Events archive 2012


Branding Consumer Citizens: Gender and the Emergence of Brand Culture

A talk by Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser from USC Annenberg

Tuesday 11th December 2012 from 1-2pm

Clement House Room 302

Sarah Banet-Weiser is a Professor in the School of Communication at USC Annenberg and the department of American Studies and Ethnicity. Her teaching and research interests include feminist theory, race and the media, youth culture, popular and consumer culture, and citizenship and national identity. She teaches courses in culture and communication, gender and media, youth culture, feminist theory and cultural studies.


The Normative Turn in Media Research: Solidarity, Justice, Ethics, Culture

A book launch public lecture with Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor Nick Couldry, Professor Andreas Hepp and Dr Shani Orgad

Chair: John B.Thompson (University of Cambridge)

Wednesday 14th November from 6:30-8:15pm

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

Professor Lilie Chouliaraki| is Professor of Media and Communications, LSE

Professor Nick Couldry| is Professor of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London

Professor Andreas Hepp| is Professor of Media and Communications Studies at the University of Bremen

Dr Shani Orgad| is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, LSE 


Imagining the Internet: Policy Challenges|

16th October 2012, 6:30-8pm

Speaker: Professor Robin Mansell, Chair: Professor Sonia Livingstone 

Discussants: Professors William Dutton and Robert Wade


2012 PhD Symposium|

Cosmopolitanism, New Media and Protests

Friday 15 June 2012, 09.30am - 05.30pm


10th anniversary MSc Global Media & Communications|

Thanks to our fantastic LA hosts, LSE alumni Michael and Haley Miller, who hosted the gala celebration for the 10th anniversary of our MSc Global Media & Communications, with USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.


Mediatization in transcultural and transnational perspectives|

We were delighted to co-sponsor the workshop 'Mediatization in transcultural and transnational perspectives', together with Goldsmiths, University of London, on 30 and 31 March 2012. Sonia Livingstone is vice-chair of the ECREA Mediatization working group.


Demonstrations, riots and uprisings: mediated dissent in a changing communication environment|

6.30-8pm, Wednesday 29 February 2012

Speaker: Professor Simon Cottle, Chair: Dr Bart Cammaerts

Polis LSE Literary Festival Event|

'Censorship in an Age of Freedom'

6.30pm, Wednesday 29 February 2012

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers: Heather Brooke and Nick Cohen