Braga 2010 - Media Education Research Section

braga_2010The Media Education Research Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions for the IAMCR Conference that will be held in Braga (Portugal) 2010 from July 18-22. The overall conference theme is 'Communication and Citizenship. Rethinking Crisis and Change'.


Papers directly related to the theme of the conference will be given preference.

Abstracts should be between 300-500 words long. Each abstract must include title, name(s), affiliation, institutional address and email address of author(s).The abstracts should be submitted via the official conference site and a copies should be sent to marylou.fava[AT] Please in the subject line write: IAMCR paper.

The deadlines are as follows:

  • Submission of abstracts: January 31, 2010 (papers will be assessed and provisionally accepted on the basis of the abstracts)
  • Announcement of acceptances: March 15, 2010.
  • Full papers due: April 30, 2010

IAMCR accepts presentations in English, French and Spanish. However, it is requested that abstracts, if at all possible, be submitted in English.

Besides sending abstracts please indicate whether you would be interested to chair any one of the sessions where the papers will be presented. It is very important that section members offer this service so that more of us will be involved.

Further information about IAMCR and the 2010 Braga Conference will be available at the Association's website and the conference website.

Joseph Borg
Section Chair