2nd Edition – International Spring School

Media Systems: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Focus on South America

 

Perugia, 9-12 April 2018

This Spring School is addressed to advanced Master and PhD students and junior researchers in communication, media studies, journalism, political communication, sociology of communication and other related fields. It is particularly focused on the notion of “Media System” presenting, discussing and comparing global media systems and the methodological and interpretive challenges that are involved.

The Spring School takes place just before the opening of the International Journalism Festival (IJF), students may be in contact with its sparkling environment and have the chance to discuss with selected and prestigious figures of international contemporary communication in dedicated sessions.

The Spring School is organized by the Institute of Media and Journalism of the USI Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland), in collaboration with the Department of Political Sciences at Università di Perugia (Italy) and the Department of Communication at University of California San Diego (US).

The Spring School is directed by Gabriele Balbi (USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano), Dan Hallin (University of California, San Diego), Paolo Mancini (Università di Perugia).