Events and Seminars
- Culture, Time and Publics in the Arab World: Media, Public Space and Temporality
Tarik Sabry, Omar al-Ghazzi, Helga Tawil-Souri and Ramy Aly
In this revealing new study, the authors preside over an original new exploration of Arab culture. They employ subjects as varied as anthropology, media studies, philosophy, political economy and cultural studies to illuminate the relationship between culture, time and publics in an Arab context, whilst also laying the foundations for a much more nuanced picture of Arab society.
- Undoing Optimization: Stories from Smart City Citizens
Dr Alison Powell (LSE)
- Extreme Speech in Myanmar: State Media in the Rohingya Forced Migration Crisis
Dr Ronan Lee (Queen Mary University)
- Three Perspectives to Extreme Speech: Theory and Practice
- School of Interdisciplinary Studies Webinar
Join Centre Directors from the School of Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS) to find out more about the range of postgraduate degrees offered within SIS, including module options, course outcomes and key dates.
- Gender and Media
Aida Al Kaisy (SOAS)
- Studying Global Media and Digital Cultures (Online)
Dr Dina Matar (SOAS)
- Global Media in times of Crisis
Dr Dina Matar (SOAS), Dr Dounia Mahlouly (SOAS)
- Cynicism in Kenyan Newsrooms: Communication Dilemmas under China-African Media
Dr. Weidi Zheng, SOAS
- Is Free Speech Racist?
Dr. Gavan Titley, Maynooth University
- Cultural Studies; policy and practice: Towards a reformist approach to strategic communications
Dr. Dounia Mahlouly, SOAS
This talk addresses the role of communication practices and community-owned media infrastructures in processes of collective resilience, drawing on the case study of an EU-funded initiative implemented by British Council and designed to support community resilience through media capacity in Tunisia and Lebanon.
- Advertising Nationalism: Commemorating the liberation war in Bangladeshi print advertisements
Dr. Kajalie Shehreen Islam, Dhaka University
This talk explores the role of the media as a discursive tool in the commemoration of Bangladesh’s war of liberation.
- Freedom of expression, from the fundamental human right to hate speech scapegoat.
Elizabeth Rivera, IFEX
- “Don’t Tax my Megabytes: Control Societies, Taxation and Digital Infrastructure in Africa
Dr. Clovis Bergère
This event is postponed until Term Two (2021)