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 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.

Agenda III International Conference in Vienna

The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation in Vienna is organizing the Agenda III International Conference ‘Russia and Europe: Topical Issues of Contemporary International Journalism. Global challenges through the lens of mass media’, to be held on October 28, 2014.

Katharine will be one of the keynote speakers discussing ‘Narratives of the financial crisis in the European press: The banal faces of Europe’.

Katharine panelist at Journalism Conference in Lüneburg, Germany

The Centre for Digital Cultures of the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Germany) organises the conference Neueste Nachrichten. Journalismus in der digitalen Medienkultur, to be held at the Lüneburg University Campus ‘Rotes Feld’ on October 9-10, 2014.

Alongside Bernd Blöbaum (Universität Münster), Christoph Dowe (ZEIT online) and Professor Dr. Margreth Lünenborg (FU Berlin) Katharine is invited as panelist discussing Nachrichten als Code. Technik als Entwicklungstreiber des Journalismus.

More information on the conference can be accessed here (German only).

‘Dynamics of Virtual Work’ Conference in Hatfield, UK

The University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK, organizes an international conference entitled Dynamics of Virtual Work Conference: The Transformation of Labour in a Digital Global Economy from September 3-5, 2014. Katharine is invited as a plenary speaker and will talk about ‘Changing geographies of production and consumption in the global online porn industry: the impact on sex workers’.

The conference is sponsored by COST (European Co-operation in Science and Technology), Work Organisation Labour and Globalisation, Competition and Change , Triple C and the Journal of Institutional Economics.