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.
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.
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).
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.