On this page we present the calendar for the department of informatics and media which includes events such as seminars, conferences, dissertations and other activities organized or otherwise connected to the department.
January 22 at 1:15 PM
Public defence of Ruth Lochan's dissertation
Ruth Lochan will defend her doctoral thesis “Talking through IT – Using Common Ground to build Bridges with Weak Ties in the Design of Online Psychosocial Support”.
January 23 at 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Henry Jenkins
Lecture by the Faculty of Social Sciences’ honorary doctor 2018 Professor Henry Jenkins with the title Popular Culture and the Civic Imagination.
February 1 at 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Photojournalism and editorial processes: Global similarities, local differences
Guest speakers Astrid Gynnild (Professor at Bergen University) and Anne Hege Simonsen (Associate Professor at University of Oslo and Akershus), along with IM faculty member Maria Nilsson (Senior Lecturer at Uppsala University) will hold a research seminar on visual journalism and their recent collaboration as guest editors for a Nordicom Review (issue 38, special issue 2) .
February 5 – February 9
PhD course: Discourse Studies and Method
Course title: Discourse Studies and Method: Using Discourse -Theoretical Analysis and Discursive-Material Analysis. Course coordinator and leader: Professor Nico Carpentier. Course credits: 5 credits. Course timing: 5-9 February 2018. Course location: Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
February 12 at 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Intersectionality – Experiences of inclusion and exclusion
This seminar will focus on intersectionality and how the different forms of discrimination and exclusion combine, overlap, or intersect by examining intersectionality in and beyond feminist studies as well as in political practices.