FMACS in association with BIRMAC (Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture) FMACS Doctoral Student-led Conference

Thursday 4 June, 10am-5pm

Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square


10am Arrival (including tea and coffee)

10.20 Welcome from Dr. Tim Markham, Head of FMACS and Director of Research

10.30-11.15 | SESSION 1 | chaired by Dr. Janet McCabe

Alison PAYNE, From Filmlets to Commercials

Tom HENDRY, The Role of Acting in Film as Performance

11.15-12.00 | SESSION 2 | chaired by Dr. Joel McKim

Jo COLEMAN, Talk of the Town: Defining the Boundaries

Jacopo BOROLUSSI, Influence of Underground Music in Angura’s Aesthetics and Thinking

12.00—12.45 | SESSION 3 | chaired by Dr. Sophie Hope

Sarah SCARSBROOK and Ruth SOLOMONS, Attempting to Describe the Artist Identity: A Review of ‘Visual Artist Today’ symposium, held on Tuesday 19 May 2015 and winners of the student competition 2015; with responses from Sophie Hope and James Lander | Those Who Wish to Remain Anonymous (UAL)

12.45-13.30 | LUNCH | held in the Cinema Foyer

13.30-14.15 | SESSION 4 | chaired by Dr. Scott Rodgers

Richard EVANS, Learning Problems and Solving Lessons: an Open-Handed Posture to PhD Projects

Hannah BARTON, Finding the Words: the Rare Meme Problem

14.15-15.15 | SESSION 5 | chaired by Dr. Tim Markham

Adam COX, Paradigmatic Shifts in Financial Regulation:  The Media’s Role in Building Agendas

Anselm McLEOD, The British Raj through the Viewfinder

Güneş TAVMEN, Open Data, Smart Citizens and Governmentality

15.15-16.15 | SESSION 6 | chaired by Dr. Lorraine Lim

Meng-Yu LAI, The New National Performing Arts Centre: Reshaping the Cultural Environment and Enhancing the National Identity of Taiwan

Piero CORCILLO, Post Olympic Games Athletes’ Villages Redevelopment: Comparison of Turin 2006 and London 2012

Muriel HUANG, Differences and Discrimination in the Cultural Policy: An Analysis of Cultural Representation and Intercultural Cohesion in Taiwan

16-15-16.30 | DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH | RUIN/S | Presentation by Research Fellow Gao Yun on Zhuxian Town Woodblock New Year Painting

16.30-17.00 | DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH | RUIN/S | led by Dr. Silke Arnold-de Simine

BIRMAC: the theme of Ruin/s, with a discussion between Dr. Silke Arnold-de Simine, Bruce Eadie, Dr. Lorraine Lim, Dr. Janet McCabe and Dr. Joel McKim

5pm. End