Shih Hsin University, Taiwan hosted the IAMCR Conference in Taipei, 26-28 July 2005Media Panics: Freedom, Control and Democracy in the Age of Globalisation was the theme of the IAMCR annual conference.  Hosted by Shih Hsin University, this ‘off-year’ conference was attended by more than 270 researchers from 39 countries. Many...
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During the 2005 IAMCR Conference the Law Section organized four substantial sessions, had one business meeting, co-sponsored one Plenary and co-hosted one working dinner. The four substantial sessions were attended by 63 participants. 16 papers were presented, ten of them by the authors themselves. Session I (five papers) discussed developments in...
The Gender and Communication Section convened 6 panels over a two day period during the Taipei Meetings. 25 papers were slated, with 19 actually presented. The audience size for each session exceeded 20 and often approached 30. One of the features of this particular convocation was the three special sessions organized under the Gender banner.The...
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Ellie Rennie. (2006). Community Media: A Global Introduction. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham.
This concise text  helps readers understand the ongoing fascination with do-it-yourself media around the world. A clear and useful guide for students, Community Media lays out the...
Shih Hsin University, Taiwan hosted the IAMCR Conference in Taipei, 26-28 July 2005Media Panics: Freedom, Control and Democracy in the Age of Globalisation was the theme of the IAMCR annual conference.  Hosted by Shih Hsin University, this ‘off-year’ conference was attended by more than 270 researchers from 39 countries. Many...
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During the 2005 IAMCR Conference the Law Section organized four substantial sessions, had one business meeting, co-sponsored one Plenary and co-hosted one working dinner. The four substantial sessions were attended by 63 participants. 16 papers were presented, ten of them by the authors themselves. Session I (five papers) discussed developments in...
The Gender and Communication Section convened 6 panels over a two day period during the Taipei Meetings. 25 papers were slated, with 19 actually presented. The audience size for each session exceeded 20 and often approached 30. One of the features of this particular convocation was the three special sessions organized under the Gender banner.The...
 Download draft (24 KB)
We are currently updating this section.
Ellie Rennie. (2006). Community Media: A Global Introduction. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham.
This concise text  helps readers understand the ongoing fascination with do-it-yourself media around the world. A clear and useful guide for students, Community Media lays out the...

IAMCR books

Networks, Movements and Technopolitics in Latin America 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 movement and presents original research about contemporary experiences of Latin American movements and politics in several different countries.

Edited by Sergio Sparviero, Corinna Peil and Gabriele Balbi, this is the 6th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores different meanings of media convergence and deconvergence, and reconsiders them in critical and innovative ways.

Members' books

By Bart Cammaerts

- ‘The Circuit of Protest’, as developed in this volume, is comprised of an analysis of the discourses of the anti-austerity movement and their corresponding movement frames, and the self-mediation practices geared at communicating these.

Edited by Yoel Cohen

- A key question on this book is how the media, the political system, the religions themselves, the culture, and the economy influence how religion is reported in different countries..

Edited by Monroe Price and Nicole Stremlau

- The essays on this book seek to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global information society.

By Christian Fuchs

- This book delves into new political-economic structures as expressed through political communication to explain the rise of authoritarian capitalism, nationalism and right-wing ideology throughout the world.