumes comprise over 100 essays based on Papers from around the world presented at our 2011 and 2012 conferences:

 

* FILM AND MEDIA 2011

* FILM AND MEDIA 2012

* LONDONICITY 2011

* LONDONICITY 2012

* UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN   2012

 

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