IAMCR-India Webinar Series

IAMCR-India Webinar Series

Co-organised by Uma Shankar Pandey, IAMCR's ambassador in India, and Ujjwal K. Chowdhury, Adamas University Kolkata, the IAMCR-India webinar series on Media and Communication Research will be held from 3 to 7 August 2020. The webinar series will be hosted on Zoom and live streamed on Facebook and is open to both members and non-members of IAMCR. 

This is the second activity organised by Uma Shankar Pandey, as part of the Ambassador initiative, the first one being a regional conference in India held in 2016 titled The International Conference on News Literacy.

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Read a series of articles about the webinars published in The Policy Times


Monday 3 August, 03:00 PM - Dr. Anna Gladkova
Topic: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Digital Divide
Session Chair: Prof Usha Raman, University of Hyderabad, India
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Tuesday 4 August, 07:30 PM - Prof. Janet Wasko
Topic: Investigating Global Media Giants
Session Chair: Prof Ruchi Kher Jaggi, Symbiosis International University, India
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Wednesday 5 August, 03:00 PM  - Prof. Graham Murdock  
Topic: Virtual Ethnography: Promises and Problems 
Session Chair: Prof Biswajit Das, CCMG, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
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Thursday 6 August, 03:00 PM  - Prof. Thomas Tufte
Topic: Researching mobile phone use among young men in Kenya; Using Quasi Ethnography
Session Chair: Prof Sunil Kanta Behera, Tezpur University
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Friday 7 August, 03:00 PM - Prof. Benedetta Brevini
Topic: Communication Policy research: Use of Qualitative Interviews
Session Chair: Dr. Ambrish Saxena, DME, India
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  • Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury, Pro VC, Adamas University Kolkata 
  • Dr. Uma Shankar Pandey, IAMCR Ambassador, India

For more information contact Uma Shankar Pandey at mailusp@gmail.com