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[ecrea] London reception for students interested in a PhD in Communication at Annenberg

Fri Sep 05 17:36:42 GMT 2008

Reception for prospective PhD students interested studying at the Annenberg School for Communication of the University of Pennsylvania.

Are you thinking of pursuing a Communication PhD in the United States?

* The Annenberg School for Communication of the University of
Pennsylvania is the top ranked school in the United States in the areas of Critical-Cultural Communication, Health Communication, Mass Communication, and Political Communication.

* The Annenberg School's faculty is composed of internationally
regarded experts.

* The Annenberg School, University of Pennsylvania, funds all PhD
students with a stipend, health insurance and tuition waiver.

Please join us for a reception on Friday, September 20, 2008 at 6pm at Ye Old Cheshire Cheese, 145 Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2BU

(Walk up the alley between the pub building and the "Oliver Bonas" store to find the entrance­Link to map at bottom of email.)

This reception is meant for students who may wish to consider applying for the PhD program at the Annenberg School, University of Pennsylvania.

The reception will provide an opportunity for high calibre international students who may be considering pursuing a Communication PhD to speak with faculty members and current graduate students about their research, and the PhD program as well as to learn more about the Annenberg School along with the institutions and centres affiliated with it, such as the Center for Global Communication Studies and the Annenberg Public Policy Center.

With a faculty composed of internationally regarded experts, the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, is devoted to furthering our understanding of the role of communication in public life through research, education, and service at a national and international level.

Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and undergraduate majors, and they share a strong interest in communication topics, conducting research, and excelling at what they do. We are particularly interested in potential students who bring with them a global perspective informed through a combination of professional and academic experience and are keen to continue with a global focus to their research. Potential areas include but are not limited to:

* International comparative perspectives on media
* Civil society and process of democratisation
* International development and media
* Innovative uses of new media and technology
* International media, law and public policy
* Globalization and Identity

Ye Old Cheshire Cheese Link to map:,-0.107353&spn=0.006396,0.013497&z=16

Please RSVP to <mailto:(sbeauvais /at/>(sbeauvais /at/ by September 18, 2008.

Best Regards,

Sylvie Beauvais
Project Coordinator
Center for Global Communication Studies
Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Walnut Street, Room 235
Philadelphia PA 19104-6220
p: 215-898-9727
f: 215-898-2024

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