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The special issue “Karl Marx @ 200: Debating Capitalism & Perspectives for the Future of Radical Theory” was published on the occasion of Marx’s bicentenary on 5 May 2018. The issue provides an overview of contemporary capitalism’s development and its crises and explores the significance of Karl Marx today. What...

The special issue “Ferments in the Field: The Past, Present and Future of Communication Studies” has now been published in the Journal of Communication 68 (2): 219-451. The issue is edited by Jack Qiu and WIAS Director Christian Fuchs.

The first cohort of graduates from the world’s only two-year MA Menswear course showcased their work in yesterday’s runway show, which featured a mix of fashionable and functional eye-striking designs.

A new documentary made about the life of the acclaimed designer Alexander McQueen opened in cinemas on Friday 8 June.

The call for papers is now open for Transactions: Imaging/Art/Science - Image Quality, Content and Aesthetics – a conference organised by the Computational Vision and Imaging Technologies Research Group (School of Computer Science) and the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) (Westminster School of Arts) of...

Westminster Television Production student Jessica Mills secured an internship covering the Royal Wedding for a Chinese television channel.

Professor Joshua Oppenheimer and Professor Rosie Thomas have won a £600,000 funding bid from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for their documentary filmmaking project.

The University of Westminster’s Bass Culture Research team has hosted their first conference in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London on Saturday 26 May.

Alexa Wright, member of CREAM and Reader in Art and Visual Culture in the English Linguistics and Cultural Studies Department, works with artists, curators, medical scientists and practitioners to organise Hybrid Bodies: Chiasma.

The University of Westminster welcomed famous alumni and industry leaders to the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design Industry Showcase, Westminster New Talent 2018.

On Friday 4 May, Fashion Design graduate Jasper McGilvray won the ‘Barbara Brinsley’s Carpe Diem’ Award at the iD International Emerging Designer Award 2018.

Fashion Design student Mekala Fuller has been shortlisted for the International Talent Support (ITS) 2018 taking place in Trieste, Italy.

Dr May Adadol Ingawanij, Co-director of the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) has been awarded the British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for her research project Contemporary Art and Animistic Cinematic Practices in Southeast Asia.

Dr Sandra Gaudenzi, Senior Lecturer in Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB, has launched a new collaborative project with Professor Andre Paz of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO).

Two categories, Student Documentary and Student Undergraduate Film, were won by Westminster Film students at the 2018 Learning on Screen Awards.

Professor Daya Thussu and Professor Hugo de Burgh, from the Westminster China Media Centre, delivered a presentation at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) on the globalisation of the Chinese media landscape.

In collaboration with Design studio Start, the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design launched Folio, an online platform for students to share their work.

Senior Lecturer in Digital Storytelling, Dr Massimiliano Fusari discussed visual journalism and digital content at a public talk for a BBC-run panel.

Tracks from the University of Westminster’s music students - past and present - have been curated in a special playlist on Spotify.

Students and graduates aspiring to land a career in Public Relations attended the PRCA Careers Fair, sponsored by the Public Relations and Advertising BA Honours course at the University of Westminster.

The work of four researchers from the Ceramics Research Centre at the University of Westminster is currently on display at the Clayarch Gimhae Museum in South Korea until September, as part of a cultural exchange between the two countries.

Music graduates Amir Amor of Rudimental and Sigala sandwich the UK Official Charts top ten at 1 and 9, a first for the University.

The most recent event from the series ‘disLAB presents’ put the audience through an interactive crisis simulation.

A new exhibition by University of Westminster Research Fellow Clare Twomey, which shines light on the people who live and work at the historic Welbeck Estate, is now on display at The Harley Gallery until June.

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