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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Apurba Kundu <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 3 Apr 1995 15:36:00 CDT
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How can we liberate the positive potential of the mass media
in multi-ethnic socities?
How can we represent a non-ethnocentric world to more homogenous
Announcing a new _eram-list_ mailing list for academics, media
professionals and others (e.g., graduate and postgraduate students)
concerned with the SERIOUS discussion and dissemination of issues and
information related to ETHNICITY, RACISM and the MEDIA. Among
other topics, this may include:
- The representation of ethnicity in the media.
- The recruitment and employment of ethnic minority persons in the
- The role of media owned by and/or aimed at ethnic minorities.
- Notification of upcoming seminars and conferences.
- Announcements of relevant new works.
- Enquries for resources/contacts.
Subscribers to the eram-list can also access specialized ERaM
Bibliographies of recent work in the field and, soon,
Best-of-the-Month Compilations drawn from contributions to the list.
In generating a non-systematic but invaluable review of media
performance in the representation of ethnicity and of professional
and institutional developments in challenging racism and xenophobia,
the eram-list is of immediate relevance to journalists, media
professionals, media researchers and those concerned with ethnic
relations in the contemporary world.
To subscribe to the eram-list, use you e-mail application to send a
message to:
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containing the command
subscribe eram-list
A welcome message containing further information will automatically be
returned to you. Note that it will ask you for your full name, title,
institutional affiliation (if any) and research interests/areas of
professional practice.
Further information about the eram-list and other aspects of the ERaM
Programme may be found on the WWW at URL:
or by contacting the ERaM Programme Convenor, Apurba Kundu, at:
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Thank you.