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18 okt to 21 okt 2017

Tartu, Estonia

AoIR 2017

AoIR 2017 is the 18th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers, a transdisciplinary gathering of scholars interested in the place of networked technologies in social processes. This year’s conference is hosted by the University of Tartu, Estonia.

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Association of Internet Researchers


18 okt to 20 okt 2017

Cape Town, South Africa

Language in the Media 2017

The theme of the 7th Language in the Media conference is Mediat(is)ing (Trans)Nationalism.
The University of the Western Cape and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg will host the conference which will be held at the University of the Western Cape.
Key note speakers: Branca Falabella Fabricio, Pumla Gqola, Erez Levon and Crispin Thurlow.

For more information:

University of the Western Cape


19 okt to 20 okt 2017

Moscow, Russia

Journalism Education across Borders

2017 the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University will host European Journalism Training Association's teacher's conference. The conference will also feature a Russian-language section devoted to journalism education in Russia and CIS countries: its current state, challenges and trends.

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Lomonosov Moscow State University


19 okt to 21 okt 2017

Lisbon, Portugal

Risk and Crisis Communication in the Digital Age

The 5th International Crisis Communication Conference  aims to discuss how crisis communication can be used by business and the public sectorin a strategic fashion.

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Universidade Católica Portuguesa


19 okt to 20 okt 2017

Shanghai, China

Digital Culture and Society - Chinese and Nordic developments DCS 2017

Digital Culture and Society will focus on the interdisciplinary between social sciences and computer science, providing a forum for researchers and practitioners to discuss theoretical and application issues in digital media technologies on culture and society. The focus will be on developments in China and the European countries. Researchers from all countries and institutions are welcome to take part, but those affiliated with Nordic Centre member universities enjoy a significant discount for the participation fee. The conference is sponsored by the Nordic Centre at Fudan Universities by decision of its member institutions.

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Nordic Centre Fudan University


20 okt to 21 okt 2017

Istanbul, Turkey

International Literature and Literary Criticism Conference

Literature today has a rich, wide and chaotic space in relation with increasing communication utilities, new digital channels, increased creative writing efforts, intensive translation activities, effect of big media, rewards and activities.  The conference sets off for raising questions as well as searching for answers on new dimensions of literature, literature theory and literature criticism in the new millennium.

21 okt to 24 okt 2017

Cairo , Egypt

Journalism and Mass Communication in the Age of Instant information

The theme for this year’s conference “Journalism and Mass Communication in the Age of Instant information” is designed to explore research and application of new directions in an ever-changing digital environment whether in the Arab region or globally. This theme also gives us an opportunity to discuss the future directions of the field of journalism and mass communication, research, and beyond.

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American University in Cairo


23 okt to 25 okt 2017

Guilin, China

Data, Information and Knowledge Management

The main objective of DIKM 2017 is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers and academicians from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Data, Information and Knowledge Management.

24 okt to 27 okt 2017

Copenhagen, Denmark

Mermaids, Maritime Folklore, and Modernity

This interdisciplinary conference addresses the prominence of mermaids and related creatures from folklore, myth, legend, and the imagination in 19th-21st Century culture, including film, tv, literature, visual arts, cosplay, and internet media.

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Island Dynamics


24 okt to 27 okt 2017

Kingston, Jamaica

Global MIL Week 2017: Feature Conference

The feature conference of Global MIL Week 2017 is the Seventh Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference. It will be held in Jamaica under the same theme as the Global MIL Week 2017. The aim is to build more bridges between learning outside of the classroom and learning inside the classroom. In addition, the conference will contribute to making learning a process of social change, which fosters human rights online and offline and which constructs a new citizenship identity based on critical civic participation and intercultural dialogue.

25 okt to 27 okt 2017

Seville, Spain

II International Congress Move.net

Move.net aims to establish itself as an academic forum to share theoretical analysis and ideas in order to understand the social implications of ICTs.
Papers are allowed in Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian.

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Faculty of Communication, University of Seville


25 okt to 26 okt 2017

Sevilla, Spain

Move.net – On TIC and Social Movements

Move.net aims to establish itself as an academic forum to share theoretical analysis and ideas in order to understand the social implication of ICT.
The 1st edition of Move.net took place on February 2015 at University Pablo de Olavide in Seville. The upcoming 2nd edition will take place at the Faculty of Communication in the University of Seville.

For more information:

University of Seville


26 okt to 27 okt 2017

Turin, Italy

Discourses of and on Europe. About old and new fears...

More and more media reproduce and spread images of collective fears. Such fears end up by nurturing reflection and debates about European values, European borders and the European community’s ability to tackle with globalization challenges. This interdisciplinary Conference aims at broadening the sharing of studies on discursive works and involve a growing number of scientific disciplines: political communication, economics, modern and contemporary history, history of ideas, journalism, philosophy, political science, socio-linguistics and sociology.

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26 okt to 27 okt 2017

Jyväskylä, Finland

The 14th ETMU Days: Race, Power and Mobilities

A multidisciplinary event with discussions, for example on the status of refugees seeking asylum and undocumented migrants, legislations and policies, artistic mobility and cultural representations, racialized hate speech, and global impacts of migration. 
Key note speakers:
Kaarina Nikunen, University of Tampere; Tobias Hübinette, Karlstad University, Nando Sigona, University of Birmingham.
The main languages of the ETMU Days are English, Finnish, Swedish and Finnish Sign Language.

For more information:

University of Jyväskylä


26 okt to 27 okt 2017

Aarhus, Denmark

Global Constructive Journalism Conference

The world’s biggest conference on constructive journalism brings together reporters, editors, media executives, scientists and politicians. Participants will be discussing the role of the news media and journalists in modern day democracies. The Director General of United Nations, Michael Moeller, will give a keynote at the event. Other speakers will include Steven Pinker, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University; Nils Hanson, Head of Investigative Unit at Swedish Television, Pulitzer-prize winning David Boardman, Dean of the School of Media and Communication at Temple University; and Jimmy Maymann, former CEO of Huffington Post.

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26 okt to 27 okt 2017

, Portugal

Pathologies and Dysfunctions of Democracy in Media Context

The purpose of this conference is to join together researchers from Communication Sciences and related areas (Political Science, Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Political Sociology and others), with particular emphasis on those interested in political communication around a unifying common axis

For more information:

Labcom.IFP, University of Beira Interior


26 okt to 27 okt 2017

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Postcolonial Mediations - Globalisation and Displacement

Postcolonial thinking, as a form of mediation and displacement of worldviews, triggered a re-evaluation of the complex connections between culture, class, economy, gender and sexuality. This conference aims to engage with such postcolonial displacements.

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Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies / ACGS


27 okt to 28 okt 2017

Kent, UK

At Home with Horror. Terror on the Small Screen

This conference will underline the importance of the small screen for horror, within the study of the genre and of the medium, and ask: is the small screen now the home of horror?
Keynote speaker: Dr Helen Wheatley, University of Warwick.

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University of Kent


27 okt to 28 okt 2017

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Digital Intermediaries and Media Pluralism

The 13th Dubrvonik Media Days.
Confirmed keynote speakers: Natali Helberger, University of Amsterdam; Damian Tambini, The London School of Economics and Political Science; Norberto Andrade, Stanford University, USA.

For more information:

University of Dubrovnik

27 okt to 28 okt 2017

Amherst , USA

Northeast Popular / American Culture Association 2017 Conference

NECPA will hold its 2017 fall conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Both individual papers and complete panels are welcome. The only restrictions on presentations are that: The proposal should be rooted in research,  NEPCA generally avoids proposals whose intent is overtly commercial, Proposals should appeal to a broad audience.

For more information:

Northeast Popular/American Culture Association / NEPCA