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 …

Call for Papers ECREA DCC Conference 2017

Call for Papers Digital Culture meets data: Critical approaches ECREA Digital Culture and Communication Section Conference. 6th –7th November 2017, University of Brighton, UK Abstract deadline: 20 May 2017 Keynote speakers: Rob Kitchin, Maynooth University, Republic of Ireland Helen Thornham, University of Leeds, UK Conference theme: Algorithms and big data are today shaping our sociocultural …

Program online – Sexualities and digital culture in Europe (Athens, 26-27 May 2017)

We are happy to share with you the Final program of the upcoming symposium 'Sexualities and digital culture in Europe' (Athens, 26-27 May 2017), Organized by the Gender and Communication Section and Digital Culture and Communication Section. In total there are 7 panels over two days. We are especially pleased to welcome Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku) as keynote speaker.

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 …

EXTENDED DEADLINE 14/02 Call for Papers “SEXUALITIES AND DIGITAL CULTURE IN EUROPE”

A JOINT ECREA SYMPOSIUM (ATHENS, 26-27 May 2017) Organized by the Gender and Communication Section and Digital Culture and Communication Section Rationale Past decades, media and communication studies have been focusing on the study of sexuality in media, representations, and have been exploring audiences’ interpretations of mass-produced media and popular culture texts. However, current ontological …

“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 …

Welcome to our new DCC YECREA representative Sander de Ridder

The management team of Digital Culture and Communication is very happy to welcome Sander de Ridder (Ghent University) as our new representative in the Young Scholars Network (YECREA). Sander De Ridder holds a PhD in Communication Sciences from Ghent University in Belgium. His main interests include the study of digital media cultures and processes of media power …

Four weeks to go: Abstract submission for ECREA 2016 in Prague

Just a few weeks after the DCC ECREA's workshop in Salzburg, we are preparing for the next big event. The 6th European Communication Conference (ECC) will be taking place in Prague from 9th – 12th November 2016. This year's conference theme is "Mediated (Dis)Continuities: Contesting Pasts, Presents and Futures". Check out the Call for Papers for further details. Online …