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David Robison to edit Special Edition of “Innovation and Leadership in the Teaching of Humanities”

September 9, 2011

The International Journal of Innovation and Leadership in the Teaching of Humanities has asked CCM member David Robison to edit a special edition of their journal – based around Mobile Learning in the Humanities.

The full call for proposals is here – deadline November 2011

http://ijilth.mobilearn.es/pages/cfp.html

 

 

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Media and Conflict Interchange 2011

September 5, 2011

This October, we are screening five factual and fictional films, at the Pictureville cinema in the National Media Museum.  Introduced by expert speakers, including Paul Rogers, author of ‘Why We’re Losing the War on Terror’, the Interchange will be lively and highly entertaining, but with a very serious focus, and offers a chance to debate the meanings and impacts of important media texts.

The first day is themed ‘Arab Spring’ with Battle of Algiers bringing much needed historical context and Arna’s Children and Restrepo, documenting aspects of struggle in Palestine and Afghanistan.  The second day features The March (1990 – BBC) – a dramatisation of mass migration caused by climate change and arguably Oliver Stone’s best film – Salvador.

There is an opportunity to see further screenings and take part in an extended debate at The University on the Thursday after the event.  More details of this will be posted shortly, but do get in touch if you’re interested in contributing to the Thursday workshop.

Tue 25th October

Film: Arna’s Children

Time: 12:25

Film: The Battle of Algiers

Time: 14:50

Film: Restrepo

Time:17:50


Weds 26th October

Film: Salvador

Time: 14:30

Film:The March

Time: 17:30

Thu 27th October

A series of talks and discussions at The University, hosted by CCM – all free – come and get involved!

The screenings and talks are free to Bradford University students and staff, others pay the normal cinema charge (except for the Thursday which is entirely free).  This event is organised by CCM’s own David Robison, based in Bradford Media School, with collaborators from Peace Studies and The National Media Museum.

See the Media and Conflict website (www.mediaandconflict.org.uk) for details.  E-mail info@mediaandconflict.org.uk.  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=182684996689

Media and Conflict Interchange (2010)

September 27, 2010

This October, we are screening six factual and fictional films, at the Cubby Broccoli cinema in the National Media Museum.  Introduced by expert speakers, including Paul Rogers, author of ‘Why We’re Losing the War on Terror’, the Interchange will be lively and highly entertaining, but with a very serious focus.  The films range from the blockbuster District 9, through to the highly disturbing imagery of Threads, depicting the aftermath of a nuclear explosion in Sheffield.

Tue 19th October
The Age of Stupid – 13:25
Mugabe and the White African – 15:25
District 9 -17:30

Weds 20th October
Threads14:00
The March – 16:30
Budrus18:40

Organised by CCM’s own David Robison, based in the Bradford Media School and Kazuyo Mitsuhashi, based in Peace Studies, the event is part funded by the Ecoversity project, which aims to embed principles of sustainability into the University’s activites.  The screenings and talks are free to Bradford University students and staff, others pay the normal cinema charge.

Booking is essential.  See the Media and Conflict website (www.mediaandconflict.org.uk) for details.