XXVII IAMHIST Conference
POWER AND THE MEDIA (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, 16-19 July 2019)Confirmed keynote speakers include:James Curran (Goldsmiths, University of London)Jennifer Smyth (University of Warwick)Papers and panels are invited for the 2019 conference of the International Association for Media and History. The conference theme this year is POWER AND THE MEDIA. Scholars of media history have not just been concerned with analysis of the individuals, institutions and elites exerting control, but also with how the media has represented, perpetuated or challenged power structures. Taking place in the immediate aftermath of Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, the conference invites scholars and practitioners from all relevant disciplines to take part in a timely conversation about the relationship between power and the media, from the film and broadcasting industries and the press, to new media, social media and advertising. I..
We are reminded every day that this is a region racked by conflict and instability. The Syrian people are battling for an alternative to the barrel bombs of Assad and the box office barbarism of ISIS. Millions have had to flee their homes, and face a perilous struggle for survival. Libya and Yemen are in
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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to several Middle Eastern capitals in late February for talks on the Trump administration's upcoming Israeli-Palestinian peace proposal . …Why it matters: The Trump administration is expected to release the long awaited peace plan after the April 9th elections in Israel. Until then, it is trying to mobilize support for the plan, especially in the Arab world, and build a public diplomacy [JB emphasis] strategy with allies. …
Executive Director / Levantine Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Gastrodiplomasi alanına ve kavramsallaşmasına öncülük eden Paul Rockower, gastronomi ve dış politikanın kesişimi hakkında kapsamlı araştırmalar yapmış, yazılar yazmış ve dersler vermiştir. ABD Dışişleri Bakanlığı’nın American Music Abroad ve Next Level programlarını bir çok ülkede yönetmiştir. Cezayir’den Irak’a, Venezuela’dan Zimbabwe’ye kadar farklı ülkelerde kültürel diplomasi programları gerçekleştirerek ABD Diplomatik Merkezleri ile projeler geliştirmiştir. Hindistan ve Tayvan Dışişleri Bakanlıkları ile çalışan Rockower, Kamu Diplomasisi Yüksek Lisansı’na sahiptir.
Paul Maryniak, ahwatukee.com
La Petite Provence appears at various food truck rodeos and special events throughout the East Valley.
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With all the time she spends in the kitchen of her Ahwatukee home making more French dishes and pastries, it’s a miracle that Eve Visconti gets out at all.
But the fact is, she does quite a bit on the weekends – tooling around to various places in the East Valley in the only all-French food truck in Arizona.She doesn’t just sell her crepes, quiches, lasagna and other items – along, of course, with a seemingly limitless variety of French pastries – from her specially designed truck with the bold moniker “La Petite Provence.” She also caters private gatherings big and small – most recently a 14-course gourmet Christmas dinner for 25 and, next month, 1,000 people for a Mesa church – and even makes dishes she delivers or arranges for pick-up.And she does it all herself, aided by a young woman who mainly handles paper work and takes orders, sinc..