Events & Opportunities

Call for papers: communication and social change

“Beyond the Impasse: Exploring New Thinking in Communication & Social Change” is the title of the inaugural boutique conference of the Centre for Communication and Social Change (CSC) of the University of Queensland. The conference on innovation in critical communication for social change will be held on 29-31 January 2013 at Brisbane, Australia. The conference will highlight new ways of exploring solutions to persistent problems and present opportunities for innovative engagement with communication

Fellowships available for multimedia and journalism courses

RNTC is an international training institute serving media professionals working in broadcast, print and online media especially in developing countries. The RNTC Fellowship Fund supports journalists from around the world who are looking to develop their journalistic skills, but do not have enough financial means to support themselves. The fellowships are available for the following courses: Mastering Social Media Multimedia Journalism and Water More information on the fund are available


AMARC Brazil is conducting a series of regional seminars on regulatory frameworks and right to communicate. The seminars aim at empowering civil society and promoting joint work leading to the establishment of a new legislation that allows for the exercise of communication rights and freedom of expression. From May 11 to 13, 2012 the Casa da Cultura of Arroio do Sal (Rio Grande do Sul) hosted a seminar under the

farm radio

As part of its efforts to provide radio training for broadcasters across Africa, Farm Radio International in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), is launching a free 11-week online course for radio broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa. It will be offered in English and begin in September 2012. The course focuses on designing a regular (daily or weekly) farmer program to serve small-scale farmers in a station’s listening area. Completely