Samiksha Koirala is a Lecturer at the College of Journalism and Mass Communication in Nepal. She received a travel grant to present her paper at IAMCR 2019. She reflects on the importance of granting these awards to researchers from developing countries.
Dr. Neha Miglani, a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Journalism at Panjab University Chandigarh, India, was awarded with a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2019. She presented her paper "Fashion Bloggers as Influencers in Decision Making- Case of Young Adults as Consumers" to the Emerging Scholars Network Section.
Dasniel Olivera Pérez, a Doctoral Student at Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico) and Assistant Professor at Universidad de la Habana (Cuba), received a travel grant to present the paper "Inter-Influences in the Cuban journalistic culture in the current context of the political-professional debates on the (des) regulation of the media system" at IAMCR 2019 in Madrid.
David Katiambo, a Doctoral Student at the University of South Africa and Assistant Lecturer at Technical University of Kenya received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2019 in Madrid. He reflects on the experience and the importance of receiving the travel grant at this point of his career.
Srikanth Nayaka is a Doctoral student at the Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. He received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2019 in Madrid. He wrote us about the experience.
Juan Liu, a PhD candidate at Renmin University of China, received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2019 in Madrid. She presented the paper "The War between Power, Capital and Body Politics in Cyberspace" to the Communication in Post- and Neo-Authoritarian Societies Working Group.
Kajalie Shehreen Islam is an Assistant Professor at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh. She received a travel grant to present her paper “Advertising Nationalism: War Commemoration and the ‘Politics of Memory’ in Bangladesh” to the History Section.
Victor C. Eze, a Doctoral Student in Communication and Language Arts at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2019 in Madrid. He tells us about the experience and how it renewed his energy for undertaking research.
Twenty one travel grants to defray the cost of attending IAMCR 2019 will help early-stage scholars who are members of IAMCR from low and middle income countries. The winners include 9 women and 12 men from 17 different countries. Two of the grants were funded by generous donations from IAMCR members.
Emy Osorio, a recent graduate in Social Communication from Universidad de Cartagena in Colombia, received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2018. She tells us about the experience and how it is helping her academic career.