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CFA: Theorising Media and Conflict

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Theorising Media and Conflict
John Postill (RMIT)
Philipp Budka (Vienna)
Birgit Bräuchler (Monash), eds.

In a recent survey of the interdisciplinary literature on media and conflict, Schoemaker and Stremlau (2014) found that most existing studies display Western biases, normative assumptions and unsubstantiated claims about the impact of media in conflict situations. 586 more words

Media Anthropology

Central African Republic disintegrates into a spiral of religious violence

The devastating conflict in the Central African Republic has been characterized by horrific human rights abuses: over the last three years, tens-of-thousands of civilians have been needlessly massacred – ruthlessly killed by torture, lynching, shooting and burning. 812 more words

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South Sudan remains fragile after two years of Civil War

After gaining independence from Sudan in 2011, the mood in South Sudan was one of celebration and hope for the future. However less than five years later it has gone from being the world’s newest country to a ‘failing state’, after experiencing two years of brutal conflict which have divided the nation along ethnic lines. 954 more words

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An Overview: The 'New Media Environment' and Conflict in the 21st Century

In the early 21st Century, a new type of global geopolitical conflict has emerged. Whereas the defining ‘old wars’ of the 20th Century were often fought between two clearly distinct sides, with states as the main protagonists (such as WWI, WWII and the Cold War); conflict since the turn of the millennium has seemed far more complex. 924 more words

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Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute 2015

The Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication, U of Pennsylvania and the Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy at the U of Oxford (PCMLP) are pleased to invite applications to the 17th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, to be held from Monday, 29 June to Friday, 10 July 2015 at the U of Oxford. 243 more words

Study Abroad

Media and Conflict Interchange 2014

The October 2014 line-up has been announced

All the screenings start at 2pm in the Pictureville and each film is followed by a free discussion with expert speakers from The University of Bradford and beyond. 55 more words

Media Madness

We will never live in a world without conflict. That is just not how human nature works. But we can and should live in a world where conflicts are managed more efficiently. 170 more words

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