Call for Proposals: OURMedia Conference, University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea

We invite presentations, workshops, papers, roundtable discussions and panel proposals relating to concepts of media practice, presenting case studies of media initiatives both from the region and internationally and providing analysis of recent developments, challenges and successes in the areas of communication and social change. We welcome proposals for exhibitions, film screenings or performances.

As part of the conference field trips to visit community organizations and groups will be organized where participants will get an insight into local initiatives and projects.

Suggested conference themes for OURMedia10 include:

  • Communication research with a focus on Indigenous approaches
  • Transnational connections, distribution and exhibition networks
  • Media technologies and innovation including mobile phones and social media
  • Communication for Development (C4D) with content areas such as climate change and environment, health and gender
  • Media policy, regulation and freedom of expression
  • Media training and education
  • Social movements, participation and social change

Please submit a 300-500 word abstract and a 100 words bio of the author(s)/contributors to by 10 March 2014. 
We will respond by 21 March 2014.

OURMedia 2014 Call for Proposals (English)  |  OURMedia 2014 Call for Proposals  (Spanish)(download as PDF)

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Registration will be possible from March 2014.