Tag Archives: Call for Papers

ICA 2015 Conference Call Out

The call for next year’s ICA annual conference, including the call from ICA’s Political Communication division, is available online, you find it here.

And before that conference, we look forward to meeting you in Lisbon this November!


Call for Papers: Special Issue on the Mediatization of Politics

Now Journalism Studies has published a Call for Papers for a Special Issue focusing on the Mediatization of Politics. The Special Issue will be guest-edited by Jesper Strömbäck and Frank Esser, and focus on the role of the news media and of news journalism in the processes of the mediatization of politics. They invite theoretical as well as empirical articles that focus on different aspects on the role of the news media and news journalism in the processes of the mediatization of politics, including but not limited to:

* the production of news and the relationship between news media and political actors;

* the content of news journalism and the extent to which it is shaped by different logics;

* the news media as an institution

* the extent to which as well as how political actors adapt to the news media; and

* the implications of the rise of digital media for the mediatization of politics

The full Call for Papers can be downloaded here. The deadline of abstracts is December 15, 2012.

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Public Relations Journal

Now the Public Relations Journal has annonced a special issue focused on political public relations. More information and instructions for submissions can be found at the journal’s 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.

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.

Update: Call for Papers: Comparing Political Communication Across Time and Space

Now there is less than one month until the deadline for abstracts to the Political Communication Section conference “Comparing Political Communication Across Time and Space”, to be held in Madrid, October 20-21, 2011. Confirmed keynote speaker at the conference will be Barbara Pfetsch, professor at Free University Berlin.

The deadline for abstracts is May 16, 2011.

The full Call for Papers can be downloaded here. We are particularly interested in papers that address the following aspects:

Longitudinal and/or cross-national comparisons

* of the behavior or attitudes of political actors, for example different aspects of political campaigning and of public sector organizations communication (such as governments, parliaments, etc.)

* of the behavior or attitudes of media actors, for example the media coverage of politics and election campaigns.

* of the behavior or attitudes of citizens as they relate to political communication institutions, actors or processes, for example their levels of political knowledge and participation.

* on the relationships between political institutions and actors; media institutions and actors; and the citizenry.

Further, we look for papers that longitudinally or cross-nationally

* address the impact of system-level factors on political communication processes, behaviors, attitudes or linkages.

* test the applicability of theories originated in one context in another context.

Call for Papers: “Leaders and New Trends in Political Communication”

Now a Call for Papers has been issued for the forthcoming conference Leadership. Leaders and New Trends in Political Communication. The conference will be held in Rome, Italy, between May 20-21.

Confirmed keynote speakers are: Brian McNair, Sara Bentivegna, Nico Carpentier, Fausto Colombo, Raffaele De Mucci, Sergio Fabbrini, Ivor Gaber, Matthew Hibberd, Michael Higgins, Leonardo Morlino, Edoardo Novelli, Jo Silvester, Mick Temple, Dario E. Viganò, and Katrin Voltmer.

The deadline for abstract submissions is April 2, 2011. For more information about the conference, please visit the conference website.