IAMCR Travel Grants Awarded

departureIAMCR has awarded six travel grants worth up to US$2,000 each to members who will be attending and presenting papers at the 2010 Conference in Braga, Portugal, 18-22 July 2010. The grants will go towards offsetting the cost of participating in the conference.

All of the awardees are from low-income countries, and have abstracts accepted for presentation at the conference.

The travel grants have been awarded to:

Becerril Martínez, Walys (Mexico)
The Mexican audiences' human right to communicate
Law Section

Dyll-Miklebust, Lauren (South Africa)
Decolonising Methodologies in Development Studies: !Xaus Lodge as a Case study in Critical Indigenous Qualitative Research
Participatory Communication Research Section

Ferreira, Emmanoel (Brazil)
New Media and Participatory Culture within the Brazilian Context
Participatory Communication Research Section

Gertrude, Leo (India)
Media and Indian Sports
Media and Sports Section

Resende, Fernando (Brazil)
Among the War of Images, the Images of a Conflict: A look on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through Avi Mograbi's documentaries
Islam and Media Working Group

Subba Rao, Gavaravarapu M. (India)
Communicating Nutrition Information In Community Settings - A critical examination of some institutional approaches in India
Health Communication Section