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International Conference on Media and Culture in Small Nations

Date posted: 19/01/2011

Cyfrwng/Media Wales Conference 2011
The Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations, Atrium, Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan.
16 - 17 June 2011
Deadline for Proposals: 31 January 2011
Cyfrwng is currently seeking presentations for its annual conference to be held at the Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan in Cardiff, Wales.  They are seeking submissions from academics, arts and media practitioners, and policy makers in the following fields of study: Film, Television, Radio, Journalism, New Media, Music and Theatre and Performance.
Cyfrwng 2011 aims to take an international perspective and examine a range of perspectives on Media and Culture in Small Nations. Proposals for papers, panels, workshops, screenings and performances discussing any aspect of the conference theme are welcomed, including, but not limited to:

  • International perspectives on the media and culture of small nations
  •  Media, culture, small nations, and the post-colonial environment
  •  Media and culture in sub-national territories
  •  Race, class & national cultures in small nations
  •  Welsh media and culture in an international context
  •  Small nations and territories:  the meaning of national culture today
  •  Artists working in small nations
  • Historical, theoretical, analytical, practical or policy-based perspectives on any of the above.

They invite those engaged in intellectual work within existing institutions, such as universities, but also those engaged in the arts and media professionally to share their ongoing work.
Papers should be no more than 20 minutes in length, but they will consider other timescales for short performances, screenings etc. They would also consider proposals for small-scale exhibitions. Proposals for complete panels will also be welcome.
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