New journal article on Places, Landscape and Production of Memory

by Tobias Denskus November 28, 2016 Uncategorized

City Symphony Malmö: the spatial politics of non-institutional memory New article coauthored by ComDev’s Anders Høg Hansen and Erling Björgvinsson (Interaction Design, formerly Malmö University, now at Gothenburg) published in the Journal Media Practice, explores the function of media in the creation of non-institutional memory and discusses the complexities of participatory and spatially distributed filmmaking […]

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Reflections & Recordings from Transit Europe-Mobility, Communication and Governance conference

by Tobias Denskus October 19, 2016 ComDev seminar

Organized in collaboration with Malmö Institute of Migration, Diversity and Welfare and SPIDER (Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions), Ørecomm Symposium on Mobility, Communication and Governance, took place on 22nd and 23rd September 2016 in Malmö, Sweden. The interdisciplinary symposium brought together a range of academics and professionals to discuss the current refugee situation […]

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Glocal Classroom Revisited – Storytelling and Social Change Leicester-Malmö

by Anders Hög Hansen October 14, 2016 ComDev seminar

The every day class room of ComDev is what we call the ‘Glocal Classroom’. The name is even on the door in our studio. However, there is a particular extended format which not only involves people online as well as in a teaching location in Malmö or somewhere else in the world (as e.g. Paris […]

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Apply for ComDev’s flagship MA program until 17 October!

by Tobias Denskus September 28, 2016 ComDev courses

Dear all, These are exciting times at ComDev! The autumn semester with almost 150 students across all our courses is well underway and we just concluded our Transit Europe symposium with more than 60 colleagues, students, alumni and friends of ComDev. As the spring application window for ComDev’s flagship 1-year MA opens from 15 September […]

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ComDev alumni interviews: The UN experience

by Tobias Denskus September 28, 2016 Alumni

ComDev students and alumni are based around the world and work in many different fields where they apply their communication for development knowledge and skills. As the application round for the 1-year MA for spring 2017 is now open between 15 September and 15 October we asked three of our alumni to share reflections on […]

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Transit Europe – LIVE

by Mikael September 22, 2016 Live Lecture

Login to LIVE LECTURE   |   Go to Session C Your browser does not support iframes. Program & details

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New open access book! Voice & Matter: Communication, Development and the Cultural Return

by Tobias Denskus September 5, 2016 Örecomm Festival

“The contributors to this anthology, who were all participants in the 2014 Voice & Matter conference, substantiate our arguments: the new momentum for ComDev in times of social media and social movements; the close interdependency of voice and matter; the renewed cultural impact in the form of an “ethnographic turn”; and, finally, an approach to […]

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New journal article on ritualized peace research conference spaces in Germany

by Tobias Denskus July 5, 2016 Uncategorized

From Social Movement to Ritualized Conference Spaces: The Evolution of Peace Research Professionalism in Germany is the title of ComDev’s Tobias Denskus‘ latest research article just published in the journal Peace & Change: The article employs anthropological ritual theory and the concepts of symbolism and liminality to provide a theoretical framework for analyzing ethnographic insights […]

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Save the date! Transit Europe: Mobility, Communication & Governance conference at Malmö University 22-23 September 2016

by Tobias Denskus June 20, 2016 ComDev

Organized as a collaborative event between ComDev,  the Malmö Institute of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM) and the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER), the Transit Europe international conference explores the current refugee situation in the framework of media, communication and governance, in particular humanitarian technologies and communication. Keynote speakers of include Silvio […]

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PhD Course on Refugee Migration, Communication and Governance in Malmö September 2016

by Tobias Denskus June 8, 2016 ComDev seminar

Preceding the Transit Europe symposium, ComDev will be involved in a joint specialization course within the research areas MUSA (Migration, Urbanisation and Societal Change) and NMOG (New Media, Public Spheres and Forms of Creation). The profound and lasting consequences of the so-called refugee crisis that shook Europe in 2015 call for academic analysis as well […]

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