Paper presentation at University of Westminster, London
Dr. Roy's paper titled "Flexing Soft Power at the Crossroads of the Local and the Global: Investigating Human Rights Discourses in India's Evolving Media," was presented at the peer-reviewed "Communicating Soft Power: Contrasting Perspectives from India and China" Conference organized by the University of Westminster, London, in September. The University of Westminster hosts the highest-ranked research department in media and communication in the UK.
Invited lecture at Florida State University, Tallahassee
Dr. Roy was also invited to be a guest speaker at the Florida State University Center for Global Engagement, Tallahassee, in September. Her lecture was titled "Manufacturing the Other: Culture and Conflict representation in the Media" and was delivered as the opening lecture for the Global Peacebuilding Series this Fall. She was also the lead speaker at FSU's communication graduate student colloquium on the day of the lecture.here.