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Conferences and Symposia

The Media, Film and Communication, in conjunction with other University departments and research networks, is involved in organising and hosting a number of different conferences.

Upcoming Conferences:

Space, Race, Bodies III: Walls
June 30th-July 1st, 2018
University of Otago/ Te Whare Wānanga o Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand/ Ōtepoti, Aotearoa


Previous Conferences:

Analysing Pleasure
Friday 21 April 2017 - Saturday 22 April 2017

Screenwriting Research Network Conference
Monday 28 August - Thursday 31 August 2017
Revisiting Audiences: Reception, Identity, Technology
Thursday, 9 June 2016 - Friday, 10 June 2016

trans/forming feminisms: media, technology, identity
Wednesday 25 - Friday 27 November 2015

Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) Conference
Queenstown, July 2015

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Space, Race, Bodies: Geocorpographies of the City, Nation and Empire

In conjunction with the Postcolonial Studies Reserach Network and Somatechnics Research Network (University of Arizona), 8-10 December 2014

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Jointly organised by the Department of Journalism & Communication, University of Madras, India, the Department of Media, Film & Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand, & New Zealand India Research Institute.

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Image: 'The End is the Beginning', Renate Eichert

Environments, Spaces and Transformation

Inaugural Media, Film and Communication Early Career - Graduate Conference, 5-6 June 2014

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music/media/politics symposium

16 April 2014

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Surveillance, Copyright, Privacy: The End of the Open Internet?

Inaugural Digital Humanities Otago Conference, 30 January-1 February 2014

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Disaster symposium

Disaster! Symposium

Postcolonial Research Network, 27-29 November 2013

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Centenary of Indian Cinema:Aesthetics, Economics and Politics Conference

New Zealand India Research Institute, 3-4 October 2013

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Edward W. Said: Public Intellectual, Cultural Critic, Activist one day symposium

2-3 October 2013