NordMedia Conference 2023

See you in 2025 in Odense!

Next NordMedia conference will be organized on 13–15 August 2025 in Odense, Denmark.

NordMedia23 was organized in Bergen, Norway, on 16–18 August 2023.

The conference attracted 401 registered participants from 18 different countries, and 375 papers were presented. This made the conference the most popular NordMedia conference ever.

For posts about the conference in social media, follow Facebook groups and #NordMedia23 and #NordMedia25 on X and Instagram.

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Conference program

We have published the the programme for NordMedia23. All details are not yet in place, so please be aware that the programme will be subject to minor updates until conference start.

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Registration and Accommodation

The registration for the NordMedia2023 conference opened 1 June. Please click the following link to access the registration form:
The early-bird registration ended 28 June. The regular registration started 29 June.

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Keynote Insights: Nicholas Diakopoulos and Vilde Schanke Sundet at NordMedia23

Invited as keynote speakers for the upcoming NordMedia23 conference, Nicholas Diakopoulos and Vilde Schanke Sundet are set to deliver engaging talks. Gain a sneak peek into the subjects they will be addressing. 

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Interactive exhibition

The upcoming NordMedia23 Conference offers an interactive exhibition called “Future Fest”. Here, you can interact with a dozen prototypes that explore solutions for “good communication” in emerging media technologies.

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Divisions and TWGs

NordMedia23 has twelve permanent divisions and three temporary working groups (TWGs). All abstracts must be addressed to a specific division or TWG.

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Pre-Conference 2023

The NordMedia pre-conference is a one-day academic workshop for doctoral students in media and communication studies.

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Here you find the programme for NordMedia23. Please be aware that the programme will be subject to minor updates until conference start.

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Sponsors and Collaborators

NordMedia23 is a result of the efforts of several units and research centres at the Univesity of Bergen.

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Early bird registrations will open June 1st, and close on 28 June 2023. Regular registration will open 29 June.

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Contact the Nordic planning committee and the local conference organizers.

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Previous Conferences

All conferences since 1979 have been documented by Nordicom. However, information about conferences before 1997 is available only in print.

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About NordMedia

NordMedia has been held every second year since 1973. The conference migrates among the five Nordic countries, with each country hosting the conference every tenth year.

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Conference Organization 

NordMedia2023 was organized by the University of Bergen in cooperation with the national Nordic research associations and Nordicom. Suggestions and ideas about the conference can be sent to Nordicom at and will then be forwarded to the Nordic planning committee.

Planning committee: Erik Knudsen (chair, 2023), Martina Skrubbeltrang Mahnke (SMiD), Marika Lüders (NML), Katja Lehtisaari (Mevi), Kristina Widestedt (FSMK), Maarit Jaakkola (Nordicom), Valgerður Jóhannsdóttir (chair, 2021) .

Important Dates

  • September 2022: Call for Temporary working groups (TWG)
  • 3 January 2023: Call for abstracts
  • 15 February 2023: Deadline for abstracts
  • April/May 2023: Decision of abstract acceptance
  • May/June 2023: Early-bird registration opens
  • 28 June 2023: Early-bird registration ends
  • 23 June 2023: Submission of final papers
  • August 2023: Last cancellation without paying the fee
  • 15 August 2023: NordMedia Pre-Conference for doctoral students
  • 16–18 August 2023: NordMedia Conference