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. You can also see information about upcoming events

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.
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.
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.
IAMCR is co-sponsoring a record number of 12 pre-conferences in the days leading up to IAMCR 2016 in Leicester. Topics range from the Spanish Civil War to children's rights to anti-austerity media activism and digital surveillance.
Get further information on any of the pre-conferences by clicking on its title in the list below.
May 3-4, 2016 - IAMCR will co-sponsor Knowledge is key: The Contribution of Research to Securing the Safety of Journalism, a UNESCO Research Conference to be held in Helsinki, Finland to mark World Press Freedom Day.
April 25 - 26, 2016 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring the conference "Comparing media systems in BRICS countries: A review of conventional paradigms". Organised by the Department of Media of Russia's Higher School of Economics the conference will be held in Moscow.
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?
January 18, 2016 - The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Surendranath College for Women, Kolkata, India hosted an IAMCR regional conference. The International Conference on News Literacy featured both invited and competitive sessions.
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.