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Conference on PR and The Visual: Exploring Identity, Space and Performance - 15.04.2014
London, July 9, 2014. Abstract submission until April 30th.
One-day event organised by The Network for Public Relations and Society, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. Wednesday 9th July 2014, 10-4.30 followed by drinks.
The aim of this one-day conference is to bring together PR industry experts and academics to explore and discuss and debate the role of visual dimensions in public relations theory and practice. From media representations of PR professionals to branded spaces; issues of identity and performance, the conference will explore these and other visual themes from a societal perspective.
Participants will explore a variety of viewpoints to conceptualise the industry and debate new ways of thinking about and visualising practice. The overarching aim of the event is to encourage collaboration and partnership between practitioners and academics to develop new thinking across the field.
Get involved: Call for Participation
The organizer welcomes proposals undertaking an analytical and/or critical examination of the PR industry and practice focused on any aspects of the visual or representational dimensions of public relations. Submissions can be made by individuals, groups or organisations. The organizer encourages challenging and thought-provoking proposals from both practitioners and academics that seek to critique existing areas of PR and help the industry and practice move forward.
The event will be led by two keynote speakers and two broad themes each containing three debates will be explored in greater detail during a morning and afternoon session.
The organizer is looking for academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines who are interested in presenting 15-20 minute papers covering some of the following areas:
- Stream 1: Visualising the PR Profession
- Stream 2: PR as Visual Practice
Full call for papers and details available writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposals can be made until 30th April 2014. Fuller papers and presentations will be due by 31st June 2014.
If you are interested in attending and would like more detailed information or to reserve a place, if you would like to discuss any other aspect of the day, including opportunities for sponsorship, please email email@example.com.