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Media Studies

ART-AND-LAW  
This list can be used to initiate discussions and post announcements about law and art, or, if you prefer, art and law. It could be used to put questions to the community of people interested in the intersection between art and law; to ask for suggestions, leads, or help; or to let people know about a relevant upcoming event, project, or academic program.

BAFTSS  
This list is used by the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies to make announcements relevant to teachers and researchers in these areas.

BARN  
This list is used to make announcements about British-based audio-visual research events, publications and projects.

BATH-CONFLICT-NETWORK  
A research network devoted to developing research and knowledge exchange on conflict, terrorism and related issues.

BRANDEDCONTENTRESEARCHNETWORK  
The Branded Content Research Network is an academic collaborative project. It explores relationships between marketing communications and media. The network brings together academics, practitioners, and policy actors.

BSA-ALCOHOL-STUDY-GROUP  
This is the mailing list of the British Sociological Association Alcohol Study Group. The purpose of the Group is to look sociologically at the meaning of alcohol use in society.

BSADIGITALSOCIOLOGY  
This is the email list for members of the British Sociological Association's Digital Sociology group.

CARDIFFUNIVERSITYFILM  
Cardiff University Interdisciplinary Film Studies and Visual Cultural Research.

CRIMESIG  
A mailing list intended for communication between members of the Special Interest Group on Crime and Language research.

CULTURAL-TRANSLATION  
The Cultural Translation and East Asia: Art, Film and Literature mailing list is to encourage and support the development and maintain of this aspect of Asian Studies in the UK and beyond.

DRONES  
This email list aims to provide a network for researchers who are utilizing drones to conduct data collection, design research projects. Discussions focus on sharing experiences, project information, new technological breakthroughs, and news that may have an impact on using drone in civilian contexts. It emerges from the Nesta funded project 'Project Daedalus', which explores the creative potential of drones #projectdaedalus Set up by Professor Andy Miah, University of Salford @andymiah New members who are on Twitter will be added to the following list. https://twitter.com/andymiah/lists/drones4research Please email your twitter address to email@andymiah.net

EDUCATIONANDCULTURE  
This list is used by the coordinators of the ESRC Seminar Series 'New Perspectives and Culture' to make announcements about the Seminar Series, related events, publications and projects.

ESA-RN18  
Mailing List of the Research Network 18 (Sociology of Communications and Media Research) of the European Sociological Association

ESSEXSOCIOLOGY-WEEKLY  
This list has been retained 05/08/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A list for the weekly distribution of news and events announcements from the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex.

EUPOP2012  
EUPOP2012 is the inaugural conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA). 11-13th July 2012 at the London College of Fashion.

FANSTUDIES  
This list is used by members of the Fan Studies Network, to disseminate information such as calls for papers, publicizing events, and discussion about pertinent topics.

FLAME  
This list is used by affiliated members of FLAME, researchers and professionals of education with interests on the use of film, media and new technologies for language teaching. The list will be used to make announcements about events, bursaries and projects in the mentioned areas.

GAVN  
The Glasgow AudioVisual Network brings together a diverse range of researchers and practitioners who are all interested in the operation of sound within screen media from music and sound in film and television, through new media and audio-visual composition, to contemporary theatrical and artistic work that makes use of sound and moving image.

GSSPN  
The German Screen Studies Postgraduate Network connects UK-based research students working in all areas of German language film, television and other visual media.

HFRN  
The Historical Fictions Research Network aims to create a place for the discussion of all aspects of fictional historical narrative. We welcome people working on prose, drama, visual art, reception studies, musicology, museum displays, film, tv, gaming, wargaming, graphic novels, transformative works and any other areas engaged in the narrative construction of the fictional past.

HISTTHEDIG  
A list for discussion, resources, and scholarship on investigating language, identity and social practices in old and new media.

HOMER  
Announcements regarding the History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception researchers' network, and information of interest to members.

I-NTERNET  
Open debate on creative and powerful ways of dealing with the Web for people involved in social and political development of knowledge. Talking about information technology to improve ways of sharing the knowledge, promoting networks, and having an impact into public debates via the WEB.

JISC-FSTT-COLLAB  
This list has been retained 10/08/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Collaboration between JISC, and JISC service providers (JISC Digital Media, British Universities Film & Video Council, EDINA) related to the recommendations made by the JISC Film and Sound Think Tank

LESBIANLIVES  
This email list provides a forum to discuss lesbian lives in the ethos of the Lesbian Lives conference. We aim to be an international social, cultural, political and artistic venue for sharing ideas and information of relevance to Lesbian Lives. We hope to develop dialogues and discussions that understand that 'the lesbian perspective still continues to be a critical gaze from a charged margin and the Lesbian Lives Conference continues to be a friendly experience of energetic engagement' O'Donnell, 2008.

MEDIAGENDERUOL  
This list is hosted by the members of the Media and Gender Research Group at the University of Leicester, to make announcements about upcoming meetings and events, and other information of interest to group members (eg. projects, publications etc).

MILITANT-PASTS  
This network is engaged with histories of radicalism and their subsequent employment within fields of politics, society and culture.

MORAL-PANIC  
This is the mailing list of the Moral Panic Research Network. The purpose of the Network is to bring together: scholars from a variety of disciplines who share an interest in moral panics; media practitioners, including journalists; and anyone else with an interest in moral panics. #The network is intended to be as open as possible, in order to stimulate discussion from a variety of perspectives; anyone who is interested in moral panics is very welcome to join the network.

OJS-USERS  
This list is used by UK OJS (Open Journal Systems) users (or potential users) to share experiences and knowledge about supporting Open Access journal publishing in Higher Education.

ORGANISEDPERSUASIVECOMMUNICATION  
A list for research on Organised Persuasive Communication, including propaganda, public relations, information warfare, psyops, marketing, lobbying and other promotional activities.

POLITICSANDLAWOFDOCTORWHO  
To analyse the political and legal aspects of the BBC's longest running drama series "Doctor Who"

POP-NOSTALGIA  
This network is concerned with how the past is consciously and unconsciously referenced and recycled in historic and contemporary popular cultural forms.

PSPGROUP  
The purpose of the group and this mailing list is to get to know other MA and PhD students who are interested in and work in the field of Psychosocial Studies. We would like to organise events and conferences so we can get to know each other, network and share our research.

PUBLISHING-STUDIES  
This list is a forum for discussion of issues around the development of publishing studies as a discipline in the UK and internationally, and for the dissemination of news about forthcoming events, funding opportunities and publications in this field of study. Included within this topic are publishing culture generally, book, serials and publishing history; economic, political and social issues associated with the development, sale and dissemination of intellectual property; design, typography and production of print and electronic media; audience and reception studies, among others.

SCIENCE-IN-PUBLIC  

SFFS  
This list is used by the Scottish Film Festival Studies network to make announcements relevant to film festival practitioners, scholars and researchers in Scotland and beyond.

SFSG  
This is an internal network of academics at the University of Sunderland who are interested in food studies.

SISIG  
This is the mailing list for the Screen Industries Special Interest Group (SISIG) of the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS).

SOUNDCULTURES  
This list is used by the Centre for Sound Cultures, founded at Queen Mary University, to discuss events and research in various disciplines and none, within and outside of higher education institutions.

STORIES-WE-LIVE-BY  
This group is for researchers and students who have registered for "The stories we live by: an online course in ecolinguistics" (www.storiesweliveby.org.uk). The mailing list will be used for discussions about ecolinguistics and announcements of webinar times and new resources.

UNISCREEN-LONDON  
A contact and discussion list for practitioners who teach Screenwriting at university level - London area group

URUGUAYRESEARCHNETWORK  
The Uruguay Research Network (URN) aims to bring together students, academics and researchers from a variety of academic disciplines united by a common interest in Uruguay. The network wishes to draw together people working on Uruguay that may otherwise not know each other; in this way, the network aims facilitate debate and discussion, exchange information on relevant conferences and news on Uruguay, organise events and establish a forum for continued interaction and communication among scholars on Uruguay. The network is open to students (both undergraduate and postgraduate), academic staff and researchers. It is a UK based network but anyone is welcome to join; we particularly welcome members from Uruguay itself. English and Spanish are the working languages of the network.

VISUAL-METHODS-NEWS  
News and announcements associated with the International Visual Methods conferences (see http://www.visualmethods.org)

WFTHN  
This list is for the Women's Film and Television History Network - UK/Ireland, and it is intended for researchers, educators, archivists and independent filmmakers and industry professionals. The list will be used to disseminate information on developing research, education and exhibition programs, academic and industry contacts, and general information related to the history of women working in the film and television industries of the UK and Ireland. It will also be used to publicize the Networks biennnial conference and other related academic and industry events.