Mexico 2009

IAMCR's 2009 conference was held in Mexico City. The conference theme was Communication and Human Rights / Comunicación y derechos humanos.

Blogging from Mexico

Some people will be blogging, twittering or posting photos or video from the IAMCR Conference in Mexico.

To help the IAMCR community know what is happening in Mexico we are putting together a list of the online reports we have found. See the list below.

IAMCR 2009 Conference Online

ImageWhether or not you will be in Mexico from July 21-25 for IAMCR's annual conference, there are a number of ways of following the conference online and sharing your comments or questions with colleagues around the world on the Internet. These include live webcasts of most of the main sessions, recorded podcasts, Facebook, Twitter, the IAMCR website, the conference website, IAMCR's announcements mailing list, and your own blogs.

IAMCR Mexico is on track - early registration extended

mexico 2009IAMCR president, Annabelle Sreberny, and Aimée Vega Montiel, Chair of the Local Organising Committee of IAMCR's 2009 conference in Mexico have confirmed that the conference will proceed as planned from 21-24 July 2009. They also announced that in recognition of the difficulties encountered by some conference participants, the deadline for registering at reduced early registration fees will be extended to 15 July.

What are Tenangos?

Mexico 2009: What are Tenangos?The bags that will be provided to the 2009 IAMCR Conference attendees are made of tenangos, a type of embroidery produced by Otomí craftswomen in the municipality of Tenango de Doria in the state of Hidalgo in Mexico.

Mexico conference to proceed as planned

ImageThe spread of the H1N1 virus is being contained and the fear of a massive global pandemic is receding, for which we are all very thankful. IAMCR will keep alert to any further developments, with due regard to the safety of all our members.

But as of now, the IAMCR Executive Board and the Local Organising
Committee in Mexico City are intent that our planned Conference in
Mexico City
will go ahead. Our decision is based on WHO and Mexican
Health Office assessments.

IAMCR 2009 in Mexico

IAMCR 2009 in MexicoIAMCR's 2009 conference is scheduled to take place from 21-24 July in
Mexico City, where there has been an outbreak of swine flu. In a message
sent to the membership on behalf of the Executive Board, Annabelle
Sreberny, president of IAMCR expressed the Board's concern regarding the
situation and its hope that the outbreak will be contained swiftly.

Sreberny added that the Executive Board is monitoring the situation
closely and is in regular contact with the local organising committee in
Mexico City, headed by Aimée Vega Montiel.

2009 IAMCR Conference Online Registration

2009 IAMCR Conference online registrationThe online registration and payment system for IAMCR's 2009 conference in Mexico City from 21-24 July is now operating.

Click here to register online or for information on conference fees in English, or here to register or for information in Spanish.

The IAMCR 2009 conference website also has information about accommodation, the conference theme, visa requirements, etc.

Please note the deadline to take advantage of significant early registration discounts is 15 May 2009.

Visual Representations of Human Rights in Latin America

ImageConsidering that the 27th IAMCR Congress 2009 will be in Mexico City (July 21-24), it is appropriate to have a special panel session discussing how graphic and visual representations of human rights in Latin America are constructed through such topics as identity, immigration, minorities, citizenship, democratic opportunities, globalization, hybrid cultures, and so on.

Abstract submissions deadline for IAMCR Mexico Conference extended to 16 February 2009

Abstract submissions deadline for IAMCR Mexico Conference extended to 16 February 2009IAMCR's Executive Board has agreed that the deadline for the submission of conference abstracts should be extended by approximately two weeks. Other dates have also been adjusted to take account of this change.

Given challenging economic conditions globally, we are committed to doing all that is possible, including through this deadline extension, to encourage widest possible participation in the Mexico City Conference.

IAMCR 2009 Conference to be held in Mexico

Mexico 2009Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades will host the 2009 IAMCR Conference in Mexico City, Mexico July 21-24 2009. The theme for the 2009 conference will be Human Rights and Communication.

More information will be available on this website and on the IAMCR announcements email list as it becomes available.

Click on the link below to download the conference poster in PDF format

icon Mexico 2009 Conference Poster (1.54 MB).

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