The International and Intercultural Communication Section of ECREA presents its 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. With only two months separating us from what looks to be a very interesting conference with international participants, please find below some useful information.
The final programme will be posted online in due time. The conference starts on 19 November with a keynote lecture by Dr. Chris Paterson (University of Leeds), followed by two full days of paper sessions.
Your registration is only valid after we have received your payment of the conference fee. Please pay 50 EURO (for PhD Students) or 100 EURO (for all other participants) at least two weeks in advance of the conference.
Letter of invitation
Participants requiring an official letter of invitation to obtain their visa, please contact the section’s chair Teresa Velazquez (Teresa.Velazquez@uab.cat) with all necessary information (e.g. passport number, full names, country of residence, …).
Full papers can be sent to email@example.com before 1 November 2015 with a maximum word count of 7500 words (including references). Papers will be made available to all registered conference participants.
Barcelona is a very popular tourist destination and it hosts a large number of hotels from all different price ranges. The local conference committee has selected a list of hotels that are close by the conference venue and/or offer special discount rates for conference participants. For an overview, please download the following document: ACCOMMODATION IICS ECREA NOV15.
The conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Communication Studies of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). The UAB Campus is located in Bellaterra (around 35 minutes from Barcelona). The address of the conference venue is Faculty of Communication Studies – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB Campus – Building I, 08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), Barcelona – Spain. How to get there?
– From the airport to Barcelona: there are different options of transport from the Airport El Prat –Barcelona to the city (http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Barcelona/en/Page/1237554338469)
– From Barcelona to the UAB Campus: Take the public train (Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat – FGC), lines S2 or S55, to the station “Universitat Autònoma” (http://www.fgc.es/eng/barcelona-valles.asp). Or take a cab from Barcelona to the campus, with a cost around 35 EURO. If you are staying at the Hotel SERHS Campus (www.serhscampushotel.com), this hotel is a 10 minute walk from the conference venue. A taxi from the Airport directly to this Hotel in the UAB campus could cost around 50 EURO.