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CFP: Journalism, Diaspora and Conflict Resolution

International symposium with the theme Journalism, Diaspora and Conflict Resolution is now calling for papers. The symposium, organised by Media of Diaspora Research Group (MDRG) of University of Lincoln, will be held Friday 16th of October, 2015.

This international symposium aims to examine the dynamics of journalistic practices and diasporic experiences in fostering conflict resolution. There will be a panel and a roundtable discussion on the Palgrave-published book Journalism, Audiences and Diaspora (see here). Please contact the organisers if your organisation is interested in participating the roundtable discussion.

They welcome papers on the theme of the conference including, but not limited to

  • the diasporic media organisation dimension of conflict resolution
  • the professional values dimension of conflict resolution
  • the diaspora audience dimension of conflict resolution.

To present a paper or contribute a chapter to the planned book, email your 200 word abstract to Dr Ola Ogunyemi, oogunyemi@lincoln.ac.uk. Deadline is set at 19th June 2015.

The conference theme may be developed into an edited book.

 

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