In this post, Xuemeng Cao reflects on conferences held by Chinese universities which combine research dissemination, recruitment and networking.
Critical Event Studies is an emerging field of research which is asking challenging questions about the events business. In this post, conferences come under the microscope of Critical Event Studies researchers.
In this post Fergus find himself organising a conference for the first time. Daunted but excited, join him as he navigates the highs and lows, quirks and banalities, of creating and managing his very own event.
In this post, Francisco Javier Fernandez Polo describes the variety of roles played by explicit audience-mentions in conference presentations and their contribution to the eventual success of the talk. He finds that native and non-native speakers have different, though equally effective, ways of handling this important aspect of their talks.
In this post Rosa Lorés explores how the rise of digital platforms has shaped the text/genre of conference announcements.
In this post Jessica and Deena write about ‘conference clothes’, including their own experiences of using clothing to express themselves at conferences.