Department of Media and Communications
London School of Economics & Political Science
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Current Events

The Department of Media and Communications holds numerous public events throughout the academic year. All of our events are well-attended; therefore attendees should make sure to arrive early in order to secure a seat.

Miriam Ticktin

A Conference hosted by LSE Media and Communications

Everyday Humanitarianism: Ethics, Affects and Practices

14-15 April 2016 | New Academic Building, LSE

Speakers: Professor Craig Calhoun, Professor Miriam Ticktin

Polis Conference 2016

Polis Conference 2016: Journalism & Crisis

Thursday 21 April 2016 | 9am-6pm | New Academic Building, LSE 

Speakers: Jon Snow and others from the BBC, Sky, the Guardian, Buzzfeed, Vice, Reuters, Associated Press, Human Rights Watch, Médecins Sans Frontières and more.

Ahmet Şık

LSE Polis and English PEN Public Lecture

Journalism Under Siege

Wednesday 27 April 2016 | 6.30-8.30pm | Silverstone Room, LSE

Speaker: Ahmet Şık

Oscar H Gandy Jr

LSE Media Policy Project Public Lecture

Surveillance and the Public Sphere: confronting a democratic dilemma

Thursday 19 May 2016 | 6.30-8pm |  Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Speaker: Oscar H. Gandy Jr


LSE Media and Communications Film and Seminar Series

Freedom and Domination in the Colonial Present: Images, Fictions, Theories

4 May & 25 May | 5-8pm | Silverstone Room, Tower 3, LSE


LSE Media and Communications Public Event

PhD Symposium 2016

Thursday 30 June 2016 | 9am-6pm | Silverstone Room, LSE

Speakers: Professor Nick Coudlry, Dr Bart Cammaerts

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LSE Media and Communications IAMCR 2016 Pre-conference

Children's and Young People's Rights in the Digital Age

26-27 July 2016 | London School of Economics and Political Science

Convenors: Sonia Livingstone, Amanda Third and Mariya Stoilova


Davide Morisi