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.

27 Jun to 29 Jun 2018

Rome, Italy

Desecrating Celebrity, 4th International Celebrity Studies Conference

The conference welcomes submissions from a broad range of disciplines: from film and television to digital media studies; from reception and audience studies, sociology, psychology and anthropology, politics, history, economics, literary studies, philosophy and more. Lucy Kenotes: Bolton, Queen Mary, University of London, Misha Kavka, University of Auckland, Douglas Kellner, UCLA, Pramod K. Nayar, University of Hyderabad, Martin Shingler, University of Sunderland. 

28 Jun to 28 Jun 2018

London, United Kingdom

Re-Imagining Cultural Histories of The Middle East and North Africa

This conference begins with the premise that understanding cultural histories of the region needs to begin with contextualized analysis of cultural and political practices within their local contexts, while not disregarding or ignoring the encounters with the global and international.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/CdKKuX

28 Jun to 28 Jun 2018

London, United Kingdom

Celebrating 10 years of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

This conference begins with the premise that understanding cultural histories of the region needs to begin with contextualized analysis of cultural and political practices within their local contexts, while not disregarding or ignoring the encounters with the global and international. It also begins with the proposition that a historical analysis of culture and cultural practices needs to consider the relationship between structure and agency as well as lived experiences in order to provide a more critical and historically-contextualized theorisation of cultural histories of the region.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/e6Cp8u

28 Jun to 28 Jun 2018

Leicester, United Kingdom

Big Data, Ai and robotics

This symposium will develop the critical conversation around the data paradigm to challenge conventions and propose innovative engagement to expand our boundary.

For more information:

https://bdair18.our.dmu.ac.uk/

28 Jun to 30 Jun 2018

Lisbon, Portugal

International Conference on Stereo & Immersive Media 2018

The organizing committee invites scholars, researchers, artists, curators and archivists to submit a proposal for a paper presentation and/or an artistic project addressing one of the following themes:1- Stereoscopic and Panoramic Photography;2- Photography , Cinema and Sound Media Archaeologies;3- Media Arts and Immersion;4- Architecture, Virtual and Augmented Realities;5- Urban Sound Devices: Telephones, Headphones, Speakers and Radio;6- Sonic Art and New Technologies;7- Photography and Performance: Intermedia Practice. 

29 Jun to 30 Jun 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

International Conference on Gender & Women's Studies 2018

This two day interactive international forum will create a platform for academics, practitioners, Researchers and PhD students to come together, review their research findings, exchange ideas, and discuss emerging trends in Gender & Women's studies.

For more information:

http://www.womenstudies.info/

29 Jun to 30 Jun 2018

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Fan Studies Network 2018 Conference

The conference will find its home in a city already well-known as a destination for fans of television shows such as Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Sherlock. The conference will continue FSN’s long-standing tradition of offering an enthusiastic space for interdisciplinary 
researchers at all career stages to connect, share resources, and further develop their research ideas. In addition to panel presentations, the two days will feature a variety of social events, workshop discussions, and our famous speed-geeking sessions.

For more information:

http://www.fanstudies.org

1 Jul to 3 Jul 2018

Lisbon, Portugal

Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?

This is the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 7th International Conference. The conference combines paper presentations, workshop panels, roundtables, slideshows, and interviews that aim to bridge gaps in celebrity activism, persona branding, and fashion education. Working papers and media productions will be considered for the conference.

2 Jul to 6 Jul 2018

Haag, The Netherlands

Data in Democracy Summer School

The Data in Democracy Summer School will bring together a select group of practitioners and academics for five days to learn about and apply crucial insights from the social sciences concerning the forms, functions, and impacts of data in democratic societies.

2 Jul to 7 Jul 2018

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture

The Summer School brings together cyber with cipher in order to discuss the manifold incisions that write the machine into life and the strategies that users need to read them back. The Summer School will take place at several cultural institutions in Lisbon and will gather outstanding doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers from around the world. In the morning there will be lectures and master classes by invited keynote speakers. In the afternoon there will be paper presentations by doctoral students.

For more information:

http://www.lisbonconsortium.com

2 Jul to 6 Jul 2018

Budapest, Hungary

2018 CMDS Summer School: Funding Journalism in the Digital Age

The aim of this practice-based course is to provide participants (journalists and media practitioners, and researchers and academics writing about these issues) with in-depth understanding of the main changes in funding journalism, including the key areas of growth and the fastest expanding players in media and journalism as well as the role funding plays in capturing independent media.

3 Jul to 3 Jul 2018

London, United Kingdom

Besides the Screen Conference 2018

The 2018 Besides the Screen Conference welcomes paper, panel, artwork, installation, and workshop proposals on the theme of archiving and preserving audiovisual materials in the 21st century. 

Also in Porto, Portugal 5 - 6 July 2018 
 

3 Jul to 8 Jul 2018

Paris and Brest, France

World Internet Project annual meeting 2018

A public conference will be hosted by Sciences Po Paris on the 2nd of July and will gather various actors, both from the scientific, political and institutionnal sphere. The second part of the event, during which several scientific presentations will be made and discussed, mostly by WIP members, will be held in Brest (Brittany) from the 3rd to the 6th of July. 

3 Jul to 5 Jul 2018

Gothenburg, Sweden

Film-Philosophy Conference 2018

The Film-Philosophy Conference 2018 at the University of Gothenburg invites proposals for presentations on any subject related to film, media and philosophy. *We especially encourage proposals from LGBTQI, feminist and BME scholars*. There is no single overall theme. Keynotes: Professor Emma Wilson (University of Cambridge), Professor Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli (University of California at Davis), Dr Eugenie Brinkema (MIT) Dr Catherine Wheatley (King’s College London) and filmmakers Maja Borg (Sweden) and Aparna Sharma (UCLA). 

For more information:

https://goo.gl/QbNdg1

4 Jul to 5 Jul 2018

Bristol, United Kingdom

Creativity, Knowledge, Cities

Creativity, Knowledge, Cities invites academics, activists, and practitioners to contribute to critical and productive dialogue around these tensions. Sessions will be programmed as provocative panels organised around contrasting perspectives, followed by space for discussion.

4 Jul to 6 Jul 2018

Auckland, New Zealand

Multiple Realities: Fluidity, Hybridity, and Stability in Global Communication

The  2018 Australia and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) conference theme is “Multiple Realities: Fluidity, Hybridity, and Stability in Global Communication.” More information will be available on the conference website in due course. 

For more information:

Australia and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA)

http://anzca2018.org

4 Jul to 6 Jul 2018

Aalborg, Denmark

CADAAD 2018

CADAAD conferences are intended to promote current directions and new developments in cross-disciplinary critical discourse research. We welcome papers which, from a critical-analytical perspective, deal with contemporary social, scientific, political, economic, or professional discourses and genres. 

 

For more information:

Department of Culture & Global studies, Aalborg University

https://goo.gl/9FCk8G

4 Jul to 6 Jul 2018

Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Doctoral Summer School 2018

The Doctoral Summer School will have two inter-connected themes. Firstly, we aim to provide students with the knowledge and skills that will help them to develop as Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and contribute to the next generation of academics. Secondly, we will engage students with a /fusion /of media and management theory, and practice by examining the emerging theoretical and media practice developments that will ultimately define the next generation of research challenges.

5 Jul to 7 Jul 2018

Liverpool, United Kingdom

The Eighth International Tourism and Media Conference

The eighth ITAM conference aim is to continue the network’s exploration of new ideas and debates sprung from the intersection between tourism industries and practices and those that broadly relate to the fields of media and communication.

5 Jul to 5 Jul 2018

Granada, Spain

International Conference on Books, Publishing & Libraries

This conference invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, innovation showcases, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes: Publishing Practices: Past, Present, and Future,  Reading, Writing, Literacy, and Learning and Books and Libraries. 

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