Emy Osorio, a recent graduate in Social Communication from Universidad de Cartagena in Colombia, received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2018. She tells us about the experience and how it is helping her academic career.
Three projects submitted to the IAMCR Sections and Working Group Fund in the September 2018 round have been accepted for funding.
Twenty travel grants of up to US$1,500 each will be made available to early-stage scholars, who are members of IAMCR in good standing, reside in low and middle income countries and have papers accepted for presentation at our upcoming conference in Madrid.
IAMCR will make several awards and grants available to members in 2019: The Prize in Memory of Herbert I. Schiller, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship and the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars. The deadline to apply for all awards is 7 April 2019.
IAMCR is deeply concerned by moves to compromise the independence of Australia's research grant process and embed political interference.
IAMCR invites the submission of abstracts of papers and proposals for panels for IAMCR 2019, to be held from 7 to 11 July, 2019 at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. The deadline for submission is 8 February 2019.
Emy Osorio, a recent graduate in Social Communication from Universidad de Cartagena in Colombia, received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2018. She tells us about the experience and how it is helping her academic career.
Three projects submitted to the IAMCR Sections and Working Group Fund in the September 2018 round have been accepted for funding.
Twenty travel grants of up to US$1,500 each will be made available to early-stage scholars, who are members of IAMCR in good standing, reside in low and middle income countries and have papers accepted for presentation at our upcoming conference in Madrid.
IAMCR will make several awards and grants available to members in 2019: The Prize in Memory of Herbert I. Schiller, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship and the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars. The deadline to apply for all awards is 7 April 2019.
IAMCR is deeply concerned by moves to compromise the independence of Australia's research grant process and embed political interference.
IAMCR invites the submission of abstracts of papers and proposals for panels for IAMCR 2019, to be held from 7 to 11 July, 2019 at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. The deadline for submission is 8 February 2019.

IAMCR books

The Palgrave/IAMCR Book Series is developing into a rich collection of thought provoking volumes: as of June 2019 it comprises eight published volumes; one book is in production and nine new volumes have been contracted with Palgrave, to be published between late 2019 and mid 2020.

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.

Members' books

Published by UNESCO in collaboration with IAMCR and the Global Alliance for Media and Gender, "Setting the Gender Agenda for Communication Policy: New proposals from the Global Alliance on Media and Gender" was launched at the recent IAMCR conference in Madrid.

Edited by Lisa Brooten, Jane Madlyn McElhone and Gayathry Venkiteswaran, this is the first volume to overview the country’s contemporary media landscape, providing a critical assessment of the sector during the complex and controversial political transition.

Edited by Joshua D. Atkinson and Linda Kenix, this book demonstrates the rising role that alternative media play in contemporary mainstream political communication.

Edited by Bruce Mutsvairo and Massimo Ragnedda.
Experiences from various locations in several sub-Saharan African countries have been carefully selected in this collection with the aim of providing an updated account on the digital divide and its impact in Africa.