Schedule

Click and scroll below to discover the programme of events for the 2022 conference

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Tuesday 22 March

10-11am

Keynote address, Owen Jones 

The Diamond, Lecture Theatre 9


11-12pm

James Ball, “Turning Reporting Into Investigations: How To Research The Biggest Stories”

The Diamond, Lecture Theatre 9


2-3pm

Václav Štětka, “Digital Media and Democracy in Illiberal Times: Lessons from Eastern Europe

Broad Lane Block, Lecture Theatre 10

Wednesday 23 March

10-12pm

Workshop: Caitlin Roper, “The Use of Digital to Persuade Target Voters in Political Campaigns

Mappin Hall


12-1pm

Buffet Lunch

Mappin Hall


1-3pm

Workshop on crisis communications with Laura Wileman, Head of Communications, Sheffield City Council

Mappin Hall

Thursday 24 March

9-11am

Roundtable discussion on “Conspiracy Theories in the Time of Covid-19 & Online Hate

Prof. Peter Knight 

Imran Ali

Hope Not Hate (TBC)

Mappin Hall


12-1pm

Buffet Lunch


1-2pm

Workshop with Lucie Le Cointe - Extinction Rebellion: Science, Non-Violence and Disobedience


2-4pm

Special documentary screening of Dis/Informed and Q&A with directors Charles Kriel and Katharina Gellein

Public and Political Communication in an Era of Populism, Pandemics and Propaganda

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