Scholarship: MSc Strategic Communication – London School of Economic and Political Science

Applications are now open for graduates interested in pursuing an MSc in Strategic Communications at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, from September 2022. The course offers students a critical theoretical exploration of strategic communications theory and practice, in the context of the wider field of media and …

Invitation: Garbage in Popular Culture

4 November 2021There will be a webinar at 16h00 SAST (GMT +2). You can join by clicking this link. Speakers:Grace Martini (University of Tasmania)Eleftheria Lekakis (Sussex University) Emmanuel Septime Sessou (Temple University)Emma Bloomfield (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Myrian del Vecchio (Universidade Federal do Paraná) Afterwards at 18h00 SAST for anyone in Johannesburg there will be an in-person artist residency visit (with drinks!) at Shade (166 Caroline St, …

Call for Book Chapters

Communication Rights in Africa: Emerging Discourses and Perspectives Editors: Tendai Chari (PhD), Senior Lecturer, University of Venda, South Africa Ufuoma Akpojivi, (PhD) Associate Professor and Head of Department, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa Communication rights has been an integral component of the human rights discourse for the longest of time (Hamelink, 1994; 2004a; 2004b, UNESCO, …

HR: The Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) (UCT)

The Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) in the Faculty of Humanities wishes to appoint a suitable candidate to help develop the Centre’s teaching, production and research in digital and mobile media studies, as soon as possible. Requirements: A relevant Master’s level qualification is a minimum requirement, while a PhD or significant progress to …

Executive Committee confirmed at AGM on 07.10.2021

At the Annual General Meeting of SACOMM Members, after a full day of Presentations, Panels and Discussions the SACOMM Members elected and confirmed a new ExCo serving for the following two years. EMERGING SCHOLARS – Sylvia Skhosana & Mbogeni MsimangoCOMMUNICATIONS ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM – Vuyo Seti-SonamziMEDIA STUDIES AND JOURNALISM – Carol LesameCORPORATE COMMUNICATION – Alexia …

HR: Call for Applications: DUT

Department of Media, Language and Communication Associate Professor (Journalism)  (Ref: 1449) Minimum Requirements Associate Professor: •             A Doctorate in Journalism/Media Studies or in a  relevant field; •             A minimum of seven DHET accredited publications/creative output over the preceding three years •             Successful postgraduate supervision of at least two Master’s and one Doctorate •             A minimum …

Trends in Media and Communication Conference

The Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana is pleased to invite you to participate in the opening ceremony of the maiden edition of its Trends in Media and Communication Conference.  The theme of the virtual conference is: “Africa’s digital youth: Exploring the media and information literacy competencies and practices”. It will catalogue scholarship on …

Social Media & the Self

Social Media & the Self is a free, web-only reader centered on the online performance of identity and curated with university courses in mind. The collection includes public domain excerpts, openly licensed research articles, and popular pieces reprinted with permission: https://www.mediastudies.press/sms The collection will be updated with new material at least twice a year, for three years. …