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.