News: Ørecomm at Social Media Week in Copenhagen

by Rebecca Bengtsson on January 22, 2014

in Comdev News,Comdev Projects,ComDev staff,ø

Mark your calendar for 17-21 February 2014! Social Media Week in Copenhagen is coming up, and Ørecomm has the pleasure to contribute with two panels. We are looking forward to a great opportunity for debate and hope to see many new and old friends. Places are filling up really fast, so don’t wait to long to register. Live stream? Yes, we are planning on live streaming the events. More information about this will be posted closer to the event.

Social Media and International Development – Communication for Social Change in the Digital Age

Tuesday 18 February, 9.30-10.30 am at Danish Design Centre Social media are widely discussed in international politics, development and humanitarian aid. Between critical discussions around ‘clicktivism’, celebrity advocacy and traditional media reporting about the ‘Third World’ lies a more nuanced debate about social media’s limitations, the chances of technology and how digital development can have an impact #GOComm

SMW_5Communication for Development at a Crossroads –The Challenge of Social Movements

Thursday 20 February, 9.30-12.00 am at UN City Thomas Tufte, Tobias Denskus and Norbert Wildermuth are some of the leading Scandinavian scholars in the field of Communication for Development. As a part of Ørecomm, they have extended academic knowledge as well as personal experiences with the interrelationship between communications and global change #smwc4d

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