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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Lift-off for Euro PR history

Posted on 25. Sep, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

If you’re coming to the EUPRERA Congress in Barcelona on October 3-5, here are the important dates and times for PR history scholars. The Congress is the lift-off event for two major continental initiatives on the history of public relations. Friday, October 4, 0830-1000: The “Developing the history of European public relations” panel. To be [...]

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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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October 1 deadline for PR History special issue

Posted on 22. Aug, 2013 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

October 1 is the deadline for submissions to the Public Relations History 2014 special edition of Public Relations Review. Contributions are welcomed from researchers and historians, as well as delegates to the recent International History of Public Relations Conference 2013. A wide range of themes is proposed for the special edition, which has become the annual academic [...]

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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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PR history special edition online

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

Public Relations Review’s Public Relations History 2013 special edition is now online with eight papers from Japan, Turkey, UK and USA, all emanating from IHPRC 2012:  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03638111/39/2

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IHPRC Conference Dinner announced

Posted on 01. May, 2013 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

For the first time, the International History of Public Relations Conference is holding a Conference Dinner. It will be held on the evening of Monday, June 24 at the Carlton Hotel, Bournemouth, above the spectacular East Cliff. The keynote speaker is Robert S. Leaf, former international chairman of Burson Marsteller, and author of a recent [...]

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