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|Dr Mirca Madianou Identities and Culture in Europe - National, Regional and Individual Identities, September 2002 - August 2004, then to a post at the University of Cambridge
As a UCL
Fellow Mirca was researching Identities and
Culture in Europe with a focus on national, regional and
in the modern
European context, and was based in the Department of Anthropology.
- Writing on the relationship between media, politics
and identities in
contemporary Greece with a special focus
on Turkish speaking
- Developing a project on the emotional life of news,
examining the consumption
of television news in Greece and the UK.
Other research interests
- Tthe representations of history and uses
of the past in popular culture;
communication at times of crisis and conflict; theories of
public sphere(s) and the developments
towards a theory of mediation.
in the Changing
Media – Changing
Europe programme of the ESF and in particular
in the work of Team 4 on Media and Cultural Identities.
2004 (November) Mediating the Nation: News, Audiences and
the Politics of Identity. London: UCL Press.
(in press) "Contested communicative spaces: rethinking identities, boundaries
and the role of the media among Turkish speakers in Greece".
Ethnic and Migration Studies.
(in press) "From the nation as a public to diverse audiences" in
Livingstone, Sonia (ed.) Audiences and Publics: when
cultural engagement matters
to the public
sphere. London: Intellect Press
2002 "Global crises – local
worlds: The mediation of the Kosovo conflict in Greece" in
Savarese, Rossella (ed.) Communications and Crisis:
The Media, Conflict and Society. Milan: Franco Angeli.
national space of political communication: news discourse and
national identity". In Demertzis, Nicolas (ed.) Political Communication in contemporary Greece. Athens:
to the Greek edition of the book Mass Media and Society, ed.
Moving across spaces: ICT’s, transnational identities and everyday life".
Invited speaker at the workshop on Computer
Mediated Communications Technology (CMICT), Tagaytay, Philippines
Between the national and the transnational: the case of Turkish speakers in an
Athens neighbourhood". Paper to be presented
at the Culture and Power Conference, organised
by the Faculty
of Letters at
Contested Communicative Spaces: rethinking identities, boundaries and the role
of the media among Turkish speakers in Greece".
Paper presented at the International
(ICA) Annual Conference,
CA., May 23-27
From the nation as a public to diverse audiences". Paper presented at the
European Science Foundation’s
Changing Media-Changing Europe (Team
Istanbul, April 24th 2003.
Mediating identities, contesting culture: rethinking the media and identity relationship
in a transnational world" Paper
presented at the Mellon Interdisciplinary
Series, UCL, 22nd January 2003.
Mediating the nation: contesting culture, media and identities in Greece".
Paper presented at the Cultural
Returns Conference, organised by the Pavis Centre, Open University
and held at St.
Being both a Turk and a Greek: rethinking identities, boundaries and the role
of the media". Paper presented
at the IAMCR International Conference,
Global crises, national news and the politics of identity".
Paper presented at the Inaugural
International Conference Global Village or
Representing Diversity and
Difference. BFI, London, 24-27 July, 2001.
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