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.
16 October, 10:15–12:00
Distinguished Lecture by Professor John Leslie King
Trust but Verify: The Likely Impact of Blockchain Technologies.
17 October, 13:15–15:00
Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Jon Simons
From Ear to Ear, From Camera to Screen: The Bereaved Families Forum and Peace Activism in Israel-Palestine.
27 October, 09:00–15:00
Media and Communication Studies Research Day
21 December, 14:15
Public defence of Daniel Lövgren's dissertation
Daniel Lövgren will defend his doctoral thesis “Dancing Together Alone - Inconsistencies and Contradictions of Strategic Communication in Swedish Universities”. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-332138
22 January, 13:15
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”.
23 January, 13:15–15:00
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Henry Jenkins
Public lecture by the Faculty of Social Sciences’ honorary doctor 2018 Professor Henry Jenkins with the title Popular Culture and the Civic Imagination.
01 February, 13:15–15:00
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) .
05 February – 09 February
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.
12 February, 08:30–16:30
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.
16 February, 10:15–12:00
Distinguished Lecture by Professor Maung K. Sein
A Critical Realist Retelling of the Story of Affordances in Information Systems.
05 March – 09 March
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 March 2018. Course location: Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
16 March, 09:15–11:00
Distinguished Lecture by Professor Nick Couldry
The Mediated Construction of Reality
16 March, 13:15–15:00
Seminar with Professor Nick Couldry
The Mediated Construction of Reality – a seminar/panel debate with Nick Couldry and senior faculty from several departments at Uppsala University.
03 May, 12:30–21:00
FSMK day: Academic freedom - threats and harassment within the academy
The Swedish Association for Media and Communication Research (FSMK) and the Department of Informatics and Media at Uppsala University are together hosting the annual FSMK Day: Academic freedom - threats and harassment within the academy.
03 May, 13:00–17:00
Open seminar: Collaborative Digital Innovation
Welcome to an exciting seminar on the topic collaborative digital innovation. The seminar includes five presentations and a panel debate, highlighting various aspects of digital innovation in collaboration between academia and practice.
04 May, 09:00–17:00
Media and Communication Studies Conference: A Non-Media Centric Approach to Media Studies
The Swedish Association for Media and Communication Research (FSMK) and the Department of Informatics and Media at Uppsala University are together hosting the Media and Communication Studies Conference: A Non-Media Centric Approach to Media Studies.
14 May, 13:15–15:00
Distinguished Lecture by Professor Shirley Gregor
A Theory of Communication Strategies for Intelligent Systems
22 May, 13:15–15:00
Facebook i valtider: Sociala medier och demokratiska processer
Föreläsningen är en del av informatik och medias kurs Sociala medier och digitala metoder men är även öppen för andra intresserade.
29 May, 10:15–12:00
Distinguished Lecture by Professor Michael Papa
Waging Peace: Implications for Communication Theory and Praxis in Darfur
29 May, 13:15–15:00
Examining strategic narratives in the Chinese official discourse under Xi Jinping rule”
Seminar with Lutgard Lams, Associate Professor in Chinese Media and Politics Studies a the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.