CRCC to co-host international workshop on pandemic communication and populism in June 2023

The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture is pleased to co-host an international workshop on pandemic communication and populism, to be held at Loughborough University on 12-13 June 2023. You can submit your abstract until 15 January 2023. As the COVID-19 pandemic disappears from the headlines and attention turns to new political crises, it […]

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CRCC scholars publish interdisciplinary volume ‘Cultures of Authenticity’

Authenticity has become a buzzword for our times. A new collection, edited by scholars in the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture at Loughborough University, provides the first interdisciplinary examination of authenticity. The book titled ‘Cultures of Authenticity’ analyses the concept of authenticity in relation to travel and tourism, branding and marketing, popular culture, […]

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CRCC doctoral researcher contributes to national exhibition on 100 years of broadcasting

From 23 July until 2022 until 31 January 2023, the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford is hosting “Switched on: 100 years of broadcast innovation“. This is the largest exhibition in a series of events organized throughout 2022 by Science Museum Group across Manchester, London and Bradford in collaboration with the BBC to celebrate […]

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CRCC to host the 8th conference of the International Journal of Press/Politics

The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture is delighted to host the eighth conference of The International Journal of Press/Politics, an interdisciplinary journal for the analysis and discussion of the role of the press and politics in a globalized world. After two years in which the conference was successfully run online, this year the […]

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Professor Maria Repnikova to give keynote speech on “Advancing Research on Communication under Authoritarianism”

On the 21st of September 2022, the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture will host Professor Maria Repnikova (Georgia State University) for a talk on “Advancing Research on Communication under Authoritarianism”. Professor Repnikova’s talk will be open to the public and will also serve as the keynote speech for the eighth annual conference of […]

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Video recordings of CRCC Seminar Series 2021-22

We have now completed our 2021-22 Seminar Series, which was mainly held online. We are delighted to share the video recordings of most of our events. “Urban Cultural Institutions in Post-Pandemic Perspective” by Dr Fabian Holt (Roskilde University) “Networked power and arbitrariness in the U.S. asylum system” by Professor Caroline Nagel (University of South Carolina) […]

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CRCC Celebrates Loughborough’s Success in National Research Evaluation

We are delighted that the Research Excellence Framework (REF), whose results were published last Thursday, recognised the outstanding quality of research in Communication and Media at Loughborough University. Most of our research was assessed by the D34 sub-panel (Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management), which included internationally recognised experts in these disciplines. […]

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CRCC Hosts “Media and the Illiberal Turn” Conference

Over two dozen scholars from more than ten countries gathered at Loughborough University on 28-29 April for one of the first in-person conferences in two years, focusing on the relationship between news media and the rise of illiberalism around the world, as well as on the interactions between illiberalism, the media, and the Covid-19 pandemic. […]

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New book and online book launch: Charting the evolution of political communication over the last four decades

Dominic Wring, Roger Mortimore and Simon Atkinson (eds.) Political Communication in Britain: Campaigning, Media & Polling in the 2019 General Election (Palgrave) ISBN 9783030814052 Online launch event 1300-1400 Monday 13th December To coincide with the second anniversary of the 2019 General Election, the Political Communication in Britain editorial team invite you to the launch event […]

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