Contemporary Publics International Symposium 24-25 February 2014

Researchers in media and communication, cultural studies, creative arts and visual ethnography, journalism and public relations, architecture and urban design; postgraduate students, educators, and emerging career researchers, were invited to attend a major international symposium held at Deakin University's Burwood Campus on 24-25 February, 2014.


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Confirmed Keynote Speakers include:

  • John Frow, ARC Professorial Fellow, School of English, University of Sydney;
  • Tania Lewis, Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow in the School of Media and Communication, RMIT;
  • Felicity Collins, Associate Professor, School of Communication and Critical Enquiry, La Trobe University;
  • Andrew Tolson, Professor of Media and Communication, School of Media and Communication, De Montfort University, UK.

A selection of the best papers from the symposium will go into an edited collection provisionally titled Contemporary Publics. Palgrave has expressed an interest in receiving the proposal for such a volume.

Kristin Demetrious and Sean Redmond
On behalf of the PCP Organising Committee


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