Professor Georgina Born
While in Brisbane Professor Born appeared on the ABC's Radio National program, The Media Report. A transcript of the interview is available here.
Georgina Born is Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Music, and Fellow and Director of Studies in Social and Political Sciences, at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. She is currently Visiting Professor at the Sodertorn University College, Sweden, and Fellow of Yale University's Center for Cultural Sociology. She has been policy advisor to the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, and to the Institute for Public Policy Research, and has submitted evidence on the Government Green Paper on the review of the BBC’s Charter to the House of Lords Select Committee.
She author of Uncertain Vision: Birt, Dyke and the Reinvention of the BBC, London: Secker and Warburg, 2004; Western Music and its Others: Difference, Representation and Appropriation in Music, Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 2000, (edited with David Hesmondhalgh); and Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde, Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 1995.
Professor Born will be touring Australia during July and August courtesy of the CRN, and will be presenting seminars and public lectures, as well as a featured Masterclass on the methodologies for studying cultural production, in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney.
Professor Born's tour is proudly supported by
The Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, The University of Queensland
Creative Industries, Queensland University of Technology
Trinity College, The University of Melbourne
Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, University of Technology, Sydney
Media and Communications, University of Sydney
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Monday 24 July Professor Born will be available to discuss work with UQ staff and postgraduate students
Tuesday 25 July Digitising Democracy: Digitisation, Pluralism, and Public Service Communications, University of Queensland
Wednesday 26 July Masterclass on Methodologies for Studying Cultural Production - University of Queensland
Thursday 27 July Public Service Broadcasting – the last decade and the future, University of Queensland
Friday 28 July Professor Born will be available to discuss work with staff and postgraduate students, QUT
Monday 31 July Musical mediation: ontology, technology and creativity, Queensland University of Technology
Tuesday 1 August Getting the Measure of Academia: Audit culture and the politics of accountability, University of Melbourne
Wednesday 2 August Public Service Broadcasting – the last decade and the future, University of Melbourne
Thursday 3 August Seminar: Music, Mediation, and Creativity, Department of Music, University of Melbourne
Thursday 3 August Lecture: Anthropology Department, University of Melbourne
Friday 4 August Masterclass on Methodologies for Studying Cultural Production – University of Melbourne
Tuesday 8 August Public Sector Broadcasting - Lessons from the BBC & UK, University of Technology, Sydney
Wednesday 9 August Public Lecture on the BBC – University of Sydney
Thursday 10 August Digitising Democracy: Digitisation, Pluralism, and Public Service Communications, University of Technology, Sydney
Friday 11 August Masterclass on Methodologies for Studying Cultural Production – University of Technology, Sydney
Many thanks to the individuals whose hard work has made this tour possible: Christy Collis, Jon Dale, Rayyar Farhat, Chris Healy, Alison Huber, Liz Jacka, Andrew Kenyon, Sue Luckman, and Fran Martin.