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The Media Discourse Group has organised conferences, symposia, exhibitions and public events, some of which have been supported or run by our associates (see references in brackets), and some of which have been run in association with the University's Cultural Exchanges programme.


  • PhD and ECR Conference: ‘Researching Social Media Use: Identity, Community and Political Dissent', July 2016
  • ‘The Discourse of Flood Defences’, seminar given by Professor Nigel Wright, PVC Research and Dean of Technology, De Montfort University, May 2016
  • ‘'Dancing with a Phone': the social logic of an embodied methodology on the dance floor’, seminar given by Zoe Armour, Doctoral candidate, April 2016
  • DJ Nick Corelli, interviewed by Zoe Armour
  • ‘Corbyn, Cameron, HaHaHa’, public lecture by Stuart Price 



  • Heritage Centre Exhibition on Protest, Hawthorne Building (until April 2016)
  • ‘Cultures of Denial’, 27th November 2015 (Day Conference with papers from four doctoral candidates and six staff)
  • ‘Global Media: issues and perspectives, 20th April 2015 (Postgraduate Student Conference with speakers from RT and Global Witness)
  • ‘Knowledge, Violence, Repetition’, public lecture on Science Fiction film, Cultural Exchanges 2015
  • ‘Cultural Workers, Gender and Austerity’, Cultural Exchanges 2015
  • ‘This is what an anti-feminist looks like’, seminar given by doctoral candidate Claire Sedgwick, 2014
  • ‘A Contemporaneous Analysis of Newspapers in the First World War’, seminar given by doctoral candidate Claire Sedgwick, 2014
  • ‘The Aesthetics of Capitalism’, Research Seminar 2015



  • ‘Memory and Ideology in the Spanish Civil War’, Cultural Exchanges 2014, with David Deacon (Loughborough), Lee Solomon, Stuart Price and Ruth Sanz Sabido
  • ‘Anti-Fascism on Film’, conference in Cultural Exchanges 2014
  • Techno DJ Rebekah, interview in Cultural Exchanges 2014
  • Public lecture on Journalism and Truth, Tor Clark, 2014
  • Europe as a Cultural Project (Cultural Exchanges)



  • ‘Generations of Protest’, International conference 2013



  • ‘Research Methods in Media Discourse’, November 2012



  • ‘The Mediation of Security’, International conference, May 2011
  • RCUK Research event, April 2011, ‘Global Uncertainties’ presentation
  • ‘Women, War and Terror’, tenth anniversary of the Meccsa Women’s Network, September 2011
  • ‘Creative Practices’, public lecture with documentary film-maker Amanda Blue, November 2011
  • ‘The Assault on the Universities’ - event with Des Freedman (Goldsmith’s College), December 2011
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