Rebecca Bengtsson

The Quality Project report

by Rebecca Bengtsson November 4, 2014 ComDev

In the first round of evaluations by the Swedish Board of Higher Education, the master’s programme in Communication for Development (ComDev) at Malmö University was one of the few education programmes that obtained the highest mark (very high quality). In recognition of this achievement, Malmö University was in 2013 granted a special “quality award” amounting […]

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ComDev alumnus Shahriar Khonsari exhibits photographs in Finland

by Rebecca Bengtsson October 24, 2014 Alumni

Last year, Shahriar Khonsari completed his MA in Communication for Development at Malmö University. ComDev’s Tobias Denskus took Shahriar’s current exhibition in Helsinki as an opportunity to catch up with him and the work he is doing on Afghan refugees in Iran.  Tell us a little bit about the background of your work.  – For the last ten years […]

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New ComDev Alumni group on Facebook!

by Rebecca Bengtsson October 24, 2014 Alumni

We’ve set up an official ComDev Alumni group on Facebook, feel free to join us on this link!  

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Call for Papers: #comunicambio 2015

by Rebecca Bengtsson October 1, 2014 Call for papers

Universitat Jaume I in Castellón, Spain, is organizing an international congress under the name #comunicambio on 20–22 May 2015. The congress targets research in communication for social change, and particularly the communicative trends of social movements that have been springing up in recent years. Ørecomm participant Thomas Tufte is one of the many interesting speakers that already have been confirmed for the event. Online submission […]

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Live from Voice and Matter – the Glocal Conference on Communication for Development

by Rebecca Bengtsson September 17, 2014 Uncategorized

Voice and Matter is the fourth annual Communication for Development event arranged by Ørecomm, this year merged with Roskilde University’s biannual scientific conference, Sunrise. The 4 day event is a mixture of academic conference and cultural festival, open to anyone with an interest in the relationship between media, communication and social change. Is gaining voice […]

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Welcome to ComDev!

by Rebecca Bengtsson August 25, 2014 ComDev

Next week it’s time to kick off the semester and we are happy to welcome so many new students to the programme! This autumn will start of with a course in media, globalisation and development where students will study globalisation and its impact on society. For this course the new students will be joined by […]

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#voiceandmatter: 4 weeks to go!

by Rebecca Bengtsson August 15, 2014 ComDev lectures

This year’s Ørecomm Festival, Voice & Matter is drawing close – 17 to 20 September will be interesting days. With little more than four weeks to go, as many as 50 speakers from 20 different countries are confirmed. Almost 30 speakers have been accepted to present papers during the conference, and we are happy to announce that abstracts and bios now are […]

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New issue of Glocal Times

by Rebecca Bengtsson June 11, 2014 ComDev

Issue No. 20 of the Glocal Times can be read in full here. Nine months have passed since the publication of Issue No. 19 of Glocal Times, and in the meantime there has been plenty of activity within the field. To mention but a few examples: in November 2013, the Second Nordic Conference for Development […]

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ComDev students to Guelph for Glocal Classroom seminar

by Rebecca Bengtsson May 14, 2014 ComDev

A number of travel grants, targeted to students at the Communication for Development master’s programme at Malmö University, were announced for the up-coming Guelph Seminar. We are now happy to announce that ComDev students Antonio Palazuelos, Nora Wegner and Seija Anttonen will join us in Guelph. We are looking forward to your participation! “This is […]

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Joint ComDev and Glocal Classroom seminar:22 – 23 May, University of Guelph, Canada

by Rebecca Bengtsson May 5, 2014 ComDev

Guelph Seminar 22 -23 May, 2014 Communication for Social and Environmental Change – a two day seminar This seminar is part of the Glocal Classroom seminar series and will take place at University of Guelph, Canada. If you’re unable to attend in person, this seminar will be broadcast on ComDev Live as per usual. To interact with us during […]

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