Here you will find lists of upcoming conferences in the field of media and communication research.

Please contact  Mia Jonsson Lindell with details of current conferences in the field of media and communication.

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.

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University of Vienna

23 Sep to 23 Sep 2017

Bristol, United Kingdom

The Community Media Conference 2017

The theme of this year's conference is ‘Voices in a Changing World'. The Conference will explore how community media can stay relevant and responsive to global events that impact at a local level, and how diverse voices and viewpoints strengthen communities for positive social benefit.

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26 Sep to 27 Sep 2017

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Postcolonial Mediations: Globalisation and Displacement

Fourth Annual ACGS Conference. Contributions from fields from across the social sciences or humanities are invited.
Keynote speakers: Victoria Bernal, University of California, Irvine, US; Paula Chakravartty, New York University, Iain Chambers, Oriental University, Naples, Italy.

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Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies / ACGS

27 Sep to 29 Sep 2017

Oxford, United Kingdom

International Journal of Press/Politics conference

Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy. The conference aims to provide a forum for academics from a wide range of different disciplines and countries to discuss the theoretical, methodological, and substantial challenges and opportunities for research in this area. It is open to work from political science, political communication, journalism studies, media and communications research and many other fields.

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Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, at the University of Oxford.

27 Sep to 28 Sep 2017

Göteborg, Sverige

Mediedagarna i Göteborg - MEG

Meg samlar under två intensiva dagar aktörerna som avgör hur vårt medielandskap ser ut – idag och imorgon.  Meg skapar möten mellan innehåll och marknad, gammalt och nytt, public service och kommersiella aktörer, media och näringsliv.
Meg17 arrangeras på Svenska Mässan i Göteborg. Initiativtagare är Bok & Bibliotek, MedieAkademin och TU.

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28 Sep to 1 Oct 2017

Göteborg, Sverige

Bok & Bibliotek 2017

Bokmässan arrangeras varje år i Göteborg och är Nordens största mötesplats för bok- och biblioteksbranschen. Tema för 2017 års Bokmässa är Bildning. Temat anknyter bland annat till reformationsåret 2017 och Svenska Kyrkan kommer att få en större roll än vanligt på mässan. Dessutom kommer den finländska litteraturen att få stort utrymme.

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Bok & Bibliotek i Norden

28 Sep to 29 Sep 2017

Lisboa, Portugal

Audiences2030: Imagining a Future for Audiences

This conference celebrates the end of project moment for the AHRC CEDAR network, in association with Universidade Católica Portuguesa, the Audience and Reception Studies section of ECREA and YECREA.
The conference is sponsored by CEDAR funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK,  in association with the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, the Audience and Reception Studies section of ECREA and YECREA.
Key note speakers: Sonia Livingstone, Martin Barker, Thomas Tufte, Klaus Bruhn Jensen.

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Universidade Católica Portuguesa

28 Sep to 29 Sep 2017

Aarhus, Denmark

Landscapes in Television Drama Series

In contrast to film and literature, cinematic geography and landscapes in television drama series is a fairly new and emerging research field.
Researchers are invited to join for this event where international leading scholars within the field are gathered.
Confirmed speakers: Robert Saunders, US; Les Roberts & Hazel Andrews, UK; Sue Turnbull, AUS;  Steven Peacock, UK;
Kim Toft Hansen, DK; Anne Marit Waade, DK (organisers).

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Aarhus University

29 Sep to 30 Sep 2017

Sofia, Bulgaria

Dialogues without Borders: Strategies of Interpersonal and Inter-group Communication

A major goal of this conference is to bring together scholars from a wide range of disciplines who are interested in sharing their expertise and in discussing and comparing their extensive empirical and theoretical findings, so as to achieve a synergy and a cross-fertilisation of perspectives and approaches that highlight the role of communication practices in dealing with challenging situations emerging in interpersonal and intergroup encounters in 21st century societie.

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Sofia Centre for New Media and Transdisciplinary Dialogue, Sofia University

30 Sep to 1 Oct 2017

Worcester, United Kingdom

The Handmaid’s Tale: Gender, Genre, Adaptation

The Handmaid’s Tale: Gender, Genre, Adaptation is a two day symposium on the 2017 Hulu series /The Handmaid’s Tale/. Papers relate to all areas of media, film and television studies.

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5 Oct to 6 Oct 2017

Lisbon, Portugal

Storytelling, film and VR

The conference marks the end of the European Erasmus + project Essemble jointly promoted by Universidade Lusófona; MOME; ifs and LUCA, four European film schools that have come together to explore the new possibilities digital VR technologies and the merge between animation and live image, open both from an educational and creative point of view. 

5 Oct to 5 Oct 2017

Stockholm, Sweden

Rakeldagen 2017 - samverkan och samhällsviktig kommunikation

Rakeldagen - en dag om samverkan och samhällsviktig kommunikation hålls den 5 oktober 2017 på Stockholmsmässan i Älvsjö. Lyssna till intressanta talare, se alla nya produkter som erbjuds av olika leverantörer och träffa andra som arbetar med sambandsfrågor, säkerhet och kommunikation inom samhällsviktig verksamhet. 

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Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap

5 Oct to 6 Oct 2017

Erfurt , Germany

Lifeworld Communication and the “Global Wo/Man”

This conference - “GlobalWo/Man”: New Perspectives on the Globalization Debate - seeks to focus on the globalization processes of communication in eve-ryday lifeworlds. In short: how global is the “global wo/man”?
The conference is organised by the Section of the German Communication Association / DGPuK.

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German Communication Association / DGPuK

6 Oct to 7 Oct 2017

Lisbon, Portugal

Mediatization in a Global Perspective. Comparing Theoretical Approaches in a Digitised World

The ECREA Section Mediatization Conference on The ongoing process of mediatization wich is increasingly fuelled by the datafication of everyday life, the globalization of media systems, and the digitalization of social institutions and practices.

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Universidade Católica Portuguesa

9 Oct to 10 Oct 2017

, Singapore

JMComm 2017

The Global Science and Technology Forum's 6th Annual International Conference on Journalism & Mass Communications (JMComm 2017).

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9 Oct to 11 Oct 2017

Istanbul, Turkey

3rd International Conference on Advances in Education and Social Science

3rd International Conference on Advances in Education and Social Science is an interdisciplinary international conference that invites academics, independent scholars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and discuss issues concerning all fields of Education, Social Sciences and Humanities. Due to the nature of the conference with its focus on innovative ideas and developments, papers related to all areas of social sciences including communication, accounting, finance, economics, management, business, marketing, education, sociology, psychology, political science, law and other areas of social sciences; also all areas of humanities including anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art, ethics, folklore studies, history, language studies, literature, methodological studies, music, philosophy, poetry and theater are invited for the international conference.

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OCERINT- International Organization Center of Academic Research

10 Oct to 11 Oct 2017

Liverpool, UK

Ways of Being in a Digital Age

This conference will close the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) review of "Ways of being in a digital age”.  The project was commissioned by the ESRC to help identify and prioritise future areas and methods for research on the social, economic, political, psychological and cultural impacts of digital media and technologies.

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University of Liverpool

10 Oct to 11 Oct 2017

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Futurisms - Media, Arts & Sciences

The international conference on Furures of Media addresses the horizons of the present, also known as the future, with regard to media and digital technology – a platform bringing together international scholars, researchers, artists, and practitioners to engage in in-depth debates on how various media shape the future of our society and vice versa.

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The International Institute of Knowledge Management

10 Oct to 12 Oct 2017

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The 4th CCCMS : Conference on Communication, Culture, and Media Studies

The 4th CCCMS 2017 aims to create an open forum scholars, postgraduate students, communication and media professionals and any other relevant parties to disseminate and share their ideas

11 Oct to 13 Oct 2017

Rennes, France

Diversity” in Television Sports Information. From Formalization to Application

Dealing with the injunctions to "diversity" institutions, companies, politics, professional or organizational instances, this conference will question the notion of diversity in a particular field: the sports news on television.

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IUT de Lannion – University Rennes 1