IAMCR Christchurch 2024 call for papers

The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites the submission of abstracts for its 2024 conference, which will be held from 30 June to 4 July 2024, hosted by the University of Canterbury in Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand.

The abstract submission system is now open at https://iamcr2024.exordo.com. The deadline to submit is 7 February 2024, at 23.59 UTC.

The central theme for 2024 focuses on "Whiria te tāngata / Weaving people together: Communicative projects of decolonising, engaging, and listening" - which draws upon a Maori proverb about the strength that comes through common purpose.

Consult a detailed description of the main theme.

In addition to the general theme, IAMCR conferences address a wide diversity of topics defined by our 33 thematic sections and working groups, each of which has issued its own call for proposals. See the general call for proposals, the list of CfPs of all sections and working groups, Flow34 videos and podcasts, and Pitopito kōrero, the special stream for short videos on the conference main theme. Note that Flow34 and Pitopito kōrero accept proposals from people who will not be physically present at the Christchurch conference.

The host of the 2024 conference, the University of Canterbury teaches Media and Communication, including the country’s only programme in Māori strategic communication, as part of a large offering of humanities and social science subjects. Ōtautahi Christchurch, the host city celebrates its colonial heritage but also has an inner city rebuilt after earthquakes a decade ago, including urban art by Māori and settler artists and innovative civic architecture. Te Pae, its new conference centre on the banks of the Avon river will host IAMCR 2024.

Te Pae (ChristchurchNZ Toolkit)

For more information about IAMCR 2024 go to the conference website.