Media History Seminar

The “Media History” seminar aims to bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars working on a range of media including print, radio, film, and digital communications technologies from various time periods. It is run jointly with the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) and maintains an active blog.


Laurel Brake (Birkbeck College, University of London), Ann Hale (University of Greenwich), Matthew Rubery (Queen Mary, University of London) & Mark Turner (King's College London)

The seminar is generously supported by the Media History journal and Queen Mary University of London’s English Department.

Media History Schedule 2019-2020

Tuesday 15 October 2019, 6-8pm: Professor Maurice Lee (Boston Univerisity)

Birkbeck Room 106

43-46 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD

Thursday 21 November 2019, 6-8pm: Dr Bernard Geoghegan (King's College London)

KCL, Virginia Woolf Building 3.01

22 Kingsway, London WC2B 6LE

March 2020: Dr Rebecca Roach (University of Birmingham)

Date and location TBD

Thursday 7 May 2020, 6-8pm: Professor Joseph Howley (Columbia University)

Location TBD

Further details will be made available on the Media History Seminar blog.