Visual Culture Working Group

This working group focuses on artistic and cultural studies in visual media and communication from the critical view point. Cinema, Audiovisual and Arts, as well as Sociocultural and Technological Studies will be welcome. Researches within cultural studies will enhance the communication field and are relevant to be presented in the international IAMCR Conference, which includes participants of 70 countries.  

Analysis of cultural aspects of diverse communities in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and North America would contribute to diversifying the field of communication studies. Studies about evolution of visual aspects and of digital media are relevant to emphasize history and memory.  Comparative studies of cultural identity in a region, which maybe resisting mainstream global media flows, would be welcome for visual media scholars who are searching for cultural identity in their parts of the world. Cultural research on visual media including film, audiovisual, television and multimedia would contribute to take into consideration many points of view that represent our contemporary world.

Co-Chair: Denize Correa Araujo (Universidade Tuiuti do Paraná, Brazil) [Contact]
Co-Chair: Sunny Yoon (Hanyang University, South Korea) [Contact]
Vice-Chair: Thomas Wiedemann (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Germany) [Contact]

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The Visual Culture Working Group - Call for Proposals
The Visual Culture Working Group invites submissions for sessions at IAMCR 2014 Conference in Hyderabad from 15th to 19th July 2014. The theme of the conference is “Region as Frame: Politics, Presence, Practice” Visual Culture Working group has been contributing to soliciting new ideas and creative views to...
altThe Visual Culture Working Group invites submissions for sessions at IAMCR 2013 Conference which will be held in Dublin, Ireland from 25th to 29th of June 2013. The main theme of this year’s IAMCR Conference is Crises, 'Creative Destruction' and the Global Power and Communication Orders.
erythrina_caffraThe Visual Culture Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions of individual and panel proposals for its 2012 annual conference to be held in Durban, South Africa, July 15-19, 2012. The general theme of this year conference is 'South-North Conversations'.
istanbulThe Working Group on Visual Culture invites submissions of abstracts for the 2011 IAMCR Conference in Istanbul, Turkey from July 13-17. The theme of the 2011 conference is Cities, Creativity and Connectivity.
The Visual Culture Working group welcomes research proposals related to these themes and other topics focusing on cultural aspects of visual media. Prospective...
braga_2010The Group of Visual Culture, Emerging Theme at IAMCR would like to invite submissions for IAMCR Congress in Braga, Portugal from July 18 to 22, 2010. The general theme of the 2010 conference is 'Communication and Citizenship: Rethinking Crisis and Change'.
We welcome papers related to the general theme as well as theoretical and empirical research on visual culture...
The Emerging Theme on Visual Culture group invites submissions for the 26th Congress of the IAMCR in Stockholm, July 20-25 2008. We are particularly interested in paper proposals related to this year’s theme: Media and Global Divides.