Seminar: Communication for development and social change in a new era

by Rebecca Bengtsson on January 10, 2014

in Alumni,Comdev News,ComDev staff

sida_logoOn Wednesday January 22, Oscar Hemer and Tobias Denskus will speak at a seminar organised by Sida in cooperation with Malmö Högskola. The title of the seminar is Communication for development and social change in a new era and will focus on the emergence and global spread of new ICT:s, which has changed the landscape in the area of Communication for Development and created new tools for actors for social change. MAH_logotype_english_originalThis momentum presents new possibilities and challenges within the field. Malmö Högskola and Sida invite you to an afternoon to discuss and exchange ideas. For those unable to attend, there will be a Google Hangout. Use this link to attend.

 

The seminar will take place at Sida, Valhallavägen 199.

Programme
Room 18 Djenné, Sida.

13:00-13:25 Advances in Communication for Development
Oscar Hemer, coordinator of the Master programme in Communication for Development at Malmö University.

13:30-13:55 From social media to social change – Insights into digital development trends
Tobias Denskus, senior lecturer at Communication for development, Malmö University.

14:00-14:25 ICT – a game-changer for development?
Jens Karberg, program officer ICT4D at Sida.

14:25 -14:45 Panel discussion and questions  
Moderated by Tove Silveira Wennergren.

14:45-15:00 Coffee

Welcome!
Sida and Communication for Development, Malmö Högskola

Please RSVP before January 20 to tove.wennergren@sida.se
(seats are limited)

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