Talks

Please email l [dot] clancy2 [at] lancaster [dot] ac [dot] uk with queries for presentations.

2022

June 2022 (forthcoming). Studying elites: Challenges, opportunities and progressive potential, Innovation Forum workshop [invited speaker]

June 2022 (forthcoming). “‘Megxit’ and that Oprah interview: Meghan Markle, (post)colonialism and ‘misogynoir’”. Console-ing Passions, University of Central Florida in Orlando

May 2022 (forthcoming). ‘Representing the Family Firm: the enduring power of the British royal family’. Community Seminar Series, Robert Gordon University [invited speaker]

April 2022.  ‘Money, media and the British monarchy: who are the Family Firm?’. Departmental Research Seminar, Edge Hill University [invited speaker]

2021

November 2021. Roundtable on The Political Economy of Monarchy. Online webinar, hosted by the University of Oxford [invited speaker]

Date forthcoming due to Covid-19. ‘‘This is a tale of friendship, and a story of togetherness’: The British Monarchy, Grenfell Tower, and Inequalities in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London’. Elites Workshop, Oxford [invited speaker]

May 2021. ‘‘This is a tale of friendship, and a story of togetherness’: The British Monarchy, Grenfell Tower, and Inequalities in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London’, Online webinar, hosted by the Centre for Film, Media, Discourse and Culture at the University of Wolverhampton, UK [invited speaker]

April 2021.  ‘A Feminist Intervention in Elite Studies’, with Dr Katie Higgins. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, online

March 2021. ‘Poundbury, pastoral nostalgia, and conservative landscapes’. Spatial stigma: spatial privileges online workshop [invited speaker]

2019

December 2019. ‘Representing The (Family) Firm: The British Monarchy, Class Power and Inequalities’. Monash University, Melbourne, Australia [invited speaker]

December 2019. ‘‘She’s fake news’: doing impact work while female’. Digital Intimacies Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

December 2019. ‘The Cultural Politics of Monarchy: Inequalities, Power and Representation’. Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

November 2019. ‘‘This is a tale of friendship, and a story of togetherness’: The British Monarchy, Grenfell Tower, and Inequalities in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London’. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia [invited speaker]

November 2019. ‘Monarchy is a Feminist Issue’. The Cultural Politics of Meghan Markle symposium. Conway Hall, London, public event [invited speaker]

November 2019. ‘‘Queen of Scots’: the Monarch’s Body and National Identities in Representations of the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum’. Decoding Visual Cultures event, Oxford Brookes University [invited speaker]

August 2019. ‘‘Pastoral Visions’: A Visual and Spatial Analysis of Poundbury, Dorchester, UK’. European Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester.

June 2019. ‘‘Queen of Scots’: the Monarch’s Body and National Identities in Representations of the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum’. Identity in Times of Change Conference, University of Manchester.

March 2019. ‘‘Meghan Markle is the Princess to Cheer Up Feminists’: The 2018 Royal Wedding and the Co-Option of Feminism’. ‘We’ in the Age of ‘I’: Romance and Social Bonding in Contemporary Culture’ study day, Warwick University.

February 2019. ‘Celebrity Culture Club’ roundtable event on ‘In the spotlight and under fire: Who’d be a woman in the public eye?’ Allbright Academy, London. Public event [invited speaker]

2018

June 2018. ‘‘Royal populism’ and the media industries’. ‘Who sets the Public Agenda? The Cultural and Creative Industries in the era of populism’ workshop, Ideas Factory, London.

April 2018. ‘‘I Am Invictus’: Prince Harry, Warfare and the Welfare State’. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Newcastle University

2017

July 2017. ‘“Part-time royals”: The Cambridges and royal work’. Modern British Studies Annual Conference, Birmingham University

April 2017. ‘The 0.001%: Monarchy, Inequality and Power in Contemporary Britain’. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Manchester University

February 2017. ‘The British Monarchy, Representation and the Reproduction of Class Power’. Enquire Conference, Nottingham University

2016

September 2016. ‘Class Mobility and Cruel Optimism and the 2011 Royal Wedding’. Something old, something new: the wedding spectacle across contemporary media cultures Conference, Leicester University

July 2016. ‘The “Re-rediscovery” of Ideology: Representation, Class Power and Media Culture in the British Monarchy’. MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference, Leicester University

June 2016. ‘The Happy Housewife: Kate Middleton, Austerity Chic and the ‘Good Life’’. Celebrity Studies Conference, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands