Hugo Boothby

What Time is Global History?

by Hugo Boothby May 6, 2013 Comdev News

This is a seminar that is highly relevant to ComDev students and those working in the field of Communication for Development and we strongly recommend that you attend in Roskilde or follow the live webcast online if you can. The seminar is on Wednesday May 8th, at Roskilde University in Denmark Speakers for this 7th What […]

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Örecomm Festival III – Memory on Trial: Media, Citizenship and Social Justice

by Hugo Boothby April 4, 2013 Örecomm Festival

Ørecomm – Centre for Communication and Glocal Change invites researchers, artists, students and practitioners to its 3rd Festival, 13–16 September2013. The Festival will start in Roskilde (1 day), move on to Malmö (2 days) and close in Copenhagen(1 day): Memory on Trial: Media, Citizenship and Social Justice Living memory is a process by which citizens create meaning of the present and near past. Living memory confirms, […]

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UNDP in Copenhagen offer Internship with Interagency Sustainability Team

by Hugo Boothby March 15, 2013 Comdev News

Between April and September 2013 UNDP in Copenhagen are offering a 6 month unpaid internship with their Interagency Sustainability Team. The internship is open to University students (post-graduate/ research students) in Development Studies/ Public Health/ Public or Business Administration / Environmental Studies or any other related field. The successful applicant must be fluent in English. The […]

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Open Ørecomm lecture: Haron Mwangi, Media Council of Kenya – Elections and the Media in Post-Conflict Africa: The case for Kenya

by Hugo Boothby March 8, 2013 Comdev News

Haron Mwangi is CEO at the Media Council of Kenya he is visiting the Öresund as a guest of International Media Support (IMS) in Denmark . We are very pleased to announce that during his visit he will give an open Ørecomm guest lecture at Malmö University on Thursday 14 March 2013. Haron Mwangi will speak on: Elections and the Media in Post-Conflict Africa: […]

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ComDev on

by Hugo Boothby March 1, 2013 Comdev News

This article on summarizes nicely what is so special about ComDev’s own particular brand of integrated distance learning. is aimed specifically at an audience in South Asia and covers all areas connected to International Study. Read the article here

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New Book: Speaking Up and Talking Back?

by Hugo Boothby February 28, 2013 Alumni

Speaking Up and Talking Back? Media Empowerment and Civic Engagement among East and Southern African Youth is a new book edited by Örecomm participants Thomas Tufte, Norbert Wildermuth, Anne Sofie Hansen-Skovmoes and Winnie Mitullah. Published by Nordicom as a yearbook from the International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media, this book surveys and explores the […]

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ComDev Seminar Friday February 8th and Saturday 9th

by Hugo Boothby February 7, 2013 Seminars

The first ComDev seminar of the 2013 Spring term takes place on Friday February 8th and Saturday 9th. Principally for students studying the Communication, Culture and Media Analysis course this seminar will introduce the Communication and Development Cooperation module and assignments. This first spring seminar also has lectures from Tina Askanius, Lund University, who will […]

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Connectivity Lab Live (7-8 Dec) at Medea – 24h hackathon, workshops and more!

by Hugo Boothby December 6, 2012 Live Lecture

This exciting conference is taking place at the School of Arts and Communication research centre MEDEA. If you are interested in digital storytelling and cross over between the digital and physical then this is definitely for you! With a programme of top level international practitioners and researchers this is an opportunity not to be missed. […]

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Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina – Oscar Hemer’s Inaugural lecture as Professor of Journalistic and Literary Creation with Malmö University

by Hugo Boothby November 6, 2012 Live Lecture

We are very happy to announce that ComDev’s programme coordinator Oscar Hemer is now a Professor with Malmö University. On Thursday 8th at 15:00 GMT (16:00 Local Swedish Time) Oscar will give his inaugural lecture as Professor of Journalistic and Literary Creation. The lecture has the title “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina: Researching the present […]

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Weaving theory, method, and analysis: Revisiting the crisis of representation – Workshop with George Marcus

by Hugo Boothby October 23, 2012 Seminars

Organised by Ørecomm Centre for Communication and Glocal Change Monday 29 October 2012, 9.30-11.30, Roskilde University, CBIT 44-3.40 The crisis of representation, instigated by George Marcus among others, irrevocably influenced anthropology and other social sciences in the mid-80′s. Today the literary awareness which it inspired is taught in many classrooms and the perception of ethnographic truths […]

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