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Benjamin Ferron <[log in to unmask]>
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Benjamin Ferron <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 1 Apr 2016 13:44:58 +0200
Dear colleagues and friends from the OURMEDIA network,

we are delighted to announce the publication of the syllabus of the Impact
program (International Media, Political Action & Communication Technologies),
in the framework of the 2016 edition of the UPEC-UPEM Summer School, July 4
to 22 (Paris, France). You will find an abstract below,  and the complete
syllabus in attached file or by clicking here :
Thank you for transmiting this information to the students (Master/PhD
level) who would eventually be interested in this program .
Registrations are open : https://fr.xing-events.com/XCVRESK.html

IMPACT is a 3-weeks program of courses within the UPEC-UPEM Summer School
(East-Paris) which aims to provide a critical perspective on International
Media, Political Action & Communication Technologies. IMPACT aims to give
its students a critical perspective on how the internationalization of
communication, the sharp increase in and acceleration of the production of
information, and the unprecedented development of digital media play a role
in the way political action, citizen mobilization and public debate are now
being framed.

The course is available for Masters and PhD level students interested in
political and public communication, social movements and transnational
media activism, as well as the role of communication technologies in
international relations. Suitable academic backgrounds include
communication studies, political science, discourse analysis, area and
cultural studies and sociology. The IMPACT course allows you to obtain 3

The academic program has been prepared by Benjamin Ferron and Stéphanie
Wojcik, both lecturers at the UPEC.

• Dominique Marchetti - *The Spaces of Production and Circulation of
“International” Information: the Example of “Moroccan” News in Foreign
Media* – Tuesday July 5
• Jiangeng Sun - *A Study of the Practice of French Correspondents in China*
– Wednesday Juy 6
• Florence Brisset-Foucault - *Producing Media Speech in Africa: Coercion,
Resistance and the Invention of a Profession* – Thursday July 7
• Romain Badouard - *Social Networks and Public Debate in Post-Charlie
France* – Friday July 8
• Jean-Baptiste Comby - *Studying Social Structures of a Public Debate: the
Case of Climate Change* – Monday July 11
•Simon Gadras - *Electoral Campaigns in the 21st Century: Web, Social Media
and Political Communication *– Tuesday July 12
• Tristan Mattelart - Exploring the *Transnational Circulation of News in
Digital Times: from Myths to Realities* – Wednesday July 13
• Rabia Polat - Social Media during the *Gezi Park Protests in Turkey and
afterwards (2013-)* – Friday July 15
• Stéphanie Wojcik - *Political Participation and the Internet: Some Issues
from Public Debates to Web-Campaigning* – Monday July 18
• Victor Mari - The Field of *Communication for Development and Social
Change. From Spain to the Entire World: Hybridizations, Tensions and
Possibilities *– Tuesday July 19
• Simon Smith - *Discussion in Online Newspapers and the Realignment of
Journalistic Work: the Case of Slovakia and Post-Communist Europe* –
Wednesday July 21
•Benjamin Ferron - *Mobilizing through and for “Alternative” Media:
Comparative Perspectives from Latin America, the Middle East & Europe* –
Thursday July 21

Best wishes

Benjamin Ferron & Stéphanie Wojcik
Lecturers at the UPEC (Paris)