Research Seminars 2010-11, 2013-14

The programme of RIMAP Research Seminars 2013-14 is below.
The seminars are held on Wednesdays lunchtime from 1pm - 2pm in Room A107, Park Square, Luton (How to get here -
If you have a suggestion for a speaker or would like to give a presentation on your latest work then please feel free to get in contact with Dave Miller (||rellim.divad) who is curating the series.

2013/2014 Term One

Event Number Date Location/Room Speaker Seminar Title
1 02.10.13 A107 13:00-14:00 No seminar First teaching week
2 09.10.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Tristan Manco
Seminar Subject: his design work and books
3 16.10.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Gholam Khiabany
University of Sussex
Seminar subject: Media and the Middle East
4 23.10.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Sława Harasymowicz
Lecturer in Fine Art and Design, UoB
Seminar subject: Freud's Wolf Man (talk about the book and the exhibition projects)
5 30.10.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Christine Geraghty
Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Glasgow/
Honorary Research Fellow, Goldsmiths, University of London
Seminar subject: to be confirmed
6 06.11.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Professor Paddy Scannell University of Michigan Television and the Meaning of Live
7 13.11.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Geraint Williams
Media Professional
Seminar subject: Ethical Hacking and Security
8 20.11.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Dr Ehab Galal University of Copenhagen Arabic television and religion
9 27.11.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Dr. Russ Hunter
University of Northumbria
Seminar subject: Italian horror films
10 04.12.13 A107 13:00-14:00 Georgina Turner
Communication and Media Studies, Loughborough University
Seminar subject: Identity and Surveillance cinema
11 11.12.13 A107 13:00-14:00
12 18.12.13 A107 13:00-14:00

Research talks and seminars run on Wednesday lunch time. Dr Alison Gazzard curated the 2010-11 series.

The programme of RIMAD Research Seminars 2010/2011 is below. The seminars were held on Wednesdays 1.00 pm in A107, Park Square, Luton.

2010/2011 Term One

Week Date Location Speaker Title
1 6.10.10 A107 1pm Jarrell Pair comes to meet you. interests in interactive dance and games see
2 13.10.10 A107 1pm Michael Chanan (Roehampton University) The Role of History in the Individual
3 20.10.10 A107 1pm Christopher Nicholson How did the biggest independent UK feature film yet to be made get off the ground?
4 27.10.10 A107 1pm Roberta Buiani (Anglia Ruskin) Scientific visualization of viruses: popular but marginalized, manifesting and resisting biopower
5 3.11.10 A107 - 1pm -2pm Dan Pinchbeck (University of Portsmouth) Adventures in First Person Gaming: or, how I put down the gun and picked up the build engine
6 10.11.10 A107 12-2pm RIMAD Board RIMAD board
7 17.11.10 A107 1pm - 2pm Professor Martin McQuillan (University of Kingston) Disney, Ecology and Globalization
8 24.11.10 A107 1pm - 2pm Lisa Thomas (University of Bedfordshire) Shaping counter-terrorism policy in the UK: Analysing the relationship between government and external influencers
9 1.12.10 A107 1pm
10 8.12.10 A107 1pm Sean Nixon (University of Essex) A Challenge Both Alarming and Alluring’: Advertising Agencies and the Birth of TV Advertising
11 15.12.10

2010/2011 Term Two

Week Date Location Speaker Title
12 12.1.11
13 19.1.11
14 26.1.11 12-2pm RIMAD Board meeting
15 2.2.11 A107 1pm - 2pm Ivor Gaber (University of Bedfordshire) All change - reporting the 2010 General Election campaign
16 9.2.11 A107 1pm - 2pm meeting about UNESCO research projects
17 16.2.11 A107 Supervisor Training
18 23.2.11
19 2.3.11 A107 1pm - 2pm Lorna Jowett (Northampton University) ‘America’s favorite serial killer’: How Fans Relate to TV Monsters
20 9.3.11 A107 1pm - 2pm Garry Whannel (University of Bedfordshire) The roots of stand-up comedy
21 16.3.11 A107 1pm - 2pm Joss Hands (Anglia Ruskin) Activism in the Network Society: On Power-Laws and Deliberation in Radical Democracy
22 23.3.11 A107 12-2pm Postponed RIMAD Board
23 30.3.11 A107 1pm Michael Silk (University of Bath) London 2012: Towards a Sociology of the Sporting Spectacle
24 06.04.11
25 13.04.11 A107 1pm - 2pm Frauke Behrendt (Anglia Ruskin) Rhythmanalysis. Lefebvre on a GPS Sound Walk