World Radio Day 2017 Podcast Series: Interview with Peter Lewis Mon, 2017-01-23 21:00

In the build up to the World Radio Day Event 2017 the SOAS Radio Team will be interviewing community radio, representatives of communication for development organisations, radio industry professionals and academics on this years theme of ‘Radio and Global Transitions’ in a series of podcasts.

In this episode, Anna Ruth talks to Peter Lewis. A former senior lecturer of Community Radio at London Metropolitan University and co-author of ‘From the Margins to the Cutting Edge: Community Media and Empowerment’, Peter has promoted the profile of radio in the academic world and contributed much to this field.

Peter talked with Anna about the emergence and history of community radio, its role as an important resource for protest and activism, the current mapping project he is involved with, ‘Radio Garden’ as part of Transnational Radio Encounters and more.

The World Radio London 2017 event will be hosted by SOAS Radio on Friday 10th February, in the Brunei Gallery at SOAS, University of London from 3-8pm.

For more information about the event, click here.

Sign up to the event for free here.

 

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