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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

April –May, 2021 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring the eleventh annual “What is…?" conference, to be held online as a Speaker Series. "What is Communication?" (2021) will investigate instantiations and permutations of communication via models of exchange, modes of inquiry, and meanings of community.
IAMCR is pleased to announce the next two webinars in its Webinar Series, to be held in April. "BRICS Short Film Fest", sponsored by the Visual Culture Working Group and "The Journalism Research and Education Section’s Books - Launch 2021" organised by the JRE section. The webinars are free for all IAMCR members.
IAMCR co-sponsored the 2nd AMCAP Doctoral Spring School in February 2021 at Fatima Jinnah Women University in Pakistan. In this article, Dr Saadia Ishtiaq Nauman, coordinator of the Doctoral School, talks about the experience of organising the event and the importance of providing an international framework for Pakistani PhD students.
The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The April newsletter includes news about IAMCR 2021, a number of calls for papers and recently released publications.
19 March 2021 IAMCR launched its Webinar Series with the webinar titled "Digital Divide and Digital Inclusion", addressing the issue of digital gaps and focused on integration opportunities for different social groups. The event was co-hosted by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University and IAMCR Digital Divide Working...
The Gender and Communication Section invites the submission of abstracts for an online symposium titled "Being Marginal- Performing Raced and Gendered Labour", to be held on 3 July 2021. The deadline for submissions is 1 April.
April –May, 2021 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring the eleventh annual “What is…?" conference, to be held online as a Speaker Series. "What is Communication?" (2021) will investigate instantiations and permutations of communication via models of exchange, modes of inquiry, and meanings of community.
IAMCR is pleased to announce the next two webinars in its Webinar Series, to be held in April. "BRICS Short Film Fest", sponsored by the Visual Culture Working Group and "The Journalism Research and Education Section’s Books - Launch 2021" organised by the JRE section. The webinars are free for all IAMCR members.
IAMCR co-sponsored the 2nd AMCAP Doctoral Spring School in February 2021 at Fatima Jinnah Women University in Pakistan. In this article, Dr Saadia Ishtiaq Nauman, coordinator of the Doctoral School, talks about the experience of organising the event and the importance of providing an international framework for Pakistani PhD students.
The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The April newsletter includes news about IAMCR 2021, a number of calls for papers and recently released publications.
19 March 2021 IAMCR launched its Webinar Series with the webinar titled "Digital Divide and Digital Inclusion", addressing the issue of digital gaps and focused on integration opportunities for different social groups. The event was co-hosted by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University and IAMCR Digital Divide Working...
The Gender and Communication Section invites the submission of abstracts for an online symposium titled "Being Marginal- Performing Raced and Gendered Labour", to be held on 3 July 2021. The deadline for submissions is 1 April.

IAMCR books

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research offers systematic and comprehensive opportunities for the publication of key research and intellectual debates, to reflect the intellectual capital of IAMCR. Read this article for general information about the series and the Advisory Board.

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.

Members' books

Asian Women Leadership

Edited By Chin-Chung Chao and Louisa Ha, this book is an interdisciplinary anthology grounded in scholarly research that offers a concise but in-depth examination and exposition of leadership that helps readers better grasp the basics of the various aspects of Asian leadership.

BRICS Media: Reshaping the Global Communication Order?

Edited By Daya Kishan Thussu and Kaarle Nordenstreng, this collection makes a significant intervention in the ongoing debates about comparative communication research and thus contributes to the further internationalization of media and communication studies.

Re-imagining Communication in Africa and the Caribbean

Edited by Hopeton Dunn, Dumisani Moyo, William Lesitaokana and Shanade Bianca Barnabas, this book brings together scholars from Africa and the Caribbean to provide a sustained and rigorous exploration of media, culture, and technology in diverse countries of the Global South.

The Rise and Fall of the International Organization of Journalists Based in Prague 1946–2016

In this book, Finnish scholar Kaarle Nordenstreng provides a unique account of the Prague-based International Organization of Journalists, a group that was at one time the world’s largest media association.