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IAMCR 2024

Communicative projects of decolonising, engaging, and listening

30 June to 4 July in Christchurch, New Zealand

Many Voices, One Forum - cover


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

IAMCR will be holding elections for its Executive Board and International Council in 2024. Nominations will be open for candidates for the Executive Board (president, two (2) vice presidents, secretary general and treasurer), and twenty-three (23) members of the International Council from December 15, 2023 to February 5, 2024.

IAMCR invites the submission of abstracts for its 2024 conference, which will be held from 30 June to 4 July 2024, hosted by the University of Canterbury in Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand.

The Environment, Science & Risk Communication Working Group regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The December 2023 issue includes the call for papers for IAMCR 2024, and information about an upcoming working group's business meeting. Download the newsletter here.

22 November, 2023 - The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) has issued a statement on the current situation in Gaza calling for a just and peaceful end to hostilities, and respect for communication rights and the safety of journalists.

The IAMCR presidential PhD Research Webinar on “De-Westernizing Global Media Studies" aims to challenge the field's Western-centric bias and pave the way for a more inclusive future. It will be held on 12 December. All IAMCR members, especially students, are invited to participate. Register here.

In the spirit of honoring the legacy of Annabelle Sreberny, a distinguished scholar and former president of IAMCR, we are pleased to announce the creation of a Memorial Award in her name. This award joins the three existing Memorial Awards and will be granted for the first time to outstanding papers accepted for presentation at the 2024 conference.

IAMCR books

Edited by Margaret Gallagher and Aimee Vega Montiel, the ninth title in the Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research series engages contemporary debates on women’s rights, democracy, and neoliberalism through the lens of feminist communication scholarship.

Edited by Joe F. Khalil, Gholam Khiabany, Tourya Guaaybess and Bilge Yesil, The Handbook of Media and Culture in the Middle East is the eight title in the Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research series, co-published by Wiley and IAMCR. The volume was launched at a special session in Lyon 2023.

Members' books

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.

Edited by Lee Artz, this book brings together leading scholars from multiple perspectives, in a serious dialogue about continuity and change in global media production and content. Featuring contributions by IAMCR members.

By Jonathon Hutchinson, this book draws on empirical and theoretical research to carefully identify and describe a number of unseen digital infrastructures that contribute to a predictive media production process through technologies, institutions and automation.

Edited by Maarit Jaakkola, this handbook aims to inspire and empower so that journalism educators can help both journalism students and working journalists do justice to one of the major issues of our times. Available as open access.