The IAMCR Committee for the Improvement of Academic Life (CIAL) is undertaking an exploratory project on precarious academic life. Precarity is a major challenge to the conditions, sustainability, quality, and future prospects for academic life, including in our field of media and communications.
IAMCR & the Urban Communication Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2018 Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Matthew Bui (University of Southern California) for his project (Re)Claiming the Smart City: Los Angeles, Racial Capitalism, and Sociotechnical Representations of Space. Bob Hanke & Rebecca Finkel...
We will be sending a series of "Oregon Updates" to IAMCR members and IAMCR 2018 participants. This fourth update was sent on 2 May, 2018.
Two early-stage media scholars, co-authors Toussaint Nothias and David Cheruiyot, will be awarded IAMCR's 2018 Stuart Hall Prize at the association's annual conference in Eugene, Oregon in June.
Seventeen travel grants to defray the cost of attending IAMCR 2018 will help early-stage scholars who are members of IAMCR from low and middle income countries. The winners include 12 women and 5 men from 13 different countries. Two of the grants were funded by generous donations from IAMCR members who asked that their names not be published.
Some of IAMCR's Sections and Working Groups will be holding elections during IAMCR 2018 in Eugene, Oregon. This article lists the ones that will hold elections and includes links to their election announcements and, when available, to candidates' names and statements.
The IAMCR Committee for the Improvement of Academic Life (CIAL) is undertaking an exploratory project on precarious academic life. Precarity is a major challenge to the conditions, sustainability, quality, and future prospects for academic life, including in our field of media and communications.
IAMCR & the Urban Communication Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2018 Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Matthew Bui (University of Southern California) for his project (Re)Claiming the Smart City: Los Angeles, Racial Capitalism, and Sociotechnical Representations of Space. Bob Hanke & Rebecca Finkel...
We will be sending a series of "Oregon Updates" to IAMCR members and IAMCR 2018 participants. This fourth update was sent on 2 May, 2018.
Two early-stage media scholars, co-authors Toussaint Nothias and David Cheruiyot, will be awarded IAMCR's 2018 Stuart Hall Prize at the association's annual conference in Eugene, Oregon in June.
Seventeen travel grants to defray the cost of attending IAMCR 2018 will help early-stage scholars who are members of IAMCR from low and middle income countries. The winners include 12 women and 5 men from 13 different countries. Two of the grants were funded by generous donations from IAMCR members who asked that their names not be published.
Some of IAMCR's Sections and Working Groups will be holding elections during IAMCR 2018 in Eugene, Oregon. This article lists the ones that will hold elections and includes links to their election announcements and, when available, to candidates' names and statements.

IAMCR books

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.

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

Muhammad Jameel Yusha'u has written a ground-breaking book that offers fresh perspectives on the character and role of the African media in covering corruption scandals.

Jennifer Rauch's Slow Media will ultimately help readers understand the complex and surprising relationships between everyday media choices, human well-being, and the natural world.

Sabina Mihelj & Simon Huxtable delve into the fascinating world of television under communism, using it to test a new framework for comparative media analysis

By Arne Hintz, Lina Dencik & Karin Wahl-Jorgensen. This book offers a new understanding of citizenship in an age defined by data collection and processing.