International Copyright and Access to Knowledge
By Sara Bannerman - Connects copyright history to current problems, issues and events in copyright and access to knowledge.
IAMCR is co-sponsoring a record number of 11 pre-conferences in the days leading up to IAMCR 2016 in Leicester. Topics range from the Spanish Civil War to children's rights to anti-austerity media activism and digital surveillance.
Get further information on any of the pre-conferences by clicking on its title in the list below.
IAMCR co-sponsored UNESCO’s Research Conference on the Safety of Journalists on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day in Helsinki, Finland. With more than 50 academics from 6 continents, the conference paved the way for academic research cooperation. The next research panel on the topic will take place at IAMCR 2016 in Leicester, 27-31...
A record number of 27 travel grants worth almost US$40,000 have been offered to early-stage scholars who are members of IAMCR from low and middle income countries. The winners include 19 women and 8 men from 13 different countries. The list of winners is published on the IAMCR website.
Consumption, Media and the Global South
By Mehita Iqani - This book looks at the media representation of consumer culture in Africa, China, Brazil and India through case studies ranging from celebrity selfies, to travel websites, news reports and documentary film.
May 3-4, 2016 - IAMCR will co-sponsor Knowledge is key: The Contribution of Research to Securing the Safety of Journalism, a UNESCO Research Conference to be held in Helsinki, Finland to mark World Press Freedom Day.