Andrea Lorenzo (Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico) presented her paper "Configuring collective identities of young indigenous in contexts of migration and returnees" to the Popular Culture Working Group.
Dorismilda Flores Márquez, of the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente and the Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes (Mexico), received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2016 in Leicester. She presented papers to the Emerging Scholars Section and the Community Communication Section.
IAMCR's Media Production Analysis Working Group is sponsoring the international conference Researching Media Companies Producing Audio-visual Content. It will be held at Lillehammer University College in Norway from 20-21 April 2017. The deadline to present proposals is Thursday 1 December 2016. Read more to see the complete CfP.
IAMCR's Participatory Communication Research Section, in cooperation with Jinan University, is offering a PhD Winter School on Participation & Communication at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China from 5-9 December 2016. PhD students in the middle phase of their studies, from all regions of the world are invited to apply.
Academics for Peace, a network of Turkish scholars that includes many IAMCR members, has issued an urgent request for solidarity following the dismissal of 41 professors, apparently for signing a petition in January 2016 calling for peace in Turkey.
IAMCR's General Assembly approved a statement in support of Turkish academic colleagues during the association's annual conference from 27-31 July in Leicester, UK.