Staff articles

ComDev founder Oscar Hemer successfully defends Dr.Phil dissertation at the University of Oslo

by Hugo Boothby September 5, 2011 Comdev News

Oscar Hemer senior lecturer at the School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University and also a founder of Malmö Universities Communication for Development masters programme succesfully defended his PhD thesis in Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo 1 September 2011. ‘Writing Transition – Fiction and Truth in South Africa and Argentina’, is the title of a 500 page […]

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ComDev Researchers Present Paper at NordMedia Iceland

by Hugo Boothby August 11, 2011 Comdev News

The biannual NordMedia conference takes place from the 11th to 13th of August in the north of Iceland at the University of Akureyri (Háskólinn á Akureyri). The theme of the conference this year is “Do the Right Thing”. Media researcher and Communication for Development lecturer Ylva Ekström will be presenting the the paper ”Globalization of the Pavement. A […]

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The globalization of the pavement – a Tanzanian case study

by Hugo Boothby March 1, 2011 Comdev News

On the morning of February 17th 2011 we had a three-way- Skype conversation about the previous nights events in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A series of explosions at an ammunition depot located very close to the high-density residential area Gongo la Mboto had left 20 dead and hundreds injured. We were saddened to hear about […]

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