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 Two of the grants were funded by generous donations from IAMCR members who asked that their names not be published.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 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

Edited by Kirsten Drotner, Vince Dziekan, Ross Parry, Kim Christian Schrøder this book explores what it means to take mediated communication as a key concept for museum studies and as a sensitising lens for media-related museum practice on the ground.

Edited by Joan Pedro-Carañana, Daniel Broudy, and Jeffery Klaehn, this volume locates recent studies on media systems within the wider body of work already built on the propaganda model so as to contextualise, refine, clarify and improve the model’s utility and validity.

An examination of deformative transparency and its different manifestations in political communication, propaganda and public health. "This book illustrates commonly used discourses of extremists, radicals, and organizations advocating for difficult causes."

In this book, Jane Duncan assesses the relevance of Snowden’s revelations for South Africa. In doing so she questions the extent to which South Africa is becoming a surveillance society governed by a surveillance state.