Faculty of Journalism, MSU invites Submissions for the European Journalism Training Association’s (EJTA) Teachers’ Conference 2017 Journalism Education Across Borders (October 19-20, 2017, Faculty of Journalism, MSU, Moscow). The conference will be organized jointly by the Faculty of Journalism, MSU (local organizing and program committees are headed by Professor Elena Vartanova, Dean, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University) and EJTA. The conference aims to discuss journalism education in a global context, putting particular emphasis on professional, social, ideological, cultural and economic conditions, influencing the way journalists are educated today across the world.
Topics to be discussed:
Crossing academic borders: how to bring together academic and professional demands?
Crossing geographical borders: how to stimulate the mobility of students (higher and mid-career education)?
Crossing ideological borders: how to contribute to depolarization within society and on a global level?
Crossing social borders: how to represent all groups in the society?
Crossing competence borders: how to teach hybrid competences?
Crossing educational borders: how to adapt curricula to changing professional realities?
Crossing professional borders: how to respond to non-professional journalism?
Please note that although we encourage all conference participants to submit abstracts, which will later be published in a book of abstracts and available for free download online, this is completely optional for EJTA members. If you are an EJTA member and wish to attend without presenting a paper, please send in the registration form only. If you are unsure whether you are linked to any institution as an institutional member, feel free to contact EJTA at firstname.lastname@example.org. All non-members should submit both their registration form AND an abstract.
Participation in the conference is free of charge.
The registration form and (optional) abstract should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com. There are to be no email submissions of either registration forms or abstracts addressed to EJTA direct or any of EJTA’s board members.
Deadline for the submission of abstract and registration form: July 25, 2017.
All questions can be addressed to the Local Organizing Committee:
Postal and visiting address: 125009 Mokhovaya street 9, Moscow, Russia
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact phone number: +7 (495) 629 52 76
Contact person: Dr. Anna Gladkova, Secretary of the Local Organizing Committee
Please follow the link to find information letter and registration form.
Moscow Readings-2016 Gathered Scholars to Discuss Digitalization and Its Impact upon Media Environment
On November 17-28, 2016 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU held the Moscow Readings-2016 international conference. The event was supported by the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation. The annual conference was traditionally widescale, attracting scholars and journalists all over the world. The debatable topic of the conference – “Expanding Media Frontiers in the XXI century: the Impact of Digitalization upon Media Environment” – was one of the reasons why scholars from over 15 countries made their way to Moscow this November.
The Faculty of Journalism Hosted the II International Conference “Russia in 1917 in Perception of Modern Russian Youth: media discourse”
On November 2, 2016 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU hosted the II international conference “Russia in 1917 in Perception of Modern Russian Youth: media discourse” which was organized by Highest School of Economics jointly with the Faculty of Journalism, MSU and National association of mass media researchers.
The scholars explored how young Russians percept the historical events of 1917 and what myths and narratives forms their knowledge and impressions. The Dean of the Faculty, Professor Elena Vartanova pointed out the importance of such researches in her opening speech.
During the program report Professor Doris Slavin (Moscow State University of Education) described some myths of Soviet history and October Revolution.
The participants paid special attention to the reflection of the events of 1917 in a virtual environment and to the role of media in shaping these representations.
The deadline for World of Media-2017 submission is prolonged to October 2016
The deadline for World of Media-2017 submission is prolonged to October 2016. The journal seeks to publish original research articles of the highest standard in the fields of Media and journalism studies, Communication theories, Intercultural and international communication, Media sociology, PR and advertising and so on.
World of Media is published in the English language. Editor-in-chief is NAMMI’s President, Professor Elena Vartanova.
The Knowledge Day
Today we celebrate the Knowledge Day – the day when academic year starts in Russia. We are very glad to be a part of international academic community and enjoy our collaborations with foreign scholars. We wish all our students, colleagues and partners fruitful educational and research activities!