Current projects include:
SIDE (Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy), a one day conference on New Uses of Bourdieu in Film and Media Studies and an international conference Revisiting Star Studies. Recent projects have included symposia on Crime, Gender and Representation and Women, Aging and Popular Cinema. The Centre also previously contributed to the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2011.
We are also developing several film and digital media related events as part of the University’s Societal Challenge Theme for 2012 on Social renewal.
The Centre has been granted internal funding under the university's latest Societal Challenge Theme, on the topic of Social Renewal.