Welcome

To the media and conflict interchange

(17-20 October 2016)

Exploring the interchange between media, conflict and the environment

About the event

The Media and Conflict Interchange is organised by The School of Media, Design and Technology in conjunction with Peace Studies at The University of Bradford. This event is designed to explore the relationships between media forms (such as documentary and fiction) and conflict.  It’s a chance to explore the themes presented in a safe and encouraging environment, even though they may sometimes be difficult and upsetting.

Bookings

The event is mostly free, just turn up at Student Central SC0.51 at The University of Bradford at the times listed in the schedule.

The final film screening and panel on Thursday evening (Eye in The Sky) is only free to University students and staff however.  You will need to collect tickets from the National Media Museum to gain entry for this.  Show your student or staff cards for a ticket or pay as ‘normal customer’ if you are not a University of Bradford student or staff member.

Speakers and Debates

Talks accompany the screenings from experts in the field of conflict resolution and media analysis. Panels and question and answer sessions follow each film.  Take a look at the Schedule for more information.  This year features Professor Paul Rogers, Professor Caroline Hughes and several more high profile academics.

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PhD Research Workshop

On Thursday (20th October) at 4pm in SC0.51, there will be a panel of PhD research students researching media and conflict in a range of modern contexts.  They will be presenting some of the findings of their cutting edge research.  Please come along to learn about the illuminating and diverse research in this field at The University.