Keynote and Invited Presentations, Conference Presentations
2017 Keynote speaker on “The assault on journalism – Building knowledge to protect freedom of expression” at the ECPMF17 “Defending journalists under threat“, Leipzig, October 5.
2017 Invited speaker at the 1st Interdisciplinary Global Governance Symposium, Tor Vergata University, Rome, July 13.
2017 Invited panelist on “Education beyond teaching. Universities’ mission or only a spare time task? National, European and international perspectives” as part of the event “30 years Erasmus”, Department of Communication, Vienna, May 10.
2016 Invited speaker on “Key challenges to media freedom and pluralism in Western Europe in the short and long run“ at the international seminar “Media Freedom and Pluralism in Europe – Threats and Responses“, Copenhagen, December 1-2.
2016 Invited panelist discussing “Polarization and Securization: Fear Re-Shaping European Democracies” and “Demos: Who belongs to the political community?” at the Aktionstage: Refugees – Migration – Democracy, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, November 29.
2016 Keynote speaker at the 18th Infocom World Conference 2016 (session: “Omni TV: Think outside the -TV- box“), Athens, November 2.
2016 Invited panelist discussing “Wohin geht das Medien- und Kommunikationsrecht?” at the 12. Österreichisches Rundfunkforum “Meinungs- und Medienfreiheit in der digitalen Ära: Eine Neuvermessung der Kommunikationsfreiheit”, Vienna, October 21.
2016 Invited speaker on “Standards for media in the context of elections“ at the Parliamentary Conference on Media Freedom as a Cornerstone for Democratic Elections, Parliament of Germany (Bundestag), Berlin, July 4.
2016 Invited panelist discussing “The right to freedom of expression and the right to privacy in the context of increased security concerns in Europe: Challenges and promising practices“ at the Fundamental Rights Forum 2016, Vienna, June 21.
2016 Invited panelist discussing “The cultural OMC – An assessment“ at “The cultural open method of coordination: A new boost for cultural policies in Europe?” conference, Campus Brussels of Maastricht University, Brussels, June 20.
2015 Invited panelist discussing “Communication and Control: Freedom of speech in crisis Europe” at the “Communicative democracy. Protecting, promoting and developing free speech in the digital era” conference, Gothenburg, October 6-7.
2015 Keynote speaker on “The ‘organic intellectual’: Critical scholarship in media and communication” at the annual conference of the ‘Medien, Öffentlichkeit und Gender’ division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK), Salzburg, October 3.
2015 Invited panelist at an ‘Oxford-Style Debate’ at the Media Trends 2015: Power and Media: Ownership, Sponsorship, Censorship Conference, Webster Vienna Private University, Vienna, September 10.
2015 Invited panelist on “Main trends and challenges in the new European media culture” at the MeCETES End-of-Year Workshop 2015 at the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, September 8.
2015 Invited panelist on “Media Policy Institutions and Actors” at the 17th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, Oxford, June 29.
2015 Keynote speaker on “Challenges to promoting accessibility to digital communications: The role of regulation and institutional frameworks” at the Conference on Digital Accessibility, Seoul, May 18-20.
2015 Invited speaker on “Institutional and legal frameworks for sustainable protection of human rights in communication” at the Media, Communication System and Sustainable Development Conference, Panteion University, Athens, May 6-8.
2015 Keynote speaker on “Public Media in Europe: Model diversity and common challenges in public service for citizens” at the ComLoc 2015. XIII Congress of Local Communication, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, April 15.
2015 Invited speaker on “The role of legal consciousness in the governance of communicative spaces: Dominance, resistance, normativity” at the FACE Conference: European Media Policy 2015: New Contexts, New Approaches, Helsinki, April 9.
2014 Invited speaker on the “Constitutional Reform on Freedom of Information in Austria” at the International Conference on ‘Free Access on Information – Right of Free Access to Information vs. Protection of Information’, Czech Ministry of Interior, Prague, November 27.
2014 Keynote speaker at the Salford International Media Festival and Academic Conference ‘Challenging Media Landscapes – Exploring Media Choice and Freedom’ at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Salford, November 17.
2014 Keynote speaker on “What matters? ‘Doing’ media governance with ignorance” at the conference ‘Medien Denken’, organised by Mediologie @ Wien. Vienna, October 31.
2014 Invited speaker on “‘Alte’ Kriege und Kultur: Frauen an den Grenzen Europas” at the Symposium ‘Heimatfron_t! Frauen, Medien und Krieg’. Austrian Parliament, Vienna, October 30.
2014 Keynote speaker on ‘Narratives of the financial crisis in the European press: the banal faces of Europe’ at the Agenda III International Conference ‘Russia and Europe: Topical Issues of Contemporary International Journalism. Global challenges through the lens of mass media’. Vienna, October 28.
2014 Invited panelist on ‘Nachrichten als Code. Technik als Entwicklungstreiber des Journalismus’ at the conference Neueste Nachrichten. Journalismus in der digitalen Medienkultur. Lüneburg, October 10.
2014 Invited speaker on ‘Quality assurance and social investment in public service media’ at the UNI MEI World Public Service Broadcasting Conference: Global Values – Quality Services. Vienna, October 1.
2014 Keynote speaker on ‘Changing geographies of production and consumption in the global online porn industry: the impact on sex workers’ at the Dynamics of Virtual Work Conference: The Transformation of Labour in a Digital Global Economy. University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, September 5.
2014 Keynote speaker at the Press Freedom, Privacy and Propaganda Conference on Citizenship and Digital Freedom, Athens, June 2.
2014 Invited panelist on ‘Zwischen Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit – Wie politisch ist das Private im digitalen Zeitalter?‘ (panel discussion on privacy and freedom of information in the digital age), Vienna, May 15.
2014 Invited speaker on ‘The epistemology of Media governance‘ at the Munich Center on Governance, Communication, Public Policy and Law, Munich, April 28.
2014 Invited speaker at the New Year Welcome Reception to International Researchers. Vienna City Hall, Vienna, January 9.
2013 Invited panelist on ‘Web 2.0 is watching you: Was machen Facebook, Google & Co mit unseren Daten?‘. University of Vienna, Vienna, November 6. [Link to the University of Vienna Medienportal]
2013 Keynote speaker at the 15th JournalistsCongress Medienfrauen.net, November 5.
2013 Invited speaker on ‘International Media Governance’ at the Institut für Journalistik/Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaft of the Universität der Bundeswehr München. Munich, October 21.
2013 Dis/connecting people: Communication governance in times of crisis. ESA 2013 Torino “Crisis, Critique and Change”, Universita degli studi di Torino, Italy, August 28-31.
2013 Rapporteur of the Council of Europe and Government of the Netherlands Conference Media and the Image of Women, July 4-6.
2013 Invited panelist on “Sparkurs auf Kosten der Informationsfreiheit. Demokratiedefizit in Griechen – haben sich öffentlich-rechtlicher Sender überlebt?” at the Presseclub Concordia, June 24.
2013 Invited speaker and panelist on “Media pluralism in Europe” and “The representation of minorities on Media” at the Transnational forum on civil rights, IEMed, Barcelona, June 8-9. LINK
2013 Invited panelist on “Global Pivots: Controlling the Narrative” at the 2013 Milton Wolf Seminar on Diplomatic Maneuvers and Journalistic Coverage in a Time of Reset, Pivot and Rebalance, Diplomatic Academy Vienna. PDF
2013 Invited speaker at the First Multistakeholder WSIS + 10 Review Event to take place 25-27 February at UNESCO HQs in Paris. LINK
2013 Keynote speaker at the launch of RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy at the University of Glasgow on February 1. LINK
2012 Invited panelist at the Workshop “‘Crisis’ – ‘Democracy’ – ‘Europe’: terms of contract? Framing public debates of the crisis“. Workshop of the Austrian Research Association ‘The Financial Crises of the 21st Century’, Business University Vienna, October 18-19, 2012.
2012 Invited speaker at the European Science Foundation Forward Look Workshop on Identity and the Media in Nicosia, Cyprus from May 16th-18th. The workshop was an ESF brainstorming and consultative workshop with selected specialists from Europe to design and report on the ESF and European Research Agenda for the next five to ten years. Presentation “Communication regulation and media governance as forms of shaping conditions of self-governance“.
2012 Invited speaker European Science Foundation (ESF) workshop “Being European – film, television, cultural policy and everyday life”, co-organized by the University of Copenhagen and the Universities of York and the Free University Brussels. Copenhagen from May 23rd-25th.
2012 Invited speaker “Der Übergang vom Master zum Doktorat”, Center for Doctoral Studies at the University of Vienna on June 22nd, 2012.
2012 Keynote talk at the FEJS Annual Congress 2012 April 19 – 23, 2012 ‘The European Crisis: A Mission for Journalists‘.
2012 Invited panelist on “Slouching to and from Democracy, the case of Hungary” Transitions Transformed: Ideas of Information and Democracy Post-2011 Milton Wolf Seminars, Diplomatic Academy Vienna. Co-panelist with: Zoltán Kovács (Hungary’s State Secretary for Government Communications), Attila Mesterhazy (Chairman of the Hungarian Socialist Party), Amy Brouillette (CMCS, Central European University). PDF.
2011 Invited Speaker ‘Sharing, labour and control in the digital era’, Cultures and Ethics of Sharing. University of Innsbruck (November 18/19).
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2011 Invited Discussant ‘10 years after 9/11: Security and Freedom of the Press organised by Reporters without borders and Medienhaus Vienna (September 9).
2011 Invited Speaker ’European Digital Radio Policies’ University of Leeds (June 6).
2011 Invited Research Seminar Speaker Future of cultural policy: Budget cuts on culture in European countries “Research Dialogues” London School of Economics and Political Science (January 12).
2010 Keynote Speaker at the MECCSA annual conference London School of Economics January 6 on Commercial Trafficking of Private Data, Privacy and the Governance of Media in Britain and the EU.
2010 Invited Speaker European Imaginaries – European Life Modes Symposium University of Copenhagen (October).
2009 Invited Speaker Cosmopolitanism and Europe special symposium Goldsmiths College, University of London (28 November).
2009 Invited Panelist Symposium Internet and Youth: Opportunities and Challenges National and Kapodistrian University Athens (May 5).
2009 Keynote Speaker Conference: Europeanization, Welfare and Democracy,University of Copenhagen, Denmark April 15-17.
2009 Keynote Speaker New Times, New Keywords Media and Global Communication in the 21st Century Conference on University of Helsinki October 23.
2009 Keynote Speaker Media for All? London October 31 organised by the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom and National Union of Journalists on Media Governance and Media Structures.
2009 Keynote speaker Nordic Conference on Soul Body and Society Karlstadt University 13-15 August.
2009 Keynote speaker invitations by White Rose Consortium (April 2009) and Hong Kong City University Journalism conference (April 2009) Workshop and Community Outreach Activity on European Media and Culture Policies Bahcesehir University Istanbul (June) unable to attend.
2009 Invited Discussant Europe identity and culture, Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence University of Leeds, European Commission and European Parliament sponsored event at Leeds City Hall (March 17)
2008 Keynote speaker Melbourne Law School Conference: Media, Communication and Public Speech. University of Melbourne, Australia November 21.
2008 Invited Research Seminar Speaker Power and Powerlessness: the Geographies of production, consumption and decision-making in global communications, Karlstad University, Sweden December.
2008 Invited Speaker Gendered Networks and Migration Preconference IAMCR Stockholm.
2008 Invited Research Seminar Speaker Globalisation and media and cultural policy: the quest for social justice: Glasgow University, Scotland April.
2008 Invited Research Seminar Speaker Media(ted) Governance: Culture, media and social cohesion in the EU University of Leicester, Department of Media and Communication: March 12.
2008 The Global Brothel: on the culture and political economy of the global pornography industry Canadian Communication Association Vancouver June 4-6.
2007 Watch this Communicative Space: Tensions and Conflicts in EU communications Policy. International Studies Association Annual conference Chicago (February/March).
2006 Postgraduate Research Students and Equity in Communication Studies Round-Table Feminist Division International Communications Association.
2006 Keynote speaker: Challenges for the Public Service Broadcasting System in the digital age. IMEE Institute for Research in Applied Communication Cyprus (May).
2005 Panelist Feminist Dialogue on the World Summit Information Society International Communication Association, New York, May.
2004 Keynote speaker ‘Communication in the Global World’ University of Ljubljana, Slovenian Association for Communication Studies, Junior Communication Scholars, unable to attend.
2004 Invited Speaker ‘European Public Sphere’ Conference, European Social and Cultural Studies Centre (ESCUS) University of Sheffield 23-24 September.
2004 Cultural Citizenship vs. Cultural Domination, For a New World Cultural Contract, 3rd World Forum of Religions and Cultures, Panteion University Athens, May 7-9.
2004 Governance and the privatisation of citizenship World Summit on Information Society panel, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Canada, March 26.
2004 Research Seminar Paper The gender-poiesis of cultural and communications policy: what could a feminist analysis offer? McGill Centre in Research and Training on Women, Montreal, Canada, March 4.
2003 MECCSA women’s network- gender and mentoring in the Academe, University of Cardiff 31 October.
2001 Invited Speaker/Discussant Commission on the Status of Women in Mass Communication Plenary. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference (AEJMC) Washington DC, USA.
2001 Invited Presenter Communications graduates, tomorrow’s academics. Donna Allen Memorial Symposium, Washington DC, USA.
2000 Invited speaker European Union and regional media. At the Journalism and Regional Media in Europe Conference; Volos, Greece.
2000 Invited Speaker European Information Society and social exclusion. ECCR Panel, Conference of the Austrian, German and Swiss Communication Associations, Vienna, Austria.
1999 Invited Lecture ‘Reality TV in Europe’ School of Journalism, Institute for Vocational Training XYNI, Athens, Greece.