IAMCR 2017 Conference in Cartagena, Colombia

Community Communication and Alternative Media Section Report

The 2017 IAMCR conference in Cartagena was particularly successful for the Community Communication and Alternative Media Section (COC). Researchers enjoyed a large, diverse and very lively program: Highlights included a panel on Indigenous media in Colombia and reaching out in Cartagena with the out of venue session at the Teatro de Bellas Artes with the panel ‘Knowledge and dialogue on streets and for resilient neighborhoods: Young communicators and the right to a healthy life’. Salvatore Scifo, member of the CMFE expert group, has written a report about the section.

Read his full report here: https://iamcr.org/s-wg/COC-report-2017

The next IAMCR 2018 will take place on the 20-24 June 2018 at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, USA. The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions of abstracts for papers and panel proposals – the deadline to submit abstracts is 23:59 UTC on 31 January 2018: https://oregon2018.iamcr.org/cfp