New journal article on ritualized peace research conference spaces in Germany

by Tobias Denskus July 5, 2016 Uncategorized

From Social Movement to Ritualized Conference Spaces: The Evolution of Peace Research Professionalism in Germany is the title of ComDev’s Tobias Denskus‘ latest research article just published in the journal Peace & Change: The article employs anthropological ritual theory and the concepts of symbolism and liminality to provide a theoretical framework for analyzing ethnographic insights […]

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Open Comdev web seminar: Community Radio for Change

by Mikael May 20, 2016 Uncategorized

Your browser does not support iframes. Live Tuesday, 24 May, 13:00 Swedish Time (11 AM UTC) and in Live Lecture for Comdev students With Anders Høg Hansen and Birgitte Jallov In what ways can community radio spark social change? This web seminar will cover the aspects of community radio, discuss why information matters and how the voices […]

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New MEDEA VOX podcast on Extremist Communication

by Tobias Denskus March 3, 2016 Uncategorized

Our media and communication colleagues just launched as new podcast program as part of their Medea platform. The first episode of Medea Vox discusses how political extremists use the internet and social media to promote their cause: Today we’re going to approach the topic of online communication from a different angle, thinking through the propaganda […]

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The Seeds Have Bloomed: The 4th ‘Women 100’ movement newsletter is out!

by Tobias Denskus February 1, 2016 Uncategorized

Since 2013 the movement Women 100 (Hundred Years of Immigrant Women’s Life and Work in Malmö) has tried to make visible and recognize immigrant women’s life and work in Malmö. The fourth newsletter (No 2 2015) is out now! A collection that in hardcopy size resembles a small book (a pdf version is available). The […]

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Welcome to the ComDev spring semester 2016!

by Tobias Denskus December 17, 2015 Uncategorized

Dear ComDev students! Thank you for choosing to study Communication for Development at Malmö University-and welcome (back) to our course! We just updated the Course Start Guide Spring 2016 and you will find important information regarding registration for the programme and key dates for your course introductions. The course start guide provides with the most […]

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Analysing Media Ethnography: Nordic-Kenyan PhD seminar, 15-18 March 2016

by Tobias Denskus December 12, 2015 Uncategorized

Call for Participants Analysing Media Ethnography– Exploring Ethnographic Inquiry and Analysis in Media and Communication Research Nordic-Kenyan PhD seminar, 15 – 18 March 2016 Course Description The PhD seminar is designed to give a hands-on approach to the analysis of ethnographic field material within media and communication studies. The course will provide an opportunity for […]

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Current affairs talk on Israel-Palestine with ComDev alumna Rebecca Bengtsson

by Tobias Denskus October 23, 2015 Uncategorized

The ComDev team took the opportunity to catch up with alumna and former staff member Rebecca Bengtsson, Communications Officer with the Temporary International Presence in Hebron. Tobias Denskus and about 20 students discussed the current situation in Israel and Palestine, including the challenges of C4D work in the context of an international observer mission, the […]

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Seminar on political expression, social media & citizen engagement with Marko Skoric (CityU HK), Thursday 8 October

by Tobias Denskus October 8, 2015 Uncategorized

Marko Skoric from City University Hong Kong will be joining ‪#‎comdev_live‬ on Thursday, 8 October. He will present his research on Political expression, exposure to disagreement, and opinion shielding on social media as predictors of citizen engagement We will be meeting from 2.30-4.00 (SWE time) in the Glocal Classroom teaching room (NC0502) and the seminar […]

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Apply for the Advances in C4D course!

by Tobias Denskus October 1, 2015 Uncategorized

Advances in Communication for Development (15 ECTS) Advances in Communication for Development: Social Action, Planning and Evaluation is a new ComDev course specifically tailored for Development and Communication professionals that we are now offering for the second time! Aimed at those who wish to enhance their skill-set and strengthen the academic foundations supporting their professional […]

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Photo Essay on New Media and Heritage at House of Culture in Tanzania

by Anders Hög Hansen September 14, 2015 Uncategorized

ComDev researchers Anders Høg Hansen, Shani Omari and Ylva Ekström present their research project ‘The House of Culture. Tanzanian Youth and Social Engagement at the Intersection of Arts and New Media’ in a new photo essay. During 2012 and 2013, the early phase of setting up a new House of Culture, researchers Shani Omari, Ylva […]

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