IHPRC 2015 Schedule available

With 44 papers across two intensive days in July, the International History of Public Relations Conference will have its highest-ever number of presentations. The conference on 8-9 July at Bournemouth University is being held for the sixth time and includes papers from authors in 20 countries. “The strength-in-depth of the papers shows how far the… Read more »

Abstracts for IHPRC 2015 are online

The 46 abstracts of papers chosen for presentation at the International History of Public Relations Conference 2015 are now available at: This is the largest selection of papers chosen for IHPRC since it was first held in 2010 and, says conference chair Professor Tom Watson, “it is indicative of the increasing quality of research… Read more »

IHPRC 2015 Registration is now open

Registration for the International History of Public Relations Conference 2015 is now open. It is hoped that the annual conference will hear the largest-ever number of papers, with offers made to 44 authors and joint authors from around the world. You can register at: * The conference’s ‘early bird’ rate is £260.00 for bookings… Read more »

Dates for IHPRC 2015

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.

UK PR education history online in PREF archive

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: Catalogued by Professor Tom Watson of Bournemouth University’s Media School, it illustrates the growth… Read more »