Comdev News

ComDev anniversary event-News & Updates

by Tobias Denskus August 14, 2015 Alumni

Our ComDev 15th anniversary seminar is nicely taking shape and we would like to take the opportunity of returning from our summer vacation to share some updates with you. Below is the draft program for the 1.5 days in September. Our post from before the summer break outlines the rationale behind the seminar with some […]

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New Communication Theory Special Issue on Advocacy and Communication for Social Change

by Tobias Denskus July 2, 2015 Comdev News

A recently published special issue of a major international communication journal features research from ComDev staff and partners. The Communication Theory special issue on Advocacy and Communication for Social Change features co-authored research by ComDev’s program coordinator Tobias Denskus as well as contributions by previous ComDev guest lecturers, including co-editor Karin Wilkins. She writes in […]

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‘Memory on Trial’: Book launch of new Örecomm anthology

by Tobias Denskus June 3, 2015 Comdev News

Last week ComDev’s Oscar Hemer and Anders Hög-Hansen launched a new anthology, Memory on Trial, a collection based on papers presented at the 2013 Örecomm festival: This book approaches the memory sharing of groups, communities and societies as inevitable struggles over the interpretation of, and authority over, particular stories. Coming to terms with the past […]

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Celebrate 15 years of ComDev with us!

by Tobias Denskus May 22, 2015 Alumni

Dear students, alumni, colleagues & friends of ComDev Malmö! ComDev was founded in 2000 and we are celebrating the program’s 15th anniversary this year! We would like to take this opportunity to invite students, alumni, colleagues and friends of the program to a special 2-day event in Malmö on 18 & 19 September 2015. The […]

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Swedish association for media and communication research awards Florencia Enghel’s PhD thesis

by Tobias Denskus April 30, 2015 Comdev News

The ComDev team is very pleased to share the announcement made by Föreningen för svensk medie- och kommunikationsforskning (FSMK) that Florencia Enghel’s doctoral thesis from Karlstad University won the association’s 2015 award for best dissertation. Sharing the great news with the ComDev team, Florencia remarked: Beyond recognition of my individual work, I believe that the […]

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New Nordicom open access publication on “New thinking in communication for social change”

by Tobias Denskus April 28, 2015 Comdev News

Featuring contributions from ComDev team members and guest lecturers including Florencia Enghel, Jo Tacchi and Jessica Noske-Turner, Nordicom just published a special issue of the Nordicom Review entitled “Beyond the Impasse: Exploring new thinking in communication for social change“, edited by Pradip Ninan Thomas from the University of Queensland, Australia. Combining insights from both theory […]

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Communication for Rural Development and Social Change – New Global Research Initiative

by Tobias Denskus April 1, 2015 Comdev News

Excellent news from our ComDev & Glocal Classroom colleagues from the University of Guelph! We are pleased to share the announcement that the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and four universities have formed the Communication for Rural Development and Social Change – Global Research Initiative (GRI). The universities include the University of the Philippines Los […]

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5 reasons why everyone should work for a large organization at some point in their international development careers

by Tobias Denskus February 6, 2015 Comdev News

As the ComDev autumn term was coming to an end, I had a discussion with a student about development work, career paths and the changing organizational landscape of the global aid industry. But it was actually on my bike ride home that I started to think more about my encounters with one particular, and often […]

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Apply for the MA in Communication for Development! Application deadline 15 January 2015

by Rebecca Bengtsson December 18, 2014 ComDev

MA in Communication for Development (60 ECTS) Communication for Development is an interdisciplinary field of study and practice, combining studies in culture, communication and development integrated with practical fieldwork. It explores the use of communication – both as a tool and as a way of articulating processes of social change – within the context of […]

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Apply for the MA in Communication for Development! Application deadline 15 January 2015

by Rebecca Bengtsson December 18, 2014 ComDev

MA in Communication for Development (60 ECTS) Communication for Development is an interdisciplinary field of study and practice, combining studies in culture, communication and development integrated with practical fieldwork. It explores the use of communication – both as a tool and as a way of articulating processes of social change – within the context of […]

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