ECREA Istanbul 2012

Printable version Friday 20 July 2012 Last updated at 11:21

24-27 October 2012

ECREA is pleased to inform you that the first draft of the ECREA 2012 Istanbul conference programme has been now released.

You can download the conference programme and the table view of the programme from the conference website at

With just less than 100 days to go, we would also like to remind you of another important deadline: it is now less than a month left for the discounted early bird registration, in place until 15 August 2012.

There are now 170 Sections panels, 3 Networks panels, 7 Temporary Working Groups (TWGs) panels, 3 plenary sessions and 27 business meetings scheduled to take place at the conference. The special panels will include sessions organized by IAMCR, ICA, ALAIC, ACS, IFCA and the Turkish Communication Research Association (ILAD) in collaboration with Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and local organisations.

The four confirmed keynote speakers are: Donatella Della Porta, Douglas Kellner, Clemencia Rodriguez and Daya Thussu.

A stream is also dedicated to screenings of short films, features and documentaries.

To register, find accommodation or search for any other information about the conference, Istanbul and Turkey, please visit the ECREA ECC 2012 website:

There will also be three pre-conferences:

- Experiencing Digital Games: Use, Effects and Culture of Gaming

- Communicating Climate Change III - The Audience Perspective

- Imposing Freedoms: The role of copyright, privacy and censorship

governance in the re/definition of rights in digital media

For more information on pre-conferences, please visit:

Special events on or off the main conference site will be grounded in top-level scholarly work and memorable events and occasions within and around the conference.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Istanbul!

On behalf of the ECREA 2012 Istanbul - International Organizing Committee (IOC)


Salvatore Scifo

General Coordinator, ECREA 2012 Istanbul



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