After ConMed: urban media tour of West End London

We’re really excited about the forthcoming Conditions of Mediation preconference on 17 June 2013. Later this week, we’ll be in touch with all of our keynotes, presenters and other attendees with some final details. There will be some posts here also, outlining further bits and bobs. But in the meantime, for those of you who… Continue reading After ConMed: urban media tour of West End London

Being in the World: a screening and discussion

Next week, on Friday 7 June 2013 Birkbeck’s Centre for Media, Culture and Creative Practice will host a screening and discussion of Being in the World (Tao Ruspoli | USA | 2010 | 81’). Being in the World explores the intimate connections between skilful mastery and the ways in which humans beings find themselves in… Continue reading Being in the World: a screening and discussion

Big website update

Today we’ve comprehensively updated our website, giving you plenty of additional information about of the ICA preconference Conditions of Mediation: Phenomenological Approaches to Media, Technology and Communication. The following content has been added: * A provisional conference programme, including abstracts * Biographical details of all presenters and keynote speakers * Complete instructions on how to… Continue reading Big website update

The phenomenological turn in film studies

The programme for Conditions of Mediation – forthcoming in the next few days – will include a very wide range of perspectives on the various connections phenomenological approaches might have to studies of media, technology and communication. If there is an inadvertent gap, however, it would be in the phenomenology of film. Luckily for those… Continue reading The phenomenological turn in film studies

ConMed keynote Graham Harman speaking on architecture at UCL

For those who would like a preview on a somewhat different subject, one of the keynotes for Condition of Mediation, Graham Harman, will be in London this week speaking on the possible implications of his object-oriented philosophy for thinking about art and architecture. The talk will take place on 27 February 2013 from 18:30-20:00 in… Continue reading ConMed keynote Graham Harman speaking on architecture at UCL

Bernard Stiegler: special lecture at Warwick University

Some anticipating our forthcoming conference might be interested to know that French philosopher Bernard Stiegler will be giving a special lecture on Tuesday 29 January 2013 at Warwick University’s Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts. Stiegler will undoubtedly enter in several of the papers and discussions at Condition of Mediation this June.… Continue reading Bernard Stiegler: special lecture at Warwick University

New confirmed keynote: Professor Shaun Moores

We are pleased to confirm a sixth keynote speaker for Conditions of Mediation: Shaun Moores, Professor of Media and Communications in the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sunderland. Professor Moores is a well-known researcher and theorist whose work is situated in the ethnographic tradition of media studies, and… Continue reading New confirmed keynote: Professor Shaun Moores