NordMedia21 was held as a virtual conference. Despite the conference going virtual, the number of registered participants was higher than ever: 396. However, there were fewer papers presented than at the previous conferences.
The virtual NordMedia Conference 2021 is now officially closed. The outcome: 411 delegates, 250 presentations, 198 sessions, and 264 hours of live content. The next NordMedia Conference will be organized in 2023 in Bergen, Norway.
The registration for the NordMedia2021 conference has now been re-opened, after being temporarily closed due to technical issues with the payment process. Registration will be open until 16 August 2021.
The NordMedia Conference will be organized in an online form instead of being an onsite conference. The planning committee assessed that there are too many uncertainties to organize an onsite conference.
A preliminary conference program for NordMedia2021 is set. Professor Eugenia Siapera from University College Dublin will hold the keynote lecture. The conference will also include a panel discussion focusing on the resilience of different types of media systems.
The NordMedia2021 Conference received 432 submissions in total. Among these, 62 were assigned to the doctoral preconference. The extended submission deadline for the conference, to be held in Iceland, was on 10 March.
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.
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.
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.
NordMedia Conference 2021 is now less than a year away, and it is high time to suggest Temporary Working Groups (TWG's). Even TWG´s at the conference in Malmö must apply anew. NordMedia2021 will be held in Reykjavík, Iceland, on August 18-20th 2021.