Bersay Institute and UNICEF-Turkey Awards Announced

Hadir Has UniversityThe IAMCR 2011 Istanbul Local Organising Committee has announced the winners of the UNICEF-Turkey and the Bersay Communications Institute awards for students attending the conference.

The Bersay awards of 500 Euros each were for PhD students residing in low-income countries while UNICEF-Turkey offered registration grants in the amount of 150 Euros to five MA/PhD students with Turkish citizenship.

Congratulations to the eleven award winners.

Bersay bersay_communications_instituteAcademy Grants have been awarded to:

Amna Ashraf (Pakistan)
Comic Journalism Art of Pakistan Covering Karry Lugar Bill 2009.
Comic Art Working Group
Agenda Setting and Framing of Elections during Musharraf Period in Pakistani Print Media (1999-2008).
Political Communication Research Section

Fernanda Capibaribe Leite (Brazil)
Empowering Scenes: The Communication as a Strategic Area to Women’s Autonomy through Audiovisual Narratives
Gender and Communication Section

Marino Dagatti (Argentina)
Inmediación. Comunicación Política y Arte de Gobierno Durante los Inicios de la Gestión Kirchnerista en la República Argentina.
Political Communication Research Section

Eliete Pereira (Brazil)
Native Digital Media: The Digitization of Local Cultures to Netactivism.
Media Religion and Culture Working Group

Nitida Sangsingkeo (Thailand)
Inside the Constructions of Mental Health: Media and the Everyday Life of Women in Thailand.
Audience Section

Alise Tifentale (Latvia)
Photographers Breaking the Iron Curtain: Role of Informal International Communication Networks in Soviet Photography.
History Section Working Group

unicefUNICEF-Turkey Grants have been awarded to:

Günes Acar (Turkey)
Privacy and Security Issues in Turkey’s e-Government Project as a Matter of Public Policy Making Process
Communication Policy and Technology Section

Özlem Bayraktar (Turkey)
Gypsies: “The People of Another World”
Mediated Communication, Public Opinion and Society Section

Ergin Bulut (Turkey)
Politics of Video Game Labor: Precarity and Commodification of Information in the New Economy.
Political Economy Section
Raising Awareness through Philitainment: Solve Hunger, Eradicate Malaria and Have Fun.
Visual Culture Working Group

Gamze Onut (Turkey)
Islam, Media and September 11
Mediated Communication, Public Opinion and Society Section

Sevda Ünal (Turkey)
Internet Governance: Actors, Issues and Differences
Communication Policy and Technology Section