Stockholm 2008 - News

Plenary Addresses
Nordicom Review has just published a jubilee issue -edited by Ulla Carlsson- containing a collection of the various plenary addresses on the theme of Media and Global Divides presented at the IAMCR World Congress in Stockholm 2008.
Full text articles are available at Nordicom's website, and a hard copy of this special issue of the Nordicom Review has been sent to individual and institutional...
ImageThe results of the 2008 IAMCR elections were announced during the opening session of the IAMCR Congress on Monday 21 July in Stockholm
Annabelle Sreberny has been elected as the new President of IAMCR. John Downing and Ruth Teer-Tomaselli are the newly elected Vice-Presidents. Ole Prehn was reelected Secretary General and Beate Josephi is the new Treasurer. See below the complete list of newly elected positions.
Stockholm 2008 Photo GalleryThe organizers of the 2008 IAMCR Congress held in Stockholm, Sweden July 20-25  have published a photo gallery with pictures taken at various events which took place during the congress. 
Click here to visit the photo gallery on the Media and Global Divides website. You can also...
News from StockholmBelow are links to some press reports about the IAMCR congress held in Stockholm from 20-25 July 2008.
If you know of any that we have missed, please send us the details and we will post them here.
ImageA number of people blogged from the IAMCR Congress in Stockholm. To help the IAMCR community know what happened in Stockholm we have put together a list of the blogs we have found. See the list.
If you blogged from IAMCR or know of someone who did, send us the URL of your...
ImageThe IAMCR 2008 Congress programme, and the individual Sections and Working Groups programmes, are now available.
Check Congress programme and the Sections and Working Groups activities at the congress website.
Stockholm 2008: Early registrationThe online registration deadline was June 20. By that date more than 900 participants had registered for this year's IAMCR Congress in Stockholm. Participants will come from 82 different countries and all continents are represented.
For further information, visit the Congress website.
Congress 2008: Revised feesFees for IAMCR's 2008 congress have been revised, and will be lower than announced before for all groups of participants except non-members. Participants who already have registered and paid higher fees will have the difference refunded from the Congress administration.
ImageA preconference titled ‘Mediated Networks: Engendering Diaspora and Global Citizenship’ is going to take place on the 19th of July at the Scandic Sergel Plaza, Stockholm.
The preconference will bring together scholars studying mediated networks, migration, diaspora, gender and identity.
New IAMCR Congress WebsiteThe new website of the 26th Congress of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is up and running.
This year's IAMCR Congress will take place on the campus of Stockholm University (Stockholm, Sweden) July 20-25 2008.
Visit the new website at