Events & Opportunities

ICA calls for submission of papers for its 2019 conference

The International Communication Association enjoins everyone to join the 2019 ICA conference with theme, “Communication Beyond Boundaries”. This aims for an understanding of the role of communication and media in the crossing of social, political and cultural boundaries that characterize contemporary society, and encourages research that crosses the boundaries of research domains, of particular fields of research interest, and of academia and the outside world. The conference will be held on

E-learning Courses on the Sustainable Development Goals

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is offering new e-learning courses to track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs, also known as Global Goals, are 17 goals adopted by 193 world leaders during the September 2015 United Nations Summit. These goals are aimed at “mobilizing efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind” (UN, n.d.).  The courses cover

Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Global Warming and Climate Change 2018

The International Institute of Knowledge Management welcome you to the International Conference on Global Warming and Climate Change (GlobeWarm ‘18) which is scheduled to be held from 04th to 05th October 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme “Creating a global dialogue towards a sustainable future”.   GlobeWarm’18 provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent research findings, trends, and concerns, as well as practical challenges, encountered and

Your Step-by-step Guide For Starting Up A Farm Business

For some people it might sound a little old-fashioned, but if you look better into farming then you will come up with a serious interest in it. There are actually many young people who have always dreamt about farming, living in the middle of a huge countryside and managing each phase of a farming business. Farming – Against-the-flow Business Project Although most modern cities seem to suggest young people look

Call for abstracts and panel proposals: ADCEP 2018 Conference

The Association of Development Communication Educators and Practitioners (ADCEP) of the Philippines will be holding its 2018 Conference and 8th Scientific Meeting with a theme, “Devcom in borderless societies” on 29 November to 2 December 2018 at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Abstracts on tackling the following topics are welcomed: Capacitating new media for development DevCom in a neo liberal world DevCom in emrging gender fluid society DevCom

Farmer Welfare – Improving Quality Of Life In Rural Farmers

There are a lot of talks about improving the quality of life that farmers lead in rural areas. It is true that they are skilled in their own competencies, but we need to support them and provide them with higher living standards. Every little measure or policy will go a long way. Securing educational infrastructure Education is probably one of the starting points for improving the quality of life in rural areas,

Job Opening: Senior Lecturer at Malmo University

The Communication for Development program at Malmö University is looking for a Senior Lecturer to join their team. This is a full-time, permanent position and applications are accepted until 30 April 2018.   The position of Senior Lecturer has the following qualifications: obtained a PhD in a subject relevant to Communication for Development, for example, Development Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Social Anthropology, or Political Science; demonstrated teaching expertise through his/her

World Radio Day 2018: Radio and Sports

The seventh World Radio Day will be held on 13 February 2018 with the theme “Radio and Sports”. In this year’s celebration, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) enjoins all radio stations and supporting organizations “to strengthen diversity, peace and development through sports broadcasting.”  World Radio Day 2018 has the following UNESCO sub-themes: Diversity in Sports Coverage: Through the coverage of traditional and grassroots games, radio can reconnect people

RNTC offers Media Campaigns for Development and Social Change course

Radio Netherlands Training Centre (RNTC) has published its course calendar for 2018. One of the courses that it will be offering is “Media Campaigns for Development and Social Change.” The course aims to enable participants to “explore the ingredients of successful development campaigns and learn how to create the right campaign for your target audience” (RNTC website). Below are the expected outcomes upon completion of the course: Mastery of the tricks of

Call for papers to the IAMCR 2018

The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will be holding IAMCR 2018 with the theme “Reimagining Sustainability: Communication and Media Research in a Changing World” on 20-24 June at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, USA.  The conference aims to bring together professionals in the field of media and communication research to discuss about “current and emerging models of sustainability, and the struggles that surround them, and