Events archive 2011

January

The Future for Media Policy - Polis Event|

Date: Wednesday 12 January 2011, 6.30pm
Location: LSE 
Speaker: Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport


February

Department of Media and Communications Literary Festival Discussions:

Podcasts of events now online|

The Making of Bestsellers|

Date: Thursday 17 February 2011, 6.45 - 8.00pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: John Thompson
Discussant: Andrew Franklin
Chair: Liz Chapman

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

Date: Thursday 17 February 2011 5.00 - 6.15pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Shakuntala Banaji, Professor Andrew Burn, Blake Morrison
Chair: Professor Sonia Livingstone

Diversity Work: a phenomenology of institutions|

Gendering the Social Sciences: a public lecture|

Date: Wednesday 9 February 2011, 6.30pm
Location: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
Speaker: Professor Sara Ahmed
Chair: Professor Terhi Rantanen

Rethinking Capitalism: emotions as commodities|

Date: Monday 7 February 2011, 6.30pm
Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Speaker: Professor Eva Illouz

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

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

LSE Media Group members only


March

Media and African Democracy: Africa Talks and POLIS public lecture|

Date: Monday 21 March 2011
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Adebayo Adedeji

21st Century Statecraft  | 

Public Lecture

Thursday 10 March 2011 6.30-8pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Alec Ross
Chair: Charlie Beckett

Research Dialogues|

Wednesday 9 March, 16:00 – 17:30, Room KSW.G108
Public space, media and control in the city
Panel:
Dr Shakuntala Banaji, Dept of Media and Communications, LSE
Dr Myria Georgiou, Dept of Media and Communications, LSE
Dr John Roberts, Dept of Sociology, Brunel University

Public Service Broadcasting and Public Value: the remaining challenges for the BBC|

POLIS Public Lecture
Wednesday 9 March 2011, 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Speaker: Sir Michael Lyons
Chair: Charlie Beckett


May

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

LSE Media Group

Date: Tuesday 24 May 2011, 6.30 - 8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

RSVP using the online registration form|

A Lecture by Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer at Facebook|

POLIS Public Lecture

Date: Wednesday 25 May 2011
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Sheryl Sandberg
Chair: Charlie Beckett

LSE Media Policy Project| & An Open Rights Group Seminar:

Media Piracy in Emerging Economies
Date: Wednesday 4 May 2011, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Venue: Room G108, London School of Economics, (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.


June

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.

Media@LSE| 3rd PhD symposium

Media and Identity: Between Repression and Emancipation
Friday, June 10th, 2011 - 09h30 : 17h30
The Graham Wallas Room, fifth floor, Old Building LSE

The Value of Journalism POLIS Conference 2011: Media and Power|
Date: Friday 10 June 2011
Time: 9:00-14:30
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance

Media and Identity: Between Repression and Emancipation
|Friday, June 10th, 2011 - 09h30 : 17h30The Graham Wallas Room, fifth floor, Old Building LSE Date: Friday 10 June 2011 Time: 9:00-14:30 Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, Tickets are free but must be booked in advance


July

What next for Rupert Murdoch? The Man Who Owns The News - LSE public conversation|

LSE public conversation

Thursday 28 July 2011, 6.30-7.30pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Michael Wolff
Chair: Charlie Beckett

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

POLIS Public Debate
Date: Wednesday 13 July 2011
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Charlotte Harris, Martin Moore, others TBC


November

Social Movements in the Age of the Internet-Public Lecture

Video and audio recordings now available|

Thursday 24 November 2011
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre
Speaker: Professor Manuel Castells
Chair: Professor Terhi Rantanen

How are Social Movements shaped by the availability of horizontal communication networks based on the Internet and wireless communication? How can indignation become collective action by the connection between neural networks, digital social networks and urban networks?


December

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

Professor Nora Cruz Quebral was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by LSE on 15 December 2011 for her 'pioneering and continued contribution to the field of development communication'. The Department of Media and Communications announced that the 'doctorate is also an appreciation of the role played by the College of Development Communication, University of the Philippines [at Los Baños] (UPLB) in institutionalising development communication teaching and research'. The doctorate is also an appreciation of the role played by the College of Development Communication (University of the Philippines) in institutionalising development communication teaching and research. This event is held in conjunction with C4D, the Communication for Development Network. Further details of the event and a copy of Professor Quebral's lecture are available here|.

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