Transnational and Russophone Media in the UK and beyond

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Description

A two-day international academic and KE/KT workshop. The objective of the workshop was to bring together academics and media professionals working for leading transnational and diasporic Russian-speaking media outlets in the UK and beyond. The workshop elaborated on the key theme of the project – the cultural production and consumption of the Russophone diasporic community in the UK and new discourse in Russian, while also looking at the UK in the comparative perspective. The media outlets represented were BBC Russian Service, Meduza (Latvia), Angliya, Zima, The Business Courier (UK). The academics and stakeholders engaged in a productive discussion of the key questions of the workshop, links and partnerships between the media outlets have been established.
Period28 Mar 201929 Mar 2019
Event typeWorkshop
LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • Russian diasporic media
  • transnational culture
  • migration