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Second annual International Journal of Press/Politics conference

Dr. Katrin Voltmer, Professor of Communication and Democracy, School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds
10:00am, Wednesday 28 September 2016
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
September 28-30 2016, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford will host the second annual International Journal of Press/Politics conference, focused on academic research on the relation between media and political processes around the world.Professor Katrin Voltmer from the University of Leeds will deliver a keynote lecture on “Internationalising political communication research: epistemological aspects, normative aspects, and journalistic practices.” The conference brings together scholars doing internationally-oriented or comparative research on the intersection between news media and politics around the world. It aims to provide a forum for academics from a wide range of different disciplines and countries to discuss the theoretical, methodological, and substantial challenges and opportunities for research in this area. It is open to work from political science, political communication, journalism studies, media and communications research and many other fields. Paper submissions are currently being accepted for this event. See here for details. The deadline for submissions is Friday March 25, 2016. Please contact the conference organiser, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen (RISJ Director of Research and IJPP Editor-in-Chief) with questions at