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Prof Chris Williams to be keynote speaker at the Cyfrwyng 2011 conference

- International Conference on Media and Culture in Small Nations - University of Glamorgan, 16-17 June


Professor Chris Williams, Director, Research Institute for Arts and Humanities, is to be one of the keynote speakers at the Cyfrwng 2011 conference, along with Marc Evans (Patagonia, House of America, My Little Eye), John Newbiggin (Creative England), Professor John Hill (Royal Holloway University of London), and Professor Nadine Holdsworth (Warwick University).

The conference will also feature a round-table discussion on the future of the Welsh language broadcaster S4C and a presentation on the BBC’s new Drama Village at Cardiff Bay

The Cyfrwng Media Wales Conference is one of Europe’s leading conferences for television, new media, film, radio, journalism, performance and visual art.

Attended by academics, students and media industry professionals, it aims to address some of the key issues facing the media in Wales and other small nations today.

This year’s conference is being hosted by the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in the heart of the Welsh capital of Cardiff.  It aims to take an international perspective on media and culture in small nations, and will include speakers from New Zealand, Catalonia, the Basque Country, Denmark, Iceland and Belgium, as well as Wales, Scotland and Ireland. 

Please see below for further information if you are interested in attending the Conference.

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Cyfrwng 2011

International Conference on Media and Culture in Small Nations

University of Glamorgan, The ATRiuM, Cardiff

16-17 June 2011

Conference fees (including lunch, refreshments and copy of the Cyfrwng journal):

  • Full two-day conference pass: £120
  • Student two-day conference pass: £85
  • One day pass: £75

Delegates are also invited to attend the Cyfrwng Conference Dinner and Award Ceremony at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on Thursday 16 June, priced at £35 per person.

Download a registration form from the Cyfrwng website (www.cyfrwng.com), or call the conference co-ordinator to make a booking on: +44 (0) 1443 482002.

For more information including advice on local accommodation:

 

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