Events

On this page the Clearinghouse presents upcoming international and world regional conferences and events dealing with children, youth and media as well as calls for contributions to journals etc. Each item is briefly presented, together with information about the time and place of the event. Contact information for further details and/or a link to a web site is also available. The events are listed in chronological order.

 

20 Sep to 23 Sep 2017

Vienna Austria

Realities and World Building

The conference aims to emphasize and reflect the very acts of fictionalizationused to build fantastic worlds – in different media, and on theoretical as well as methodological levels.
Accepted Keynotes: Stefan Ekman, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Farah Mendlesohn, University of Stafford, UK.

For more information:

University of Vienna

http://gff2017.univie.ac.at/en/

21 Sep to 22 Sep 2017

Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

Media Meets Literacy in Sarajevo

Media literacy professionals from all over Europe will be gathering in Sarajevo in September 2017 to explore the huge challenges of our rapidly changing media world.

Given the tidal wave of information, disinformation, propaganda and lies that we have witnessed in the recent past, the Media Meets Literacy 2017 conference, organized by the Evens Foundation and partners, will have plenty to discuss.

31 Oct 2017

Jamaica

Global MIL Week

The sixth annual global celebration of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week is being prepared. The Week will take place from 31 October 2017. Global MIL Week 2017 highlights will include the Seventh Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, planned to be held in Kingston, Jamaica.

Official website is coming soon.

4 Dec to 7 Dec 2017

Manchester United Kingdom

Children's Global Media Summit

Celebrating the best content, tackling the importance of education, protection and empowerment the event promises to be crucial for anyone involved in children’s Media. The Summit will help shape the future of children’s media for the next decade by bringing together iconic speakers, debates, masterclasses and a showcase of the most cutting edge content and technology on the market. The programme is designed around five main themes – education, empowerment, entertainment, innovation and protection – with each of these themes having dedicated content, speakers and new ideas helping to advance the debate and create a lasting legacy.

The Children’s Global Media Summit is the eighth which has been commissioned by the World Summit on Media for Children Foundation. The summit has been held in a different location every three years since it started in Melbourne, Australia in 1995.

For more information:

http://cgms17.com

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