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.
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.
Katharine is invited as a keynote speaker at the 18th Infocom World Conference 2016, which is “widely regarded as the biggest ICT & Media conference in south-eastern Europe”. This year, the conference is organized in the capital of Greece, Athens.
On November 2, Katharine will speak at the session “Omni TV: Think outside the -TV- box“.
More information on the conference (in English and Greek) can be accessed here.
Organised by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Venice Commission, the Parliamentary Conference on Media Freedom as a Cornerstone for Democratic Elections will be hosted by the Parliament of Germany in Berlin on July 4, 2016.
As an invited speaker Katharine will discuss the topic of “Standards for media in the context of elections“.
This year the ‘Medien, Öffentlichkeit und Gender’ division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) is holding its annual conference in Salzburg, Austria, from October 2-3. Katharine will deliver a keynote on “The ‘organic intellectual’: Critical scholarship in media and communication”.
The National Information Society Agency (NIA) of the Republic of Korea is hosting the Conference on Digital Accessibility, to be held in Seoul from May 20. Katharine is invited to give a keynote talk on “Challenges to promoting accessibility to digital communications: The role of regulation and institutional frameworks”.
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 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
Link to ELTE
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.