2018 Edition

The Second Spring School on Media Systems: comparative and transnational perspectives was focused on South America and took place at Itaca International College, Perugia, Italy, from April 9th to April 12th, 2018.

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

In this edition there were lectures by established scholars from Europe, U.S. and South America providing an overview on theoretical definitions and aspects of global media systems and, then, in the second part, specifically on the Southern America media systems as compared to other systems.


2018 Spring School Final Schedule