IAMCR will make several awards and grants available to members in 2020: The Prize in Memory of Dallas Smythe, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship and the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars. The deadline to apply for most awards is 18 April 2020.
Issues of accessibility of academic conferences for participants with disabilities have become more visible and imperative in recent years. An IAMCR working group has now embarked on a project to establish accessibility guidelines for the association's conferences.
The IAMCR Prize in Memory of Dallas W. Smythe is awarded to students and young scholars who are members of the association and have outstanding papers accepted for IAMCR conferences. The Smythe Award will be presented at the 2020 conference in Tampere. The deadline for submission for the award is 18 April 2020.
Twenty five travel grants worth up to US$1,500 each will be made available to early-stage scholars, who are members of IAMCR, reside in low and middle income countries and have papers accepted for presentation at our upcoming conference in Tampere.
The IAMCR Executive Board extend a very warm welcome to our four newly appointed ambassadors: Gemma Lopez, based in Santa Clara California, Leah Komen at Daystar University Kenya, Rodrigo Cetina Presuel at the Harvard Law School, and Anna Gladkova at Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Cristina Gallegos and Jharna Brahma have been awarded research grants from the UNICEF/IAMCR Communication for Development Research Fund to support research that seeks to advance our understanding of how Communication for Development contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
IAMCR will make several awards and grants available to members in 2020: The Prize in Memory of Dallas Smythe, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship and the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars. The deadline to apply for most awards is 18 April 2020.
Issues of accessibility of academic conferences for participants with disabilities have become more visible and imperative in recent years. An IAMCR working group has now embarked on a project to establish accessibility guidelines for the association's conferences.
The IAMCR Prize in Memory of Dallas W. Smythe is awarded to students and young scholars who are members of the association and have outstanding papers accepted for IAMCR conferences. The Smythe Award will be presented at the 2020 conference in Tampere. The deadline for submission for the award is 18 April 2020.
Twenty five travel grants worth up to US$1,500 each will be made available to early-stage scholars, who are members of IAMCR, reside in low and middle income countries and have papers accepted for presentation at our upcoming conference in Tampere.
The IAMCR Executive Board extend a very warm welcome to our four newly appointed ambassadors: Gemma Lopez, based in Santa Clara California, Leah Komen at Daystar University Kenya, Rodrigo Cetina Presuel at the Harvard Law School, and Anna Gladkova at Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Cristina Gallegos and Jharna Brahma have been awarded research grants from the UNICEF/IAMCR Communication for Development Research Fund to support research that seeks to advance our understanding of how Communication for Development contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

IAMCR books

The Science of the Commons: A Note on Communication Methodology

By Muniz Sodré. The book introduces an innovative ethical-political understanding of communication as a connection of the common, the cohesive tie of the community. From the Palgrave/IAMCR series "Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research".

The Handbook of Diasporas, Media, and Culture is in the series Global Handbooks in Media and Communications, co-published by IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell.

Edited by Jessica Retis and Roza Tsagarousianou, 2019

This innovative and timely book helps readers to understand diasporic cultures and their impact on the globalized world.

Members' books

Why Hackers Win: Power and Disruption in the Network Society

By Patrick Burkart and Tom McCourt, this book asks the pivotal question of how and why the instrumental uses of invasive software by corporations and government agencies contribute to social change.

The Paradoxes of Network Neutralities

By Russell A. Newman.
An argument that the movement for network neutrality was of a piece with its neoliberal environment, solidifying the continued existence of a commercially driven internet

Media in the Global Context: Applications and Interventions

Edited by Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi, this book investigates ways in which global media coverage of conflicts affects the worldviews of the social and cultural values of nationals from the war regions.

After Net Neutrality: A New Deal for the Digital Age

By Victor Pickard and David Elliot Berman, this short book is both a primer that explains the history and politics of net neutrality and an argument for a more equitable framework for regulating access to the internet.