The NordMedia 2017 conference gathers more than 350 researchers to the University of Tampere August 17-19, 2017. Radio Moreeni cooperates with the NordMedia 2017 conference by broadcasting keynote lectures and interviews. All the broadcasts will be available afterwards in SoundCloud, too.
The theme for this year’s conference is mediatization and global challenges. Topics vary from climate change to celebrity culture and from religion to media education.
Radio Moreeni broadcasts the following NordMedia 2017 conference programme:
Thursday, August 17
1−1.30 PM Opening of the conference: Mediated Realities – Global Challenges
Eliisa Vainikka, President, Finnish Association for Media and Communication Studies
Katariina Mustakallio, Vice Rector, University of Tampere
1.30−3.00 PM Keynote lecture: Feminism, Cultural Studies and Queer Theory: An Unfinished Conversation
Professor Jackie Stacey, University of Manchester
Moderator: Iiris Ruoho
Friday, August 18
1.00−2.15 PM Keynote lecture: Witnessing conflict today
Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, London School of Economics and Political Science
Moderator: Kaarina Nikunen
2.15−3.00 PM Interviews with participating researchers
Saturday, August 19
1.00−2.30 PM Panel: ”Media scholars facing global challenges – advocators or outsiders”
Panel Chair: Heikki Hiilamo
Panelists: Maria Edström, Stig Hjarvard, Risto Kunelius, Kristin Skare Orgeret
2.30−3.00 PM Interviews with participating researchers and organizers
Stay tuned online or when in Tampere, on 98,4 MHz (101,5 MHz on cable).
All the broadcasts will be available afterwards in SoundCloud, too.
Read more about the NordMedia 2017 conference here.