This message from IAMCR president, Janet Wasko, was recently sent to all IAMCR individual and institutional members. It highlights IAMCR's activities in 2017, presents plans for 2018, thanks members for their continuing support and invites them to renew their membership for 2018.
The Turkish organisation Academics for Peace has issued a call for international solidarity to support its members who are being charged with terror-related offenses for signing a 2016 petition calling for an end to curfews and military operations in the Kurdish region of Turkey.
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.
Following each annual conference, IAMCR conducts an online survey of participants to evaluate how we did and to learn how to make future conferences better. A total of 1,256 participants were invited to complete the survey for the 2017 conference and 637 (51%) responded. Respondents came from 53 of the 67countries represented at the conference.
The Participatory Communication Research (PCR) section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) successfully hosted a seminar, titled, Imagine Europe, on the 19th October 2017, in Roskilde, Denmark.
The Communication Policy & Technology Section has announced the winners of its Best Paper Award for Cartagena, 2017. This year the main award was presented to Ghalia Abu-Kaf, Amit M. Schejter and Muhammad Abu Jafar, and an emerging scholar award to Félix Tréguer.
This message from IAMCR president, Janet Wasko, was recently sent to all IAMCR individual and institutional members. It highlights IAMCR's activities in 2017, presents plans for 2018, thanks members for their continuing support and invites them to renew their membership for 2018.
The Turkish organisation Academics for Peace has issued a call for international solidarity to support its members who are being charged with terror-related offenses for signing a 2016 petition calling for an end to curfews and military operations in the Kurdish region of Turkey.
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.
Following each annual conference, IAMCR conducts an online survey of participants to evaluate how we did and to learn how to make future conferences better. A total of 1,256 participants were invited to complete the survey for the 2017 conference and 637 (51%) responded. Respondents came from 53 of the 67countries represented at the conference.
The Participatory Communication Research (PCR) section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) successfully hosted a seminar, titled, Imagine Europe, on the 19th October 2017, in Roskilde, Denmark.
The Communication Policy & Technology Section has announced the winners of its Best Paper Award for Cartagena, 2017. This year the main award was presented to Ghalia Abu-Kaf, Amit M. Schejter and Muhammad Abu Jafar, and an emerging scholar award to Félix Tréguer.

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

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.

Edited by Sumit Narula, Swapnil Rai, Archana Sharma - An essential reference source for individuals seeking to raise awareness of environmental issues through social media platforms.

By Aimee Rickman
This book investigates how young women creatively call upon social media in everyday attempts to address, mediate, and negotiate the struggles they face in their offline lives as minors, females, and ethnic and racial minorities

This recent book can be read online for free until 25th October, 2018 at https://rdcu.be/4fuv