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IAMCR 2024

Communicative projects of decolonising, engaging, and listening

30 June to 4 July in Christchurch, New Zealand

Many Voices, One Forum - cover


Many Voices, One Forum:
Reflections on the International Association for Media and
Communication Research


Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research Series.

Offers definitive, state-of-the-art
handbooks that bring a global
perspective to their subjects.


Palgrave/IAMCR Book Series.

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research

IAMCR and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are delighted to announce the 2024 IAMCR/FAO Rural Communication Services Awards winners: Ibnu Budiman (Bogor Agriculture University, Indonesia), Tim Fry (University of Reading, UK), and Paolo Mefalopulos (UNICEF, Chile).
The latest newsletter from the Participatory Communication Research Section is now available, featuring updates on section leadership, and essential information for section members attending the conference. Read it here.
The Community Communication and Alternative Media Section has released its June newsletter, packed with essential information about the upcoming Christchurch conference. Inside, you'll find details on a mentoring program, key events, the conference programme and more.
IAMCR is pleased to announce the 2024 Climate Change Communication Award winners. This year’s submissions confirmed once again the strength and diversity of members’ research and theorising in addressing urgent challenges of climate change communication. Read about the winners and their papers here.
The newly established Inclusive Communication and People with Disabilities Working Group would like to invite all IAMCR members to its inaugural business meeting and panel presentation at the IAMCR Christchurch conference.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that three outstanding papers will be awarded the 2024 Annabelle Sreberny Memorial Award. The award will be formally presented during a special session at the IAMCR 2024 conference in Christchurch.

IAMCR books

Edited by Minna Aslama Horowitz, Hannu Nieminen, Katja Lehtisaari and Alessandro D'Arma, Epistemic Rights in the Era of Digital Disruption is the 21st title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research.

Edited by Margaret Gallagher and Aimee Vega Montiel (2023)

This book engages contemporary debates on women’s rights, democracy, and neoliberalism through the lens of feminist communication scholarship.

Members' books

Edited by Eliasu Mumuni, Mark Nartey, Ruby Pappoe, Nancy Henaku, and G. Edzordzi Agbozo, 'Communication and Electoral Politics in Ghana: Interrogating Transnational Technology, Discourse and Multimodalities' examines communication and language in Ghanaian elections, highlighting cultural and socio-political influences on election discourse.

In 'The Digital Double Bind,' Mohamed Zayani and Joe F. Khalil extensively examine the digital changes occurring in the Middle East, specifically emphasising socio-cultural, economic, and political factors. They also propose a conceptual framework for analyzing technology and development in the Global South.

Edited by Martin Echeverria and Ruben Arnoldo Gonzalez, 'Media and Politics in Post-Authoritarian Mexico: The Continuing Struggle for Democracy' analyzes obstacles to Mexican media democratization, with insights from scholars in Mexico and the U.S., covering media systems, journalism challenges, and civil society's role in entertainment.

Authored by James Curran and Joanna Redden, 'Understanding Media: Communication, Power and Social Change' is an authoritative and accessible guide to the world’s most influential force – the contemporary media.