FIAT/IFTA Conference in Mexico

The Annual Conference of FIAT/IFTA will be held in Mexico City from October 18-21, 2017.

Katharine will present the results and findings of the FIAT/IFTA funded research project “The Governance of cultural memory through audiovisual broadcast archives: Preservation and accessibility in four European countries“, which was conducted by the Media Governance & Industries Research Lab over the last few months and executed within the framework of the FIAT/IFTA Media Studies Grant.

Katharine at Gikii Workshop in Winchester, UK

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.

Katharine at ICA Annual Conference in San Diego, USA

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).

Katharine at GIG-ARTS 2017 in Paris, France

Katharine’s paper (co-authored by Olga Kolokytha, Izabela Korbiel and Krisztina Rozgonyi) “The struggle over Internet governance as a matter of policy diffusion: Reflections on copyright and privacy” has been accepted for presentation at the GIG-ARTS 2017 Conference. The conference entitled Global Internet Governance as a Diplomacy Issue will be held from March 30-31 in the French capital Paris.

Further information on the conference can be found here.

Katharine at KWT 2016 in Salzburg

The KWT (Kommunikationswissenschaftliche Tage) 2016 “Postmediale Kommunikationskulturen”, organised by the Austrian Society of Communication (ÖGK), will take place from November 24-26 in Salzburg. On Friday, November 25, Katharine will be participating in a workshop entitled “Fragmentierung vs. Integration” (Fragmentation vs. Integration).

All information about the conference, including the full programme and schedule can be seen here (German only).


International Conference on “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Capitalisms” in Linz

The Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) is organising an international conference entitled “A great transformation? Global perspectives on contemporary capitalisms” from January 10-13, 2017.

Katharine will present her work on “Polanyi for the digital age: Reflections on global regularizing communication hegemonies“.

More details about the conference, its organisers and the programme are provided at the conference website.

1st International Conference on “Europe in Discourse: Identity, Diversity, Borders” in Athens

The Hellenic American University and the Hellenic American College are organising the 1st International Conference on “Europe in Discourse: Identity, Diversity, Borders”, to be held in Athens (Greece) from September 23-25, 2016. For this event Katharine (together with Izabela Korbiel, Asimina Koukou and Lisa Winter) had a paper entitled “The role of communicative discourse in governing public spaces” accepted.

More information on the conference, a detailed programme and schedule can be accessed here.

2016 IAMCR Conference in Leicester, UK

Katharine is participating in the 2016 IAMCR Conference, which will be based in Leicester (UK) from July 27-31. Together with Izabela Korbiel she will present her paper on “The role of ethics as a factor of media governance”. Furthermore, she is also invited to discuss the issue of “Women’s right to communicate and the United Nations sustainable development goals” in a special session.

For more information on IAMCR and this year’s conference please visit the respective websites.

3rd ISA Forum of Sociology in Vienna

The 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology (Title: “The futures we want: Global Sociology and the struggles for a better world”) will be held in Vienna from July 10-14, 2016.

On Monday, July 11, Izabela Korbiel and Katharine will participate in the panel entitled “Contemporary Communication Issues” and present their work on “Governance of content on political suicide in times of financial crisis” at the University of Vienna’s main building.

More details on the panel can be found here.

Katharine to be Chair of the Communication Law and Policy Division at ICA’s Annual Conference

The 66th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) entitled Communicating with Power will be held in Fukuoka (Japan) on the island of Kyūshū from June 9-13.

Katharine will be incoming chair of the Communication Law and Policy Division of the ICA and will resume this position for the next two years. In Japan she will also present her paper (co-authored by Lisa Winter) on “Young social media users’ legal consciousness about privacy”.