Diasporic Contact Zones at the BBC World Service
This seminar organised by William Crawley and Marie Gillespie, examined the BBC World Service's coverage of the creation of Bangladesh in 1971 in English, Bengali, Urdu and Hindi.
This paper explores a drastically reduced Politics of Translation for Former Yugoslavia.
Sharika Thiranagama shows how the BBC, apart from being a global dispassionate observer is imbricated in Sri Lanka’s fractured ethnic landscape.
As the World Service’s first foray into foreign-language broadcasting (1938) and its first initiative to branch out into non-English-language television (1994-96; 2008-present)
To mark the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Tuning In organised a Witness Seminar.
This project demonstrates how impartiality is played out and configured through the language of national identity and diasporic challenges to the hegemony of Britishness.
This research focuses on Bush House as a physical representation of the BBC World Service ethos and tradition.