Media, war and conflict

From the always interesting Geopolitics and security at Royal Holloway:

Media, war and conflict Fifth Anniversary Conference at Royal Holloway, University of London, 11-12 April 2013.

Papers are invited on a range of topics, including:

  • Contemporary and historical war reporting
  • Changing forms of credibility, legitimacy and authority
  • Media ethics in the coverage of conflict
  • The role of citizen-users and social media in conflict
  • Terrorism, media and publics
  • Intelligence operations and media
  • Digital and cyber warfare
  • Media and conflict prevention, peacekeeping and post-conflict scenarios
  • Photo and video journalism in wartime
  • War and conflict in popular culture
  • The power of the visual and other modalities
  • Commemoration and memorialisation of war and conflict

The conference is open to scholars, journalists, military practitioners and activists from around the world.

Abstracts (250 words) to Lisa.Dacunha@rhul.ac.uk by 10 October 2012.

Incidentally, for more on media, war and conflict see (even join) the War and Media Network, whose site has links to the journal and a host of other resources, together with a clutch of reviews of books, films and conferences.

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