Hot off the press, CMC’s Dr. Anna Feigenbaum’s co-authored book Protest Camps hit indie bookshop and digital shelves worldwide yesterday. To celebrate the publication the authors are taking part in a number of events, including a book talk here at Bournemouth University on 30 October, 4-5 pm, in CG07 as part of the Dissent and Protest Public Relations speaker… Read more »
by Dr Dan Jackson, CMC senior lecturer Last week I attended the ECREA Political Communication section’s conference entitled: “NEW TRENDS IN POLITICAL COMMUNICATION: Evidence, theories, implications, opportunities”. Upon paper acceptance we were told to expect hotels to be in high demand during the conference. It was only once I arrived that I realized why: it… Read more »
This autumn CMC welcomed one of it’s own to the full time ranks of the academic staff. Tauheed Ramjaun, originally from the island of Mauritius, joined the Media School three years ago to undertake research at doctoral level in the field of brand relationships and charity branding. He is a former United Nations staff member… Read more »
Politics is like Marmite – people either love it or hate it. But it matters. On 27 Sept. at the Executive Business Centre, the Politics & Media Degree is hosting ‘Why Politics Matters’, an event to make a case for party politics with guests including politicians from across the political spectrum.
Dr. Jenny Alexander was an invited speaker at the new and very successful Sci-fi and Fantasy convention, Nine Worlds. Some 1300 attended the event, which took place at the Radison and Renaissance Hotels at Heathrow 9-11 August. Jenny spoke alongside journalist Laurie Penny and author Roz Kaveney, among others, on panels discussing Joss Whedon and Feminism, LGBTQ… Read more »
Planning for the 1st International Corporate and Marketing Communication in Asia Conference to be held in Bangkok on November 18-19 is progressing well, reports Prof Tom Watson. He has just returned from meeting his co-organisers Assoc Prof Jirayudh Sinthuphan and Assoc Prof Saravudh Anantachart of Chulalongkorn University. The conference is being organised in collaboration by… Read more »
The International History of Public Relations Conference published the proceedings of its 2013 conference. The 34 papers published in the proceedings can be found here. This event, founded by CMC’s Prof Tom Watson and chaired this year by Tom and CMC Senior Lecturer Dr Tasos Theofilou, next year celebrates its fifth year. It will be… Read more »
CMC’s Rebecca Watkins and Dr Mike Molesworth received Best Competitive Paper at the Consumer Culture Theory conference in Tucson, Arizona this June.
The International History of Public Relations Conference, founded by CMC’s Prof Tom Watson, has annouced the development of a new Academic Committee.
The first modern research text on Israeli public relations has been published by Routledge. Authors Margalit Toledano and David McKie have written ‘Public Relations and Nation Building: Influencing Israel’, the first of 12 titles in the series New Directions in Public Relations and Communication Research. The series editor is CMC’s Dr Kevin Moloney. The series launched… Read more »