The School of Media Art and Design organises a lively series of research seminars, featuring presentations from external speakers, members of school staff and PhD students. The seminars reflect the breadth and vibrancy of research undertaken within the School, and includes talks by artists, filmmakers and academics working in art and design, media studies and cultural studies.
Dr Darren Ambrose
From the School of Media, Art and Design, CCCU (8 Oct 2014)
Beckett and Bacon: Giving Life a New Power of Laughter in the Face of Death.
Dr Jean-Baptiste Gouyon
From the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London (15 Oct 2014)
As if eavesdropping on actual filming: Looking at the origins of the wildlife ‘making-of’ documentary genre.
Bryan Hawkins and Eddie McMillan
From the Powell Research Group, School of Media, Art and Design, CCCU (22 Oct 2014)
Towards a Magical Commonwealth: British Romance, Neo and Post.
Dr Zahera Harb, City University, London
From City University, London (5 Nov 2014)
Reporting the Arab Uprising and its Ethical Boundaries.
PhD candidate, School of Media, Art and Design, CCCU (12 Nov 2014)
Exploring the contribution of Western News Media on the decrease in Political Engagement in the United Kingdom.
Dr Ruth Sanz Sabido
From the Media Discourse Group, School of Media Art and Design, CCCU (19 Nov 2014)
Cultural memories of the Spanish Second Republic and the Civil War.
PhD candidate, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge (26 Nov 2014)
The Architecture of Control and Oppression in Science Fiction Films.
From the School of Media, Art and Design, CCCU (7 Jan 2015)
“Seeking Sydney”: A portrait of Canterbury-based amateur filmmaker Sydney Bligh.
Dr Andy Birtwistle
From the School of Media, Art and Design, CCCU (14 Jan 2015)
The Films of Jack Ellitt: Electroacoustic composition and the British documentary tradition
Nicola Schauerman and Tim Pickup, Genetic Moo, Expanded Radio Research Group, CCCU (21 Jan 2015)
Towards Digital Ecosystems: How interactive art can be more than just hand waving
PhD candidate, School of MAD, CCCU (28 Jan 2015)
Digging through the Layers: Re-Presenting the Representation of Communication
PhD candidate, School of MAD, CCCU (4 Feb 2015)
Adapting History: Depictions of the Black Death in film
From the Centre for Research on Communities and Cultures, CCCU (11 Feb 2015)
What is Community?
Artist and Writer (18 Feb 2015)
Bones I Found I Reassembled: Art as practice in the age of product
Professor Helen Graham
Professor of Spanish History Royal Holloway, University of London Media Discourse Group, CCCU (25 Feb 2015)
The Afterlife of Francoism: Legacies of the civil war in contemporary Spain
Dr Karen Shepherdson
From the Centre for Research on Communities and Cultures, CCCU (4 March 2015)
Communities, Culture and the Old Lookout Gallery: A case study for Community engagement and practice-based Research
Dr Christopher Anderson
From the School of English and Language Studies Media Discourse Group CCCU (18 March 2015)
Online Intercultural Conflict and Discourses About Margate