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.

6 Jun to 8 Jun 2018

Le Havre, France

Social Networks, Digital Traces & Electronic Communication

The Department of Information-Communication – IUT/University of Le Havre (France) is organizing a fifth international conference focusing on digital communication.  The international conference “Social Networks, Digital Traces & Electronic Communication”, will take place in Le Havre (France), June 6th, 7th and 8th, 2018.

For more information:

http://www.colloquelehavre.fr

7 Jun to 9 Jun 2018

Rostcok, Germany

Current Challenges to Mediatized Science Communication

The aim of this interdisciplinary Symposium is to discuss current challenges to science communication by entering into a dialogue with science communication researchers and colleagues of other disciplines.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/Uxsxdu

7 Jun to 8 Jun 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa

The Internet Shutdowns in Africa

This conference is a two-day programme aimed at sparking in-depth and productive conversations about the rise of internet shutdowns on the continent. The goal is to gather experts and further knowledge in this urgent and under-studied area. We anticipate publishing a special issue with the accepted papers.

 

For more information:

8 Jun to 8 Jun 2018

Kent, United Kingdom

Visualising Spatial Injustice and Exploitation

The aim of this symposium is to further examine how moving image can play a key role in exposing such spatial injustices and exploitations. Indeed, we contend that such practices have a crucial role to play in undermining the apparently “seamless” functioning of such spatialised power relations; helping to throw into sharp relief their fissures, cracks and contradictions. 

9 Jun to 9 Jun 2018

Canterbury, United Kingdom

Visualising Spatial Injustice and Exploitation

The aim of this symposium is to further examine how moving image can play a key role in exposing such spatial injustices and exploitations.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/KyUReZ

9 Jun to 9 Jun 2018

Luton, United Kingdom

Sewing Reality: Fashion in Non-Fiction Media

Sewing Reality aims to discuss the interconnection between fashion and media industries, the audiences of factual moving images about fashion, as well as the past, the present and the future of fashion documentaries.

9 Jun to 9 Jun 2018

Luton, United Kingdom

Sewing Reality: Fashion in Non-fiction Media

This conference aims to discuss the interconnection between fashion and media industries, the audiences of factual moving images about fashion, as well as the past, the present and the future of fashion documentaries.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/hRh6wa

11 Jun to 14 Jun 2018

Athens, Greece

International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts

The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and researchers of visual and performing arts, and other related disciplines. The Arts & Culture Unit of ATINER is organizing a Stream on Cinema, with the aim to bring together academics and researchers of all areas of cinema studies: film analysis, studies of film-economics and film-philosophy, film technology and history, and other attendant areas of inquiry.

For more information:

https://www.atiner.gr/arts/call

12 Jun to 13 Jun 2018

Stockholm, Sweden

Nordic Media Insights 2018

The two-day conference is all about the industry’s biggest opportunities and challenges in the ongoing digital transformation. By inviting over 40 speakers from companies that have made significant progress in key areas, we hope to offer a wide range of insights, best practices and possible ways forward. The conference program is organized across six tracks covering different aspects of the transformation of media. This means you can focus on the challenges that are most important to you, whether you are responsible for sales, marketing, publishing, video or business development. 

For more information:

https://goo.gl/2KBDRi

12 Jun to 13 Jun 2018

Örebro, Sweden

Using Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis in research projects

This is a two-day symposium for PhD students who are working with multimodal analysis as part of their research. The aim is to present, discuss and assess the kinds of tools and procedures we are all using, as part of critical analysis. The invited speakers will also show how they themselves carry out multimodal analysis and provide feedback after presentations and individually to students.

For more information:

multimodalCDA@oru.se

13 Jun to 15 Jun 2018

Oslo, Norway

Nordic Work Life Conference

The 9th Nordic Work Life Conference will take place in Oslo, Norway. Section 3 of the conference is dedicated to changes in journalists’ work life.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/DseVkT

14 Jun to 16 Jun 2018

Bucharest, Rumania

Semiosis in Communication: Differences and Similarities

This conference explores the role of semiosis in communication. As such,  the conference offers an insight towards the epistemological relations between semiotics and other approaches to communication coming from perspectives such as sociology, philosophy of language and communication theory.
 

14 Jun to 16 Jun 2018

Padova, Italy

Technoscience from Below

By focusing on Technoscience from Below, the conference will be an opportunity to explore alternative co-productive paths of science, technology, and innovation from multiple theoretical and thematic standpoints. The conference will be articulated in 5 thematic streams and 26 different tracks, focusing on several topics, including: citizens’ engagement, environmental issues, biomedical settings, big data and digital media, responsible research and innovation, design, infrastructures and co-shaping of science and technology at large.

For more information:

www.frombelow-stsitaliaconf.org

14 Jun to 15 Jun 2018

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Conference of the Journal of Languages, Texts and Society

This conference, aimed at Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers and organised by the University of Nottingham’s Journal of Language, Texts and Society, seeks papers and posters on a wide range of topics related to the journal’s core themes. There will also be the opportunity to publish conference papers as articles in a special edition of the journal.

14 Jun to 15 Jun 2018

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Gender Differentiation in Media Industries

This conference is interested to explore various dimensions of gender differentiation in contemporary media industry as they are reproduced at the level of media production, representation and consumption. The aim is in shifting the focus from researching relative underrepresentation of women in the media to analyse structures and practices of engendered media systems ˗ a shift from /what /to /why/. 

For more information:

https://goo.gl/gEhRrC

14 Jun to 15 Jun 2018

Warsaw, Poland

Media Management in the Age of Big Data and High-tech

2018 Annual Conference of the European Media Management Association (emma), will seek to answer to the question of whether and how media enterprises are adapting to the age of machines.

15 Jun to 15 Jun 2018

Lincoln, United Kingdom

Media Practice and Education

LSFM is proudto be hosting the 2018 Media Practice and Education (formerly Journal of Media Practice) and MeCCSA Practice Network Annual Symposium. The symposium explores the theme of ‘Contexts of Film Practice’. 

For more information:

https://goo.gl/32VW62

15 Jun to 15 Jun 2018

World in Flux: Exploring Cultural and Media Studies in a Changing World

King’s College London, Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries welcomes proposals for PhD Conference 2018 exploring possibilities for Cultural and Media Studies and how these can help us to understand the fluctuating world we inhabit.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/AULq8q

18 Jun to 19 Jun 2018

London, United Kingdom

Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen*

This international conference seeks to bring together scholars, practitioners, industry figures and students from around the world to explore the role of women on and off screen, with a particular focus on equal access. The aim is to find solutions, champion women and further the important discussions and debates as well as build connections between the academy and industry.

18 Jun to 23 Jun 2018

Bologna, Italy

Mediating Italy in Global Culture Summer School

Lectures, meetings and seminars will focus on the mediatic representations most commonly related to Italy, as well as on their reworking by cultural industries, grassroots fandoms, and opinion makers. The program will also explore the consumption of these representations by not only general and mainstream audiences but also those that are more targeted and defined.

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