Category Archives: PhD-students

My trip to Canada – BU Acorn Funds

In October 2018, I visited York University, Canada to meet Dr Anne F. MacLennan, Associate Professor & Chair, York University, Canada, under the Bournemouth University’s Acorn Funds scheme for Early Career Researchers. The aim of this trip was to explore the possibility of developing a collaborative research project in the field of community radio for migrants in the UK and … Continue reading

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Hands on Transnational Radio History

A report from the “Transnational Radio History” Summer School at C2DH, Luxembourg University, 18–22 June 2018 A seminar room stuffed with fascinating old and still working radio sets and recording devices, two excursions to historic sites and buildings where transnational radio history took place, the production of podcasts, all this along with a series of papers by researchers from Chile to … Continue reading

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EMHIS went #ICA18

May is not only the traditional time for EMHIS-meetings in Bournemouth but also for the International Communication Association’s (ICA) annual conferences! This year, the media and communication studies megaevent was held in Prague and gathered 3,500 scholars from all around the globe to discuss the theme “Voices”. EMHIS-members Philipp Seuferling and Stephanie Seul were among them. Hot weather and the many … Continue reading

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New doctor in media history

EMHIS-member Erik Edoff defended his thesis, Storstadens dagbok: Boulevardpressen och mediesystemet i det sena 1800-talets Stockholm [Big city diary: The boulevard press and the media system in late 19th century Stockholm] on November 11, at the Department of communication and media, Lund university. The dissertation examines a forgotten genre in Swedish press-history, the boulevard press. Edoff uses the concept of … Continue reading

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EMHIS member Gloria Khamkar’s successful PhD viva

EMHIS member Gloria Khamkar has successfully defended her doctoral thesis on the ‘Evolution of Asian Radio in England: 1960 – 2004’. Gloria has completed her doctoral research under the supervision of Professor Hugh Chignell and Dr Kristin Skoog at the Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University, UK. Gloria’s PhD examines the post-war Asian migration from the Indian sub-continent … Continue reading

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Video: Gloria Khamkar

Gloria Khamkar, PhD candidate at the Centre for Media History at Bournemouth University and a radio professional, describes her PhD research on the Evolution of Asian radio in England between 1960 and 2004.

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New EMHIS-member

Kate Terkanian, who joined Bournemouth University’s Centre for Media History in September 2014, is pursuing a PhD project on Women, Wartime and the BBC. The project will explore women’s roles at the BBC during the Second World War. The project is designed to complement research conducted by Centre members Kate Murphy and Kristin Skoog, who have conducted research on the … Continue reading

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New member of the EMHIS-network

Charlotte Nilsson, since the beginning of January PhD-student in Lund, is the newest member of our EMHIS-network. Inspired by the wide notion of media, she studies trade and consumption from a media (systems) perspective. More specifically, she explores mail-order retailing in the early 20th century as a meaning-making medium. Her intent is to focus on the systems for distribution and … Continue reading

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Bournemouth on My mind: Recap vs. Prep Work

It’s funny – in one way my Bournemouth experiences still linger on, in another way I left England a long time ago and the whole EMHIS-team at Hamburg is already knee-deep preparing the next forum coming up at the Hans-Bredow-Institute in November. Four months have already gone by since the last EMHIS Forum at the Centre for Media History at … Continue reading

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New Articles Published

Two PhD-members of the EMHIS-network, Gloria Khamkar and Kathryn McDonald, both affiliated with Bournemouth University, have recently published articles on their research in the media historical journal “Rundfunk und Geschichte” (issue 2014/1-2). With these articles, the EMHIS-researchers aim to present their PhD work to the broader scientific community. While Kathryn is writing a cultural history of the radio interview, Gloria … Continue reading

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