Conference Programme Now Online – Infrastructures and Inequalities

We are pleased to present the programme for the Infrastructures and Inequalities Conference, to be held on 21-22 October 2019, at the University of Helsinki. The full programme is available for consult online. SEE: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/infrastructures-and-inequalities/program We have an exciting line-up of papers, socials, and YECREA workshops, including keynote sessions by: Lisa Parks, Massachusetts Institute of …

CFP: YECREA seminar on “Alternative scholarly communication for young scholars”

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION YECREA seminar on “Alternative scholarly communication for young scholars” at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland   The Young Scholars Network of ECREA (YECREA) is happy to invite all young scholars - doctoral students, post-docs, junior scholars, and other early-career scholars - to participate in two seminar sessions, organised as part of …

CFP: Infrastructures and Inequalities: Media industries, digital cultures and politics

CALL FOR PAPERS Infrastructures and Inequalities: Media industries, digital cultures and politics 21-22 October 2019, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Joint Conference of three ECREA Sections: Communication and Democracy; Digital Culture and Communication; and Media Industries and Cultural Production CLICK HERE FOR THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE Confirmed keynote speakers: Lisa Parks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA …

A summary of the DCC co-organized symposium ‘Sexualities and Digital Culture in Europe’, May 2017, Athens.

  Together with the ECREA Gender and Communication section, the Digital Culture and Communication section co-organized a two-days symposium “Sexualities and Digital Culture in Europe”. Hosted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, seven panels with a total of 25 presentations made sure there were lots of inspiring discussions. Despite the topic of the …

Programme 2017 DCC Conference in Brighton announced

ECREA Digital Culture and Communication Section Conference, University of Brighton Digital Culture meets Data - Critical Approaches Monday 6th-Tuesday 7th November 2017 Contact: brightondcc@gmail.com We are pleased to announce the preliminary programme of the 2-day Conference, with a  very exciting line-up of papers, keynotes and socials - see Programme DCC ECREA Brighton 2017_v.1 The programme …

The new YECREA representative for DCC: Ysabel Gerrard

The Digital Culture and Communication section is happy to welcome the new Young Scholars Network of the association (YECREA) representative, Ysabel Gerrard. Ysabel Gerrard is a PhD Candidate at the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds, and a Teaching Assistant at the Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield. Her doctoral research, which she …

“Private actors control both the knowledge and security structures” – an interview with Dr Monica Horten on internet policy

Dr Monica Horten serves as an independent expert with the Council of  Europe, and sat on the Committee on Cross-border flow of Internet traffic and Internet freedom. She  writes regularly about internet policy on her blog. She is currently a visiting fellow at the Media and Communications department of the  London School of Economics and Political Science …