India Connected: Mapping the Impact of New Media
Edited by Sunetra Sen Narayan and Shalini Narayanan. - This book creatively delves into various aspects such as digitization, convergence, interactivity, and ubiquity.
IAMCR's Participatory Communication Research Section, in cooperation with Jinan University, is offering a PhD Winter School on Participation & Communication at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China from 5-9 December 2016. PhD students in the middle phase of their studies, from all regions of the world are invited to apply.
Academics for Peace, a network of Turkish scholars that includes many IAMCR members, has issued an urgent request for solidarity following the dismissal of 41 professors, apparently for signing a petition in January 2016 calling for peace in Turkey.
The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World
By Marwan M. Kraidy. - This book argues that technology publicizes defiance, but the body remains the vital nexus of physical struggle and digital communication, destabilizing distinctions between “the real world” and virtual reality, spurring revolutionary debates...
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World
By Marc Raboy - The authoritative biography of Guglielmo Marconi, the first giant in global communication.
IAMCR's General Assembly approved a statement in support of Turkish academic colleagues during the association's annual conference from 27-31 July in Leicester, UK.