5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Manchester Metropolitan University- Room G.34 - Lecture Theatre
Grosvenor square, Oxford Road
13th Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture from Dr Miriyam Aouragh
This year’s Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture, will be hosted by RAH (Research in the Arts and Humanities) Manchester Metropolitan University, and the Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture Committee.
Guest Speaker: Dr Miriyam Aouragh – Senior Lecturer and Leverhulme Fellow at CAMRI (Communication and Media Research Institute), Arab Media Centre, Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, and University of Westminster, London.
Introduced and Moderated by Dr Christian Klesse (Sociology) and Dr Adi Kuntsman (Journalism, Information and Communications) – both Manchester Metropolitan University
Since the second Intifada (2000–2005), it has become clear that the internet has influenced Palestinian political mediation and grassroots activism. It serves to spread textual, visual, and audio narratives beyond the confines of (self-) censorship, caused by certain commercial or political interests in the mainstream media that in themselves come to function as gatekeepers by determining what stories are publicized or properly contextualized.
Room G.34 – Lecture Theatre 5,
Manchester Metropolitan University.