Katharine part of organising committee at the ‘Media, Communication System and Sustainable Development’ conference

The Panteion University of Athens (Greece) is organising the conference Media, Communication System and Sustainable Development, which will be held between May 6-8.

As part of the organising committee, Katharine will organise a panel on ‘The role of mass media in sustainable democracy in times of crisis’. Furthermore, she is invited to present her work on ‘Institutional and legal frameworks for sustainable protection of human rights in communication’.

Katharine delivers keynote at ComLoc 2015

Katharine is invited to give a keynote speech at the ComLoc 2015. XIII Congress of Local Communication, to be held at the Universitat Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, Spain. Her talk is entitled ‘Public Media in Europe: Model diversity and common challenges in public service for citizens’.

The conference will be a three day-event from April 15-17. The full conference programme is available on the ComLoc website.

Katharine invited to speak at ELTE BTK Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies in Budapest

Katharine has been invited to give a lecture on ‘Governing Freedom: Challenges to media and communication rights in Europe’ at the ELTE BTK Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies, Department of Media and Communication in Budapest, Hungary.

The lecture is open to the public and scheduled for Thursday, February 12 from 4-5:30 pm. Further information can be accessed below.

Information on the lecture
Official Flyer
Link to ELTE


Katharine at International Conference on ‘Free Access on Information’ in Prague

The Czech Ministry of Interior has invited Katharine to give a talk at the International Conference on ‘Free Access on Information – Right of Free Access to Information vs. Protection of Information’. The one-day conference will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 27.

Katharine will be the representative for the Republic of Austria discussing the Constitutional Reform on Freedom of Information in Austria.

Nachwuchstagung Medien Denken

Katharine is invited to the Nachwuchstagung ‘Medien Denken’, set to take place on October 30-31 and organised by Mediologie @ Wien, a research community at the University of Vienna. She will present her keynote entitled “What matters? ‘doing’ media governance with ignorance”, which will be part of the panel ‘Medien der Moderne’ (Media of the modern era).

Katharine to deliver keynote at Salford International Media Festival

Katharine will be one of the keynote speakers at the Salford International Media Festival and Academic Conference ‘Challenging Media Landscapes – Exploring Media Choice and Freedom’, to be held at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK. She will talk about Public service in media landscapes and the state in Europe: changing the rules of the game?.

The conference will be a two-day event from November 17-18, 2014. For details on the programme please check this link.

Katharine at ECREA 2014 Conference in Lisbon

This year’s ECREA’s 5th European Communication Conference will be held at Lisbon, Portugal from November 12-15. Katharine will present her paper ‘Public Service Media under the ‘Memorandum’: The withering away of an European institution?’. Furthermore, she will participate in a panel entitled ‘The future of academic publications’.

For full access to the conference programme please check ECREA’s conference website.

Symposium ‘Heimatfron_t! Frauen, Medien und Krieg’

Organized by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s Affairs, the University of Vienna, the Presseclub Concordia and  the Austrian Institute for International Affairs (OIIP), the symposium ‘Heimatfron_t! Frauen, Medien und Krieg. Über Rollenbilder und Mythen vom Ersten Weltkrieg bis heute’ will take place at the Austrian Parliament on October 30, 2014.

Katharine is invited to talk about ‘”Alte” Kriege und Kultur: Frauen an den Grenzen Europas’.

The full programme can be accessed here.