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October 1, 2016

CFP: Media and History: Crime, Violence and Justice

Conference: 27th Conference of the International Association for Media and History
Place: Paris, France
Date: July 10-13, 2017
Submission deadline for abstracts: December 15, 2016
»Scholars and practitioners from various disciplines and approaches (history - media and communication studies – law - politics, gender, queer and feminist studies – sociology – anthropology - economy etc.) are welcome to submit papers and panel proposals that deal critically with the following topics:
* Historical representation/mediatization/definitions of crime, violence and justice in news or informational formats, film, documentaries, television drama or radio plays
* Historical approaches to media events related to crime, violence and justice.
* The production and reception of news and fiction dealing with crime, violence and justice
* Media historical approaches to symbolic and physical violence
* The crime scene, the criminal and the victims in news and fiction
* Historical (media-) constructions of the judge, the lawyer or secret service agents
* ‘New’ media inventions as aggregators of fear, conflict or censorship
* The historical role of media and technologies in social and political protest, movements and activism, leading sometimes to conflicts and violence
* The historical (international) relations of legal public entities, diplomacy, the police and the military with journalists and media institutions
* Media as targets of violence and crime
* The role of media archives for the historiography and memory of crime, violence and justice
* Media, history and criminology
* The history of cybercrime
* Legal actions attacking or protecting media content and their producers or audiences/users«
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