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London: Gateway to Cinema and Media Studies

London Cinema

CMCI is teaming up with University of Notre Dame (USA), The Society for Cinema and Media Studies, and King’s own Film Studies department to present a three-day symposium:  London: Gateway to Cinema and Media Studies.

The event will consider London’s rich history and complex future in relation to cinema and media studies. Keynote speakers include Charlotte Brunsdon, University of Warwick, and Ian Christie, Birkbeck, University of London.

Panels include “London as Industry Hub”, chaired by our own Professor Paul McDonald, while our head of department Dr Sarah Atkinson will speak on “From Film Walks to Film M-apps: London as Location and the Cinemafication of the City”. Other speakers come from across the UK and USA.

It takes place from July 18- 20, 2019. You can check out the full programme here: while details for registration are available here:



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