Monday 29 October 2012, 3:30 – 5:30pm
Wolfson Medical School Building, Gannochy Room(Seminar Room 3), University of Glasgow
CAMPUS MAP LOCATION C8: http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_1887_en.pdf
Migrant Voice, Migrants’ Rights Scotland & Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network(GRAMNet) University Of Glasgow invite you to their first joint seminar.
Join in the discussion to explore the process of making the news on migration and representation of migrants in the media. Speakers will include:
Pat Elsmie (Chair) - Director, Migrants’ Rights Scotland
Nazek Ramadan – Executive Director, Migrant Voice
Dr. Jairo Lugo-Ocanda - Lecturer in journalism studies, University of Sheffield
Billy Briggs – Journalist & Lecturer
Daniel Stevens – International Students Officer, National Union of Students
Prof. Alison Phipps – GRAMNet, University of Glasgow
This seminar aims to enable academics, activists,journalists, migrants and students to engage in a conversation and to further develop our understanding of:
- The role of the media in the processof ‘manufacturing’ the news on migration.
- The role and experience of migrants in influencing and opportunities to contribute to the process -specific case study of recent international students experience.
- The analysis of the representation of and manufacturing process and its development in recent years – specific case study re international students.
The event will be followed by a reception in the WolfsonAtrium.
Free and open to all.
Places are limited, therefore registration is essential.
BOOK YOUR PLACE via the GRAMNet Eventbrite site asap: