Past events

In addition to conferences and related activities, IAMCR co-sponsors conferences, seminars and other activities around the world. Our 33 Sections and Working Groups, national and regional ambassadors, and other bodies may also organise events. 

IWD webinar

IAMCR's Gender and Communication Section and the DME Media School in Delhi marked International Women's Day with the webinar "Inspiring Women - Global Faces / Gendered Media Space: Shattering the Glass Screen"

2021 Moscow Readings

18-19 November, 2021 - IAMCR co-sponsored the 13th International Media Readings in Moscow "Mass Media and Communications 2021" organised by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, featuring six rounds of thematic sessions, 28 sessions with nine special panel sessions and two plenary sessions.

Webinar on German Election 2021

15 September, 2021 - The Political Communication Research Section will be holding an online seminar on the German Parliamentary Election 2021, with guest speaker Prof. Dr. Ursula Münch (Academy for Political Education Tutzing). After a short lecture the online audience will be able to ask questions and discuss the recent campaign.

AMCAP Spring School 2021

20-28 February, 2021 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring the Second AMCAP Doctoral Spring School 2021 organised by the Association of Media & Communication Academic Professionals (AMCAP-Pakistan) in collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission. The Spring School will take place at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

2020 Moscow Readings

IAMCR co-sponsored the 2020 Moscow Readings organised by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University from 19-20 November. More than 150 speakers took part in plenary and thematic sessions, and a total of more than two hundred people from 25 countries attended the online conference.

Audience history conference

25 May, 2017 - IAMCR's History Section is co-sponsoring a pre-conference that will take place on May 25, 2017, prior to the ICA in San Diego. The topic is: “Audiences? The familiar unknown of communication historiography”. The preconference is dedicated to bringing together scholars from across the spectrum of communication research and from around the globe to illuminate the history of audiences, media practices and media use.

What is life?

6-8 April, 2017 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring the seventh annual “What is…?" conference. The 2017 version will focus on What is life and how is life mediated? It will take place at the University of Oregon in Portland, Oregon, USA.

PhD winter school in China

5-9 December, 2016 - IAMCR's Participatory Communication Research Section, in cooperation with Jinan University, is offering a PhD Winter School on Participation & Communication at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China. PhD students in the middle phase of their studies, from all regions of the world are invited to apply.

SFSIC/IAMCR joint panels

8-10 June 2016 and 29 July - After two preparatory meetings in 2015, in Montreal and Paris, the Société française des sciences de l'information et de la communication (SFSIC) and IAMCR agreed to organize a series of events to encourage the building of international bridges between researchers across different communities.

What is media?

April 14-16, 2016 - IAMCR will co-sponsor What is Media?. The conference is organised by the University of Oregon and seeks to address questions such as: What is media today? How is media studies defined? How have media technologies transformed media theory and practice? What are the futures of media and how are they evolving?

IAMCR co-sponsors Beijing+20 event

27 September 2015 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring - Gendering Communication for a Sustainable and Smart Planet, a roundtable to be held at EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy on 27 September 2015. The event is organised by the University of Padova Center for Gender Studies and DonneinQuota and also co-sponsored by the Women’s European Coalition Against Media Sexism (WECAMS). UNESCO's Global Alliance for Media and Gender (GAMAG) is also involved.

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