Music, Media and Film Studies – September, October and November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 12, 2013|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

In the culture society : art, fashion and popular music / Angela McRobbie. The cultural study of music : a critical introduction / edited by Martin Clayton, Trevor Herbert, Richard Middleton. [Also available as an e-book from ebrary] All you need to know about the music business / Donald S. Passman, illustrations by Randy Glass. This business of global music marketing / Tad Lathrop. Sound unbound : sampling digital music

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Need a break from reading during Reading Week?

By Victoria Bird|November 4, 2013|Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

When you need a break from catching up on your reading this week, rather than going onto Facebook and then loosing focus (and time), why not try this instead? Analysis is a short documentary series on Radio 4, which looks at “the ideas and forces which shape the world we live in”. Subjects covered in episodes include Economics, Global Politics, Political Islam and Business & Finance. Presenters include journalists, academics and

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Music, Media and Film Studies – May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 20, 2013|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Disasters and the media / Mervi Pantti, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Simon Cottle. The mediatization of religion : when faith rocks / by Luis Mauro Sa Martino. Discourse theory and critical media politics / ed. by Lincoln Dahlberg and Sean Phelan. Silencing cinema : film censorship around the world / edited by Daniel Biltereyst and Roel Vande Winkel. Women political leaders and the media / by Donatella Campus. The archaeology of early

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Music, Media and Film Studies – March to April 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 18, 2013|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Religion, media and culture : a reader / editors, Gordon Lynch and Jolyon Mitchell executive editor, Anna Strhan. Media, erotics, and transnational Asia / Purnima Mankekar and Louisa Schein, eds. Digital cool : life in the age of new media / Pramod K. Nayar. Immaterial bodies : affect, embodiment, mediation / Lisa Blackman. Food and social media : you are what you tweet / Signe Rousseau. Music, health, and wellbeing

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World Radio Day

By Farzana Whitfield|February 13, 2013|Development Studies, Films and Sound Recordings|0 comments

  Image provided by UNESCO: 13 February is World Radio Day  —  a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information and freedom of expression over the airwaves. As radio continues to evolve in the digital age, it remains the medium that reaches the widest audience worldwide. This multi-purpose medium

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The 15th Asian Film Festival- 7th-17th March 2013

By Farzana Whitfield|February 11, 2013|Music, Media and Film Studies, South Asia|0 comments

    Image taken from: Stop press! The programme for the 15th LAFF has been set! 7th to 17th March 2013 Tongues on Fire is proud to present the 15th London Asian Film Festival (LAFF) so make sure you save these dates and clear your diary for 7th to 17th March 2013. They are thrilled to be celebrating the centenary of Indian cinema this year with a focus on

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Music, Media and Film Studies – August and September 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 5, 2012|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Music in motion : diversity and dialogue in Europe : study in the frame of the “ExTra! Exchange Traditions” project / edited by Bernd Clausen, Ursula Hemetek and Eva Sæther for the European Music Council. Tha global cipha : hip hop culture and consciousness / by James G. Spady, H. Samy Alim & Samir Meghelli. Thug life : race, gender, and the meaning of hip-hop / Michael P. Jeffries. East

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Films and Sound Recordings – June 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 9, 2012|Films and Sound Recordings|0 comments

Films Great African films. Vol. 1 – Faraw!: In Songhai with English subtitles. Haramuya: In Bambara with English subtitles. District 9 / Peter Jackson presents in association with TriStar Pictures and Block/Hanson a Wingnut Films production a film by Neill Blomkamp produced by Peter Jackson, Carolynne Cunningham written by Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell directed by Neill Blomkamp. Et maintenant, on va où? / Anne-Dominique Toussaint présente ; une co-production Les Films

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Japan – June 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 6, 2012|Japan|0 comments

Buddhist fire ritual in Japan / Madhavi Kolhatkar, Musashi Tachikawa. Housewives of Japan : an ethnography of real lives and consumerized domesticity / Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni. Why economic slumps following economic crises turn out to be long and arduous : Japan’s experience of the lost decades / Tetsurō Sugiura. Hedge fund activism in Japan : the limits of shareholder primacy / John Buchanan, Dominic Heesang Chai, Simon Deakin. Continuous improvement strategies

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Middle East and Central Asia – May 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 20, 2012|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Dreams and visions in Islamic societies / edited by Özgen Felek and Alexander D. Knysh. Islam, Christianity and the mystic journey : a comparative exploration / Ian Richard Netton. The Qurʼān in context : historical and literary investigations into the Qurʼānic milieu / edited by Angelika Neuwirth, Nicolai Sinai, Michael Marx. Young British Muslims : identity, culture, politics and the media / Nahid Afrose Kabir. Constructing a religiously ideal

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