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.

1 Jun to 3 Jun 2018

Stanford, United States

Communication, Disinformation and the Media

Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies Conference 2018. The conference will bring together scholars interested in Baltic studies from all over the world and foster collaboration between Baltic and Stanford researchers. The Communication, Disinformation, and the Media division seeks individual, panel and roundtable submissions featuring original research on /all /areas of journalism, mass media, and related subjects in the Baltic states. 

For more information:

Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies and the Stanford University Libraries

http://aabs2018.stanford.edu/cfp

1 Jun to 2 Jun 2018

Montreal, Canada

Transnational Journalism History Conference

The third annual conference on Transnational Journalism History is seeking papers that deal with any aspect of the history of journalism and mass communications that transcends national borders.

For more information:

https://goo.gl/xUrJ8P

2 Jun to 3 Jun 2018

London, United Kingdom

Besides the Screen Conference 2018

Vaults, Archives, Clouds and Platforms: Archiving and Preservation in the 21st Century. 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.

For more information:

http://besidesthescreen.com

2 Jun to 3 Jun 2018

Kobe, Japan

Fearful Futures

This is the Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, entitled “Fearful Futures: Cultural Studies and the Question of Agency in the Twenty-First Century”.

For more information:

https://accs.iafor.org/

4 Jun to 6 Jun 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia

Networks in the Global World

The session “Shaping Social Media Discourse: The Roles of People, Institutions, Algorithms, and Other Network Agents” at the conference "Networks in the Global World" focuses on the role of organized grassroots actors, institutional accounts, platform algorithms, and inherent discussion structures in the formation of today’s discourses in social media.

For more information:

http://ngw.spbu.ru/submission

4 Jun to 6 Jun 2018

Jyväskylä, Finland

Scapegoats, Violence and Mimetic Theory

In the 21^st summer school of cultural studies the approach to the topic is multidisciplinary. The research may focus for example on a media text, online discussion, television series, or a literary work. The summer school addresses the questions of scapegoats, violence, and mimetic theory through lectures and seminar presentations based on the latest research. Acknowledged experts serve as teachers, and they will deliver open lectures on the topic, and provide commentary on and feedback to the student papers presented.

For more information:

https://kultut.fi/summer-school/

6 Jun to 8 Jun 2018

Aarhus, Denmark

Transnational Television Drama: Tastes, travels and trends

The scale and scope of transnational aspects at all levels of television production and consumption becomes even more significant in an age of globalization, digitization and media convergence. All information including keynotes are available on the conference website. 

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

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

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

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

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.

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 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

18 Jun to 18 Jun 2018

Oxford, United Kingdom

Connected Life 2018: Information Control

Connected Life 2018 is a student-run day-long conference aimed at sparking multidisciplinary conversations and showcasing emerging Internet research. We welcome students and faculty from all departments, including (but not limited to) business, policy, computer science, economics, education, history, international relations, law, linguistics, literature, media and communication, medicine, philosophy, politics, psychology, and sociology. 

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