Paris 2007 - News

IAMCR's 2007 conference marked the association's 50th anniversary. It was held in Paris, France, the city where IAMCR was first created.

The conference theme was Media, Communication, Information: Celebrating 50 years of theories and practices.

The programme and abstract books from IAMCR's 50th anniversary conference are available for download.

The organisers of IAMCR's 50th anniversary conference in Paris, France took lots of photos of the ceremonies, sessions and receptions. We have organised them into a photo gallery.
the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization,
provided funding to support four reports prepared for IAMCR's 50th Anniversary
Conference in Paris in 2007. The four reports are now available for download from UNESCO's website.
Robin MansellWe had a very delightful and big 50th Anniversary celebration in Paris
in July 2007 thanks to the hard work of the Local Conference Organising
Committee.  We marked IAMCR’s history and we paid tribute to former
IAMCR President, Professor James Halloran, who died on 16 July shortly
before the conference.  There will be a lecture in...
Paris 2007Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), founded in Paris in December 1957, the International Council of IAMCR has, at its meeting Sunday 22 July 2007, unanimously decided to appoint the following to become honorary members of the association:
Paris 2007Paris, 23 July 2007 - IAMCR's 50th anniversary conference was inaugurated today at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Over three days (23-25 July) there will be more than 150 workshops and a further 100 poster sessions. More than 800 participants from 150 countries are attending. For more information, visit the...
Roque FaraoneThis message was received from Roque Faraone, professor of Communication Theory at the University of the Republic of Uruguay and a founding member of IAMCR in 1957.
Dear President:
Unable to be in Paris, and being perhaps the last surviving founding member, I send to you and plenty of other friends my warmest feelings, and a wish: Long live...
Robin Mansell, PresidentIAMCR celebrates its 50th anniversary this year in Paris where it was founded. The conference theme is “Media, Communication, Information: Celebrating 50 Years of Theories and Practices”. Together with the local organizing committee in Paris, I am very pleased to welcome you to this special conference year.
ImageThe detailed programme of the anniversary conference of IAMCR is now available on line at You can consult it by date, by site, or by section or working group. The program for the poster sessions is also available.
According to the latest count, we...
UNESCOUNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has generously provided USD 17,500 to support IAMCR's 50th Anniversary Conference. Four reports are being prepared on: 1) Communication for Development; 2) Information Literacy; 3) Ethical Dimensions of the...
Paris 2007The registration process for the 50th anniversary conference is now available at the website:
Le processus d'enregistrement pour la conférence du 50e anniversaire de l'AIERI est maintenant disponible à notre site...