Conference

Call for papers: DDMAC panel at ECAS9 Conference 2023

DDMAC will participate with a panel at the ECAS9 Conference on African Futures in Cologne from May 31st until June 3rd. The panel is titled Media Forerunners: Reflecting on Emerging Socio-Political Youth Leadership in Times of Conflict and Digitalization and is convened by Bruce Mutsvairo and Mirjam de Bruijn. PhD…

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A panel discussion by DDMAC at the conference on the safety of journalists

On Wednesday November 2nd the DDMAC research group participated in the 8th annual conference on the safety of journalists in Oslo. In a panel discussion, chaired by Bruce Mutsvairo, the team reflected on the impact of digital media usage in prolonged conflicts in Africa, with a focus on Ethiopia and…

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DDMAC participates in Conference on the Safety of Journalists

The DDMAC team participates in the 8th International Conference on the Safety of Journalists. The conference, co-organized by Kristin Skare Orgeret, takes place at OsloMet University from the 1st until the 2nd of November. On november 1st, new team member and PhD candidate Samba Badji is chairing the panel discussion…

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Bruce Mutsvairo a delivers keynote speech at SACOMM2022

The annual South African Communications conference took place at Wits University in South Africa from 14-16 September. The conference brought together media, communications and journalism academics who reflected on a range of topics such as politics and media, film, and feminist and decolonial theory. DDMAC teammember Bruce Mutsvairo delivered a…

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Daniel Thilo Schroeder gives a talk at the summer academy “The Geopolitics of Disinformation”

From the 29th of August until the 1st of September the summer academcy The Geopolitics of Disinformation took place in Bonn. During the summer academy researchers reflected on disinformation, propaganda, and fake news in the light of new technologies. The aim of the conference was to theorize and analyze the…

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Bruce Mutsvairo participates in a panel at the Freedom of Expression Conference in Oslo

Since the Nobel Peace Prize 2021 was awared the brave journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov last December, the Nobel Peace Center has organized a series of seminars on journalism and freedom of expression. The series of seminars culminated in a large Freedom of Expression Conference at the Peace Center…

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Call for Panels ECAS 2023

The DDMAC team would like to draw your attention to the call for panels for ECAS 2023. "African Futures, the 9th European Conference on African Studies is just around the corner. The Call for Panels is now OPEN. Deadline for the submission of abstracts is October 3, 2022. As Europe’s…

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CfP: Safety of Journalists Conference 2022

Project leader Kristin Skare Orgeret organizes the annual MEKK Safety of Journalists Conference, which will take place at OsloMet University in Norway on November 1–2. The conference covers the topic "Solidarity and self-learning for improved safety for journalists". "The purpose of the conference is to produce knowledge about measures that…

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“La Nuit des idées” – The night of ideas

Research Fellow Johannes Langguth participated in a debate during the annual manifestation, known as “la Nuit des idées”, at the Institut francais de Paris on January 27th. This year the debate was on artificial intelligence and fake news. Together with scholars, visual artists, and professionals in the field, he discussed…

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[re-post] Call For Papers – EASA Panel “Trust and Violence in Times Political Transformation”

Our team would like to draw your attention to a call for papers for the panel “Trust and Violence in Times Political Transformation” organized by Rossye Alvarez and Melina Kalfelis at the EASA conference “Transformation, Hope, and the Commons on the 26-29 July 2022 in Belfast. Interested? Sign up and…

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