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[Commlist] CFP: Media Education Summit 2020

Tue Aug 27 14:14:42 GMT 2019

*International Media Education Summit*

University of Leeds, UK: April 2nd & 3rd 2020

Extended deadline for submissions: *_16^th September 2019. _*


_KEYNOTE SPEAKERS_:  Kate Pahl, Eszter Hargittai, Ivan Sigal, Stephen Coleman__


Conference Theme: /_Media Education, Diversity and Voice_/


Each year the Media Education Summit brings together a global network of researchers, educators and practitioners working across all aspects of media education, media and digital literacy and media / technology in education.

The event is the leading global showcase for research, pedagogy and innovation on all aspects of media education.

Now running for thirteen years, MES is convened by the UK’s Centre for Excellence in Media Practice <>, in collaboration with a leading organisation in a different country each year. In 2020, our host is the School of Media and Communication <> at the University of Leeds.

Presenters will be also invited to submit their work to the Media Education Research Journal <> and Media Practice and Education <>. A panel will be convened by Internet Policy Review <>, on the theme of digital literacy and the__MECCSA Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Network will convene a panel // <>

<>The 2020 Youth Media Education Summit will take place in partnership with local schools, led by Marketa Zezulkova from Charles University Prague and Visiting Fellow in CEMP.

*_About the theme_*

Media organisations are engaging in reflection about what it means to be diverse. What does it mean to give people from different communities an effective voice in the 21st century media? This has theoretical and methodological implications media education: where are diversity and voice to be located in terms of our study of producers, texts and audiences? Responding to these questions invites interdisciplinary, self-reflexive and practice-based research.

The organisers are particularly interested in presentations on these topics:

  * Defining, measuring, and evaluating diversity
  * Performativity and pedagogy
  * Inclusion, access and agency
  * National and institutional policy initiatives
  * Meeting diverse educational needs
  * Diversity and voice in practice

Guidance for submission of abstracts and registration - on the conference site <>.

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