This is the first in a series of “Madrid Updates” that we will be sending to current and former IAMCR members, people who have submitted papers to IAMCR 2019, and posting on the website. We hope you find it useful and informative.
The 2019 Urban Communication Research Grant is worth $1,750 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment. The grant is open to all IAMCR members in good standing.
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.
This is the first in a series of “Madrid Updates” that we will be sending to current and former IAMCR members, people who have submitted papers to IAMCR 2019, and posting on the website. We hope you find it useful and informative.
The 2019 Urban Communication Research Grant is worth $1,750 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment. The grant is open to all IAMCR members in good standing.
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 books

The Science of the Commons: A Note on Communication Methodology

By Muniz Sodré. The book introduces an innovative ethical-political understanding of communication as a connection of the common, the cohesive tie of the community. From the Palgrave/IAMCR series "Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research".

The Handbook of Diasporas, Media, and Culture is in the series Global Handbooks in Media and Communications, co-published by IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell.

Edited by Jessica Retis and Roza Tsagarousianou, 2019

This innovative and timely book helps readers to understand diasporic cultures and their impact on the globalized world.

Members' books

 Discourses of Legitimation in the News: The Case of the Economic Crisis in Greece

By Vaia Doudaki and Angeliki Boubouka, this book develops a framework for identifying discourses of legitimation of actors, political decisions, and policies in the news.

Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation

By Pier Paolo Frassinelli, this book examines concepts of the border and translation within the context of social and cultural theory through the lens of southern Africa.

The Smart City in a Digital World

By Vincent Mosco

Drawing on case studies from around the world that document the redevelopment of old cities and the creation of entirely new ones, The Smart City provides an essential guide to the future of urban life in a digital world.

The Palgrave Handbook of Methods for Media Policy Research

Edited by Hilde Van den Bulck, Manuel Puppis, Karen Donders and Leo Van Audenhove, this volume covers the craft that is and the methods used in media and communication policy research.