FRENEMIES: THE LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY
2011. July 25. 07:50
This symposium looks at the dynamic role of expertise in our society. How should we
understand the notion of expertise? What operates as credible expertise, and when?
Is scientific expertise overrated, and are other forms of expertise too easily
Women and Film in Africa Conference: Overcoming Social Barriers
2011. July 19. 12:51
This is a 1st Call for Papers for a conference on the contemporary and historical
role played by women in the film, television and video industries in Africa. From
the Arab North Africa, West Africa, Central and East Africa, through to Southern
Africa, women have emerged from the double oppression of patriarchy and colonialism to become the unsung heroines of the moving image as producers, directors, actresses, script writers, financiers, promoters, marketers and distributors of film, television and video in postcolonial Africa. Sadly, such immense contributions by women are underrepresented, both in industry debates and in academic research.
2011. July 9. 07:02
The aim of the international conference on Gender Perspectives in Mediatized Societies
is to discuss ongoing mediatization of present social and cultural fields with a gender perspective. Papers – both theoretically oriented and/or empirically grounded are invited.
Mediatized Gender: Gender Perspectives on Mediatized Societies
2011. May 18. 02:26
The Department of Media Studies of the University of Bonn/Germany is holding an international conference on „Mediatized Gender: Gender Perspectives on Mediatized Societies” from 22nd-24th of September 2011. The interdisciplinary oriented conference is part of the six-year DFG priority research program “Mediatized Worlds: Communication in the media and social change” (coordinator: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Krotz).