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.

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’.

‘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.

Katharine keynote speaker at Conference on Press Freedom, Privacy and Propaganda in Athens

The Press Freedom, Privacy and Propaganda Conference on Citizenship and Digital Freedom will be held in Athens, Greece on June 2, 2014. Katharine will be participating as a keynote speaker.

The event is co-organized by the QJNT Synergy, the Press and Media Secretariat of the Hellenic State, the Kathimerini Group and the European Communication Sponsor Euronews.

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An interview on Press Freedom by NERIT in the context of the Greek Presidency of the Council of Europe can be accessed here.

Katharine gives talk at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland

Katharine is invited to speak at the event ‘Image of women and men in advertisements’, taking place at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland in Warsaw on April 7, 2014. As Council of Europe Expert she will talk about ‘Findings of the Council of Europe conference on Media and the Image of Women

Link: Council of Europe, Gender Equality: Violence against Women, the Council of Europe response