Presentations

2019 (so far)

Allan, S. (2019) Invited presentation, ‘New Strategies for Academic Publishing,’ Third International Conference on Academic Communication Journals, Faculty of Communication, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 15 March.

Allan, S. (2019) Closing round-table with A. Hopkinson and D. Clarke, Photography and the Languages of Reconstruction after the Second World War, 1944-49. Cardiff University, 12 April.

2018

Allan, S. (2018) Keynote, ‘The Mediated Visibility of Conflicts,’ University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 7-8 May.

Allan, S. (2018) Roundtable speaker, Cyber security/ Privacy panel, Digital Festival, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 21-22 May.

Allan, S. (2018) Senior scholar respondent, “The visual expression of voice,” ICA Young Scholars Preconference, Visual Communication Studies Division, Prague, Czech Republic, 24 May.

Allbeson, T. and Allan, S. (2018) ‘Mediating Iconicity: The Trump Administration’s Politicization of Images in International Relations Reporting,’ International Communication Association (ICA), Prague, Czech Republic, 24-27 May. Panel co-organised by K. Parry and S. Allan.

Allan, S. (2018) Invited presentation. UK Conference of Science Journalists, The Francis Crick Institute, London, 16 October.

Allan, S. (2018) Keynote, ‘Peace Photography,’ 5th International Conference in Communication and Media Studies, Center of Research and Communication for Peace (CRCP), Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Northern Cyprus, 8-9 November.

Allan, S. (2018) Keynote. Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) annual conference, University of Tasmania, Australia, 3-5 December.

2017

Allan, S. (2017) Invited presentation, ‘Photojournalism and crisis reporting: New research questions,’ Crisis Reporting: Approaches and Issues workshop. The Institute for Journalism, Media & Communication Studies, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 20 January.

Mortensen, M., Allan, S. and Peters, C. (2017) ‘Photojournalism and Iconic Images in a Digital Age: Editorial coverage of the deliberations over the Alan Kurdi photographs,’ International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, San Diego, California, 25-29 May. [My co-authors presented the paper].

Allan, S and Allbeson, Tom. (2017) Invited presentation, ‘Real Photos, Fake News: Media, War and the Politics of Image Manipulation in the Age of Trump.’ Trump and the Media Symposium, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 14 June.

Allan, S. (2017) Invited presentation, ‘Witnessing atrocity: The ethical imperatives of conflict, humanitarian and peace photographies,’ Visualizing Peace: Photography, Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding workshop, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 14-16 June.

Allan, S. (2017) Keynote for Bringing Science Forward, 4th European Conference for Science Journalists, European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations, Copenhagen, Denmark, 26-30 June.

Allan, S. (2017) Visiting Professorship, The Institute for Journalism, Media & Communication Studies, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

Allan, S. (2017) ‘Welcome and opening remarks,’ Journalism in a post-truth age? 6th biennial Future of Journalism conference, Cardiff University, 14-15 September.

Peters, C. and Allan, S. (2017) ‘The Visual Citizen in a “Post-Truth” Era: Photojournalism and its perceptive publics,’ Journalism in a post-truth age? 6th biennial Future of Journalism conference, Cardiff University, 14-15 September.

Allan, S. (2017) Visiting talks, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, India, 16-22 October.

Allan, S. (2017) Invited presentation, ‘Picturing Populism, Fabricating Fakery, Imagining Ideology,’ Cultural Populism: Then and now conference, City University, London, 1 December.

Allan, S. (2017) Invited presentation, Citizen Video Witnessing of Human Rights,’ Monitorial Citizen: The ordinary witness conference, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus, 9 December.

Allan, S. (2017) Keynote on Citizen Witnessing, 5th International Conference Translating Voices, Translating Regions. Europe House, London, 13-15 December.

2016

Allan, S. (2016) Invited paper, ‘Shattering Stereotypes: Crisis reporting and the Alan Kurdi images,’ Communication and Conflict: Iraq and Syria Conference, SOAS University of London, 7 May.

Allan, S. (2016) ‘Theorising Visuality in Factual Storytelling,’ Digital Media, Journalism and Factual Storytelling symposium, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC), Cardiff University, 19 May.

Peters, C. and Allan, S. (2016) ‘Everyday Imagery: Conceptualizing Users’ Perspectives on Smartphone Cameras and Communication,’ International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, Fukuoka, Japan (9-13 June). Also served as chair for one panel, and respondent for another panel. At ICA pre-conference, served as respondent for two doctoral student presentations: Marco Rustemeyer (University of Münster, Germany) and Tim Wood (New York University, US), respectively.

Allan, S., Mortensen, M. and Peters, C. (2016) ‘The reverberations of iconic images: Journalistic responses to the Alan Kurdi photographs and their remediation in digital spheres,’ International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference, University of Leicester, July 27-31. Also served as respondent for one panel.

Allan, S., and Garcia-Blanco, I. (2016) ‘Rethinking transparency after the Leveson inquiry into British press ethics,’ International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference, University of Leicester, July 27-31.

Mortensen, M., Allan, S. and Peters, C. (2016) European Communication Research and Education Association annual conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-12 November. [My co-authors presented the paper].

Allan, S. (2016) Keynote, ‘Peace Photography and the Politics of Visual Truths,’ International Peace Research Association (IPRA) annual conference, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, 27 November-1 December.

2015

Allan, S. (2015) Opening keynote, ‘Images of Crisis: Changing perceptions of ethical responsibilities,’ Social Media in Crisis Management, COSMIC Final Conference, Public Safety Communication Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 26 February.

Allan, S. (2015) Invited speech, ‘Mediated truths: The visual inscription of witnessing,’ XIII MAGIS – Gorizia International Film Studies, Gorizia, Italy, 20-24 March.

Allan, S. and Peters, C. (2015) ‘Public perceptions of citizen and professional photojournalism,’ The Sociolinguistics of Globalization: (De)centring and (de)standardization (SLXG 2015), The University of Hong Kong, China, 3-6 June.

Allan, S. (2015) Respondent, ‘Crisis: What crisis?,’ Panel featuring papers by J. Cope, A. De Rycker, A.Hoskins, and N. Lorenzo-Dus & P. Smith. The Sociolinguistics of Globalization: (De)centring and (de)standardization (SLXG 2015), The University of Hong Kong, China, 3-6 June.

Carter, C. and Allan, S. (2015) Plenary presentation, ‘Remembering BBC Newsround: Interpreting adult stories and recollections,’ The Story of Children’s Television: An International Conference, University of Warwick, 6-7 July.

Allan, S. and Peters, C. (2015) ‘Photojournalism’s futures: Public perceptions of citizen and professional news imagery,’ Journalism Research and Education Section, IAMCR conference, Montreal, Canada, 12-16 July.

Allan, S. and Ewart, J. (2015) ‘Citizen science, citizen journalism: New forms of environmental reporting,’ Environment, Science and Risk Communication Working Group, IAMCR conference, Montreal, Canada, 12-16 July.

Carter, C. and Allan, S. (2015) ‘Remembering John Craven’s Jumpers: Personal Memories of BBC Newsround,’ Comparing Children’s Media Around the World, University of Westminster, London, 4 September.

Co-organiser, Future of Journalism: Risks, Threats and Opportunities conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, 10-11 September.

Allan, S. (2015) Opening keynote, ‘The media politics of marginality,’ Diaspora beyond Nationalism conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, 16 September.

Peters, C. and Allan, S. (2015) ‘Seeing, witnessing, contributing: The communicative value of citizen reportage and imagery,’ ECREA: Communication and Democracy, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, 9-10 October.

Allan, S. (2015) Invited Panel Member, ‘The blog of war: Conflict reporting in a digital age,’ Institute of Ideas conference in association with the Barbican, London, 17-18 October.

2014

Allan, S. (2014) Keynote, ‘Reinventing the future,’ Media, Communication and Cultural Studies (MeCCSA) conference, Bournemouth University, UK, 8-10 January.

Allan, S. (2014) Invited guest lectures, Institute for Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany, 20-22 January.

Allan, S. (2014) Closing remarks, Rethinking Journalism II conference, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 23-24 January.

Allan, S. (2014) Closing remarks, The Business of War Photography conference, Durham University and Durham Light Infantry Museum & Durham Art Gallery, 31 July-1 August.

Allan, S. (2014) Keynote, ‘Revisioning citizenship: Civic engagement in photo-reportage,’ Citizenship: Performed, contested and refashioned. Communication, Culture and Citizenship Research Challenge. Loughborough University, 24 September.

Allan, S. (2014) Invited guest lecture, Department of Journalism, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-23 October.

Allan, S. (2014) Plenary, ‘Communicating in a digital age,’ Red Cross and Red Crescent, Global Communication Forum, Nairobi, Kenya, 27-29 October.

Allan, S. (2014) ‘Citizen witnessing: Five problematics,’ Streets to Screens: Mediating Conflict Through Digital Networks, University of York and Goldsmiths, University of London, 7 November.

Allan, S. (2014) ‘Photojournalism’s digital publics,’ News Discourse in the Digital Age, Roundtable Seminar, University of Macau, China, 27-29 November.

2013

Allan, S. (2013) ‘Science journalism in the digital age,’ Invited guest lecture, Institute for Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany, 21 January.

Allan, S. (2013) Chair of panel, Opportunities for Reform Post-Leveson, Media Reform Coalition conference, Bournemouth University, 8 February.

Allan, S. (2013) Moderator, ‘Citizen journalism,’ World Summit on the Information Society, Multi-stakeholder First WSIS+10 Review Event, UNESCO HQs, Paris, France, 25-27 February.

Allan, S. (2013) Guest lectures, School of Communication and Media, Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA, 15-19 March.

Thorsen, E., Allan, S., and Patrick, C. (2013) ‘Citizen imagery and reporting of Gaddafi’s capture,’ Media, War & Conflict Fifth Anniversary Conference, Royal Holloway, University of London, 11-12 April.

Allan, S. (2013) Keynote presentation, ‘Citizen witnessing.’ Festival on E-publishing, University of Bari, Italy, 13-14 April.

Allan, S. (2013) Plenary address, ‘The cultural politics of citizen witnessing,’ Citizen Media: New Mediations of Civic Engagement colloquium, Division of Languages and Intercultural Studies, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester, 13-14 June.

Carter, C., Messenger Davies, M. and Allan, S. (2013) ‘Teen news in the UK: Young people’s ideas for improving the BBC’s news provision,’ International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, London, 17-21 June.

Thorsen, E., Sreedharan, C., and Allan, S. (2013) ‘WikiLeaks and whistleblowing: The framing of Bradley Manning,’ International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, London, 17-21 June.

Allan, S. (2013) Respondent, ‘Of pros and amateurs: Changing the quality of political communication,’ Panel featuring papers by T.E. Patterson, M. Meckel & C. Hoffmann, C. Mellado, C. Mothes & W. Donsbach, International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, London, 17-21 June.

Allan, S. (2013) Keynote address, Transforming Audiences conference, University of Westminster, London, 2-3 September.

Peters, C. and Allan, S. (2013) ‘Everyday Images: News Ecology and the Digitalization of Photojournalism,’ Future of Journalism conference, Cardiff University, 12-13 September.

Allan, S. (2013) Invited lectures, Communication University of China, Beijing, 27 October – 3 November.

Allan, S. (2013) Invited speech, International Congress on CyberJournalism and Web 2.0, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain, 18-20 November.

Allan, S. (2013) Invited lectures, School of Communication Studies, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand, 6-19 December.

Allan, S. (2013) Invited lecture on citizen journalism, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, 16 December.

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