Media Education Research Section

The primary goal and mission of the Media Education Research Section is to encourage and promote research in the theory and practice of Media Education at the school, college and university levels of education.

Chair: Sara Pereira (University of Minho, Portugal) [Contact]
Vice chair: Ruchi Kher Jaggi, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), India [Contact]
Vice chair: Michael Hoechsman (Lakehead University, Canada) [Contact]
Vice chair: Leena Ripatti-Torniainen (University of Helsinki, Finland) [Contact]


See the list of all current members of the Media Education Research Section. For more information about a given member, go to https://iamcr.org/members-contact (accessible only to IAMCR members).


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Members of this Section focus on media education theory and practices in both developing and developed countries, research relating to ‘knowledge societies’ and critical analysis of strategies and policies.

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09 June 2021 - The Media Education Research Section hosted the pre-recording of its special session for the 2021 IAMCR Conference titled Is Media Education a Movement or a Field? as part of the IAMCR webinar series. Watch it at the IAMCR Webinars Channel on Vimeo.
IAMCR's Media Education Research Section invites the submission of proposals for single papers and multi-paper sessions (the online conference equivalent of a panel in a face to face conference) for IAMCR 2021, which will be held online from 11 to 15 July, with a regional hub in Nairobi, Kenya. The deadline for submission is 9 February 2021, at 23.59 UTC.
IAMCR's Media Education Research Section invites the submission of abstracts of papers and proposals for panels for the 2020 conference of the Association, which will be held from 12 to 16 July, 2020 at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
The IAMCR Media Education Research Section will run elections for both/ all section chairs during its business meeting during IAMCR 2019 in Madrid.
IAMCR's Media Education Research (MER) section invites chapter proposals for the Handbook on Media Education Research edited by Divina Frau Meigs, Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat together with Michael Hoechsmann and Stuart R. Poyntz as section editors.
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will hold its annual conference from 20-24 June 2018 at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
IAMCR's Media Education Research Section invites proposals that reflect the section's interest. 
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will hold its annual conference from 16-20 July, 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. IAMCR's Media Education Research Section invites proposals that reflect the the section's interest. 
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions of abstracts for papers and panel proposals for the 2016 IAMCR conference to be held from 27 -31 July, 2016 in Leicester, UK. 
Conference theme: "Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward"
The Media Education Research Section invites submissions of abstracts for papers for the 2015 IAMCR conference to be held from 12-16 July, 2015 at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada.
Media Education Research SectionCall for papers for the 2014 IAMCR Conference, Hyderabad, India, July 15-19 2014
The IAMCR 2014 conference will be held in Hyderabad, India, July 15-19, 2014. The Media Education Research Section invites submissions of individual research papers and complete panels proposals.
IAMCR 2013 - Media Education Research Section - Call for Papers
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The MER - Media Education Research Section - warmly accepts paper submissions for the next IAMCR conference to be held at the Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, from 25 to 29 June, 2013. "Crises, 'Creative Destruction' and the Global Power and...
erythrina_caffraIAMCR Conference in Durban, South Africa, July 15-19, 2012
The Media Education Research Section (MER) warmly invites submissions (both individual proposals and collective panels) for the next IAMCR conference to be held at the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa. The section is interested in papers bearing on all the...
istanbulThe Media Education Research Section will be organizing panels at the 2011 IAMCR conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The section is interested in papers bearing on all the dimensions of media education research:
braga_2010The Media Education Research Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions for the IAMCR Conference that will be held in Braga (Portugal) 2010 from July 18-22. The overall conference theme is 'Communication and Citizenship. Rethinking Crisis and Change'.