Workshop - Media, Culture and Empire

Venue
Room STC.S78, St Clements Building, Clare Market, London School of Economics

Date & Time
24th May, 2013 @ 12:00:00

Workshop - Media, Culture and Empire

24 May 2013 - 12pm-5.30pm

Venue - Room STC.S78, St Clements Building, Clare Market, London School of Economics

12-1pm Simon J. Potter, University of Bristol – ‘Jingoism and the British Press at the fin de siècle’

R. S. Coffey, LSE‘“The Paladins of Fleet Street”: The British press, the Colonial Office and the “Blantyre riot”, 1960’

1pm-2pm Lunch

2pm-3pm Benedict Greening, LSE – ‘The Royal Gazette newspaper and the last hangings on British soil’

James O’Donnell, NUI, Galway – ‘News, Networks and the Nation-State: the decolonisation of Irish news supply?'

3-3.30pm Coffee

3.30-4.30pm Fiona Bateman, NUI, Galway – ‘“This Unfortunate Affair”: Ireland and Biafra 1967-70’

Charlotte Riley, UCL – ‘“No Longer Isolated”: Broadcasting in the post-war British African Empire’

4.30-5.30pm Joanna Lewis, LSE – ‘Empires of Sentiment, Africa and the “Heart of the Nation”: Newspaper coverage of the death and funeral of David Livingstone’

Lionel Pilkington, NUI, Galway - ‘Performing Ireland and the Postcolonial Body’

This is a joint workshop organised by the National University of Ireland, Galway and the London School of Economics. There is no charge to register but if you would like to attend please email Dave Finn (dave.finn@nuigalway.ie), ideally before 20 May.

Directions:

http://www2.lse.ac.uk/mapsAndDirections/campusMap.pdf

http://www2.lse.ac.uk/mapsAndDirections/travellingToLSE.aspx

http://www2.lse.ac.uk/mapsAndDirections/LSElocationMap.pdf