The School of Journalism and Mass Communication of the University of Minnesota is organizing a symposium entitled “Journalism and Refugees: Media coverage and public discourses about refugees’ flows and integration in the EU and the Americas“.
The symposium will be held at the Minneapolis Campus of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities on November 10-11, 2017. Katharine is invited as a key expert and speaker to provide expertise on media governance, particularly from an European perspective.
On October 5, the European Centre for Press & Media Freedom (ECPMF) is organising a conference entitled “Defending journalists under threat: Solidarity, support and safe houses” at the Leipzig School of Media. Katharine is invited to give a keynote talk on “The Assault on journalism – Building knowledge to protect freedom of expression“.
The full programme of the conference can be found here.
Katharine is participating in the 2017 Gikii Workshop, to be held in Winchester, UK, on September 15.
As part of the session “Rage against the Machine – Algorithms, AI and Machine”, she will present her work on “Ghostbusters, the sequel or regulating the algorithm as a counter balancing act to lies, bubbles and informational/self/social sorting“.
The full conference programme can be found here.
Global Governance B.A. at Tor Vergata University in Rome is organizing the 1st Interdisciplinary Global Governance Symposium on July 13, 2017. Katharine will participate as invited guest speaker and discuss the importance and relevance of the word “web” alongside high-profile colleagues.
More information on the symposium can be found here.
The International Communication Association is organising its 67th annual conference entitled “Interventions: Communication Research and Practice” in San Diego, USA. Katharine will chair several panels, participate in board meetings and present her work on “The place of policy principles in legitimacy and contestation in Europe” and “Crisis and intervention in small places: Nonprofessional live theatre as popular communication at the borders of Europe” (together with Olga Kolokytha).
The Aktionstage: Refugees – Migration – Democracy are organised in Vienna from November 29 – December 2, 2016. The first scientific part will take place at the Academy of Fine Arts (Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien), while the second part will be held at the new ÖBB headquarters nearby Vienna’s main train station.
Katharine will be part of a prestigious public debate discussing “Polarization and Securization: Fear Re-Shaping European Democracies” on the opening day (18:00) at the Academy of Fine Arts. Additionally, she will also be on a panel dealing with the question of “Demos: Who belongs to the political community?“.
The full programme and schedule in German and English can be accessed on the conference’s website.
The Centre for Modern European Studies at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) has invited Katharine to the upcoming (December 1-2) international seminar on “Media Freedom and Pluralism in Europe – Threats and Responses”. The public seminar aims to “explore diverse challenges to media freedom and pluralism in different regions of Europe”.
Katharine will talk about the key challenges to media freedom and pluralism in Western Europe in the short and long run.