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European Communication Conference

European Communication Conferences (ECC) are biennial large-scale international conferences, which typically bring together around 1.300 communication scholars form Europe and beyond. All ECREA Sections, Temporary Working Groups and Networks partake in the programme of the conference.

ECC conferences are typically held in October or November every even year, with call for papers being released in December in the year before the conference.

Upcoming conference

7th European Communication Conference

Affiliation: Universitá della Svizzera italiana
Venue: Lugano, Switzerland
Date: Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2018

Website: http://www.ecrea2018lugano.eu/

Conference Topic: Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation

Previous conferences

6th European Communication Conference

Affiliation: Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic
Date: Nov 9 - Nov 11, 2016

Website: http://www.ecrea2016prague.eu

Conference theme: Mediated (Dis)Continuities: Contesting Pasts, Presents and Futures

Discontinuity is the far side of change. Late modernity – as the unstoppable flow of permanent changes – is haunted by the disparity of its various histories, geographies, ontologies and technologies. How are media and communication practices engaged in communicating across these divides?

5th European Communication Conference

Affiliation: Lusofona University
Venue: Lisbon Conference Centre, Lisbon, Portugal
Date: Nov 12 - Nov 15, 2014

Website: http://ecrea2014.ulusofona.pt/

The overarching theme of the conference is 'Communication for Empowerment: Citizens, Markets, Innovations'.

The conference took place from 12 to 15 November 2014 at the Lisbon Convention Centre in Belem, Lisbon. More information is availabe on the conference website. ECREA and Lusofona University are looking forward to welcoming you in Lisbon.

4th European Communication Conference

Affiliation: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkish Communication Research Association (ILAD)
Venue: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey
Date: Oct 24 - Oct 27, 2012

Contact: conference@ecrea2012istanbul.eu
Website: http://www.ecrea2012istanbul.eu/

The general theme of the conference is 'Social Media & Global Voices'. The organisers call for proposals in all fields of communication and media studies, but particularly invite conceptual, empirical, and methodological proposals on social media and global communication phenomena and/or on comparative research.

Pre-conference:
Imposing Freedoms: The role of copyright, privacy and censorship governance in the re/definition of rights in digital media

Affiliation: Plato College of Higher Education
Date: Oct 23 2012
Contact: mediagovernance.pkw@univie.ac.at
Website: http://www.ecrea2012istanbul.eu/pre-conference/imposing-freedoms.html

Communicating Climate Change III - The Audience Perspective (Changing Climate, Changing Media & Changing Audiences)
Affiliation: Plato College of Higher Education
Date: Oct 23 2012
Contact: shameem.mahmud@uni-hamburg.de
Website: http://www.ecrea2012istanbul.eu/pre-conference/communicating-climate-change-three.html

Experiencing Digital Games: Use, Effects & Culture of Gaming
Affiliation: Plato College of Higher Education, Istanbul
Venue: Istanbul, Turkey
Date: Oct 23 - Oct 24, 2012
Contact: precon@digital-games.eu
Website: http://www.digital-games.eu

3rd European Communication Conference

Affiliation: ECREA with the Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research, in co-operation with the Institute of Journalism and Communication, the Institute for Media and Communication, University of Hamburg, and the Hamburg Media School
Venue: Hamburg, Germany
Date: Oct 12 - Oct 15, 2010

Contact: contact@ecrea2010hamburg.eu
Website: http://www.ecrea2010hamburg.eu

The general theme of the conference is 'Transcultural Communication -- Intercultural Comparisons'. The organisers call for proposals in all fields of communication and media studies, but particularly invite conceptual, empirical, and methodological proposals on inter- and transcultural communication phenomena and/or on comparative research.

Preconference:
Communicating Climate Change II – Global Goes Regional, Pre-conference to the ECREA 2010 – 3rd European Communication Conference
Affiliation: KlimaCampus Hamburg / Institut für Journalistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft
Date: Oct 11 - Oct 12, 2010
Contact: inga.schlichting@uni-hamburg.de
Website: http://www.ecrea2010hamburg.eu

2nd European Communication Conference

Affiliation: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (the Communication Sciences Faculty and the Communication Institute - InCom-UAB) with the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
Venue: Barcelona, Spain
Date: Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2008

Contact: info@ecrea2008barcelona.org
Website: http://www.ecrea2008barcelona.org

The broad theme of this major international congress, Communication policies and culture in Europe, refers to the confluence that can be established between the media and the different interpretations of culture in Europe nowadays. This confluence refers to the globalization effects on a diversity of spaces (multinational, national, local) with all its political implications.

It moreover refers to the different mediations and interactions that configure the current European society with respect to migrations, new forms of political participation, the dialectics of identity and diversity, new cultural consumptions, etc. The broad title aims to emphasize the importance of politics and culture, but also refers to new ways of regulation and de-regulation, the technology and the management of convergence within the cultural industries the new public service remit, and the variety of communication policies that aim to guarantee cultural diversity and development in Europe.

1st European Communication Conference

Affiliation: University of Amsterdam
Venue: KIT (Royal Tropical Institute), Amsterdam
Date: Nov 24 - Nov 26, 2005

Contact: info@ecc2005.nl
Website: http://www.ecc2005.nl

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