Paris 2007 - News
The organisers of IAMCR's 50th anniversary conference in Paris, France took lots of photos of the ceremonies, sessions and receptions. We have organised them into a photo gallery.
the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization,
provided funding to support four reports prepared for IAMCR's 50th Anniversary
Conference in Paris in 2007. The four reports are now available for download from UNESCO's website.
We had a very delightful and big 50th Anniversary celebration in Paris
in July 2007 thanks to the hard work of the Local Conference Organising
Committee. We marked IAMCR’s history and we paid tribute to former
IAMCR President, Professor James Halloran, who died on 16 July shortly
before the conference. There will be a lecture in his honour during
the 2008 conference.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), founded in Paris in December 1957, the International Council of IAMCR has, at its meeting Sunday 22 July 2007, unanimously decided to appoint the following to become honorary members of the association:
Paris, 23 July 2007 - IAMCR's 50th anniversary conference was inaugurated today at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Over three days (23-25 July) there will be more than 150 workshops and a further 100 poster sessions. More than 800 participants from 150 countries are attending. For more information, visit the conference website, consult the...
This message was received from Roque Faraone, professor of Communication Theory at the University of the Republic of Uruguay and a founding member of IAMCR in 1957.
Unable to be in Paris, and being perhaps the last surviving founding member, I send to you and plenty of other friends my warmest feelings, and a wish: Long live the aims of peace and solidarity the founding members had in 1957!
IAMCR celebrates its 50th anniversary this year in Paris where it was founded. The conference theme is “Media, Communication, Information: Celebrating 50 Years of Theories and Practices”. Together with the local organizing committee in Paris, I am very pleased to welcome you to this special conference year.
The detailed programme of the anniversary conference of IAMCR is now available on line at www.iamcrparis2007.org. You can consult it by date, by site, or by section or working group. The program for the poster sessions is also available.
According to the latest count, we will be more than 800 participants in Paris, from 150 countries.
UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has generously provided USD 17,500 to support IAMCR's 50th Anniversary Conference. Four reports are being prepared on: 1) Communication for Development; 2) Information Literacy; 3) Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society; and 4) Communication Strategies for HIV and AIDS.
Robin MansellPresident IAMCR
The registration process for the 50th anniversary conference is now available at the website: www.iamcrparis2007.org
Le processus d'enregistrement pour la conférence du 50e anniversaire de l'AIERI est maintenant disponible à notre site Web : www.iamcrparis2007.org
El proceso de registración para la conferencia de los 50...