Radio Studies, Practices and Futures – Guy Starkey Memorial Symposium

St. Peter's Campus

The Media Centre, St. Peter's Campus

Free to staff, students and alumni from the University of Sunderland and students from other institutions, with a £10 charge for others (to include refreshments). If you’d like to attend, please register via the event space on Sunderland University’s online store.

The memory of a Sunderland University professor will be honoured at the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies research day discussing current research in radio and broadcasting. The event will feature presentations from leading academics and practitioners including Emeritus Professor Andrew Crisell and Kevin Maguire, Sunderland’s Visiting Professor of Journalism and Associate Editor of the Daily Mirror.

It is free to staff, students and alumni from the University of Sunderland and students from other institutions, with a £10 charge for others (to include refreshments). If you’d like to attend, please register via the event space on Sunderland University’s online store by clicking here.

Event Timetable

1300 - 1330 Registration

1330-1345 Welcome

1345 -1430 Emeritus Professor Andrew Crisell: Broadcasting and New Media: The tyranny of liveness versus the autonomy of the audience

1430-1445 Appreciations of Guy Starkey

1445-1515 Dr Evi Karathanasopoulou, Senior Lecturer in Audio Production, University of Bournemouth: Never Static

1515-1530 Refreshments

1530-1600 Kevin Maguire, Associate Editor of the Daily Mirror and Visiting Professor of Journalism, University of Sunderland: Covering politics and challenging power on radio

1600-1630 Dr Caroline Mitchell, Senior Lecturer in Radio, University of Sunderland: "This is so cool - radio at my fingertips!" Young people's responses to radio.garden and potential benefits for the radio industry

1630-1700 Richard Berry, Senior Lecturer in Radio, University of Sunderland: Podcasting: New aural cultures 1700-1745 Panel discussion on Future of Podcasting

1745 Wine reception - Media Centre foyer

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The event is organised by Sunderland’s Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies and part-sponsored by MeCCSA Radio Studies Network. For more details, please contact either clarissa.smith@sunderland.ac.uk or john.price@sunderland.ac.uk