Some Sections and Working Groups hosted Live Interactive Forums during the week of the conference. The recordings of some of them are still available online. Watch them here.
The Comic Art Working Group hosted its Live Interactive Forum on Wednesday 14 July.
The forum discussed the following online conference paper sessions:
The Communication in Post- and Neo-Authoritarian Societies Working Group hosted its Live Interactive Forum on Tuesday 13 July.
Chairs: Katja Lehtisaari (Tampere University, Finland), Anastasia Grusha (Moscow State University, Russia) and Michael Meyen (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany)
The following papers were presented and discussed:
The Community Communication and Alternative Media Section hosted three Live Interactive Forums during the week of the conference.
Chair/Moderator: Andrew O'Baoill
Chair/Moderator: Vinod Pavarala
Chairs/Moderators: Alejandro Barranquero & Amparo Cadavid
The Environment, Science & Risk Communication Working Group hosted three Live Interactive Forums during the week of the conference.
The Gender and Communication Section hosted seven Live Interactive Forums during the week of the conference.
Discussion chair: Carla Cerqueira, Lusófona University – CICANT, Portugal.
Speakers: Camila Lamartine, Marisa Silva, Júlia Garraio, Inês Amaral, Sofia José Santos, Alexandre Sousa Carvalho, Ambrish Saxena, Susmita Bala Saxena, Anila Backer A P, Jaqueline Avellaneda.
The forum discussed the Online Conference Papers included in session GEN-13.
Discussion chair: Patricia Nunez Gomez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.
Respondent: Geisa Rodrigues, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.
Speakers: Francisco-Jose Garcia-Ramos, Yanet Martínez Toledoy, María Soledad Vargas Carrillo, Lucía-Gloria Vázquez-Rodríguez, Francisco-Jose Garcia-Ramos, Claudia Padovani, Francisco A. Zurian, Aimee Vega Montiel and Patricia Nuñez Gomez.
The forum discussed the Online Conference Papers included in session GEN-18
Discussion chair: Andrea Medrado, University of Westminster, UK.
Speakers: Andrea Medrado, Renata Souza, Pernilla Severson, Joke D'Heer and Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed
Discussion chair: Katia Maria Belisário, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
Speakers: Katia Maria Belisário, Bárbara Magalhães, Christy Mady, Jessica El-Khoury, Giuliana Cassano, Leena Ripatti-Torniainen, Wajiha Raza Rizvi, Faiza Rafique, Maheen Imran, Smeeta Mishra and María-José Masanet.
The forum discussed the following Online Conference Papers included in session GEN-1.
Discussion chair: Carolina Matos, City University of London, UK.
Speakers: Rita Basílio Simões, Carolina Matos, Inês Amaral, Sofia Santos and Marian Blanco-Ruiz.
Discussants: Carolyn M. Byerly, Howard University, USA and Frieda Werden, WINGS
Speakers: Sarah Macharia, Aimee Vega Montiel, Samiksha Koirala, Abena Animwaa Yeboah-Banin, Ivy M Fofie, Audrey Gadzekpo, Yang Xu and Jiaxuan Li.
Discussion chairs: Fitria Angeliqa, Universitas Pancasila, Indonesia.
Respondents: Gayathry Venkiteswaran, Carolina Piva, Liangqi Ding
Speakers: Fitria Angeliqa, Fizzy Andriani, Yuannan Sun, Geisa Rodrigues, Tinam Borah, Muktikam Hazarika, Anjuman Borah, Joya Chakraborty, Gauri Durga Chakraborty and Ranu Tomar.
The Global Media Policy Working Group hosted its Live Interactive Forum on Monday 12 July.
The forum discussed the online conference paper sessions GMP-1 titled "Rights & Inclusion in the Global Communication Environment" and GMP-2 titled "Power, Technology and Change in Asian Media Governance"
The Health Communication Working Group hosted two Live Interactive Forums.
This forum discussed the Online Conference Paper panel titled Development Communication to advance health agendas (HEC-6)
This forum discussed the Online Conference Paper panel titled Indofemics in Pandemics (HEC-5).
Chair: Nelson Ribeiro
The Law Section hosted its Live Interactive Forum on Thursday 15 July.
This panel centers around a discussion of different aspects of platform regulation across different jurisdictions and the effects, both positive and negative, of these rules on fundamental human rights.
Chair: Rodrigo Cetina-Presuel (Harvard University)
The Media, Communication and Sport section hosted two Live Interactive Forums during the week of the conference.
This forum discussed the Online Conference Paper panels MCS-1 Gender, diversity and sports communication: challenging longstanding imbalances?, MCS-2 Emerging technologies in sport: innovative spaces for production and consumption and MCS-3 Leveraging the power of social media in sport
This forum discussed the following Online Conference Paper panels:
The Media Sector Development Working Group hosted one Live Interactive Forum during the week of the conference on the topic "MEDAS21 Research Projects: Reconceptualizing the Field of Media Development"
The Participatory Communication Research Section hosted four Live Interactive Forums and its business meeting during the week of the conference.
Chair: Paola Sartoretto (Jönköping University)
Speakers: Sandra Jeppesen (Lakehead University), Sandra Smeltzer (Western University), Vera Martins (Santa Maria Federal University), Gokce Tuncel (Centre D' Études Sociologiques et Politiques Raymond Aron) and Ekaterina Kalinina (Jönköping University)
Chair: Ana Sousa (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Speakers: Ana Sousa (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), Gabriela Marques Gonçalves (Instituto de la Comunicación/UAB), Leonardo Custodio (Åbo Akademi) and Valentina Carranza Weihmuller (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro).
Chair: Cees Hamelink (Emeritus professor of media at the University of Amsterdam)
Speakers: Ana Suzina (Loughborough University), Thomas Tufte (Loughborough University), César Jiménez-Martínez (Cardiff University) and Raquel Paiva (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
Chair: Susan Drucker (Lawrence Herbert School of Communication)
Speakers: Gary Gumpert (Urban Communication Foundation), Gabriela Barrios (Rescue our Future, Mexico), Susan Drucker (Lawrence Herbert School of Communication), Cees J . Hamelink (Emeritus professor of media at the University of Amsterdam).
Meeting ID: 899 9680 2174