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IAMCR 2022: Communication Research in the Era of Neo-Globalisation: Reorientations, Challenges and Changing Contexts

11-15 July 2022

GLOBAL HANDBOOKS IN MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION Book

Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research Series.

Offers definitive, state-of-the-art
handbooks that bring a global
perspective to their subjects.

PALGRAVE/IAMCR BOOK SERIES

Palgrave/IAMCR Book Series.

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research

IAMCR, along with several other international associations of media and communication scholars, is supporting a project to address the situation of mental health and emotional wellbeing among academics in the field. The project will begin with an online survey that is open for your responses until 18 October.
On 27 June 2022 two online roundtables on 'Global South Perspectives on International Migration, Diasporas and Mobility in the Post-digital Era' were organised by IAMCR’s Diaspora and Media Working Group. One of them focused on Africa and the other on Asia. Watch the recordings here.
07 Oct @ 08h00 UTC - IAMCR will be hosting the 2022 Presidential PhD Research Webinar titled “Communication, Citizenship and Representative Democracy: Theoretical and Practical Approaches”. Pre-registration is required by 05 October.
IAMCR's next annual conference will take place in Lyon, France from 9 to 13 July 2023. Organised by a consortium of universities headed by Sciences Po Lyon, the conference's central theme will be "Inhabiting the planet: A smart challenge". The call for papers will be circulated in November 2022, with the abstract submission deadline set for 9...
The Emerging Scholars Network and Communication Policy and Technology sections of IAMCR held a three-day online professionalization workshop for early career scholars from February 23 to 25. Interested graduate students are invited to a followup workshop on Academic Writing and publishing to be held on 2 September.
On 21 July, the Postgraduate Programme in Communication of Unisinos University in Brazil was unexpectedly and arbitrarily shut down by the university’s management. IAMCR stands in solidarity with colleagues in the programme, one of Brazil's most prestigious in the field.
IAMCR, along with several other international associations of media and communication scholars, is supporting a project to address the situation of mental health and emotional wellbeing among academics in the field. The project will begin with an online survey that is open for your responses until 18 October.
On 27 June 2022 two online roundtables on 'Global South Perspectives on International Migration, Diasporas and Mobility in the Post-digital Era' were organised by IAMCR’s Diaspora and Media Working Group. One of them focused on Africa and the other on Asia. Watch the recordings here.
07 Oct @ 08h00 UTC - IAMCR will be hosting the 2022 Presidential PhD Research Webinar titled “Communication, Citizenship and Representative Democracy: Theoretical and Practical Approaches”. Pre-registration is required by 05 October.
IAMCR's next annual conference will take place in Lyon, France from 9 to 13 July 2023. Organised by a consortium of universities headed by Sciences Po Lyon, the conference's central theme will be "Inhabiting the planet: A smart challenge". The call for papers will be circulated in November 2022, with the abstract submission deadline set for 9...
The Emerging Scholars Network and Communication Policy and Technology sections of IAMCR held a three-day online professionalization workshop for early career scholars from February 23 to 25. Interested graduate students are invited to a followup workshop on Academic Writing and publishing to be held on 2 September.
On 21 July, the Postgraduate Programme in Communication of Unisinos University in Brazil was unexpectedly and arbitrarily shut down by the university’s management. IAMCR stands in solidarity with colleagues in the programme, one of Brazil's most prestigious in the field.

IAMCR books

Media and the Dissemination of Fear

Edited by Nelson Ribeiro and Christian Schwarzenegger, this is the 17th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research.

The Transformation of the Media System in Turkey

By Eylem Yanardağoğlu, this is the 16th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. The volume focuses on the changes that the media system in Turkey went through since early 2000s.

Members' books

National Security Surveillance in Southern Africa

Using southern Africa as a backdrop, and its liberation history, Jane Duncan examines what an anti-capitalist perspective on intelligence and security powers could look like.

Indigenous African Popular Music Volumes 1 and 2

Edited by Abiodun Salawu and Israel A. Fadipe, the first volume explores the nature, philosophies and genres of indigenous African popular music, while the second volume examines how African indigenous popular music is deployed in democracy, politics and for social crusades by African artists.

The Routledge Companion to Radio and Podcast Studies

Edited by Mia Lindgren and Jason Loviglio, this book takes readers through a diverse range of essays examining the core questions and key debates surrounding radio practices, technologies, industries, policies, resources, histories, and relationships with audiences.

Dis/ability in Media, Law and History: Intersectional, Embodied AND Socially Constructed?

Edited by Micky Lee, Frank Rudy Cooper and Patricia Reeve, this book explores how being "disabled" originates in the physical world, social representations and rules, and historical power relations—the interplay of which render bodies "normal" or not.