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Programme

Tuesday 8 January 2019

Location

18:00 - 20:00

Pre-conference visit to the Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament,

Edinburgh

18:00 - 20:00

Pre-conference film screening of If

Logie Lecture Theatre,

University of Stirling 

 

Wednesday 9 January 2019

Location

9.00 – 10.30

Wake Up with Wallace!

Meet at reception at 8.55am

10:00 – 11:30

Registration

Stirling Court Hotel Reception

11:30 – 11:45

Conference opening and welcome

Blair Atholl

11:45 – 12:30

Keynote:  Professor Philip Schlesinger

Blair Atholl

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Abbeycraig Restaurant

13:30 – 15:00

Parallel Session 1

Breakout Room

15.00 – 15.30

Refreshments

Conservatory

15.30 – 17.00

Parallel Session 2

Breakout Rooms

17.00 – 17.15

Comfort Break

 

17.15 – 18.15

Roundtable 1: Media and Nations in Transition

Roundtable 2: Women in Media and Politics

Allanwater and Lomond

18.30 – 19.30

Drinks Reception

Pathfoot Building, Crush Hall

19.30 – 22.00

Pub Quiz

Meadowpark Pub

 

Thursday 10 January 2019

Location

09:00 – 10:30

Parallel Session 3

Breakout Rooms

10:30 – 11:00

Refreshments

Conservatory

11:00 – 12:30

Parallel Session 4

Breakout Rooms

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch and MeCCSA network meetings

Abbeycraig Restaurant

14:00 – 15:30

Keynote Professor Shohini Chaudhuri

Keynote: Dr Leshu Torchin

Blair Atholl

15:30 – 16:00

Refreshments

Conservatory

16:00 – 17:30

MeCCSA Annual General Meeting

Speaker: Professor Andrew Chitty, AHRC

Blair Atholl

17:30 – 17:45

Comfort Break

 

17:45 – 18:45

Roundtable 3: Media Production in Scotland

Roundtable 4: ‘Poachers and Gamekeepers’ –

The Intersections of Journalism and Public Relations

Allanwater and Lomond

17:45 – 18:45

Whisky Tasting

Conservatory

19.30 – 23:30

Conference Dinner and Ceilidh

Abbeycraig Restaurant 

 

Friday 11 January 2019

Location

09:00 – 10:30

Parallel Session 5

Breakout Rooms

10:30 – 11:00

Refreshments

Conservatory

11:00 – 12:30

Parallel Session 6

Breakout Rooms

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Abbeycraig Restaurant

13:30 – 14:15

Keynote:  Professor Hannu Nieminen

Blair Atholl

14:15 – 14:30

Conference closing session

Blair Atholl

Email enquiries meccsa2019@stir.ac.uk

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