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 Speaker Schedule

Posted on 29. Apr, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

The schedule of speakers for the International History of Public Relations Conference 2013 has been announced. The conference, held over two days, has 36 speakers from 19 countries offering the latest research and scholarship on PR history: IHPRC 2013 Speaker Schedule There is also a keynote speech on trends in PR historiography from the conference organiser, Prof Tom [...]

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IHPRC 2013 early bird registration ends April 12

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

Save £50 by registering for the International History of Public Relations Conference 2013 before 2330 BST on Friday April 12. The early-bird fee is just £225 / delegate. After that date, the fee rises to £275 until it closes on Friday June 20. Please note that authors must register for both days of the conference. [...]

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IHPRC 2013 abstracts online

Posted on 04. Mar, 2013 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

All 36 abstracts chosen for presentation at IHPRC 2013, plus reserve papers, have been published. They were chosen from a record number of submissions by a 30-strong international peer review panel. The chosen papers come from authors in 19 countries, with the first papers ever from Indonesia, Kazakhstan and Indonesia. The largest national representation is from the [...]

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Ethical dimensions of media and communication history – Conference on May 9-10

Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by in News, Uncategorized

The Centre for Media History (CMH) at Bournemouth University is holding a two day conference - Ethical Dimensions of Media History: European Perspectives – on May 9-10 this year to discuss ethical issues related to media and communication history. These include ethical perspectives on public relations history and ethical issues and codes that have arisen in the development of [...]

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Tom Watson named as IHPRC 2013 keynote speaker

Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

Professor Tom Watson is to be the keynote speaker for the International History of Public Relations Conference (IHPRC) in 2013. He established the conference in 2009 and will be reviewing the trends and future directions of public relations history when making his address on Monday, June 24. “We have come a long way in just [...]

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