Welcome to politicalcommunication.org

For those interested in the study of political communication.

From the International Communication Association (ICA) and the American Political Science Association (APSA) Political Communication Divisions!


Political Communication

Official Facebook group of APSA Section and ICA Division on Political Communication.

The Political Communication Division of the International Communication Association (ICA) and the Political Communication Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) foster thought at the intersection of political life and communication.

The group is curated by the Editor of their joint newsletter, the Political Communication Report, currently Björn Buß (Leuphana U of Lüneburg & U of Greifswald, Germany).

People who are interested in this area of research can follow us and meet other members through various other (social) media:

Website: politicalcommunication.org
The Political Communication Report (PCR) is published here three times a year, featuring short articles of current interest on thinking in the field along with grant opportunities, books released, and more; post conference activities and minutes; link to the joint research journal Political Communication; host a blog; and keep records of current leadership and past activities and history.

Twitter: twitter.com/poli_com
Followers keep abreast of news and opportunities like calls for papers, conferences, and job postings of interest to the political communication research community.

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/groups/PoliCom-Political-Communication-2787353
More than 5,000 members engage in discussions, post and search for jobs, announce promotions, and build networks for research.

Rodney Benson

Rodney BensonWednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 1:58am

NYU MCC is hiring! Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Media Studies. Deadline for applications: Oct. 1.

The NYU Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and Communication seeks to strengthen our cutting edge research, teaching and practice in media and communication as it relates to issues of race, ethnicity, inequality and identity in and across local, global and international contexts. We seek an entry-level, assistant professor with a clearly articulated research profile and teaching agenda in the field of race, culture and media studies. We are particularly interested in the following areas of, or approaches to, study: representation and underrepresentation in popular media; postcolonial and decolonial studies; intersectional queer and transgender politics of race; critical race theory; alternative forms of cultural production; public sphere studies; racism and antiracism; digital media and racial justice activism; class and racial disparities in media access and adoption; Africa and African diaspora media studies, including trans-Asia connections to Africa, and the Atlantic world, encompassing the U.S. and Latin America.

Here is the Interfolio link:

Please help spread the word!

Björn Buß

Björn BußWednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 1:57am

Björn Buß

Björn BußTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 10:15am

***CfP: The Sociological Review Workshop "Sociology and Social Media: Problems and Prospects", Goldsmiths, University of London (UK), December 2***

Deadline: September 18


Björn Buß

Björn BußTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 10:05am

***Call for #ICA18 Pre/Postconference Proposals; Prague (Czech Republic)***

Deadline: September 1


Björn Buß

Björn BußMonday, August 21st, 2017 at 7:23am

***CfP: Riga Readings in Social Sciences (RRSS) "Civic Society, Inequality and Post-crisis Transformations", Latvijas Universitātes Sociālo zinātņu fakultāte - LU SZF in Rīga.lv (Latvia), November 23***

Deadline for abstract submission (400 words): September 15


Björn Buß

Björn BußMonday, August 21st, 2017 at 2:13am

***CfP: 2018 AABS Conference "The 100th Anniversary of Baltic Independence", Stanford University (CA), June 1-3, 2018***

Deadline for submissions: October 15

Possible divisions for #PolComm researchers:

✓ Communication, Disinformation, and the Media; chairs: Janis Chakars (Gwynedd Mercy University), Paul Gregory (Hoover Institution), co-chairs: Sanita Jemberga (Baltic Centre for Media Excellence), Epp Lauk (University of Jyväskylä - Jyväskylän yliopisto), Inga Springe (Baltic Centre for Investigative Journalism), Andris Straumanis (University of Wisconsin-River Falls), and Asta Zelenkauskaitė (Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences)
✓ Political Science and Regional Security; chairs: Ivars Ijabs (Latvijas Universitāte), Anna Grzymala-Busse (Stanford Poli Sci), co-chairs: Mindaugas Jurkynas (Vytautas Magnus University (Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas), and Andres Kasekamp (University of Toronto)