Monthly Archives: May 2011

Upcoming Conference: Political Communication in the Era of New Technologies

On September 22-23, the Polish Communication Association and the Institute of Political Science at the University of Warsaw will organize the conference Political Communication in the Era of New Technologies. The conference is sponsored by ECREA’s Political Communication Section, among others. For those interested in attending the conference, more information can be found at the conference website.

Call for Papers: Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies

Now the new Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies has issued a Call for Papers. The journal seeks to be  multidisciplinary, publishing articles dealing directly or through a comparative frame with media and communication history, media and cultural policies, audience and reception studies, cultural and national identity, media discourses, intercultural communication, sport and media, language and media language uses, new media and the internet, gender studies, cinema, popular culture, media and cultural industries, public relations, advertising, tourism and cultural heritage.

The journal now invite contributions from scholars, researchers and professionals from around the world working in the above mentioned fields who wish to publish their works in a journal with a truly international scope.

For more information, see the full Call for Papers which can be downloaded here.

Where is European democracy heading?

On May 19, the final outreach conference for the project Reconstituting Democracy in Europe will be held in Brussels. More information about the conference and selected findings in brief can be found at the project’s website.

Call for Papers: the PSA Media and Politics Group Annual Conference

Now the Call for Papers for the annual conference of the Political Studies Association (PSA) Media and Politics Group (MPG) has been published. The conference will be held on November 3-4, 2011, and the deadline for abstracts is on June 3. More information can be found at the Media and Politics Group website.

New books on political communication

Now the list of new books published by members of the ECREA political communication section has been updated with some recent additions. If you are a member and would like to have your book listed, please just send an email to