The main conference venue is the Keyworth Centre, Keyworth Street, SE1 6LN
Click here for maps and travel advice, or download a pdf campus map here.

Please follow the links in the programme below for details of parallel sessions,  keynote speakers, roundtables and screenings.
You can also download a pdf version here.

Please check our guidelines for speakers and chairs, and contact if you have any queries.

Wednesday 10 January 2018
11.30—12.30 Registration
12.30—13.00 Opening and Welcome: Prof Natalie Fenton, Prof Janet Jones
13.00—13.45 Keynote: Prof Anita Biressi
13.45—14.15 Refreshments
14.15—15.45 Parallel sessions 1A—1H
15.45—16.00 Comfort Break
16.00—17.30 Parallel sessions 2A—2H
17.30—18.00 Refreshments
18.00—19.00 Roundtable: Politics and Comedy / Film ScreeningChisel Happy
19.00—20.00 Drinks Reception

PLUS Book Launch (Room K120): artWORK: Art, Labour and Activism, ed. Alberto Cossu, Jessica Holtaway, and Paula Serafini (Rowman and Littlefield, 2017)

20.00—21.00 Comedy Night
Thursday 11 January 2018
09.00—09.45 Keynote: Prof Andy Miah
09.45—10.00 Comfort Break
10.00—11.30 Parallel sessions 3A—3H
11.30—12.00 Refreshments
12.00—13.00 Roundtable: Public Service News Futures / Film ScreeningFilmmaking in the Academy






Lunch and MeCCSA Network Meetings

MeCCSA Network Meetings, 13.30—14.30
K303: Radio Studies Network
K305: Disability Studies Network
K307: Policy Network
K403: Postgraduate Network
K405: Practice Network
K407: Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Network
K503: Climate Change Network
K505: Social Movements Network
K507: Women’s Media Studies Network

14.30—16.00 Parallel sessions 4A—4H
16.00—16.30 Refreshments
16.30—18.00 MeCCSA AGM Guest speaker: Prof Dinah Birch, chair of Main Panel D (Arts & Humanities) for REF2021
18.00—18.15 Comfort Break
18.15—19.15 Roundtable: Immaterial and ‘Wasteful’ Artistic Labour / Film ScreeningTerry
19.30 onwards Conference Dinner, TAS Restaurant
Friday 12 January 2018
09.00—10.30 Parallel sessions 5A—5H
10.30—11.00 Refreshments
11.00—12.30 Parallel sessions 6A—6H
12.30—13.30 Lunch

PLUS Book Launch (Polity stand): Race and the Cultural Industries, by Anamik Saha (Polity, 2017)

PLUS (13.00—14.30) Journal of Media Practice editorial board meeting, K503

13.30—15.00 Parallel sessions 7A—7H
15.00—16.00 Keynote: Prof David Gauntlett