Department of Informatics and Media

A dialogue between Political Studies and Media and Communication Studies at Uppsala University

2016-11-06

On 17 November 2016, members of the Dept. of Informatics and Media, and the Dept. of Government, will present their work in a seminar aimed at mutually enhancing familiarity with the research done, and showcasing its qualities and similarities.

The seminar is entitled "A dialogue between Political Studies and Media and Communication Studies at Uppsala University", and will run from 9:00 to 12:00 at Trädgårdsgatan 7E (room 124).

The programme of the seminar:
9.15-9.30 Welcome by Katrin Uba and Nico Carpentier

9.30-10.15 Panel 1
Frederike Albrecht
"From crisis exploitation to blame showdown: Accountability in news media coverage of natural disasters"

Vaia Doudaki
Representations of the economic crisis in the news

10.15-11.00 Panel 2
Julia Jennstål
"Politicians’ (shared?) Life Story"

Nico Carpentier
Participatory theory and the discursive-material knot

11.00-11.15 Short Break

11.15-12.00 Panel 3
Johan Wejryd
"Road Signs to Serfdom? Experimental Indications of Demobilizing Effects of Consumer-Advertising”

Göran Svensson
Understanding Media Criticism : Conceptual, empirical and theoretical studies of media criticism in Sweden, 1998-2013

The seminar is open to who wishes to attend.