ESRC Seminar Series: Challenging Gendered Media Mis(s)Representations of Women Professionals & Leaders

Wednesday 15th June 2016

 ESRC Seminar Series: Challenging Gendered Media Mis(s)Representations of Women Professionals & Leaders

Seminar 6: “Multi-disciplinary Approaches: Developing Research Priorities and Impact”

Time: 10am-3.30 pm

Venue: Charles Carter Building, Lancaster University Management School

Under the theme of Developing Research Capacity for Management and Business Studies we are delighted to announce Seminar 6 “Multi-disciplinary Approaches: Developing Research Priorities and Impact” to be held at the Charles Carter Building, Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, LA1 4YX on Wednesday 15th June 2016, 10.00 – 3.30pm

Aims of Seminar 6:

The focus for this 6th seminar is on developing research priorities and impact. Introducing participants to different multi-disciplinary approaches, including sharing examples of research and impact, the seminar will explore effective approaches to tackling gendered media misrepresentations of women professionals and leaders and how we might put those into practice to gain maximum impact.

Speakers Include:

Charlotte Valeur

Charlotte Valeur is the Founder and Chair of Board Apprentice Ltd., a company committed to developing diversification on boards through a board apprentice scheme.  Charlotte is the Managing Director of GFG Ltd, a Governance Consultancy. She has over 30 years’ experience in the Financial Industry as an Investment Banker in Denmark and UK, has extensive board experience as a Non-Executive Director (NED) and currently holds Chair and NED positions on various boards.

Professor Anita Biressi

Anita Biressi is Professor of Media and Society in the Department of Media, Culture and Language at the University of Roehampton. She is Convenor of the MA Media, Communication and Culture. Her research interests include: documentary and popular factual programming, popular journalism, crime and law and order, class difference in contemporary British culture and gender and political voice.

Professor Rosalind Gill

Professor Rosalind Gill joined City University London in October 2013. With an interdisciplinary background, she has worked across a number of disciplines including Sociology, Gender Studies and Media and Communications with posts at Goldsmiths and King’s College London, and the LSE’s interdisciplinary Gender Institute. Rosalind is known for her research interests in gender and media, cultural and creative work, and mediated intimacy.

To book your free place at the 15th June ESRC funded Seminar 6, please email Katrin Scherschel: katrin.scherschel@roehampton.ac.uk

Dr Valerie Stead, Senior Lecturer & Director of Teaching

Department of Leadership and Management

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