Katharine presenting paper at LSE symposium in London

The Media and Communications Department of the London School of Economics (LSE) is organising a conference entitled “We, the People: Political, Media and Popular Discourses of ‘Us’ and ‘Them’“.

The two-day symposium will be held from October 26-27, 2018 in London (UK) and deal with the issue of rising populism across the world. Katharine will participate and present her work on “Media and citizens in Greece and beyond: Resistance and domination through Euro-crisis“.

Katharine at 5th IHSA Conference on Humanitarian Studies

The conference “(Re-)Shaping Boundaries in Crisis and Crisis Response“, to be held in The Hague (NL) from August 27-29, is organised by the International Humanitarian Studies Association. Katharine is invited to present her work entitled “Securitising humanitarianism: Nationalized responses to protracted refugee ‘crisis’ in the EU“.

More information about the conference can be found here.

Katharine at University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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.

Keynote talk at ECPMF17 in Leipzig, Germany

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 MediaKatharine 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.

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.