Centre for Research in Communication and Culture

Events

BBC at 100 Symposium Programme

Conference programme

The BBC at 100 Symposium, Bradford and online, 13-15 September 2022

https://tinyurl.com/bbcat100

marcus.collins@lboro.ac.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

Codes for venues

mak = MakeSpace, Level 4, NSMM

pic = Pictureville Cinema, Level 1, NSMM

onl = Online only

aud = Norcroft Centre auditorium, University of Bradford

lou = Norcroft Centre lounge, University of Bradford

fre = French Ballroom, The Midland Hotel

 

Underlined panellist to present in-person

Italicised panellist to present online

 

Tues 13/9

   

 

1230

00 Welcome (aud)

passcode 263871 with link

 

 

1300

01 Popular music (lou)

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Peter Mills, Dave Robinson and Ben Torrens (chair: Tim Wall)

 

 

02 Public service broadcasting (aud)

passcode 263871 with link

Tom Chivers, Magz Hall, Sylvia Harvey and Jason Jacobs (chair: Jamie Medhurst)

 

1400

03 Digital broadcasting (lou)

passcode 517055 with link

Deborah Grayson, Debora Cristina Lopez, Maria Rikitianskaia and Bill Thompson (chair: Matt Hills)

 

 

04 Interwar broadcasting (aud)

passcode 263871 with link

Donald F McLean, Emma Sandon, Tim Wander and John Wyver (chair: Kate Terkanian)

 

1500

Break

 

 

1530

05 Religion (lou)

passcode 517055 with link

Jody Crutchley, Ruth Deller, Hannah Elias and Scott Freer (chair: Siân Nicholas)

 

 

06 Ethnicity and sexuality (aud)

passcode 263871 with link

Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu, Eleni Liarou, Matthew Linfoot and Justin Smith (chair: Aasiya Lodhi)

 

 

07 Literature and overseas services (onl)

passcode 000000 with link

Julie Cyzewski, Daniel Morse and Sejal Sutaria (chair: Kate Lacey)

 

1630

Break

 

 

1645

08 BBC archives (aud)

passcode 263871 with link

Matthew Chipping, John Escolme, Mark Macey, Vicky Plaine and Robert Seatter (chair: John Hill)

 

 

 

1745

09 Broadcasting archives (aud)

passcode 263871 with link

Ellie Groom, Einion Gruffudd, Lisa Kerrigan, Claire Mayoh, Chris Perry and Gil Toffell (chair: John Hill)

 

 

 

1845

Break

 

 

 

 

1900

10 Joint book launch (aud)

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Wed 14/9

 

 

900

11 Local and regional broadcasting (mak)

passcode 956122 with link

Mhairi Brennan, Deborah Wilson David, Mark Helsby, Aleksandar Kocic, Liam McCarthy and Kate Williams (chair: Siân Nicholas)

 

12 Popular culture & overseas services (pic)

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Ester Lo Biundo, Erica Harrison, Vike Plock, Simon Potter and Alban Webb (chair: Aasiya Lodhi)

1000

13 Global broadcasting (mak)

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Glenda Cooper, Suzanne Franks, Chandrika Kaul, James Rodgers and Joshy Joseph Thumpakattu (chair: Eleni Liarou)

 

14 Television studies (pic)

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Hannah Andrews, Sarah Arnold, Kurt Barling and Jamie Medhurst (chair: Vicky Ball)

1100

Break

 

1115

15 Literature (mak)

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Barbara Cooke, Patrick O’Sullivan and Aleksandr Prigozhin (chair: Vike Plock)

 

16 Politics and current affairs (pic)

passcode 262288 with link

John Cook, Martha Evans and Helen Langley (chair: Dom Wring)

1215

Lunch

 

1315

17/18 Broadcasting history (pic)

passcode 483968 with link

Hugh Chignell, John Cook, Suzanne Franks, Joanne Garde-Hansen, Richard Hand, John Hill, Kate Lacey, Virginia Masden,

Jamie Medhurst, Jean Seaton, Justin Smith and Dom Wring (chair: Siân Nicholas – introduced by Jaideep Gupte, AHRC)

1515

Break

 

1530

19 Digitised archives (mak)

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Hazel Hall, Bruce Ryan, Jake Berger and Marianne Wilson (chair: Tim Wall)

 

20 Entertainment (pic)

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Christina Baade, Christine Grandy, Richard Haynes and Chris Pallant (chair: Matt Hills)

1630

21 Africa and the Middle East (mak)

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Andrea Stanton, Gabriel W. Lavin, Caroline Ritter, Ganiyat Tijani-Adenle and Laeed Zaghlami (chair: Suzanne Franks)

 

22 Aesthetics (pic)

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Jonathan Bignell, Tim Crook and Elizabeth Darling (chair: Jamie Medhurst)

1730

Break

 

1900

 

Dinner and The First Broadcast (fre)

 

 

 

     

Thu 15/9

   

900

23 Transnational history of BBC women (mak)

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Kylie Andrews, Kristin Skoog and Kate Terkanian (chair: Jeannine Baker)

 

24 Documentaries and features (pic)

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Erin Bell, Amy Genders, Jan Lewis, Mary Irwin and Virginia Masden (chair: Kurt Barling)

1000

25 Realism (mak)

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Mark Goodall, Jo Henderson, Paul Long and Karen D Thornton (chair: Kurt Barling)

 

26 Radio drama (pic)

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Hugh Chignell, Leslie McMurtry, Andrea Smith, Toni Sant and Pim Verhulst (chair: Jamie Medhurst)

1100

Break

 

1130

27 Children (mak)

passcode 610755 with link

Cynthia Carter, Diane Charlesworth, Zara Healy, Máire Messenger Davies and Jeanette Steemers (chair: Jonathan Bignell)

 

28 Northern Ireland and ‘The Troubles’ (pic)

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Mark Devenport, Craig Murray, Ella Roberts, Robert Savage and Jean Seaton (chair: Patrick O’Sullivan)

1230

Lunch

 

1330

29 International context (mak)

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Emilie Morin, Carolyn Birdsall, Stefan Sandmeier and Tatiana Eichenberger (chair: Kate Lacey)

 

30 Oral histories of BBC women(pic)

passcode 466824 with link

Rowan Aust, Jeannine Baker, Vicky Ball, Kate Murphy and Tom May (chair: Vanessa Jackson)

1430

31 Education (mak)

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Steven Barclay, Mike Howarth, Allan Jones, Dan Weinbren and Shundana Yusaf (chair: Eleni Liarou)

 

32 Jazz and classical music (pic)

passcode 466824 with link

Pedro Cravinho, Roger Fagge, Alison Garnham, Chris Marshall and Tim Wall (chair: Justin Smith)

1530

33 Diversity (mak)

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Hazel Collie, Dipali Das, Vanessa Jackson, James Jordan and Dharmesh Rajput (chair: Kate Murphy)

 

34 Audiences (pic)

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Martin Cooper, Matt Hills, Kate Lacey, Paul Rixon and Nerys Williams (chair: Siân Nicholas)

1630

Break

 

1700

Gala Screening of This is The BBC (1960) (pic)