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Kontakta gärna Karin Hellingwerf med information om aktuella konferenser inom medie- och kommunikationsområdet.

12 sep to 13 sep 2019

Poznań, Poand

ECREA'S Political Communication Section interim conference

Transforming Communication – Old and New Borders

How can the mechanisms of using political communication for building or tearing down borders be described theoretically and empirically, referring to examples from the present and the past? Which kinds of communicative tools and strategies do different political actors use to build or tear down borders? Which transnational, cross-border patterns of such forms of political communication do we find around the world? Which contextual conditions favor or hinder the use of political communication for building or tearing down borders? Which methods do we need to investigate questions like these?

For more information:

ECREA Political Communication Section



14 sep to 16 sep 2019

Tokyo, Japan

The 3rd International Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Quantitative Analysis of Textual Data

The conference aims to facilitate the knowledge exchange between social scientists and computer scientists who address social, political or economic issues through the analysis of textual data by employing quantitative methods. It also features multi-lingual analysis of textual data to promote the methodology beyond the English language. In this, the symposium will be the first of its kind in Japan.

For more information:

POLTEXT 2019 will be hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University



17 sep to 18 sep 2019

Milan, Italy

The International Circulation of National Cinemas and Audiovisual Content

The Challenge of Convergence and Multiplatform Distribution in the European Context

Possible proposals are invited in (but not limited to) the four main following areas: The challenges and opportunities of film distribution: from film festivals to the movie theaters crisis; National cinemas and transnational circulation; Circulation practices and new technologies: OTT platforms, streaming and on-demand offerings, informal and piracy practices of video consumption; European series and their global visibility and success.

For more information:

Conference organized by Massimo Scaglioni (Catholic University of Milan), Emiliano Morreale (Sapienza University of Roma), Paolo Noto (University of Bologna)


19 sep to 20 sep 2019

Salamanca, Spain

"Children and Adolescents in the era of SmartScreens: Risks, threats and opportunities reloaded"

International Off-year Conference ECREA-CYM-TWG-2019.
Children and adolescents increasingly turn to mobile media devices and smart screens, the smartphone in particular - at home, at school or while on the move - to stay connected with family and friends, for learning activities and to  access a variety of digital media contents and services including social media, music, videos, and games. The anywhere, anytime access to mobile media has changed children’s and adolescents’ everyday life with potential implications , broadly, on their socialization, consumer patterns, schoolorientated behaviour among others. This conference will address these issues from a theoretical and methodological perspective, including case studies and research on a range of conference topics.

For more information:


info@ch ildrenandsmartscreens.eu


19 sep to 21 sep 2019

Siena, Italy

ECREA Radio Research Conference 2019

ECREA Radio Research Conference 2019: Radio as a Social Media: community, participation, public values in the platform society.

This conference aims at gathering together all the scholars that are currently exploring, from different and/or interdisciplinary perspectives, the complex entanglement between radio/audio/digital media and society.

For more information:



24 sep to 26 sep 2019

Göteborg, Sweden

UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Feature Conference 2019

The global conference will provide a forum for exchange of ideas, new influences and inspiration to a great variety of participants such as experts, academics, and other civil society actors and practitioners of MIL.

The tentative dates for the UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Feature Conference are September 24-26 2019.

For more information:

Region Västra Götaland together with the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO.


25 sep to 27 sep 2019

Lisbon, Portugal

The 10th Annual Small Cinemas Conference

On the topic of ‘Small Cinemas, Small Spaces’, the conference will be centered on issues of scale and spatiality in film, with the aim to explore the geographies of small cinemas. The call for papers is open for individual presentations of maximum 20 minutes, as well as for pre-constituted panels with a maximum of three presentations each. Proposals should be submitted via email to smallcinemas@ics.ulisboa.pt by Friday 1 March 2019, and include a title, an abstract of maximum 250 words, and a short bio note. The conference’s languages will be English and Portuguese.

26 sep to 28 sep 2019

Bonn, Germany

Fourth International Conference on Communication & Media Studies

The Fourth International Conference on Communication & Media Studies features research addressing the following annual themes:


For more information:

Communication & Media Studies Research Network/University of Bonn



30 sep to 2 okt 2019

Aarhus, Denmark

EURONOIR - Producers, distributors and audiences of European crime narratives

The organizers invite speakers to present work on the production, distribution and reception of explicitly transnational European crime narratives as well as more local strands of European crime narratives production, distribution and reception. This includes significant market players and institutions in/across Europe, transcontinental creative and culture industrial processes and practices as well as more locally and regionally successful and less successful crime narratives.  

For more information:

Department of Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University and the Horizon 2020 research project DETECt: Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives. It is co-financed by Aalborg University, Aarhus University and University


3 okt to 4 okt 2019

Odense, Denmark

13th European Conference on Games Based Learning

ECGBL is generally attended by participants from more than 40 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners, game designers and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of games-based learning and serious games. Among other journals, the Electronic Journal of e-Learning publishes a special edition of the best papers presented at this conference.

For more information:

ECGBL,The University of Southern Denmark


7 okt to 9 okt 2019

Göteborg, Sweden

g19 Swedish Conference for Gender Research

g19 – the biennial Swedish conference for gender studies, titled Rethinking Knowledge Regimes. The conference seeks to bring together the broad and interdisciplinary field that constitutes gender studies in Sweden today.  The conference aims at stimulating cooperation among researchers from various academic disciplines and targets scholars, students, practitioners and activists.

For more information:

Nationella sekretariatet för genusforskning


18 okt to 19 okt 2019

Ghent, Belgium

Research Methods in Film Studies: Challenges and Opportunities

Aiming to explore a wide range of approaches, this conference invites contributions that engage with current methodological challenges and opportunities in Film Studies.  Abstracts are invited on topics related to research methods in Film Studies.

For more information:

Gertjan Willems (University of Antwerp/Ghent University), Sergio Villanueva Baselga (Universitat de Barcelona), Mariana Liz (University of Lisbon)


21 okt to 22 okt 2019

Helsinki, Finland

Infrastructures and Inequalities: Media industries, digital cultures and politics

This joint-ECREA section conference, seeks to examine digital/media infrastructures and inequalities from an inter- and multi-disciplinary perspective, inviting papers to interrogate the significance of the ‘infrastructural turn’ in media and communication studies to our understanding of media industries, democracy and digital cultures.

For more information:

ECREA Sections: Communication and Democracy; Digital Culture and Communication; and Media Industries and Cultural Production



30 okt to 31 okt 2019

Brussels, Belgium

Digital Fortress Europe Exploring Boundaries between Media, Migration and Technology

The thematic focus of this conference is on media, migration and technology and all their possible linkages and intersections. While significant attention goes to digital technologies and social media, the organizers do aim for a broad focus that also includes traditional media, and aspects of media production, organization, consumption, representation and policy.

For more information:

the European Communication Research & Education Association’s (ECREA) Diaspora, Migration & the Media (DMM) section in collaboration with the ECREA’s International & Intercultural Communication (IIC) section, the Young Scholars Network of ECREA (YECREA),


7 nov to 8 nov 2019

Hilversum, The Netherlands

The International perspective on a radio centenary

The centenary celebration takes place at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum that houses a wealth of archive material related to Dutch radio history. Proposals for individual presentations from radio scholars and practitioners on radio in any country/region on the following themes are welcome (both contemporary and historical):

  • International radio
  • Radio news
  • Radio music
  • Radio sport
  • The future of radio research

21 maj to 25 maj 2025

Future ICA Conferences

ICA is an academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication.
Future ICA conferences:
2019 - 23-27 May, Washington, DC
2020 - 21-25 May, Gold Coast, Australia
2021 - Denver, CO
2022 - TBD
2023 - Toronto, Canada

For more information:

The International Communication Association / ICA