During IAMCR’s Cartagena conference, members of the boards of IAMCR and the Latin American Communication Researchers Association (ALAIC) held a meeting to discuss current and future joint activities. English and español.
The following letter, in English, French and Spanish, was addressed to everyone who joined us for the recent conference in Cartagena, Colombia and to all members of IAMCR.
The 2017 IAMCR conference in Cartagena was particularly successful for the Community Communication and Alternative Media Section (COC). We enjoyed a large, diverse and very lively program.
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In this article IAMCR's executive director, Bruce Girard, looks at who the 1,389 people who went to IAMCR 2017 were. IAMCR aims for diverse participation at its conferences and, while we can always do better, the article concludes that 2017 was a pretty good year. English & español.
Professor Robin Mansell, a long-time member and supporter of IAMCR, was presented with a Distinguished Contribution Award in a ceremony during the opening session of IAMCR's 2017 conference in Cartagena, Colombia. Robin Mansell was IAMCR President from 2004 to 2008 but, as current president Janet Wasko said when announcing the award:
Eight graduate students from the Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México (UNAM) were among the more than 100 participants from Mexico who attended IAMCR 2017. In their reflections on the conference (in Spanish) they say it reaffirmed the value of communication research and knowledge and the important role of IAMCR as a global space for dialogue....
During IAMCR’s Cartagena conference, members of the boards of IAMCR and the Latin American Communication Researchers Association (ALAIC) held a meeting to discuss current and future joint activities. English and español.
The following letter, in English, French and Spanish, was addressed to everyone who joined us for the recent conference in Cartagena, Colombia and to all members of IAMCR.
The 2017 IAMCR conference in Cartagena was particularly successful for the Community Communication and Alternative Media Section (COC). We enjoyed a large, diverse and very lively program.
- Leer en español más abajo...
In this article IAMCR's executive director, Bruce Girard, looks at who the 1,389 people who went to IAMCR 2017 were. IAMCR aims for diverse participation at its conferences and, while we can always do better, the article concludes that 2017 was a pretty good year. English & español.
Professor Robin Mansell, a long-time member and supporter of IAMCR, was presented with a Distinguished Contribution Award in a ceremony during the opening session of IAMCR's 2017 conference in Cartagena, Colombia. Robin Mansell was IAMCR President from 2004 to 2008 but, as current president Janet Wasko said when announcing the award:
Eight graduate students from the Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México (UNAM) were among the more than 100 participants from Mexico who attended IAMCR 2017. In their reflections on the conference (in Spanish) they say it reaffirmed the value of communication research and knowledge and the important role of IAMCR as a global space for dialogue....

IAMCR books

Networks, Movements and Technopolitics in Latin America 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 movement and presents original research about contemporary experiences of Latin American movements and politics in several different countries.

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 Bart Cammaerts

- ‘The Circuit of Protest’, as developed in this volume, is comprised of an analysis of the discourses of the anti-austerity movement and their corresponding movement frames, and the self-mediation practices geared at communicating these.

Edited by Yoel Cohen

- A key question on this book is how the media, the political system, the religions themselves, the culture, and the economy influence how religion is reported in different countries..

Edited by Monroe Price and Nicole Stremlau

- The essays on this book seek to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global information society.

By Christian Fuchs

- This book delves into new political-economic structures as expressed through political communication to explain the rise of authoritarian capitalism, nationalism and right-wing ideology throughout the world.