Wednesday 23 November 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi (Journalism, University of Sheffield)

Speaker: Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi (Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield) Title: Revolution, war, journalism: How Syrian media practitioners tell their stories Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi is lecturer in journalism, politics and public communication at the Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield. A former Fulbright scholar, his work examines journalism, media, and popular culture in the Middle East. Omar’s work has appeared […]

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How UFOs conquered the World: the history of a modern myth – Dr David Clarke

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A history of the various manifestations and shifting meaning of the Twentieth Century’s single great contribution to mythology: the UFO. Neither a credulous work of conspiracy theory nor a sceptical debunking of belief in ‘flying saucers’, How UFOs Conquered the World explores the origins of UFOs in the build-up to the First World War and how reports of them have changed in tandem […]

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Thursday 23 October 2014 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU)

Title: Chasing the accreditation dream: do employers value accredited courses or are HE institutions pursuing an archaic endorsement scheme? Speaker: Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU) Dr Lily Canter is a former print journalist and current Subject Group Leader for Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University. Her research interests include journalism education, digital journalism, regional newspapers, hyperlocal journalism, utilising social media networks […]

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Britain’s X-traordinary files – Dr David Clarke

front cover of book - Britains x-traordinary files

David Clarke opens The National Archives’ own X Files to uncover the secret, official accounts behind legendary paranormal and extraordinary phenomena. From mediums employed by the police to help with psychic crime-busting to sea monster sightings reported to the Royal Navy, Britain’s X-traordinary Files brings to light a range of secret documents created by military intelligence and government agencies who […]

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