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Cairo, Egypt conference accepting abstracts

by Lindsay Boyle

The Institute for International Journalism at Ohio University has joined the Faculty of Communication at Al-Azhar University to co-sponsor a conference that will take place in Cairo, Egypt.

The Media Professionalism and Democratization conference will be held at Al-Azhar University April 14- 17, 2013. One of the organizing committee members and chair of that conference is Dr. Ahmed S. Hammad, a 2011 alumnus of the Study of the U.S. Institute on Journalism and Media at Ohio University.

Ahmed Hammad presents during the 2011 Study of the U.S. Institute on Journalism and Media at OU.

Some of the main themes of the conference are media performance during democratic transition, peace journalism and crisis communication, and professionalism in new media, among other themes.

Abstracts can be submitted in either Arabic or English and should include the completed abstract and its title, as well as the names, titles and contact information of the papers authors and presenter. The organizing scientific research committee will review the abstracts and notify authors of acceptance on Jan. 15, 2013.

For more information, contact Ahmed Hammad at ahmadh30@gmail.com.

posted in: Ahmed Hammad, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, Institute for International Journalism, Media Professionalism and Democratization, Ohio University
December 14, 2012

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