Prueba home 2018

Registration is now open for IAMCR 2018. The conference's central theme is: Reimagining Sustainability: Communication and Media Research in a Changing World.
IAMCR & the Urban Communication Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2018 Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Matthew Bui (University of Southern California) for his project (Re)Claiming the Smart City: Los Angeles, Racial Capitalism, and Sociotechnical Representations of Space. Bob Hanke & Rebecca Finkel...
Speech and Society in Turbulent Times
Edited by Monroe Price and Nicole Stremlau - The essays on this book seek to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global information society.
We will be sending a series of "Oregon Updates" to IAMCR members and IAMCR 2018 participants. This fourth update was sent on 2 May, 2018.
The IAMCR Committee for the Improvement of Academic Life (CIAL) is undertaking an exploratory project on precarious academic life. Precarity is a major challenge to the conditions, sustainability, quality, and future prospects for academic life, including in our field of media and communications.
Two early-stage media scholars, co-authors Toussaint Nothias and David Cheruiyot, will be awarded IAMCR's 2018 Stuart Hall Prize at the association's annual conference in Eugene, Oregon in June.

Members' books

Speech and Society in Turbulent Times

Edited by Monroe Price and Nicole Stremlau

- The essays on this book seek to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global information society.

By Christian Fuchs

- This book delves into new political-economic structures as expressed through political communication to explain the rise of authoritarian capitalism, nationalism and right-wing ideology throughout the world.

By Renée Barnes

- Drawing on a broad range of research including that from media and cultural studies, psychology and anthropology, this book provides a method for interpreting online comments’ role in society.

By Steven Harkins and Jairo Lugo-Ocando

- Examining news media in Britain since the industrial revolution, this book produces a historical account of how media discourses of poverty came into play.

IAMCR books

Networks, Movements and Technopolitics in Latin America Edited by Francisco Sierra and Tommaso Gravante, this is the 7th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores the impact of digital culture on politics, participation and social movement and presents original research about contemporary experiences of Latin American movements and politics in several different countries.

Edited by Sergio Sparviero, Corinna Peil and Gabriele Balbi, this is the 6th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores different meanings of media convergence and deconvergence, and reconsiders them in critical and innovative ways.