International Conference on Media and Culture in Small Nations
University of Glamorgan, The ATRiuM, Cardiff
16-17 June 2011
To be opened by the Rt Hon Carwyn Jones
First Minister of Wales
Conference programme (.pdf format)
Programme updated: 5th June
Some last-minute minor programme changes may still occur
The Cyfrwng Media Wales Conference is one of Europe's leading conferences for television, new media, film, radio, journalism, performance and visual art.
Attended by academics, students and media industry professionals, it aims to address some of the key issues facing the media in Wales and other small nations today.
Conference fees (including lunch, refreshments and copy of the Cyfrwng journal):
- Full two-day conference pass: £120
- Student two-day conference pass: £85
- One day pass: £75
Delegates are also invited to attend the Cyfrwng Conference Dinner and Award Ceremony at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on Thursday 16 June, priced at £35 per person.
This year's conference is being hosted by the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations, at the University of Glamorgan's ATRiUM campus in the heart of the Welsh capital of Cardiff. It aims to take an international perspective on media and culture in small nations, and will include speakers from New Zealand, Catalonia, the Basque Country, Denmark, Iceland and Belgium, as well as Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
Keynote speakers include:
- Marc Evans (Patagonia, House of America, My Little Eye)
- John Newbigin (Creative England)
- Professor John Hill (Royal Holloway, University of London)
- Dr Nadine Holdsworth (Warwick University)
- Professor Chris Williams (Swansea University)
The conference will also feature a round-table discussion on the future of the Welsh language broadcaster S4C and a presentation on the BBC's new Drama Village at Cardiff Bay.
Download a registration form here or call the conference co-ordinator to make a booking on: +44 (0) 1443 482002.
Accommodation information is available at cardiffandco.com