Nordicom presenterar aktuella konferenser. Såväl internationella som nordiska och nationella konferenser ingår. Den nordiska konferensen, NordMedia, har en egen sida.

Kontakta gärna Mia Jonsson Lindell med information om aktuella konferenser inom medie- och kommunikationsområdet.

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

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


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

28 okt to 28 okt 2017

Manchester, United Kingdom

Japan in the Digital Age

The overall aim of the Symposium is to provide a supportive and inspiring environment to encourage cross-disciplinary and cross-sector dialogues. We invite academics, PG students, industry researchers and practitioners for contributions which examine the transformation of Japan in the Digital Age, and the transformation of the Digital Age through Japanese culture, practice, politics, technologies, industries and beyond. 

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Manchester Metropolitan University

30 okt to 1 nov 2017

Sigtuna, Sweden

Digital Existence II: Precarious Media Life

This conference will be devoted to critically mapping the various digital vulnerabilities that face us in our contemporary media age.
Confirmed keynote speakers:  Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Brown University; Jeremy Stolow, Concordia University; Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths College.
Endnote speaker: Peter-Paul Verbeek, University of Twente.

For more information:

The Sigtuna Foundation


30 okt to 1 nov 2017

Stockholm, Sweden

DIGITAL EXISTENCE II: Precarious Media Life

Big data and hyperconnectivity, tracking and trolling, digital life and digital death are some of the issues that require an existential media analysis that underlines the precarity of human existence. This conference will be devoted to critically mapping the various digital vulnerabilities that face us in our contemporary media age.
The second Digital Existence conference will take place at the Sigtuna Foundation to the north of Stockholm. The conference will be a joint venture between DIGMEX and the Nordic Network for the Study of Media and Religion.

For more information:

The Sigtuna Foundation


2 nov to 5 nov 2017

Lancaster, UK

Mobile Utopia: Pasts, Precence and Futures

Recognising the global uncertainties of the Anthropocene, reflections on utopia (and dystopia) that explore how societies shape, and have been shaped by, complex im|mobilities, from microbial to big data mobilities, from horse-drawn carriages to driverless cars, from migration to planetary jet streams are invited.

For more information:

The Centre for Mobilities Research / Cemore, Lancaster University


2 nov to 4 nov 2017

Prague, Czech Republic

Media in the Post-Truth World: The New Marketplace of (Dis)information

Prague Media Point is an annual international conference, dedicated to discussing the changing media landscape in a professional, political, economic, and social context.

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2 nov to 3 nov 2017

Oslo, Norway

Safety of Journalists Covering Conflict and Sensitive Issues

The aim of the conference is to provide practical and theoretical perspectives on safety of journalists in conflict and challenging situations. Both mechanisms creating unsafe conditions, and possible strategies and solutions to will be discussed. The conference will take place in Oslo on 2 and 3 of November 2017 in connection with UNESCO's International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

For more information:

Oslo and Akershus University College


2 nov to 3 nov 2017

Bilbao, Spain

ECREA Diaspora, Migration and the Media section

The conference aims to cover a broad range of conflict-related themes such as media production and regulation of information on forced migrants in a ‘post-Truth’ era; fake news; the humanitarianism-securitization nexus, migration management, social and political conflicts related to migrant and diaspora communities, radicalization and online counter-terrorism, hate speech and racism, but also solidarities, activism and protest.

For more information:

University of the Basque Country


4 nov to 4 nov 2017

Cambridge, UK

Digital Violence

This one-day symposium on Digital Violence seeks to theorize both the /concrete forms/ of violence that proliferate and spread through our networked screens, and the /complex processes/ that structure violence in a post-digital attention ecology.

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Anglia Ruskin University


6 nov to 7 nov 2017

São Paulo, Brazil

Rethinking Journalism on a Global South Perspective

The objective of the colloquium is to explore the central theme Rethinking Journalism on a Global South Perspective and to exam avariety of issues with professional, pedagogical, technological, thematic, and ethical approaches. Practitioners, professors, researchers and scholarship students are welcome.

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University of


6 nov to 7 nov 2017

Brighton, United Kingdom

ECREA Digital Culture and Communication Section Conference

The ECREA DCC Conference “Digital Culture meets data: Critical approaches” asks the question: what theoretical and empirical perspectives on data and the digital can be used to augment and diversify our research and educational approaches? And how might we challenge data paradigms or aim to show alternative or complementary ways to address digital culture and communication?

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University of Brighton


8 nov to 12 nov 2017

York, UK

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

ASFF celebrates innovation and excellence in filmmaking, and is a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to showcase their work to wider audiences. Prizes include screenings at ASFF 2017, awards and opportunities for further exposure through Aesthetica and its online channels.
The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 is now open for entries.

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8 nov to 12 nov 2017

York, United Kingdom

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

The 7th BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival. ASFF 2017 offers filmmakers and film enthusiasts many opportunities to further their career and experience outstanding independent film in a unique setting. Festival goers are invited to explore cinema from around the world in 18 of York’s unique locations.

8 nov to 9 nov 2017

Göteborg , Sverige


Den första GPS400-konferensen genomförs på Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper vid Göteborgsuniversitet 8–9 november 2017. Under två dagar träffar internationella experter lokala, regionala och nationella representanter från lärosäten, myndigheter och institutioner för att gemensamt diskutera digitala, platsspecifika och kollaborativa lösningar för humanistisk samverkan i stadsmiljö med särskild fokus på Göteborgskulturer under fyrahundra år.

Konferensspråket är engelska, men vissa sessioner genomförs på svenska. Deltagaranmälan (som är gratis) samt förslag på papers och paneler mailas till niclas.hagen@gu.se senast måndag 18 september.

For more information:

Göteborgs Universitet, Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

8 nov to 8 nov 2017

Leicester, UK

Reaching Out: The Past, Present and Future of BBC Local Radio Audiences

This one-day conference aims to celebrate the history of Local Radio but also examine the current situation and look ahead to the future.  Proposals from independent researchers, archivists, postgraduate students, academics, and broadcast professionals are welcome. We are happy to receive papers submitted together, but reserve the right to organise panels as we think best.

For more information:

De Montfort University and MeCCSA Radio Studies Network


8 nov to 10 nov 2017

Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Visualizing (in) the New Media

the Universities of Neuchâtel, Zurich and Bern in Switzerland will host the first international conference to focus specifically on visual communication in/about new media. The conference is part of the SNF-funded project "What's up Switzerland?".

For more information:

University of Neuchâtel


9 nov to 10 nov 2017

Bucharest, Romania

Television and Nations in the European Semi-Periphery

CEREFREA Villa Noël and The Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication of the University of Bucharest organize, within the trilateral Belgium(Wallonie)-Bulgarian-Romanian project 'Television and nations in the European semi-periphery: Establishing a national identity through television (1958-1980)', the international symposium European Television and Nations: Between Centers and Peripheries, 1950-1980.

For more information:

The Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Bucharest


9 nov to 10 nov 2017

, France

Youtubers & Youtubeuses

A multidisciplinary conference. Suggested topics include: Youtubers as public figures/media icons/celebrities, Youtubers' aesthetics/languages/video subgenres, Youtubers and learning/knowledge sharing, Youtubers as counterpowers.

For more information:

University of Tours