Category: Conferences and Talks

7th April 2018 – ISA2018!

After a last minute change to the programme I  presented yesterday on ‘SCL, Cambridge Analytica and researching the field of propaganda’ my research which is being published as evidence by the Fake News Inquiry next week. The research was so well received and it was great to get some encouraging feedback and interesting questions from the panel and audience alike during an excellent panel on… Read more →

21st January 2018 – Conference in Austin TX

I am delighted to be presenting at the New Agendas Series Conference, on April 19-21, 2018 at Moody College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin. I will be presenting a paper co-authored with Prof. Robert Entman entitled ‘The Democratic Elite: Inequality and Communication Failure in 2016’, which we plan to publish as an upcoming book chapter. Thanks to Prof. Sharon… Read more →

17th April 2017 – PSA 2017 Conference

Very much enjoyed presenting at the Political Studies Association Conference at Strathclyde University in Glasgow last week on ‘Propaganda and Counter-Terrorism: Good Intentions and Iraq War Propaganda’. It was a great panel on Terrorism and Violence with excellent questions from the audience and I enjoyed catching up with all my old friends and colleagues! Dmitry even snapped this pic of… Read more →

1st April 2017 – The Allusionist – Interview with Emma L Briant on Language of Migration

I’m interviewed by Helen Zaltzman in this fab new podcast for the Allusionist about the language of #migration and #refugees: “Recognizing someone’s humanity is crucial. Calling someone a migrant, calling someone an asylum seeker, calling them a refugee: these are official categories. But in many ways, depending on how they use them, they can change and become more negative.” The… Read more →

13th March 2017 – Lecture at NYU for Prof Steven Lukes

I am honoured to have been invited back to NYU Sociology Department by the esteemed political theorist Prof. Steven Lukes – here are some pictures of me on 9th March 2017 teaching a class on Propaganda, Politics and Foreign Policy – we had such a really wonderful time! …what lovely students! The class seemed to have a lot of fun and… Read more →

26th August 2016 – YouTube, my Cambridge Union debate

Here is the video of me debating in January at the Cambridge Union for the proposition that the media’s reporting is detrimental to Humanitarian crises around the world. Other speakers were Dame Barbara Stocking, former Chief Executive of Oxfam; Richard Spencer, the Middle East Editor for the Daily Telegraph; Francesca Ebel, a freelance journalist with a focus on Russian and… Read more →

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