Twenty Turkish communication and media scholars will be unable to attend the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), 27-31 July, in Leicester, UK, because on 20 July the government of Turkey imposed a ban on international travel for all academics associated with Turkish universities.
Volume 4, Number 1 of The Political Economy of Communication has recently appeared. Guest editors Brett Caraway and Jessica Lapp focused the issue on Circuits of Struggle, the theme of the 2015 conference of the Union for Democratic Communications, an organization of communication researchers, academics, activists, journalists,...
Many of IAMCR's Sections and Working Groups will be holding elections for their officers during IAMCR 2016 in Leicester. This article lists the ones that will hold elections and includes links to their election announcements and to the names and statements of members who have put forth their candidacies.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2016 award in memory of Herbert I. Schiller will be presented to Kamilla Petrick, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Lakehead University in Ontario and a lecturer in Communication Studies at York University (Canada).
Can you spare some time to support an emerging scholar? The IAMCR Emerging Scholars Mentorship Programme aims to connect emerging scholars with senior scholar mentors for guidance and assistance.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2016 IAMCR Climate Change Communication Research in Action Award will be offered to Sunita Narain, director general of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in New Delhi, India. The award recognise researchers whose work has had a notable positive impact on the practice of climate communication.