The Area of Journalism (Department of Journalism Studies and Broadcasting) of the University Carlos III de Madrid would want to invite professors and teaching staff from international universities to participate at the «International Journalism Week – February, 2013».This event will bring together scholars from Europe who will deliver lectures for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The events will also include research seminars for staff. The main aims are:
- To create a space of shared knowledge on issues regarding modern day Journalism / Mass Media production.
- To allow students to understand the developments of Journalism / Mass Media issues and concerns in today’s professional and academic environment.
- To allow a space of mutual acquaintance, debate and collaboration between Journalism / Mass Media teachers from different international universities on academic and professional issues related to Journalism and Mass Media practices and education.
- To generate international contacts with experts and academics in the area of Journalism / Mass Media in order to promote common research and exchange projects.
The event will be mainly funded using Erasmus staff-mobility. Transport and accommodation together with non-scheduled meals must be handled by the participants in the context of their university’s international exchange programmes. The organizers will provide information regarding transport, nearby hotels and residences as well as a working lunch.
Who is invited to participate?
The International Journalism Week will include teachers from international universities that have an Erasmus teacher collaboration agreement with the University Carlos III de Madrid. Institutions and scholars participating are:
- Martin Conboy, University of Sheffield (Great Britain)
- Arnaud Mercier, Université de Lorraine (France)
- Olga Bailey, Nottingham Trent University (Great Britain)
- Jan Jirak, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, (Checz Republic)
- Karin Stigbrand, Södertön University, (Sweden)
- Damiano Razzoli, Universitá Reggio Emilia, (Italy)
- Chris Peters, University of Groningen, (Holland)
- Constantin Trofin, University Babes Bolayi (Romania)
What kind of activities will take place during the International Journalism Week?
- Conferences for UG students.
- A seminar for staff.
- Social events.