Dates for IHPRC 2015

Posted on 04. Jul, 2014 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

The dates for the sixth International History of Public Relations Conference have been announced as Wednesday July 8 and Thursday July 9, 2015. The conference will again be held at Bournemouth University in England. A Call for Papers will be issued shortly.

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Bell Pottinger supports IHPRC 2014

Posted on 30. Jun, 2014 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

The International History of Public Relations Conference (IHPRC) is being supported this year by Bell Pottinger, a leading full-service international communications company headquartered in London, with offices in key centres worldwide. The support enables IHPRC’s organisers to widen the base of engagement in the conference by funding attendance by graduate students through low-priced registration. James Gater, [...]

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34 papers for 2014 PR history conference

Posted on 30. May, 2014 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

Coming from 11 countries, 34 papers on many aspects of PR history will be presented at the fifth International History of Public Relations Conference to be held at Bournemouth University on July 2-3. The speaker schedule has been finalised and shows that academics from the United States have had 11 papers accepted. They are followed by [...]

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IHPRC 2014 Abstracts online – 40 papers from 15 countries

Posted on 03. Mar, 2014 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

The 40 abstracts chosen for presentation the 5th International History of Public Relations Conference are now available to read: IHPRC 2014 Abstracts The submissions have come from 15 countries, some co-authored across distant borders (NZ/Spain and Australia/UK). The largest representation is from the US (13), followed by UK (5), Germany (4), Turkey (3) with two [...]

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UK PR education history online in PREF archive

Posted on 18. Feb, 2014 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

An insight into the first decade of PR education in the UK has just been posted online. It is the archive of the Public Relations Educators Forum (PREF) from 1994 to 1999, its most active years. It can be found at: http://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/historyofpr/files/2010/03/PREF-Archive-1994-1999.pdf Catalogued by Professor Tom Watson of Bournemouth University’s Media School, it illustrates the growth [...]

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Registration opens for IHPRC 2014

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

Registration is now open for the International History of Public Relations Conference 2014 which will be held at Bournemouth University on July 2-3 this year. It is the fifth running of IHPRC, which is firmly established on the public relations academic calendar. Already, the peer review of abstracts has been completed and authors contacted with [...]

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Euro PR history network launched at EUPRERA

Posted on 10. Oct, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

The European Public Relations History Network (EPRHN) was launched at European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA) Congress in Barcelona on October 3-5. The event, held on Friday October 4, was attended by 29 delegates from 12 countries. “After more than a year’s planning, EPRHN is now in operation and has 52 active supporters [...]

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IHPRC 2014 – Call for Papers

Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

The Call for Papers for the International History of Public Relations Conference 2014 is announced. The fifth IHPRC will be held on July 2-3, 2014 at Bournemouth University. In addition to the wide range of themes that IHPRC has promoted since its launch in 2009, two additional ones are proposed: Public relations of media organisations, with emphasis [...]

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IHPRC 2013 Proceedings published

Posted on 19. Aug, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

The Proceedings of the highly successful 2013 edition of the International History of Public Relations Conference have been published on the conference website, http://historyofpr.com under the Proceedings tab. 34 papers and abstracts are published in the Proceedings. They range from the first PR advisers to the British royal family to the history of CSR in [...]

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Academic Committee announced by IHPRC

Posted on 24. Jul, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

Six leading PR historians have joined conference founder Prof Tom Watson of Bournemouth University to form the Academic Committee of the annual International History of Public Relations Conference. All have been active supporters, keynote speakers and presenters at IHPRC since it started in 2010. The Academic Committee comprises: Prof Dr Günter Bentele, Leipzig University, Germany Assoc [...]

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