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International Spring School on Media Systems: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives, 1-4 August 2019, Italy


Deadline:

January 31, 2019

Event Date:

April 01, 2019 - April 04, 2019


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Third Spring School on Media Systems: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives. Focus on Central Eastern Europe

VENUE and DATES

The Third Spring School on “Media Systems: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives. Focus on Central Eastern Europe” will take place at Università di Perugia, from April 1 st to April 4 th 2019 in junction with the International Journalism Festival (IJF)  which will open on April 3rd.

ORGANIZERS

The Spring School is organized by the Department of Political Sciences of Università di Perugia (Italy) with the collaboration of the Institute of Media and Journalism of the USI Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland). The scientific committee is composed of Gabriele Balbi (USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano), Paolo Mancini (Università di Perugia) and Marco Mazzoni (Università di Perugia). Organizing committee: Rita Marchetti (Università di Perugia), Roberto Mincigrucci (Università di Perugia), Anna Stanziano (Università di Perugia), Sofia Verza (Università di Perugia), Maria Rikitianskaia (USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano).

GOALS and STRUCTURES

The Spring School is addressed to advanced Master students, PhDs and junior researchers in communication, media studies, journalism, political communication, sociology of communication and other related fields. It is particularly focused on the notion of “Media Systems” presenting, discussing and comparing global media systems and the methodological and interpretive challenges that are involved. This year, the Spring school is focused on “Central Eastern Europe”. The Spring School is organized in four working days (from Monday morning, April 1 st to Thursday noon, April 4 th 2019) and is structured in three main parts:

- Lectures by established scholars providing an overview on theoretical definitions and aspects of global media systems and, then, in the second part, specifically on the Central Eastern Europe media systems as compared to other systems; 

- Presentations by participants who will be offered the opportunity to discuss their research projects with professors and with other students/colleagues to refine their theoretical and empirical ideas;

- Meetings and Q&A sections with people involved in the IJF. Participants will also enjoy the Festival’s sparkling environment and have the chance to have discussions with selected prestigious figures of international contemporary communication in dedicated sessions.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Potential participants are invited to apply sending to springschoolmediasystems@gmail.com by January 27th, 2019 the following documents:

- CV and list of publications;

- A 500-words outline of their research projects focusing on key research questions and hypotheses; methodologies; case studies; preliminary results; future research;

- A letter of motivation (no more than 500 words);

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

Eligible Countries
Host Country
Publish Date
December 17, 2018




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