In this article IAMCR's executive director, Bruce Girard, looks at who the 1,389 people who went to IAMCR 2017 were. IAMCR aims for diverse participation at its conferences and, while we can always do better, the article concludes that 2017 was a pretty good year. English & español.
Professor Robin Mansell, a long-time member and supporter of IAMCR, was presented with a Distinguished Contribution Award in a ceremony during the opening session of IAMCR's 2017 conference in Cartagena, Colombia. Robin Mansell was IAMCR President from 2004 to 2008 but, as current president Janet Wasko said when announcing the award:
Eight graduate students from the Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México (UNAM) were among the more than 100 participants from Mexico who attended IAMCR 2017. In their reflections on the conference (in Spanish) they say it reaffirmed the value of communication research and knowledge and the important role of IAMCR as a global space for dialogue....
Camila Garcia Kieling is a PhD candidate in Social Communication at the Pontifical Catholic University in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In this note she reflects on the multilingual nature of IAMCR 2017 and volunteers to help ensure that future IAMCR conferences are at least bilingual.
Willemien Calitz is a PhD student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa currently researching China-Africa and the media. She was awarded an IAMCR travel grant to present two papers: "Influences on South African and Chinese journalists covering China’s human rights and sustainable development record" to the Emerging Scholars Network and "...
Trang Pham is a resident of Vietnam and PhD candidate at the University of Calgary. She received a travel grant to present her paper, "Vietnam’s Broadband Internet - Farmers’ Agency vs. Public Discourse: A Case Study to Extend Social Construction of Technology Theories in the South" to the Communication Policy and Technology Section at IAMCR's...
In this article IAMCR's executive director, Bruce Girard, looks at who the 1,389 people who went to IAMCR 2017 were. IAMCR aims for diverse participation at its conferences and, while we can always do better, the article concludes that 2017 was a pretty good year. English & español.
Professor Robin Mansell, a long-time member and supporter of IAMCR, was presented with a Distinguished Contribution Award in a ceremony during the opening session of IAMCR's 2017 conference in Cartagena, Colombia. Robin Mansell was IAMCR President from 2004 to 2008 but, as current president Janet Wasko said when announcing the award:
Eight graduate students from the Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México (UNAM) were among the more than 100 participants from Mexico who attended IAMCR 2017. In their reflections on the conference (in Spanish) they say it reaffirmed the value of communication research and knowledge and the important role of IAMCR as a global space for dialogue....
Camila Garcia Kieling is a PhD candidate in Social Communication at the Pontifical Catholic University in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In this note she reflects on the multilingual nature of IAMCR 2017 and volunteers to help ensure that future IAMCR conferences are at least bilingual.
Willemien Calitz is a PhD student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa currently researching China-Africa and the media. She was awarded an IAMCR travel grant to present two papers: "Influences on South African and Chinese journalists covering China’s human rights and sustainable development record" to the Emerging Scholars Network and "...
Trang Pham is a resident of Vietnam and PhD candidate at the University of Calgary. She received a travel grant to present her paper, "Vietnam’s Broadband Internet - Farmers’ Agency vs. Public Discourse: A Case Study to Extend Social Construction of Technology Theories in the South" to the Communication Policy and Technology Section at IAMCR's...

IAMCR books

Edited by Sandra Ristovska and Monroe Price, this is the 8th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It includes scholarship on visual media and human rights alongside reflections by human rights practitioners.

Edited by Francisco Sierra and Tommaso Gravante, this is the 7th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores the impact of digital culture on politics, participation and social movements with original research about contemporary experiences in Latin America.

Members' books

By Tony Wilson, this book addresses academics and researchers in communication studies, marketing, psychology and social theory, as well as university methodology courses, recognising philosophy guides a discipline’s investigative insight.

By Natalie Khazaal

This groundbreaking book shows how the history of television in Lebanon is a history not merely of corporate technology but of a people and their continuing demand for responsive media, especially during times of civil unrest.

Edited by Tanja Dreher and Anshuman A. Mondal, this edited collection focuses on the ethics, politics and practices of responsiveness in the context of racism, inequality, difference and controversy.

A book about the Respublika! project,which was initiated and curated by Nico Carpentier and co-organised with NeMe and CCMC. The catalogue highlights the 18 Respublika! art projects, through project narratives, artist interviews and more than 200 photographs.