New beginnings

As of September I’m enrolled in a PhD programme with the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University. I’ll spend the coming four years researching the use of images by the media in relation to migration, foreign policy and human rights.

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Voice and Matter conference

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Back from Berlin since last night and spending today in Roskilde, Denmark at the Voice and Matter conference, organised by ├śrecomm Centre for Glocal Change, which I’m a part of. It’s a four-day a mixture of academic conference and cultural festival on media, communication and development. Above a photo from a panel on the role of media and communication in the post 2015 agenda. In proper ComDev manner, we have one of the panellist joining us from New York via Skype.

Moderation of ‘Journalists as observers or journalists’ panel in Berlin

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Yesterday I was in Berlin and moderated a panel titled “Journalists as observers or journalists”. It was a great and interactive discussion with war correspondent Simone Schlindwein, Human Rights activist Linda Walter and peace journalist Vanessa Bassil.