IAMCR and SFSIC will organize a series of events to encourage the building of international bridges between researchers across different communities. The first events will be dedicated to research in the histories of communication studies at the SFSIC Congress (June 8-10th, 2016) and IAMCR 2016 (July 27-31, 2016).
An IAMCR conference on news literacy, organized by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Surendranath College for Women, Kolkata, India was held on January 18, 2016. An initiative of Dr. Uma Shankar Pandey, IAMCR's ambassador in India, the conference was attended by more than 150 participants from all parts of India.
Edited by Richard C. Vincent and Kaarle Nordenstreng
This book is meant for the students and scholars of international communication and development, political economy, and international relations. It is also a resource for members of governments and NGOs, as well as advocates of human rights and grassroots communication.
24 January, 2016 - IAMCR's Committee for the Improvement of Academic Life today released a statement of support for Turkish academics who have been arrested and harrassed after signing a petition critical of government and military activities in Turkey's Kurdish region.
The 2016 Urban Communication Research Grant is worth €1,500 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment. The grant is open to all IAMCR members in good standing.
A comprehensive survey of IAMCR's membership conducted between October 12 and November 3, 2015 has revealed what many in the organization have long suspected —that members prioritize both scholarship and global engagement.