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ECREA-IIC Conference 2013

Global Communication: social change and media flowsNovember 6th, 2013
ECREA-IIC conference 2013 in Barcelona!

Call for Papers: ECREA International and Intercultural Communication Section

International Conference on Communication, Development and Human
Rights: Social Change and Media Flows

Date and location:
6-8 November 2013
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Barcelona (Spain)

The International and Intercultural Communication Section of ECREA presents its international conference on Communication, Development and Human Rights: social change and media flows. The three-days conference will discuss the role of media in international (news) media flows, intercultural communication and communication for development and social change. Therefore, the section invites contributions from young and established scholars who are interested in (but not limited to) the following broad areas of enquiry that are related to the main conference theme:

– Global Communication and (news) media flows
– Communication, human development and social change
– Media and international cooperation for development (Millennium Goals and the post-2015 agenda)
– Global information and communication rights
– New media and social movements across borders
– Media for democracy and its interaction with international industry regulation
– Intercultural communication, diaspora and migrations

Paper proposals should consist of two MS Word documents: (1) a title page stating the paper title, name of the author(s), short bio and contact address, and (2) a blind extended abstract of maximum 500 words length. Paper proposals can be submitted by e-mail to until 25 June 2013. Both ECREA members and non-members can submit extended abstracts to the conference. All papers proposals submitted will be subject to peer-review.

Deadline for the submission of paper proposals: 25 June 2013
Paper acceptance will be communicated on 1 August
Registration deadline: 1 September
Final paper delivery: 1 October

More information will be posted on the section’s website in due time:

Teresa Velazquez, chair (
Daniele Canedo, vice-chair (
Stijn Joye, vice-chair (


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