Nordicom presenterar aktuella konferenser. Såväl internationella som nordiska och nationella konferenser ingår. Den nordiska konferensen, NordMedia, har en egen sida.

Kontakta gärna Mia Jonsson Lindell med information om aktuella konferenser inom medie- och kommunikationsområdet.

2 nov to 3 nov 2017

Oslo, Norway

Safety of Journalists Covering Conflict and Sensitive Issues

The aim of the conference is to provide practical and theoretical perspectives on safety of journalists in conflict and challenging situations. Both mechanisms creating unsafe conditions, and possible strategies and solutions to will be discussed. The conference will take place in Oslo on 2 and 3 of November 2017 in connection with UNESCO's International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

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Oslo and Akershus University College


2 nov to 3 nov 2017

Bilbao, Spain

ECREA Diaspora, Migration and the Media section

The conference aims to cover a broad range of conflict-related themes such as media production and regulation of information on forced migrants in a ‘post-Truth’ era; fake news; the humanitarianism-securitization nexus, migration management, social and political conflicts related to migrant and diaspora communities, radicalization and online counter-terrorism, hate speech and racism, but also solidarities, activism and protest.

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University of the Basque Country


4 nov to 4 nov 2017

Cambridge, UK

Digital Violence

This one-day symposium on Digital Violence seeks to theorize both the /concrete forms/ of violence that proliferate and spread through our networked screens, and the /complex processes/ that structure violence in a post-digital attention ecology.

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Anglia Ruskin University


6 nov to 7 nov 2017

Brighton, United Kingdom

ECREA Digital Culture and Communication Section Conference

The ECREA DCC Conference “Digital Culture meets data: Critical approaches” asks the question: what theoretical and empirical perspectives on data and the digital can be used to augment and diversify our research and educational approaches? And how might we challenge data paradigms or aim to show alternative or complementary ways to address digital culture and communication?

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University of Brighton


6 nov to 7 nov 2017

São Paulo, Brazil

Rethinking Journalism on a Global South Perspective

The objective of the colloquium is to explore the central theme Rethinking Journalism on a Global South Perspective and to exam avariety of issues with professional, pedagogical, technological, thematic, and ethical approaches. Practitioners, professors, researchers and scholarship students are welcome.

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University of


8 nov to 12 nov 2017

York, United Kingdom

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

The 7th BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival. ASFF 2017 offers filmmakers and film enthusiasts many opportunities to further their career and experience outstanding independent film in a unique setting. Festival goers are invited to explore cinema from around the world in 18 of York’s unique locations.

8 nov to 8 nov 2017

Leicester, UK

Reaching Out: The Past, Present and Future of BBC Local Radio Audiences

This one-day conference aims to celebrate the history of Local Radio but also examine the current situation and look ahead to the future.  Proposals from independent researchers, archivists, postgraduate students, academics, and broadcast professionals are welcome. We are happy to receive papers submitted together, but reserve the right to organise panels as we think best.

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De Montfort University and MeCCSA Radio Studies Network


8 nov to 12 nov 2017

York, UK

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

ASFF celebrates innovation and excellence in filmmaking, and is a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to showcase their work to wider audiences. Prizes include screenings at ASFF 2017, awards and opportunities for further exposure through Aesthetica and its online channels.
The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017 is now open for entries.

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8 nov to 10 nov 2017

Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Visualizing (in) the New Media

the Universities of Neuchâtel, Zurich and Bern in Switzerland will host the first international conference to focus specifically on visual communication in/about new media. The conference is part of the SNF-funded project "What's up Switzerland?".

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University of Neuchâtel


8 nov to 9 nov 2017

Göteborg , Sverige


Den första GPS400-konferensen genomförs på Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper vid Göteborgsuniversitet 8–9 november 2017. Under två dagar träffar internationella experter lokala, regionala och nationella representanter från lärosäten, myndigheter och institutioner för att gemensamt diskutera digitala, platsspecifika och kollaborativa lösningar för humanistisk samverkan i stadsmiljö med särskild fokus på Göteborgskulturer under fyrahundra år.

Konferensspråket är engelska, men vissa sessioner genomförs på svenska. Deltagaranmälan (som är gratis) samt förslag på papers och paneler mailas till niclas.hagen@gu.se senast måndag 18 september.

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Göteborgs Universitet, Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

9 nov to 10 nov 2017

Bucharest, Romania

Television and Nations in the European Semi-Periphery

CEREFREA Villa Noël and The Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication of the University of Bucharest organize, within the trilateral Belgium(Wallonie)-Bulgarian-Romanian project 'Television and nations in the European semi-periphery: Establishing a national identity through television (1958-1980)', the international symposium European Television and Nations: Between Centers and Peripheries, 1950-1980.

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The Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Bucharest


9 nov to 10 nov 2017

, France

Youtubers & Youtubeuses

A multidisciplinary conference. Suggested topics include: Youtubers as public figures/media icons/celebrities, Youtubers' aesthetics/languages/video subgenres, Youtubers and learning/knowledge sharing, Youtubers as counterpowers.

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University of Tours


9 nov to 11 nov 2017

Birmingham, United Kingdom

The 11th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions

For its 11th annual addition, the conference Fear and the Unfamiliar: Wrong Time, Wrong Place, Wrong Crowd considers the ways in which cult media exploits the boundaries of self and other in order to address horror and unease across a range of key genres.


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10 nov to 11 nov 2017

Newcastle, UK

Fake News - An Historical Perspective

Fake news is a term that has become familiar in late 2016 and early 2017, not least because of international political developments.
Topics that may be addressed include, but are not, limited to: Propaganda, political lobbying and activism; Irish views of Britain and British views of Ireland; News manipulation across the political spectrum; Representations of ‘the Other’; War reporting and embedded reporting; Representing and reporting civil unrest and conflict worldwide; Fake news and celebrity.

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Newcastle University


10 nov to 11 nov 2017

Barcelos, Portugal

DIGICOM - Design and Digital Communication

This is the first edition of DIGICOM, an international conference on Digital Design and Communication, organized by the Design School of the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, under the Master in Digital Design.

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The Design School of the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave


10 nov to 11 nov 2017

Stockholm, Sweden

ECREA Symposium Digital Democracy: Critical Perspectives in the Age of Big Data

Joint Conference of two ECREA Sections: Communication and Democracy; and Media Industries and Cultural Production
Keynote speakers:  Helen Kennedy, University of Sheffield; Joseph Turow. University of Pennsylvania; MikkelFlyverbom. Copenhagen Business School.

13 nov to 14 nov 2017

London, United Kingdom

From text to screen and back to text: film and literature, the Portuguese context

This conference will focus on the challenges, possibilities and multidisciplinary aspects arising from and related to the field of interaction between literature and film in a Portuguese context. Guest speaker: João Botelho, Portuguese film director and Margarida Gil Portuguese director, writer and actress.

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King’s College London


13 nov to 14 nov 2017

Edinburgh, UK

PR and Society - The generative power of history in the present and future

A one-day conference in honour of Professor Jacquie L’Etang.
The aim of the conference is to open up questions of how histories are put to use by people in different ways in order to explore how the past is constructed from the present; how the present is always historical, and how both past and present power imagined futures.

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Organisational and Strategic Communication Section of ECREA


14 nov to 17 nov 2017

Funchal, Madeira Islands

Interactive Digital Storytelling

Since 2008, ICIDS became the premier annual venue that gathers researchers, developers, practitioners and theorists to present and share the latest innovations, insights and techniques in the expanding field of interactive storytelling and the technologies that support it. This is the 10th international conference on interactive digital storytelling.

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Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute


14 nov to 17 nov 2017

Funchal, Madeira

Interactive Digital Storytelling

ICDShas its origin in a series of related international conferences that ran between 2001 and 2007. It gathers researchers, developers, practitioners and theorists to present and share the latest innovations, insights and techniques in the expanding field of interactive storytelling and the technologies that support it.

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