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Open University (Cyprus) announces the call for papers for the forthcoming international conference entitled “Journalism, Society and Politics in the Digital Media Era”. The conference is organised jointly by the Advanced Media Institute, the Open University (Cyprus), the Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community at Bournemouth University (UK), and the Laboratory of Research in New Economy and Development at University Hassan II Casablanca (Morocco), with the support of the Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol, Cyprus, at the premises of which the conference will be hosted. 

They call for potential speakers to submit a 300-word abstract in English or French, by 9th of March 2017 (midnight).  Please visit the conference website for more information.

Please find all information about this interesting staff week on the Mobility Catalogue for staff page here.

Anadolu University, one of the EJTA members, is organizing the 15th International Symposium Communication in the Millennium. It is going to be held between 16-19 May 2017 at the University of California, Irvine. 

The venue is just 50 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). We are looking forward to receive your abstracts soon. Please check the link for details : http://www.cimsymposium.org

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We seek ten students with excellent English writing skills to cover the St. Gallen Symposium from 3–5 May 2017, where the topic of debate will be “The dilemma of disruption”. You have the opportunity to join an international team of journalism students and write stories and articles on our conference topic, all-expenses-paid (travel, board, and lodging).

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The European Journalism Training Association warmly welcomes 6 new members to the network: Université de Neuchâtel, Technische Universität Dortmund, Institut für Journalismus & Medienmanagement, University of St Mark & St John, South Ural State University and Pompey Fabra University.  Check our members page for more information.

The DIG Awards - born from the twenty years experience of the Ilaria Alpi Award - honor the best international works of investigative journalism.
In conjunction with the DIG Awards,the DIG Festival will be held in Riccione from 23rd to 26th June 2016: four days of debates, workshops, performances with the participation of the greatest reporters, tv producers, broadcasters from all around the world.

Benefits for the students:

- Free entry in the event (with the possibility to attend the workshops in the programme)
- Hotel discount: 20€ per person per day + breakfast

Website: www.dig-awards.org.

We are looking for student journalists to do work experience in our Leipzig and Berlin offices, or to work as (paid) freelance stringers in different parts of Europe. If you are interested in an unpaid summer internship of up to two months, or freelancing from their home country, you should send a CV to . German employment law means we cannot pay students during their studies, but we can offer help with expenses, accommodation and transport costs.

Contact details:

Jane Whyatt
European Centre for Press and Media Freedom
Phone:  +49 (0) 341 200 40312
www:    www.ecpmf.eu

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) is proud to announce its first competition for young writers.

Young people under 27 are invited to write one thousand words about what press and media freedom means to them. This can take the form of an essay, a newspaper or magazine article, poem, play or blog post in any of these languages:  English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Albanian, Serbian/Bosnian/Croatian, Greek, Bulgarian, Flemish, Dutch, Russian, Turkish, Romanian.

More information: https://ecpmf.eu/news/awards/thousandwords

Dataharvest/EIJC, the European Investigative Journalism Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu takes place in Mechelen, Belgium, from Friday 3 until Sunday morning 5 June 2016.  Find the preliminary programme at http://journalismfund.eu/EIJC16/programme.  More information and registration via www.dataharvest.eu. Hashtag #EIJC16.

The conference website is now ready and contains a lot of useful information about the hotels, venues and programme.
Don't forget to register!