Media Discourse Centre’s Four Book Launch

You are most welcome to attend the Media Discourse Centre’s Four Book Launch on June 30th at 2pm (London time):

Zoom Meeting: 

Meeting ID: 894 6526 5620.

The four authors are long-standing MDC members and research associates, and we are very pleased to see the publication of their new books. Each author will talk for 10/15 minutes, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions. Thanks to moral support from the Meccsa Social Movements Network and the Documentary Media Centre, Leicester.


1. Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu – BBC Asian Network: the cultural production of diversity

2. Max Hanska – Communication against Domination: ideas of justice from the printing press to algorithmic media

3. Tanya Lokot – Beyond the Protest Square: digital media and augmented dissent

4. Fernanda Amaral – Voices from the Favelas: media activism and counter-narratives from below

No registration is needed but the event is limited to the first 100 who will access it.

Best wishes,

Stuart Price and Giuliana Tiripelli, MDC – Chairs of the event.

Talk: Professor Klaus Bruhn Jensen

Professor Klaus Bruhn Jensen: “What communication is, ought to be, and could be”

As part of the PostGraduate Research Student Conference, we would like to invite all interested parties to a talk given by Professor Klaus Bruhn Jensen.

Date23 June 2020 from 10.45am to 11.15am (NOTE: TEAMS LINK IS TO WHOLE EVENT – our talk starts at 10.45am)

TalkWhat communication is, ought to be, and could be – communication and justice in digital media

Speaker: Professor Klaus Bruhn Jensen (Professor in the Department of Media, Cognition, and Communication, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Introduced by: Dr Giuliana Tiripelli MDC, and Professor Stuart Price, MDC.


Speaker bio:

Klaus Bruhn Jensen is Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. His research and teaching emphasize communication theory, empirical research methodologies, and the history of media and communication. Current projects focus on internet use in different regions of the world and on normative theories of communication. Recent publications includethe International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016, 4 vols and online), A Handbook of Media and Communication Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Methodologies (Routledge, 3rd edition, 2021), A Theory of Communication of Justice (Routledge, 2021), and Media Convergence: The Three Degrees of Network, Mass, and Interpersonal Communication (Routledge, 2nd edition, forthcoming 2022). He is a recipient of the Royal Danish Order of Dannebrog, an elected member of Academia Europaea, Life Member for Service of the Association of Internet Researchers, and a Fellow of the International Communicology Institute.