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IAMCR 2021: Rethinking borders and boundaries: Beyond the global/local dichotomy in communication studies

11-15 July 2021

GLOBAL HANDBOOKS IN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION Book

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

Palgrave/IAMCR Book Series.

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research

IAMCR 2021 Nairobi - logo

IAMCR 2021: Rethinking borders and boundaries: Beyond the global/local dichotomy in communication studies

11-15 July 2021

IAMCR is pleased to launch its Webinar Series, with a very timely debate on “Digital Divide and Digital Inclusion”, sponsored by the Digital Divide Working Group. The 19 March webinar will discuss digital divide and digital inclusion of various social groups. It will take place on Zoom and pre-registration is required.
Applications are now being received for the 2021 IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant. The grant is worth USD 1,750 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment.
Applications are now being received for the 2021 IAMCR New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship. Initiated by IAMCR and awarded in collaboration with the International Environmental Communication Association, the award seeks to encourage researchers to think creatively about new research approaches for climate change...
Applications are now being received for the 2021 Prize in Memory of Stuart Hall. Graduate students and early-career scholars of any age and disciplinary background, who are members of IAMCR, are welcome to apply. The deadline for submissions is 30 April.
The Environment, Science & Risk Communication Working Group issued its first newsletter of the year with information of interest to its members, including a call for expressions of interest for an ESR webinar and reminders of upcoming deadlines.
IAMCR will make several awards and grants available to its members in 2021: the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the IAMCR 2021 award in memory of Stuart Hall, the UNICEF/IAMCR Communication for Development Research Fund, and the Climate Communication Research Award.
IAMCR is pleased to launch its Webinar Series, with a very timely debate on “Digital Divide and Digital Inclusion”, sponsored by the Digital Divide Working Group. The 19 March webinar will discuss digital divide and digital inclusion of various social groups. It will take place on Zoom and pre-registration is required.
Applications are now being received for the 2021 IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant. The grant is worth USD 1,750 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment.
Applications are now being received for the 2021 IAMCR New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship. Initiated by IAMCR and awarded in collaboration with the International Environmental Communication Association, the award seeks to encourage researchers to think creatively about new research approaches for climate change...
Applications are now being received for the 2021 Prize in Memory of Stuart Hall. Graduate students and early-career scholars of any age and disciplinary background, who are members of IAMCR, are welcome to apply. The deadline for submissions is 30 April.
The Environment, Science & Risk Communication Working Group issued its first newsletter of the year with information of interest to its members, including a call for expressions of interest for an ESR webinar and reminders of upcoming deadlines.
IAMCR will make several awards and grants available to its members in 2021: the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the IAMCR 2021 award in memory of Stuart Hall, the UNICEF/IAMCR Communication for Development Research Fund, and the Climate Communication Research Award.

IAMCR books

The Handbook of Media Education Research

Edited by Divina Frau-Meigs, Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat, Michael Hoechsmann and Stuart R. Poyntz, 2020

This timely volume discusses recent developments in the field in the context of related scholarship, public policy, formal and non-formal teaching and learning, and DIY and community practice.

Edited by Loïc Ballarini, this is the 15th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Using numerous case studies, this book helps to define how complex the question of independence is today.

Members' books

COVID-19 from the Margins. Pandemic Invisibilities, Policies and Resistance in the Datafied Society

Edited by Stefania Milan, Emiliano Treré and Silvia Masiero, this book is a multilingual conversation that celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity but also de-centers dominant ways of being and knowing while contributing a decolonial approach to the narration of the COVID-19 crisis.

Digital contention in a divided society

By Paul Reilly, this book explores how platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are used by citizens to frame contentious parades and protests in 'post-conflict' Northern Ireland.

Free Speech and Hate Speech in the United States

Drawing on Axel Honneth’s theory of recognition, Chris Demaske develops in this book a two-tiered framework for free speech analysis that will promote a strategy for combating hate speech.

Community Radio in South Asia: Reclaiming the Airwaves

Edited by Kanchan K. Malik and Vinod Pavarala, this book explores the state of community radio, a significant independent media movement that began about two decades ago, in different parts of South Asia.