What are the challenges facing the media in a global age?
Lecture Friday 1 December
6.30pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton Street
Conference Saturday 2 December
9.15am-5.30pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych
A free, public lecture on Friday 1 December by LSE Director Professor Anthony Giddens, and a one-day conference on Saturday 2 December at the School, will discuss issues such as national cultures, the impact of the internet and global e-democracy.
These events, sponsored by Bloomberg, mark the launch of the new MSc Global Media and Communications programme which Media@LSE is jointly offering with the Annenberg School of Communications, University of Southern California.
Professor Giddens' lecture takes place at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, LSE, and is open to all. An all-day conference on Saturday 2 December, Managing the Global II, will be held in LSE's Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych from 9.15am - 5.30pm. The programme schedule is as follows.
Session 1: Geographies of Multimedia and the Internet
Peter Monge (USC): Spatial-Temporal Dynamics of Globalisation and the Internet
Andy Pratt (LSE): Creating Sticky Spaces for New Media Production
Session 2: Cultures and Divisions
David Held (LSE): National Cultures and Globalisation
Sandra Ball-Rokeach( USC): Information Technology and Equality: beyond the digital divide
Session 3: Organisation and Exploitation
Janet Fulk (USC): Global Networks Organisations
Tom Hollihan (USC): Exploiting the Internet
Session 4: Democracy and War
Stephen Coleman (LSE): Global E-democracy
Jonathan Aronson (USC): Europe -vs- the United States: the war over third generation wireless standards
NOTE: If you would like to attend either or both events please contact Carol Whitwill, tel: 020 7955 6490 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media@lse website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/Depts/Media
21 November 2000