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Extended Deadline for the NordMedia Conference

The deadline for the NordMedia 2021 conference call for abstracts has been extended. The new deadline is March 10th. The same deadline applies to the doctoral pre-conference. In May, a decision will be taken whether the conference will be a virtual or an onsite event.

My PhD: Navigating Passion and Pressure in Academic Life

Two weeks before defending her PhD thesis, Johanna Arnesson was told by her doctor that she should go on sick leave. Unfortunately, studies show that she is not the only one in academia to suffer from health problems caused by unreasonable work-related expectations.

Exploring Doctoral Networks: Should There Be a Nordic One?

NordMedia Network’s first webinar for doctoral students and junior scholars dealt with PhD students’ networking skills. In attachment to this webinar an idea came up: why not start a Nordic doctoral students network?

Webinar for Doctoral Students and Job Changers

Preceding the NordMedia Pre-Conference 2021 in Reykjavik in August, Nordicom will organize a webinar for doctoral students in media and communication research. Christopher L. Caterine, the author of the recent book Leaving Academia, will discuss how doctoral competences can be an asset at the job market beyond academia.

New Nordicom Book in Political Communication: Eli Skogerbø on Building Resilient Democracies

Nordicom starts off the new year by publishing a new anthology, Power, Communication, and Politics in the Nordic Countries. The book is critical reading for those interested in political communication in the Nordic countries.

Doctoral Research in 2020: What Did the New Nordic Doctors Study?

In 2020, there were more than 70 doctoral theses published in the field of media and communication research in the Nordic countries. What did the newly graduated doctors study?

My PhD: From a Distance Teacher to a Video Researcher

“Previously, I thought that there were only minor differences between teaching on campus and teaching at distance.” Lena Dafgård describes her journey from a an educational practitioner to a researcher with an interest in video.

NordMedia2021 Call for Abstracts is Open

The NordMedia 2021 conference call for abstracts is now out and will open for submissions in January 2021. The biannual conference will take place 18–20 August 2021 at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík.

Calls for Papers

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Algorithmic Antagonisms: Resistance, Reconfiguration, And​ Renaissance for Computational Life

Academic Life in the Pandemic

Computational Humanities Research Data

Influence and Organizations: Cultures, Practices and Perspectives

Transformative Activism: Feminist and Queer Imaginaries

Crisis and Resilience: Nordic Media Research on the Frontline

NordMedia2021 Pre-Conference for Doctoral Students

Gender and Media

Vacant Positions

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Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication

Doctoral Studentship in Media and Communication Spec. in Strategic Communication

Professors of Media and Communication Studies

Professorship in Business and Development

Professorship in Media and Communication Management

Professor in Media and Communication Studies

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