Global Communication Studies

Human Rights, Emotions, and Brain Science

Brain science indicates that emotions do play a crucial role in cognition. In law and legal ideology the prevailing view is that legal institutions serve rationally determined needs and/or values. The talk will present a model that accommodates emotional needs and urges in the shaping of human rights."

Alternative Media in the Arab World

On October 8, Palestinian journalist Daoud Kuttab, Jordanian journalist Yahia Shukeir and Annenberg Professor Marwan Kraidy will discuss "Alternative Media in the Arab World."

This lunchtime discussion will review the current status of Arab media and discuss strategies for developing a more diverse source of information though the use of alternative media, including online media.

Sheila Coronel: Media and Democracy in Southeast Asia

Sheila Coronel: Media and Democracy in Southeast Asia The Center for Global Communication Studies and the Annenberg School welcomes Sheila Coronel, Director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University’s Journalist School. Her talk is entitled:

“Media and Democracy in Southeast Asia”


Panel Discussion on Institutions Research

The Annenberg School and the Project for Global Communication Studies welcome Ellen Goodman (Rutgers School of Law, Camden) and Phillip J. Weiser (University of Colorado Law School), current visiting professors at Penn's School of Law, along with Annenberg Professor Joseph Turow and visiting scholar Beth Noveck, for an informal panel discussion on Institutions Research. The session will be chaired by Professor Monroe Price.

US launch of Global Civil Society 2006/7

The Project for Global Communication Studies invites you to attend the launch of Global Civil Society 2006/7, Introduced by Mary Kaldor, Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics.

Global Civil Society 2006/7 explores the complex relationship between violence, civil society and legitimacy in a unique dialogue that crosses political, cultural and religious boundaries. This edition of the Yearbook also includes new research on economic and social rights, the politics of water, and football.

2008 Beijing Olympics and the Media workshop

This workshop is a follow up to the July 28-29, 2006 conference at Communications University of China entitled, "Global Olympiad, Chinese Media."

The November workshop will focus on the presentation of papers in preparation for the publication of an edited volume in 2007. (View publication outline) The project aims to initiate and enhance scholarship before, during, and after the 2008 Olympic Games.

The workshop will organize itself around three broad themes:

Global Framing of Democracy Workshop

The Project for Global Communication Studies presents, Global Framing of Democracy Workshop: International Perspectives on Civil Society, Communications, Globalization and Democracy on November 2-3, 2006

The workshop is a collaboration between the Annenberg School for Communication and the Centre for the Study of Global Governance (CSGG) at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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