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Research seminar: Critical Perspectives on Everyday Media Uses and Socio-Cultural Change in Contemporary Africa

Organizers: The Department of Media and Journalism Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark in collaboration with the Department of Communication Studies, Moi University, Kenya.

25.11.2019 | Tina Pabst

Dato tor 05 dec fre 06 dec
Tid 13:00    16:00
Sted Aarhus University, Helsingforsgade 14, 8200 Aarhus N

Research seminar: Critical Perspectives on Everyday Media Uses and Socio-Cultural Change in Contemporary Africa, Dec, 5-6, 2019

 

Organizers: The Department of Media and Journalism Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark in collaboration with the Department of Communication Studies, Moi University, Kenya.

 

Seminar venue: Aarhus University, Helsingforsgade 8 and 14, 8200 Aarhus N

 

Participation is free, but it is mandatory to register by signing up on https://events.au.dk/criticalperspectives/the-event.html before the 30th of November. Lunch will be provided.

 

Program

 

Thursday, December 5, 2019

 

Venue: Helsingforsgade 8, building 5008 room 128H

 

Noon – 1 PM                      Registration and sandwich

 

1 – 1.15 PM                        Welcome; Poul Erik Nielsen. Aarhus University

 

SESSION I Chair Teke Ngomba, Aarhus University

 

1.15 – 2 PM                Jessica Gustafssson, Södertörn University: Mobile phones - empowering women in Kenya?

 

2 – 2.45 PM                Poul Erik Nielsen, Aarhus University: Critical reflections on everyday media use and socio-cultural changes

 

2.45 - 3.00 PM            Tea and coffee

 

3.00 - 3.45. PM           Stella Chebii, Moi University and Poul Erik Nielsen, Aarhus University: New media and the bargaining of patriarchy in Kenyan families

 

3.45 – 4.30 PM           Masibo Lumala, Moi University: Gender and changing technologies: emerging socio-cultural spaces and communication dynamics in Kenyan families

 

4.30 PM                      Reception for Special issue of Journal of African Media Studies Venue: Nygaard Building 5335 room 229

 

7 PM                            Dinner for presenters at Pondus

 

 

 

Friday, December 6, 2019

 

Venue: Helsingforsgade 14, building 5335 room 091

 

SESSION II Chair Jessica Gustafsson, Södertörn University

 

8.30 – 9.00 AM           Tea and coffee

 

9.00 – 9.45 AM           Ylva Ekström, Uppsala University and Hilde Arntsen, Oslo Metropolitan University: Digital Mobilities: Representation and Self-­‐Representation Online

 

9.45 – 10.30 AM         Michael Skey, Loughborough University: A non-media centric approach to mediatization: Digital Orientations in the lives of football fans in East Africa

 

10.30– 11.00 AM        Tea and coffee

 

SESSION III Chair Masibo Lumala

 

11.00 – 11.45 AM       Nicholas S. Iwokwagh, Minna University: Managing Hate Conversation and Fake News in the Nigerian Media Ecosystem: Anatomy of Current Practices, Proposals for Effective Interventions

 

11.45 – 12.30 PM       Robert Madu, Enugu University: African Migratory Audience: Could Mediated Technologies Reshape the Democratic Ecology in Nigeria?

 

12.30 – 1.30 PM             Lunch

 

SESSION IV Chair Teke Ngomba

 

1.30 – 2.00 PM           Florencia Enghel, Malmö University: South and North: position-taking beyond stereotypes, or the challenge of doing reflexivity and walking the talk as researchers in the XXI century

 

2.00 – 3.00 PM           Panel on South-North Research Collaborations: Florencia Enghel, Masibo Lumala, Hilde Arntsen and Poul Erik Nielsen

 

3.00 - 4.00 PM             Discussion and closing of seminar

 

Seminar, Medievidenskab og Journalistik, CC, Arts