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The Sixth GCA Conference On Environment, Science Journalism, Media and Politics: African Perspectives

media, environment, politics, Africa
Jul 09,2012 - Jul 12,2012
Lusaka, Lusaka, Zambia


The Kasoma Media Foundation, the Media Institute of Southern Africa, the Global Communication Association, and Emory & Henry College are pleased to announce the Sixth GCA Conference, to be held in Zambia from July 9-12, 2012, focusing on the environment, science journalism, media and politics. This esteemed conference will bring together diverse scholars, researchers, experts, policymakers and journalists in the aforementioned areas to not only address the challenges facing the continent and its people, but also provide a platform for global interaction and discourse on these issues. We are inviting submissions of abstracts for papers on a broad range of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Environment and Science Journalism
    • Climate Change And Other Natural Calamities
    • Carbon Gas Emissions And Carbon Footprint
    • Water Policy, Supply, Sanitation, And Resource Management
    • Recycling, Waste Disposal And Thinking Green
    • Agriculture And Rural Development
    • Food Security
    • Ecology And Spirituality
    • Biodiversity And Biotechnology Research
    • Forest And Wildlife Management
    • Innovation And Sustainability
    • Health Communication
    • Energy And Conservation
    • Public And Environmental Affairs
    • Eugenics And GMOs
    • Interactive Environmental Journalism
  • Media And Politics
    • Media Education And Pedagogy
    • Media Framing Of Critical Issues: Corruption, Poverty, Hiv/Aids, Conflict, Etc.
    • Information And Communication Technologies For Development
    • Access To Information: Rural/Urban And Other Divides
    • Science News As Mobilizing Information
    • Access And Utilization Of Social Media In Reporting Science
    • Science Reporting And Ethical Dilemmas
    • Journalistic Professionalism In Science Reporting
    • Democracy And Media Reforms In Africa
    • Gender, Media And Governance
    • Culture, Spirituality, Indigenous Communication Systems, And Science
    • Media And Political Economy
    • Globalization And The Media: The African Experiences

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Theme: media, environment, politics, Africa
Sponsors: Muvi TV, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Media Institute of Southern Africa, Kasoma Media Foundation, Emory & Henry College
Speakers: Dr. Yahya R. Kamalipour, Dr. Samir Nicolas Saliba, Professor Prem Jain, Dr. Cees J. Hamelink, Professor Helge Rønning

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