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January 2014

Monika Metykova, Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association annual conference Media and the Margins, Bournemouth University, key note: “Alternatives to Nation-Centric Approaches to Media” 10 January 2014


May 2013

Monika Metkova, Media, Mobility and Europe conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, invited talk: “European Media and Diversity: Lessons from the Balkans” 14 May 2013


February 2013

Monika Metkova, Changes in Community Broadcasting conference, Radio Proglas, Brno, Czech Republic, key note: “Media Policy and Community Media” 1 February 2013


March 2010

Kevin Robins will act as a discussant at a conference on ethnic media at the University of Poitiers. For more details see:
http://www.minoritymedia.eu/spip.php?article959&lang=en


Capitals of Culture (ECOC)

Istanbul is one of the Capitals of Culture in 2010. Asu Aksoy acted as a member of the board advising the ECOC 2010 organizing committee. For more information on the year-long series of European events in Istanbul see:
http://www.en.istanbul2010.org/SSS/index.htm


symposium 2009


The team of project four is organizing a one-day symposium on 28 November
2009 on the topic of cosmopolitanism and diversity in Europe. Watch this
space as details will follow soon.


Kevin Robins, July 2009


He convened a 'plenary conversation' with Charlie Gillett (BBC World
Service) and Robin Denselow (Guardian and BBC) at the "Migrating music:
Media, politics and style" conference at the SOAS

 

Interviews with media policy makers have been conducted in Brussels at the various European Commission directorates.


In the second half of June, Monika Metykova will present a paper at the ‘Beyond East and West: Two Decades of Media Transformation after the Fall of Communism’ conference in Budapest, Hungary.


March 2009: Kevin Robins gave a lecture

 

entitled ‘European Culture in Transition: The Possibility Space of Transnationalism’ at the Institute for the Study of European Transformations, London Metropolitan University.

 

Interviews with media policy makers have been conducted in Brussels at the various European Commission directorates.

 

In the second half of June, Monika Metykova will present a paper at the ‘Beyond East and West: Two Decades of Media Transformation after the Fall of Communism’ conference in Budapest, Hungary.


Monika Metykova has co-written two chapters

in: 'Media in the Enlarged Europe', titled:'Challenges of Media Concentration: The Case of Regional Press Ownership in the Czech Republic.' and 'An Elusive ‘European’ Public Sphere?: The Role of Shared Journalistic Cultures.') .The book edited by Alec Charles and Jason Wilson has been published recently by Intellect.


Conference call for papers

 

A two-day workshop entitled Diasporas, Migration and Media: Crossing Boundaries, New Directions will be held at Utrecht University on November 6-7 2009. [ More information ]


Czech radio programme about the project

 

In late February the Research Associate Monika Metykova gave an interview about the project for a radio station in Brno, Czech Republic. [ More information ]


Kevin Robins has recently attended a conference entitled Transformations in Art and Culture Annual Conference: Politics of Convergence at VU University in Amsterdam where he spoke about transnational communications and transcultural studies.


He also presented a paper on transnationalism at the Seminar on Migration, Languages and Television which was held at the University of Glasgow.


ECREA conference

 

ECREA's Diaspora, Migration and the Media section has a new chair: Olga Guedes-Bailey. [ More information ]


Further case studies under way

 

Work on two case studies (PINK TV and media in Wolverhampton) has just commenced.


Forthcoming conference

 

At the end of November Monika and Kevin are presenting a paper at the European Communication Research and Education Association conference in Barcelona entitled “Challenging European Media Policy: Insights from Transcultural Media Practices.”  [ More information ]


Roma media fieldwork

 

Monika conducted interviews at Roma media in the Czech Republic. She talked to the editors of Romano hangos, O Roma vakeren, Radio Rota and Romano vo?i.

 

For more on these media see:

www.romea.cz

www.dzeno.cz/?r_id=32

www.srnm.cz

http://romove.radio.cz/cz/rubrika/1164


The Europe in Motion team is delighted to be welcoming Jowan Mahmod a doctoral student funded by the "Spaces, Connections, Control" initiative, to their team in September 2008



Monikahas presented a paper entitled ‘At home in the enlarged Europe?: Eastern European migrants in the UK’ at the Seventh European Urban and Regional Studies conference in Istanbul in September 2008.