Critical Capacities: Media, Labour and Action

CAMEo is co-hosting a one-day event that brings together leading media academics and activists to critically examine current trends and trajectories in global worlds of media work, and to present strategies and solutions for improving and enhancing conditions of media and cultural production.

Speakers: Jenny Chan, Bridget Conor, Kirsten Forkert, Hayley Hare, Alison Harvey, David Hesmondhalgh, Sarita Malik, Lisa McLaughlin, Toby Miller, Dave O’Brien, Jonathan Corpus Ong, Anamik Saha, Stevphen Shukaitis, Tom Taylor, Charles Umney.

Attendance is FREE: To reserve your place please email Jilly Kay at

  • Location: Curve Theatre, Leicester, UK
  • Date and time: Tuesday 26 July 2016, 10.00am-6.00pm
  • Organisers and Contacts: Mark Banks, Kate Oakley (Leeds), Rick Maxwell (CUNY)

This is a pre-conference ahead of the annual IAMCR international conference which will be held at the University of Leicester over 27-31 July 2016.

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