Friday, November 27, 2015

JNU Talk "Censure and Censorship Academic Freedom and Public Comment" | 1st Dec | JNU Convention Centre

International Collaboration

is organising a Public lecture by

Vice Chancellor and Principal
The University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Censure and Censorship
Academic Freedom and Public Comment

on 1st December, 2015
at 4:00 PM
in Auditorium II, Convention Centre, JNU

This Public Lecture is to commemorate the valuable partnership between The University of Sydney and JNU.

Professor S.K. Sopory, Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University will preside over the function.

All are cordially invited.

Centre for Media Studies
School of Social Sciences
The University of Sydney

is conducting a Workshop on

Media and Transnational Civil Society

and cordially invites you to a talk by

Dr. Alana Mann
(Media & Communication, University of Sydney)

Food Politics: Media and Human Rights

Date &Time: 01st December 2015, 01.30-2.45PM
Venue: CMS Committee Room

Dr Alana Mann teaches media studies, public opinion and international relations in the BA (MECO), Masters of Strategic Public Relations and Bachelor of International and Global Studies. The focus of her research is political communication, specifically the engagement of non-state actors in international politics. She applies an interdisciplinary approach with a strong focus on democracy, social justice and citizenship that is reflected in her focus on the power relations between the media, governments, institutions and civil society actors in the field of food politics. Dr. Mann published widely which includes her recent book Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan). The book draws on grounded case studies of agrarian movements in countries including Chile, Mexico and Spain to theories a diversity of counter-movement organising strategies and political alliances.

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