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.
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”.
This year’s EuroCPR 2016 conference entitled “Content creation and distribution in the digital single market” will once again be held at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels, Belgium, from March 14-15.
Katharine and Krisztina Rozgonyi (paper co-authored by Olga Kolokytha) will present their work on “The case of ‘content-exception’ as a policy compromise between public needs and private interests“.
If you are interested in the full conference programme please check here.
The University of Gothenburg is organising a conference entitled “Communicative democracy. Protecting, promoting and developing free speech in the digital era”, to be held in the Swedish city from October 6-7.
On the opening day, Katharine is invited to participate in a roundtable discussion with Andrew Kenyon (Melbourne Law School) and Justin Lewis (Cardiff University). Furthermore, she will participate in a panel entitled ‘Structuring Democratic Engagement’ and add her expertise on “Communication and Control: Freedom of speech in crisis Europe”.
The conference programme can be accessed here.
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”.
Katharine will play a major part at the Media Trends 2015: Power and Media: Ownership, Sponsorship, Censorship conference, organised and hosted by the Webster Vienna Private University.
She is invited to participate in an Oxford-Style Debate (Debate motion: Public ownership of the media must be expanded in order to counter state, private and/or corporate interference) alongside Brooke Gladstone (WNYC), Andreas Rudas (RTL Group) and Alexander Wrabetz (ORF). The debate will be moderated by Bradley Wiggings (Webster Vienna Private University).
Time and Location: Thursday, September 10, 06:00-07:30 pm, Atrium
On Friday (9:00 am) Katharine will present her work on “Political disobedience and the fourth model of public service media in Europe” during the panel Public Media: Convergence, Confrontation and Crisis.
The full conference programme is available here.
The Panteion University of Athens (Greece) is organising the conference Media, Communication System and Sustainable Development, which will be held between May 6-8.
As part of the organising committee, Katharine will organise a panel on ‘The role of mass media in sustainable democracy in times of crisis’. Furthermore, she is invited to present her work on ‘Institutional and legal frameworks for sustainable protection of human rights in communication’.
From April 9-10 Katharine will participate at the FACE Conference: European Media Policy 2015: New Contexts, New Approaches in Helsinki, Finland. She will give a presentation on ‘The role of legal consciousness in the governance of communicative spaces: Dominance, resistance, normativity.’
The complete conference schedule can be accessed here.