ECREA COMMUNICATION HISTORY PRECONFERENCE, LUGANO, 31 OCTOBER 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS Memory is constitutive for the formation of social entities and a crucial carrier of social and cultural identity. Remembrance and reconstruction of past events, historical figures and cultural struggles are invaluable for understanding the development of shared values or norms and the articulation and transformation … Continue reading TOWARDS A POLYPHONY OF MEMORY? MEDIA, COMMUNICATION AND MEMORY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
The next European Communication Conference will take place in Lugano from 31 October to 3 November, 2018. The Communication History Section is welcoming presentations dealing with all types of communication in a historical perspective. Both panels and individual papers can be submitted until 28 February. For more information and submissions, please visit the conference website: http://www.ecrea2018lugano.eu/. … Continue reading 7th European Communication Conference. Submissions now opened.
Our Group First! – Historical perspectives on Minorities/Majorities, Inclusion/Exclusion, Centre/Periphery in Media and Communication The 2017 workshop of the Communication History Section aimed to discuss how communication has been used to disseminate stereotypes, narratives and social myths, creating clear distinctions between a superior “us” and the “other”. The chant “Our Group First”, which echoes past … Continue reading Workshop 2017 in Budapest
We are deeply saddened by the news that Klaus Arnold, has passed away. Klaus was not only one of the Editors of the forthcoming European Communication History Handbook but, as many of you will recall, he was also the first Chair of the ECREA Communication History Section. We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife … Continue reading Klaus Arnold (1968-2017)