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ECREA-IIC Conference 2013

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


International Conference on Communication, Development and Human Rights: social change and media flows

Bellaterra (Barcelona), November 19-20, 2015

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona – Facultat de Ciències de la Comunicació

The International and Intercultural Communication Section of ECREA presents its biannual international Conference on Communication, Development and Human Rights: social change and media flows. The two-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: media flows and contra-flows

– Communication, human development and social change

– Global information and communication rights

– New media and social movements across borders

– Media for democracy and its interaction with international regulation and policy

– Intercultural communication, diaspora, migrations and community media

– Global journalism, foreign news reporting and alternative (news) media

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, written in English or Spanish. Paper proposals can be submitted by e-mail to until 8 July 2015. 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: 8 July 2015

Paper acceptance will be communicated on 28 July 2015

Registration deadline: 30 September 2015

Final paper delivery: 14 October 2015


Teresa Velazquez, chair (

Daniele Canedo, vice-chair (

Stijn Joye, vice-chair (


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