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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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Ørecomm: Workshop Invitation

by Rebecca Bengtsson April 10, 2014 Comdev News

Ørecomm – Centre for Communication and Glocal Change – invites local start-ups, social enterprises, organisations and decision makers in the Öresund region to discuss their ideas with global communication and development researchers. The goal of the new GoComm project is to create a cross-border space for mutual learning, exchange and advice. GoComm looks beyond traditional development […]

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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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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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Apply for the MA in Communication for Development! Application opens on 17 March

by Rebecca Bengtsson March 17, 2014 ComDev

MA in Communication for Development (60 ECTS) Communication for Development is an interdisciplinary field of study and practice, combining studies in culture, communication and development integrated with practical fieldwork. It explores the use of communication – both as a tool and as a way of articulating processes of social change – within the context of […]

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Ørecomm update: GOComm Calls for Collaboration with Social Entrepreneurs

by Rebecca Bengtsson March 14, 2014 Comdev News

A few weeks ago ComDev as part of the Ørecomm collaboration participated in the Social Media Week in Copenhagen. Read the article by Ulrica Kristhammar below. New Project: GOComm Calls for Collaboration with Social Entrepreneurs “The fact that we are standing here today at a Social Media Week is I think indicative of how some […]

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Competition on New Media Activism organised by ComDev students!

by Rebecca Bengtsson March 12, 2014 ComDev

One of the groups on the ComDev New Media, ICT and Development course is organising a competition as part of their group assignment on New Media Activism: “all you need to do is think of the most interesting new media activist idea or why not, the best one gone bad and create a short article […]

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Last Minute: Nordic-Kenyan PhD Seminar: Apply no Later than 9 March 2014

by Rebecca Bengtsson March 5, 2014 Comdev News

Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in this Kenya based PhD seminar onStudying New Media Appropriations and Socio-Cultural Changes – Methodological Challenges, taking place in May 2014. Deadline for applications is 9 March 2014 (extended deadline) . From the course description: The PhD seminar will discuss epistemological questions related to social research and address key methodological […]

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Minor Field Study grants – Application Deadline April 1st

by Hugo Boothby February 26, 2014 Comdev News

We encourage ComDev students to apply for the Minor Field Study Grants (MFS) offered by SIDA (The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency). Malmö University have 30 grants that can be awarded to students that are conducting research for their final degree projects in, so called, developing countries. Grants are for 25 000 SEK. Unfortunately these […]

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New course: Advances in Communication for Development: Social Action, Planning and Evaluation (15 ects)

by Rebecca Bengtsson February 19, 2014 ComDev courses

This autumn, ComDev is offering a brand new course in Advances in Communication for Development: Social Action, Planning and Evaluation. The course responds to the needs of ComDev graduates that have requested a deeper level of study in this field, as well as development professionals seeking group work and peer learning, hands-on participation, self-reflection, and […]

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