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IAMCR 2024

Communicative projects of decolonising, engaging, and listening

30 June to 4 July in Christchurch, New Zealand

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Many Voices, One Forum:
Reflections on the International Association for Media and
Communication Research


Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research Series.

Offers definitive, state-of-the-art
handbooks that bring a global
perspective to their subjects.


Palgrave/IAMCR Book Series.

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research

The Gender and Communication Sectionhas issued its latest newsletter including information about the upcoming Christchurch conference, past and future events, and publications that might be of interest to its members. Read it here.

The list of candidates standing for the Executive Board and International Coucil is available here. Review their statements, the nominating members, and their accompanying letters of support. Current paid-up IAMCR members are invited to endorse candidates directly on their respective pages.

IAMCR is saddened to learn of the death of Vincent Mosco, a leader in our field and a longtime member and supporter of the association. The following obituary was shared by his family.

IAMCR is deeply saddened by the loss of Arun John on February 5, 2024. Arun was an active member and Vice-Chair of the Participatory Communication Research Section. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family and friends. Read on for a tribute from his doctoral advisor and colleague, Vinod Pavarala, and his colleagues from the PCR Section Head.

7 March, 2024- The Religion and Communication WG will host the webinar "Ethics of Religious Practices in Emerging Digital Platforms". The webinar aims to analyze how far mediating through digital platforms is ethical to sustain the sanctity of the religion and religious practices of different religions across the world. Pre-register by 5 March.

The Participatory Communication Research Section regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The January 2024 issue includes information about IAMCR 2024, a call for reviewers, and the upcoming PCR head elections. Read it here.

IAMCR books

The Global Media Policy Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of Global Communication Governance at the Crossroads, the 20th title in the IAMCR/Palgrave series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Edited by Claudia Padovani, Véronique Wavre, Arne Hintz, Gerard Goggin and Petros Iosifidis.

Edited by Margaret Gallagher and Aimee Vega Montiel (2023)

This book engages contemporary debates on women’s rights, democracy, and neoliberalism through the lens of feminist communication scholarship.

Members' books

By Yerkebulan Sairambay, "New Media and Political Participation in Russia and Kazakhstan: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Young People in Eurasia" confronts the sociological problem of the usage of new media by young people in political participation, particularly in Eurasian countries.

Edited By Paul Reilly and Virpi Salojärvi, heads of IAMCR's Crisis Security and Conflict Communication Working Group, the this book explores how both elite and non-elite actors frame societal threats such as the refugee crisis and COVID-19 using both digital and traditional media.

Centered around Mexico as a case study, this book explores the production of political entertainment in post-authoritarian legacy media and how political and economic conditions constrain the range and edge of discourse. By Martin Echeverría and Frida V. Rodelo.

Questioning what it means to ‘grow up digital’ in twenty-first century India, "Childscape, Mediascape: Children and Media in India" explores a variety of themes relating to children and the media landscape. Edited by IAMCR co-Vice president Usha Raman, and Sumana Kasturi.