Open Media Research Seminars – Series 3

Tuesday November 1st media scholar William Merrin will kick off the third series of Research Seminars at Coventry University  on ‘Open Media’. The seminar series is accompanied by a blog that provides more information about the speakers, the theme and the seminars. You can find it here.

Underneath the full program for this term. All be welcome!


A year-long series of research seminars on the theme of openness in media in all its forms organized by Coventry University School of Art and Design, Department of Media and Communication. All the seminars are free to attend and open to all.

Programme: November-December 2011


November 1st:

William Merrin (University of Wales, Swansea) – ‘Open Sourcing Knowledge: Towards a University 2.0′ (Read More)

November 15th:

Gabriela Mendez Cota (Goldsmiths, University of London) – ‘Mediating Agriculture in the Age of “Open-Source”: Potential Contributions from Cultural Studies’

November 22th:

Living Books about Life launch (Coventry University, Goldsmiths, the University of Kent, and Open Humanities Press) – Talks by Clare Birchall (University of Kent), Gary Hall (Coventry University), Joanna Zylinska (Goldsmiths, University of London), Peter Woodbridge (Coventry University), and Janneke Adema (Coventry University).

December 6th:

Isis Hjorth (Oxford Internet Institute) – ‘Peer-production of culture: Independent film making in the Wreckamovie community’

December 13th 3:00-5:00 (at Meter Room – 58-64 Corporation Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV11GF)

Round table on ‘Open Art, or What could Open Art mean?
Participants: Elly Clarke (Coventry University), Penny Whitehead and Daniel Simpkins (Independent artists), Ruth Catlow(Furtherfield) and James Wallbank (Access Space Sheffield)


When: 1:45-2:45 on selected Tuesdays in November and December (except the final round table, which will be held from 3:00-5:00)

Where: ICE, The Screening Room (except the final round table, which will be held at Meter Room)

Institute for Creative Enterprise (ICE)
Coventry University Enterprises
Puma Way, Coventry

All seminars are free to attend and open to all

For further details on how to get to Coventry see:

How to get to ICE, see:,-1.505545

All enquiries please contact:

Janneke Adema | Email:| |


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