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Popular Culture Working Group

This Working Group aims to encourage studies of the relationship between media production and consumption and popular culture from a range of perspectives that are theoretically informed and empirically grounded.

Co-Chair: Barry King [contact]
Co-Chair: Tonny Krijnen [contact]

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The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will held its annual conference from 16-20 July, 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. IAMCR's Popular Culture Working Group invites proposals that reflect the the section's interest. 
The Popular Culture Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions of abstracts for papers and panel proposals for the 2016 IAMCR conference to be held from 27 -31 July, 2016 in Leicester, UK. The deadline to submit your abstract is midnight GMT on 15 February 2016.
Conference theme: "Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward"
The Popular Culture Working Group invites papers and panel proposal for submission for the IAMCR 2015 Conference in Montreal, Canada (12th to16th July 2015).
Conference theme: “Hegemony or Resistance? The Ambiguous Power of Communication
See the conference key dates and deadlines: http://iamcr.org/congress/montreal2015-keydates

The Popular Culture Working group invites papers and panel proposal for submission for the 2014 IAMCR Conference in Hyderabad. The conference theme is:  REGION AS FRAME: POLITICS, PRESENCE, PRACTICE.
altThe Popular Culture Working Group invites submissions at this year’s IAMCR annual conference, to be held in Dublin, Ireland from 25-29 June 2013. The Working Group is seeking papers that explore popular representations of the conference theme Crises, 'Creative Destruction' and the Global Power and Communication Orders. A list of possible topics have been suggested by conference organizers and can be found in the general call on the IAMCR website http://iamcr.org/cfp.
erythrina_caffraThe Popular Culture Working Group looks forward to the next IAMCR Conference and invites submissions (both individual proposals and collective panels) for the 2012 conference to be held at the Howard College Campus of the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa, 15-19 July.
The conference will be held under the general theme, 'South-North Conversations'. The theme reflects the asymmetry of global communication flows, but without implying the negatives that usually accompany discussions of the 'digital divide'. The theme...
istanbulThe Popular Culture Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research ( IAMCR) announces its call for papers for the 2011 academic conference to be held at Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey, from July 13 to 17, 2011. The general theme of the conference is 'Cities, Creativity, Connectivity'.
braga_2010The Working Group for Popular Culture of the International Association for Media and Communication Research invites submissions for the IAMCR Congress in Braga, Portugal (July 18-22, 2008). The theme of the 2010 conference is 'Communication and Citizenship: Rethinking Crisis and Change'.
The Working Group provides a forum for researchers into the manifold relationships between popular cultural practices and the media. Working from a broadly conceived production of culture perspective, the analytical focus of the working group is on the ways in...
The Popular Culture Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research announces its call for papers for the IAMCR Congress in Mexico City, Mexico, (July 21-24, 2009). The conference theme for the 2009 Congress is “Human Rights and Communication."
Web details for the conference are available at: http://www.iamcr2009mexico.unam.mx/english/welcome.html
 
EXTENDED DEADLINE: 15 FEBRUARY 2008!
The Popular Culture Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research announces its call for papers for the IAMCR Congress in Stockholm, Sweden (July 20-25, 2008). The conference theme for the 2008 Congress is "Media and Global Divides."
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