Abstracts for IHPRC 2015 are online

Posted on 27. Mar, 2015 by in Conference, Uncategorized

The 46 abstracts of papers chosen for presentation at the International History of Public Relations Conference 2015 are now available at: https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/historyofpr/files/2010/11/IHPRC-2105-Abstracts.pdf 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 […]

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IHPRC 2015 Registration is now open

Posted on 17. Feb, 2015 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

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: https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/historyofpr/registration/ * The conference’s ‘early bird’ rate is £260.00 for bookings […]

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PR-influenced history of gardening gets UK magazine’s ‘best’ accolade

Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

US public relations historian Thomas J. Mickey’s book, America’s Romance with the English Garden, has been named by the famed UK weekly magazine, The Spectator, as one of its ‘best of the year’: http://www.spectator.co.uk/books/9374042/is-there-anything-new-left-in-gardening-books/. Professor Mickey presented on his gardening history research at the International History of Public Relations Conference  at Bournemouth University in June 2013. His […]

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PR Museum launched in NYC

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by in News, Resources, Uncategorized

The Museum of Public Relations was launched in the Library at Baruch College in New York City this week. A 20-year labour of love by Shelley and Barry Spector, the Museum now has a physical home in Manhattan where its collection of books, artefacts and interview are on display: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/news/PRMuseumCollection.htm. IHPRC has been following the […]

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IHPRC 2014 Proceedings online

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by in Conference, News, Resources, Uncategorized

The Proceedings of the International History of Public Relations Conference 2014 are now online at http://historyofpr.com/proceedings. There are 32 papers and abstracts from historians and researchers in a dozen countries. Topics range from the PR history of the German manufacturer Krupp to classical antecedents of public relations to the communication activities of the three most […]

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IHPRC 2015 Call for Papers launched

Posted on 09. Sep, 2014 by in Conference, News, Uncategorized

The Call for Papers for the International History of Public Relations Conference 2015 has been launched. The conference will be held, for the sixth year, at Bournemouth University in England on July 8-9, 2015. More than 160 papers from over 30 countries have been presented at IHPRC since 2010, making it the major academic event for research and […]

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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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