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CfP: International Conference "Gender in focus: (new) trends in media" (Braga, Portugal), June 2014


International Conference "Gender in focus: (new) trends in media" June
20-21, 2014
University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
The Communication and Society Research Centre invites you to submit a
proposal for a paper, panel or poster presentation to the upcoming
International Conference "Gender in focus: (new) trends in media".
Over the last decades, a considerable amount of research has been
conducted on the relationship of gender with communication. However, new
insights are still needed, especially those that explore the
interrelations and negotiations between media and gender through the use
of interdisciplinary and intersectional approaches.
This event aims to serve as a forum to discuss ideas, experiences and
research results on gender and media, bringing together social sciences
researchers, NGOs representatives and media professionals.
Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to, the
• Femininities and/or Masculinities Representations in Media
• Gender and Media Trends
• Gender, Media and Public Sphere
• Gender, Advertising and Consumer Culture
• Gender, Audience and Reception Studies
• Gender, Digital Culture and Communication
• Gender, Media Institutions and Communication Policies
• Media and Feminist Theory
• Media Social Networks and Identities
• Media, Gender and Democracy
• Media, Gender and Human rights
• Media, Gender and Intercultural Communication
• Media, Gender and Sexualities
• New Media and Feminist Movements
• Intersectionality and Media
Please submit an abstract for oral paper or poster up to 300 words and a
brief authors biography of about 150 words. Panel proposals should consist
of a rationale of the panel (300 words), abstracts for individual
presenters (150 words each), name of panel chair(s) and a brief authors
biography of about 150 words.
Proposals should be submitted through the EasyChair system
(, mentioning name,
academic affiliation and contacts. The deadline is February 15, 2014 and
the notification of paper, panel or poster acceptance will be no later
than March 15, 2014.
The official language of the conference is English.
For more information, please contact us:
Communication and Society Research Centre
Social Sciences Institute
University of Minho
Gualtar Campus
4710-057 Braga – Portugal

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