Events archive 2011


"Development Communication, Los Baños Style" - Professor Nora Quebral: Honorary Doctorate Celebration Seminar

Thursday 15th December 2011. Professor Nora Cruz Quebral was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by LSE.  


Social Movements in the Age of the Internet

Thursday 24 November 2011, 6:30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB Speaker: Professor Manuel Castells. Chair: Professor Terhi Rantanen



What next for Rupert Murdoch? The Man Who Owns the News

Thursday 28 July 2011, 6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB Speaker: Michael Wolff.  Chair:  Charlie Beckett.


Phone-Hacking: Is it time to get tough on the press?

Wednesday 13th July 2011, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building   Speakers: Charlotte Harris, Martin Moore, others TBC. Chair: Charlie Beckett.  


The  Media Policy Project is holding a workshop on Monday 20 June from 14:00 - 18:00 with experts from various backgrounds, academics, policy-makers, representatives from Ofcom and from advocacy groups, as well as from industry.

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The Value of Journalism POLIS Conference 2011: Media and Power

Friday 10 June 2011, 9:00am Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building


2011 PhD Symposium

Friday 10th June 2011, 9:30am, The Graham Wallas Room           Media and Identity: Between Repression and Emancipation 


It's All About People

Wednesday 25 May 2011, 6pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB Speaker: Sheryl Sandberg. Chair: Charlie Beckett 


Media Reporting on BP, Copenhagen, and Cancun: what learnings, what implications

LSE Media Group

Tuesday 24 May 2011, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building

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Media Piracy in Emerging Economies

LSE Media Policy Project & An Open Rights Group Seminar

Wednesday 4 May 2011, 10:30am, Room G108, Kingsway Building.

Join us for a free, open seminar to discuss recent research on the battle between copyright and file-sharing in today's global economy.


Media and African Democracy 

Monday 21 March 2011, 6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building     Speaker: Professor Adebayo Adedeji 


21st Century Statecraft 

Thursday 10 March 2011 6.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, CH     Speaker: Alec Ross. Chair: Charlie Beckett. 

Shaku Banaji

Public Space, Media and Control in the City

Research Dialogues

Wednesday 9 March, 4:00pm, Room KSW.G108. Panel: Dr Shakuntala Banaji, Dr Myria Georgiou, Dr John Roberts.

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Public Service Broadcasting and Public Values: the remaining challenges for the BBC

POLIS Public Lecture

Wednesday 9 March 2011, 6.3opm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB Speaker: Sir Michael Lyons. Chair: Charlie Beckett


The making of Bestsellers

Thursday 17 February 2011, 6.45pm, Wolfson Theatre, NAB   Speaker: John Thompson. Discussant: Andrew Franklin. Chair: Liz Chapman 


Adaptation in an age of Digitisation: its fans, practitioners and foes

Thursday 17 February 2011, 5pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB Speakers: Dr Shakuntala Banaji, Professor Andrew Burn, Blake Morrison. Chair: Professor Sonia Livingstone


Gendering the Social Sciences

Wednesday 9 February 2011, 6.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, CM Speaker: Professor Sara Ahmed. Chair: Terhi Rantanen.


Rethinking capitalism: emotions as commodities

Monday 7 February 2011, 6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB Speaker: Professor Eva Illouz. Respondent: Professor Lilie Chouliaraki. Chair: Dr Shani Orgad. 


"What I've learned making a clickable, swipeable magazine"

Thursday 3 February 2011, 6.30pm, Senior Common Room, 5th Floor, Old Building, LSE Speaker: David Rowan, Editor of UK WIRED Magazine

LSE Media Group members only 

Jeremy Hunt

The Future for Media Policy - POLIS Event

Wednesday 12th January 2011, 6.30pm, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB Speaker: Jeremy Hunt MP. Chair: Raymond Snoddy.