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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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New Book: The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change

by Rebecca Bengtsson April 28, 2014 ComDev

”The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change” – previously mentioned here – is now out. Ørecomm co-director Thomas Tufte, Professor Karin Gwinn Wilkins, University of Texas, and Rafael Obregon, Chief of Communication for Development at UNICEF New York – three high profiles in the field – have made an impressive effort to provide an up-to-date overview […]

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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 in Stellenbosch

by Rebecca Bengtsson April 4, 2014 ComDev

Last week ComDev visited South Africa and Stellenbosch University as part of the Glocal Classroom project. ComDev’s Tobias Denskus shares some personal post-conference reflections that focus on three particular issues: First, the admin-teacher gap in the ICT and education discourses, second, the powerful presence of multinational companies and third, challenges of designing a digital learning infrastructure beyond university-wide […]

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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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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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Guest Lecture: New Communication Media and Cameroonian Transnational Social Relationship

by Rebecca Bengtsson February 18, 2014 ComDev

We are happy to invite you to a guest lecture with Primus Tazanu next Tuesday, 18 February, 6-8 pm (CET). The lecture takes place at Radiostationen at Malmö University, but will also be live streamed at the Ørecomm website. The presentation is based on multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork conducted among Cameroonians in Freiburg (Germany) and Buea (Cameroon) about the use and meaning […]

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