Past News

Price Moot Court 2013-2014 Mooting Calendar Announced


With Regional Rounds in the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the Price Media Law Moot Court Programme continues to grow and expand. We have an exciting and busy programme ahead for the 2013-14 academic year and we are delighted to be launching new Regional Rounds in Eastern Africa and China, in collaboration with the University of Nairobi and Renmin University.

Job opportunity at PCMLP!


PCMLP is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant who will work with Dr Iginio Gagliardone in launching a new pilot project to map hate speech and research deliberative debates in Ethiopia ahead of the 2015 elections.

The workload will be approximately 15-20 hours a week, and will run until January/February 2014. 

Michaelmas Term Events at PCMLP


Monday, October 21st, Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building, 4.30pm
Somalia: Media Law in the Absence of a State
Nicole Stremlau, PCMLP

Friday, October 25th, Seminar Room F, Manor Road Building, 2pm-6pm
Free Speech and the Indian Media: Human Rights Concerns in a Globalizing World
A workshop in collaboration with the National Law University, Delhi

Iginio Gagliardone delivers keynote speech at Tsinghua University on Chinese News Media’s “Going Abroad”


Dr Iginio Gagliardone was recently invited by the Israel Epstein Center for Global Media and Communication at Tsinghua University  to address Chinese scholars, students, journalists and policy makers engaged in understanding the nature and implications of China’s increasing media presence in foreign markets.

Request for Research Proposals: ICTs During the 2013 Elections in Kenya


The Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the University of Pennsylvania, together with the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) at the University of Oxford, announces a call for proposals for a case study research project regarding the use of ICTs (particularly mobile phones and the internet) during Kenya’s 2013 elections.

ICTs, State-building and Peace-building in Eastern Africa


The ubiquity of new ICTs such as the mobile phone and their ability to interact with older media, from radio to poetry, is enabling citizens to experiment with innovative ways of influencing politics, interacting among each other as well as with the variety of actors that shape political processes, from governments to private companies to religious organizations.

Webcasts now available of OII and PCMLP ICT and Development Seminar Series


The seminar series gathered leading scholars and practitioners to reflect on the influence of new communication technologies on development processes. The seminars focused on the dramatic changes in citizens’ ability to coordinate and mobilize for political action, on global migration and its relation to digital media, and on how international and national actors are seeking to shape the applications of technology and communication.

Results from the 6th International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition


The International Rounds of the 6th Monroe E. Price International Media Law Moot Court Competition was held from 9th – 12th April 2013.  These rounds were the culmination of a series of Regional Rounds that have occurred throughout the 2012-13 academic year in South Asia (Delhi, India), South East Europe (Belgrade, Serbia), the Americas (New York, USA) and the Middle East (Doha, Qatar).  We were delighted to welcome 40 of the top teams to Oxford for the mooting and seminars.  

Applications now open for Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute 2013


The 15th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute is taking place from Monday 24 June to Friday 5 July 2013 at the University of Oxford.  The institute brings together young scholars and regulators from around the world for two weeks to discuss important recent trends in technology, international politics and development and its influence on media policy.

Seminar Series: Communication Technologies and International Development


Wednesday, 30 January, 2013 - 16:30 - Wednesday, 27 February, 2013 - 18:00
Oxford Internet Institute