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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ComDev alumni interviews: Erliza Lopez Pedersen

by Rebecca Bengtsson April 10, 2014 Alumni

Erliza Lopez Pedersen graduated from ComDev in June 2013 and in addition to her ComDev degree she has a Master of Arts in English. Erliza is the first doctoral candidate in Communication for Development at Malmö University. – The ComDev programme is, in my opinion, in a league of its own. The seminars provide wide-ranging […]

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ComDev alumni interviews: Irina Bernebring Journiette

by Rebecca Bengtsson April 1, 2014 Alumni

Irina Bernebring Journiette graduated from ComDev in June 2013. Irina has a BA in Journalism and Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution as well as an MA in Theology, Religion in Peace and Conflict. – I am still in the process of establishing a career but I have been working in Sweden at a news paper […]

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ComDev at Stellenbosch Seboka 25 March

by Rebecca Bengtsson March 25, 2014 Alumni

Four universities on four continents have decided to build a global platform for collaboration and interchange on web-based learning.  As part of the Glocal Classroom project, ComDev is visiting Stellenbosch University in South Africa from 25 to 26 March, continuing in Guelph, Canada, in May, Malmö, Sweden, in September and ending at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, in November. […]

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Art/iculation and Social Change: 28 March 2014

by Rebecca Bengtsson March 20, 2014 Alumni

On Friday 28 March ComDev will be giving a seminar titled Art/iculation and Social Change in collaboration with RLabs. The seminar will take place  at RLabs in Bridgetown, South Africa och is open to the public. If you’re in South Africa and interested to hear more, be sure to pay us a visit. As usual, you are also […]

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

by Rebecca Bengtsson January 10, 2014 Alumni

On 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 […]

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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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Internship opportunity shared by former Comdev Student

by Jake Hunter August 22, 2012 Alumni

Cecilia Schubert is a former Communication for Development Master student, graduating in spring 2012.She works as a communications assistant and event coordinator at the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), based in Copenhagen, Denmark. According to Cecilia  ComDev has provided her with tools that she can apply in her work, […]

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Rosalind Yarde – Theory Proved in Practice – From ComDev thesis to continuing project

by Hugo Boothby May 19, 2011 Alumni

ComDev09 students are now finishing up their final thesis projects ready for submission on Monday. A ComDev thesis often involves original field research and enables students to apply theory in practice. This is exactly what ComDev08 alumnus Rosalind Yarde did when she conducted her field research for her final masters thesis with Mkombozi, an NGO in Moshi, […]

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