Floods? Snow? Swine Flu? Terrorist Threats? “Keep Calm and Carry On”

"Floods? Snow? Swine Flu? Terrorist Threats?  “Keep Calm and Carry On” During the Second World War, the British government sought to use appropriate communications tools to convey policy to the populace, whether via posters, newspapers, radio, or legislation. Resource restrictions meant that there was not always a free choice in which to use. Sound familiar? It should." Read the full abstract.

Good CoP, Bad Cop? Twitter for Communities of Practice

Below is an abstract that has been submitted by Dr Bex Lewis and Dr David Rush for the Fifth International Learning Conference 2010, University of Hertfordshire. We won't know until 22nd February whether we've been accepted or not, but I find even the process of thinking where we're going fascinating. "In developing both inter- and intra- communities of practice there is a range of recently developed social media tools that are candidates to be used…

Conference Paper Accepted

On 10-11 September 2009, the 'Group for War and Culture Studies', University of Westminster are holding a 2-day international conference “Men at War: Masculinities, Identities, Cultures”, at Swansea University (in association with Gender & Society and Conflict & Memory research groups). I submitted an abstract for a paper, which has now been accepted. The abstract , within the theme of ‘War Propaganda and Masculine Identities’, was as follows:s “Men at Work: Visible and Invisible Men in…