Workshop – Cultures of Radio Monitoring and Surveillance

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Date(s) - 15 September - 16 September
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University of York

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Workshop – Knowing your Enemy (and your Friends): Cultures of Radio Monitoring and Surveillance

15-16 September 2016, University of York

An event organised by the Leverhulme Trust International Network­ – Connecting the Wireless World: Writing Global Radio History

Programme

Thursday 15th September

15:30 -­ 17:00 Panel 1 Vincent Kuitenbrouwer, University of Amsterdam – Exceptional circumstances or business as usual? The monitoring service of the Dutch Government in exile during the Second World War

A. Ross Johnson, Woodrow Wilson Center and Hoover Institute ­- Understanding the Target: RFE/RL Audience Research, Monitoring, and Personal Communication

17:00 ­- 18:00 Keynote Jean Seaton, University of Westminster -­ BBC Monitoring: listening to the world and hearing what it meant

Friday 16th September

9.30 – 11:00 Panel 2 Friederike Kind­-Kovacs, University of Regensberg ­- The dangers of listening: surveillance of ‘free’ radio in the Soviet bloc

Linda Risso, Institute of Historical Research, London ­- The role of radio and Ukrainian/Russia dialogue in the 20th and 21st centuries

11:00 – 11:30 Tea/coffee

11:30 – 13:00 Panel 3 Kay Chadwick, University of Liverpool ­- Radio monitoring and propaganda in wartime France

Morgan Corriou, Paris 8 University ­- Public space and radio surveillance in colonial Tunisia

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Panel 4 Matt Armstrong, MountainRunner.us -­ What is New is Old, Again: Propaganda, Censorship and Public Opinion

Dr Alban Webb, University of Sussex ­- The Sound of Revolution: BBC Monitoring Service and the Hungarian uprising, 1956

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/coffee

16:00 – 17:00 Roundtable – Radio, Propaganda, Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy David Clayton (University of York); Simon Potter (University of Bristol); Nelson Ribeiro (Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon); Rebecca Scales (Rochester Institute of Technology, New York); Andrea Stanton (University of Denver, Colorado)

There is no charge for this event but places are limited and booking is essential. Please contact Laura Lanceley at wireless-world-project@bristol.ac.uk if you would like to attend.

Event website – http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/research/global-radio-history/events/2016/knowing-your-enemy-and-your-friends.html