The Ørecomm Festival in Roskilde, Malmö and Copenhagen takes place 13 to 16 September 2013. The festival wants to bring together people with an interest in the relations between media, communication and social change processes at both the global and and the local level. By inviting academics, media professionals, communication for development practitioners, activists, and artists the festival wants to encourage and foster the communication for development field. Participation is free but registration is required.
This year’s theme is “Memory on Trial: Media, Citizenship and Social Justice”. Keynote speakers include: Achille Mbembe (South Africa), Kendall R. Phillips (USA), S. Elizabeth Bird (USA), Miguel de Moragas (Spain), Annette Markham (Sweden) and Trinh T. Minh-Ha (Vietnam). For the full programme please see the festival site.