Ecrea Communication History Section Workshop 2019: Programme


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CMC hosts the 2019 ECREA Communication History Section Workshop on Jeopardizing Democracy throughout History. Media as Accomplice, Adversary or Amplifier of Populist and Radical Politics 


Venue: Alte Schmiede, Schönlaterngasse 9, 1010 Vienna


19.00–21.00 Chair: Josef Seethaler (Austrian Academy of Sciences/ University of Klagenfurt)

Keynotes: Ruth Wodak (University of Vienna / Lancaster University) Revisiting Orwell’s 1984: News, Fake News, and Alternative News

Reka Kinga Papp (Editor-in-chief at Eurozine, Vienna) Post-Turth Panic. The News That Never Was

Respondent: Anton Pelinka (University of Innsbruck/ Central European University, Budapest)

21.00: Conference Dinner at Ristorante Rossini, Schönlaterngasse 11, 1010 Vienna

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7th European Communication Conference. Submissions now opened.

The next European Communication Conference will take place in Lugano from 31 October to 3 November, 2018.

The Communication History Section is welcoming presentations dealing with all types of communication in a historical perspective. Both panels and individual papers can be submitted until 28 February.
For more information and submissions, please visit the conference website:
If you would like to get more involve with the section and be part of the pool of reviewers please send an email to:

Looking forward to meeting you in Lugano!