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Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication

Advancing Critical Knowledge on Global Communication and Public Life.

Who We Are

The Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication (CARGC) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is an institute that produces and promotes critical, interdisciplinary, and multimodal research on global media and communication. We aim to bridge academic scholarship and public life, bringing the very best scholarship to bear on enduring global questions and pressing contemporary issues. CARGC is dedicated to supporting early-career scholars worldwide and offers fellowships at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and faculty levels.

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Aswin Punathambekar standing in front of some ivy

Meet Our Director

Aswin Punathambekar is a Professor of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, and Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication (CARGC).

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Our People

CARGC is a supportive and inclusive community of scholars from around the world, driven by intellectual generosity, curiosity, and exchange.

Julia Ticona and Florence Madenga at the recording of a CARGC website

Global Media & Communication Podcast

In September 2022, CARGC launched the Global Media & Communication podcast series in partnership with New Books Network.

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Contact Us

Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication
3901 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 746-8477
cargc@asc.upenn.edu

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