IAMCR Statement on Chile
In November IAMCR issued a statement in solidarity with journalists and news outlets working to provide coverage of the current crisis in Chile in a way that allows the reasons for the protests to be understood, gives voice to peaceful protesters, and documents abuses by the military and police anti-riot squads. Read more >>This text of this statement was drafted by the Clearinghouse for Public Statements.The Clearinghouse processes statements and/or manages the process of signing statements generated by others, that are principally concerned with issues relating to media/communications and where IAMCR members have substantive scientific expertise that provides a basis for seeking to influence discursive or material practice.
IAMCR has embarked on a project to scan and make available online the most essential documents from IAMCR's history. This digital archive includes links to all circular letters sent by the presidents of the association from 1965 to 1990 and the printed newsletters produced since 1990. Also available are the first two printed bulletins from 1959 and 1960. Read more >>
Conference Accessibility Guidelines
Issues of accessibility of academic conferences for participants with disabilities have become more visible and imperative in recent years. An IAMCR working group has now embarked on a project to establish accessibility guidelines for the association's conferences. Gerard Goggin tells us more >>
Welcome new Ambassadors
The IAMCR Executive Board extend a very warm welcome to our four newly appointed ambassadors: Gemma Lopez, based in Santa Clara California, Leah Komen at Daystar University in Kenya, Rodrigo Cetina Presuel at the Harvard Law School and Anna Gladkova at Lomonosov Moscow State University. An IAMCR Ambassadors' Group on Facebook has been setup as a space where ambassadors can post information on their activities for the wider IAMCR membership. Read more >>
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