Conferences

Here you will find lists of upcoming conferences in the field of media and communication research.

Please contact  Mia Jonsson Lindell with details of current conferences in the field of media and communication.

18 Jun to 28 Jun 2017

Zhuhai, China

Summer School: Communication, China, and Alternative Globalization

The 9th International Joint Summer School on Communication, China, and Alternative Globalization.

Sponsors: The National Centre for Communication Innovation Studies, Communication University of China; School of Communication, Simon Fraser University; The Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster; School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

For more information:

Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

22 Jun to 24 Jun 2017

Birmingham, UK

Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise

The 9th international conference on Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise aims to promote and foster interaction between those interested in discourse and communication in organisational settings.

For more information:

Aston University

Birmingham

UK

22 Jun to 23 Jun 2017

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Data Power 2017

A two-day, international conference organized by Carleton and Sheffield Universities following the Data Power 2015 Conference held in the UK.

For more information:

School of Journalism & Communication, Carleton University

https://goo.gl/7tnR9X

22 Jun to 24 Jun 2017

Toronto, Canada

Circuits of Cinema: Histories of Movie and Media Distribution

A HoMER Network Conference on the History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception. Hosted by the Circuits of Cinema Project.

For more information:

Ryerson University

http://homernetwork.org/

23 Jun to 23 Jun 2017

London, UK

Different Bodies: (Self-)Representation, Disability and the Media

This conference is part of the research project ‘Facial Disfigurement in the UK Media: From Print to Online’, led by Dr. Diana Garrisi (University of Westminster) and Dr. Jacob Johanssen (University of Westminster) that is financed through the University of Westminster Strategic Research Fund. Invited speakers include Henrietta Spalding, Head of Advocacy at the UK charity Changing Faces.

For more information:

University of Westminster

http://commlist.org/archive/all/2017-all/msg00353.html

23 Jun to 24 Jun 2017

Denver, CO, USA

Moving Forward: Where is the Journalist in Social Media?

The Centre for Ecological, Social, and Informatics Cognitive Research (ESI.CORE), in association with sponsors Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) and WaterHill Publishing, invites academics, journalists, publicists, producers and guests to attend, speak and collaborate at the inaugural international conference Moving Forward: Where is the Journalist in Social Media?

For more information:

The Centre for Ecological, Social, and Informatics Cognitive Research / ESI.CORE

http://www.esicore.org/events/denver2017.html

26 Jun to 27 Jun 2017

London, College

Borders and Boundaries: Territories, Technologies, Transgressions

This conference – organised by postgraduate students from the London School of Economics and Political Science and Goldsmiths College – seeks to disrupt and destabilise boundaries while creating productive border­-zones where cultures and disciplines can interact.
Confirmed keynotes speakers: Natalie Fenton, Goldsmiths, Jeremy Gilbert, University of East London, Sue Clayton, Goldsmiths, Myria Georgiou, LSE.
The conference is jointly hosted by the Departments of Media and Communications at LSE and Goldsmiths, with additional support by MeCCSA, the LSE Student Union’s Annual Fund and CHASE.

For more information:

Goldsmiths College

http://meccsapgn2017.com/

26 Jun to 30 Jun 2017

Kaunas, Lithuania

13th World Congress of Semiotics: Cross-Inter-Multi-Trans

The 13th World Congress of Semiotics is to be held at the International Semiotics Institute of Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. The congress will take place in the premises of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities of the aforementioned university, in Kaunas.

For more information:

the International Semiotics Institute of Kaunas

26 Jun to 30 Jun 2017

Florence, Italy

Summer School: Media in Political Participation and Mobilization

COSMOS and the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Scuola Normale Superiore invite applications for the upcoming Summer School on Media in Political Participation and Mobilization which will be held in Florence (Italy) in June 2017, from Monday 26th to Friday 30th included.

For more information:

The Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Scuola Normale Superiore

http://cosmos.sns.it/all-events/summer-school-on-media-in-political-participation-and-mobilization/

27 Jun to 28 Jun 2017

London, UK

The Future of Broadcasting

The Future of Broadcasting is a strategic event dedicated to exploring how the industry will develop over the next 5 years.

For more information:

Marketforce Business Media

http://go.evvnt.com/108115-0

27 Jun to 28 Jun 2017

Paris, France

Future Sensibilities - Mediations of Precarious Life

This workshop aims to examine the aesthetic, social, ecological and political dimensions of historical and contemporary film, visual and media cultures and their methodologies.

For more information:

European Network for Cinema and Media Studies

http://necs.org/

27 Jun to 29 Jun 2017

Kyoto, Japan

International Conference on Information and Social Science / ISS 2017

The objective of ISS 2017 is to provide a forum for scholars and practitioners to exchange ideas on the latest trends or research results in the field of information, social science, and the interaction between society and ICT (information-communication technologies).

For more information:

ISS2017

http://iainst.org/iss/

27 Jun to 28 Jun 2017

Chicago, IL, USA

NAMLE 2017: Engaging Citizens, Building Community

In response to the current political discourse and the growing urgency for active civic participation, The National Association for Media Literacy Education announce that its 2017 conference theme will be Engaging Citizens, Building Community.

For more information:

National Association for Media Literacy Education

https://namle.net/

28 Jun to 28 Jun 2017

Leicester, UK

Radicalisation in Culture and Media

This conference aims to explore what radicalisation and radical means by critically examining the Government’s agenda, the media discourses and affected communities’ perspectives, especially the much targeted Muslim communities.

For more information:

De Montfort University

https://goo.gl/f2tP5C

28 Jun to 30 Jun 2017

Wellington, New Zealand

The 8th International Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference

The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday cultures. The conference invites academics, professionals, cultural practitioners and those with a scholarly interest in popular culture. The conference will be hosted by Massey University, College of Creative Art.

For more information:

Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand / PopCAANZ

http://www.popcaanz.com

28 Jun to 29 Jun 2017

Loughborough, UK

The Place of Music

The conference will be based broadly, although not exclusively, around four overlapping key themes:
1. Music-making, musical creativity and creative labour, 2. The music industry and musical economy,  3. Music consumption  4. Social and economic networks of musical creativity and production.

For more information:

Centre for Research in Communication and Culture, Loughborough University

https://goo.gl/jes3UJ

29 Jun to 29 Jun 2017

Hamburg, Germany

News Impact Summit

Organised by the European Journalism Centre and powered by the Google News Lab, this one-day public event will focus on the theme Truth, Tech & Community: Building Bridges to Foster Journalism Innovation, and bring together leading editors, journalists and experts who are spearheading innovation in digital journalism and storytelling at major German and international media outlets

For more information:

European Journalism Centre / EJC

https://newsimpact.io/summits/hamburg-17

29 Jun to 2 Jul 2017

Leicester, UK

Democracy, Borders and Public/Political Engagement: Challenges for Environmental Communication

The conference theme will explore the challenges faced by environmental communication as political landscapes and boundaries experience major upheavals and change, seemingly driven by widespread discontent with conventional politics and its institutions.

For more information:

University of Leicester

https://goo.gl/3W2ccw

29 Jun to 2 Jul 2017

Leicester, UK

Communication and Environment 2017

The 14th biennial Conference on Environment and Communication, with theme Democracy, Borders and Public/Political Engagement:Challenges for Environmental Communication. It will feature a range of keynote speakers including Natalie Bennett, Adam Corner, Roger Harrabin, Sönke Lorenzen, Graham Murdock and Amanda Katili Niode.

For more information:

University of Leicester

https://theieca.org/

29 Jun to 1 Jul 2017

Paris, France

NECS 2017 : Media, Bodies, Practices

The 2017 NECS conference – which will take place for the first time France, in a cultural context which has given a very important contribution to the development and the institutionalization of film and media studies – will try to tackle the crucial issue of the relationship between media, bodies, and the senses through the different research perspectives pursued by the members of our community.

For more information:

European network for Cinema and Media Studies

http://www.necs.org/

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