Time and place: Nov. 20, 2018 9:00 AMNov. 21, 2018 4:00 PM, Department of Media and Communication

The aim of this PhD seminar/workshop held by Anne Jerslev and Annette Hill is to discuss the concept of genre and the broader transformations of genres in a digital era in which the blurring of boundaries challenge our conceptual understandings of media culture on many levels. How should we understand genre today?

The course has unfortunately been cancelled.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 1:00 PM3:00 PM, IMK, 418

The final seminar of doctoral candidate Banafsheh Ranji will take Place 24 October at 13:00.

The project title is:

Explaining Iranian journalistic practices through Bourdieu's theory of practice

The oponent is Jan Fredrik Hovden (University of Bergen). Supervisor is Cristina Archetti.

The seminar is open to the public. 

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 10:00 AM5:00 PM, room 410, IMK, forskningsparken

This seminar aims at offering knowledge about how to publish in scientific journals with data from one (small) country.


Time and place: Sep. 18, 2018 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Room 410, IMK

The purpose of this seminar is to introduce the new team coordinating the PhD program at the Department, Timotheus Vermeulen and Maria Tårland, as well as new PhD candidates.

The programme is available here.

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2018 10:15 AM3:00 PM, Forum, Forskningsparken

Florence Namasinga defends her doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Sourcing in Converged Media Spheres: A study of how print journalists in Uganda use social media in routine news coverage

Time and place: Aug. 17, 2018 10:15 AM3:00 PM, Forum, Forskningsparken

Samiksha Koirala defends her doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Gender Representations in the Nepali Press during Pre-Conflict, Conflict and Post-Conflict Periods : Examining gender coverage in Nepali newspapers of 1994-2014

Time: July 23, 2018July 27, 2018

The following courses will take place in the period summer 2018:

Time and place: June 12, 2018 1:30 PM2:30 PM, Forskningsparken, IMK, 410

The midway seminar of Elisabeth Brun.

Time and place: June 11, 2018June 21, 2018, Bergen University

The Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) is admitting applications to the current summer course 2018, entitled “Image, Ecology, Ethics”.

Time and place: May 24, 2018, UiO

This spring there will be writing courses on how to write opinion editorials and how and where to present novel research.

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2018 9:00 AM4:00 PM, Forskningsparken, room Aqua

Registration closed. Program finalized and available for participatory Phd´s.

The program is composed of a midway seminar part 1 and 2 for given candidates, a general text seminar part and topics such as data security and protection of data and ERC-grants/opportunities.

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2018 9:00 AM5:00 PM, IMK

Time and location to be announced.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2018 10:00 AMFeb. 13, 2018 4:00 PM, Freie University, Berlin

Prof. Gertrud Koch and prof. Liv Hausken is organizing a workshop on Media Aesthetics under which different disciplines as well as different concepts of Media and of Asthetics can find place. Location: Freie University in Berlin.