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SALZBURG ACADEMY ON MEDIA & GLOBAL CHANGE

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Overview

In this workshop, we will hear from prominent researchers about current creative and cutting edge research projects that are seeking to better understand how pandemics and protests are impacting our media and civic ecosystems. Each project features unique forms of inquiry, global samples, and insights about how people around the world understand and visualize the impact of the global pandemic on their lives, societies, and futures. 

Technology has enabled researchers to record, analyze, and publish data in record time during the pandemic. As the pandemic continues to change and shape our world, what are researchers learning about Covid-19? Our concept of community has changed over the years with digital technologies enabling people to connect across the globe based on interests and identity. But how has Covid-19 impacted how we engage in our communities, both locally and globally. How are media-makers and researchers using the pandemic to change the ways in which we understand risk, solidarity, and mutual dependence? How has COVID impacted media production, consumption, and public trust in media at a time when many are connected to media technologies for work, school, entertainment, and news?  How could this pandemic help us imagine and achieve different futures? 

In a 75-minute workshop, we will hear about three creative and cutting edge research projects, that allow for questions and answers, whiteboard brainstorms, and open time for dialog, engagement, and debrief.

This program is open to public registration. Participation will not be capped. All partner organizations and Salzburg Global Fellows are welcome to participate. If you are interested, please contact Robert Stearns at rstearns@salzburgglobal.org

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Len Apcar
Switzer Endowed Chair, Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication, USA
Allan Au
Knight Fellow, Stanford University, USA; Professional Consultant of the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Sanjeev Chatterjee
Professor of Cinema and Interactive Media, University of Miami, Florida, USA
Anunaya Chaubey
Provost, Anant National University, India
Meg Fromm
Journalism Teacher and Educational Initiatives Director for the Journalism Education Association, Colorado, USA
Roman Gerodimos
Associate Professor of Global Current Affairs, Bournemouth University
Eric Gordon
Professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, Emerson College, USA
Manuel Guerrero
Director, Department of Communication, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
Chris Harris
Associate Professor of Communication, Department Chair for Social Sciences and Business, Nevada State College, USA
Claudia Kozman
Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Pablo Martinez Zarate
Head Professor, Documentary Film & Digital Narrative, Iberoamericana University, Mexico
Jad Melki
Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies and Director of the Institute of Media Research and Training, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Paul Mihailidis
Program Director, Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
Susan Moeller
Susan Moeller, Director of the International Center for Media & the Public Agenda and Professor, College of Journalism and the School of Public Policy, University of Maryland.
Stephen Reese
Jesse H. Jones Professor of Journalism, Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Stephen Salyer
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Clare Shine
Director, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL),
Sangita Shresthova
Director of Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Javier Siriani
Multiplatform Manager at Viacom; Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Buenos Aires (UCA), Buenos Aires, Argentina
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