The Groupe de recherche en communication politique (GRCP) will hold the fourth edition of its International Workshop on Political Communication on April 22 and 23 2016, at Université Laval in Quebec City. The international workshop is co-sponsored by the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship.
The workshop will introduce participants to an overview of innovations in political communication research. Over two days, five leading political communication scholars will present current developments in subfields of the discipline, as well as discuss some of their most recent work with audience members.
This year’s presentations will focus on digital citizenship in a comparative perspective, economic and technological transformations of journalism, predictions of political behavior through analysis of large scale social media datasets, authenticity in political communication and racialized media framing of politicians.
The guest speakers are:
Dr. Pablo Barberá (New York University). Dr. Barberá’s talk will discuss the use of large scale social media datasets in citizen political communication.
Dr. Gunn Enli (University of Oslo). Dr. Enli’s presentation will focus on how politicians make use of the concept of authenticity in their communication strategies.
Dr. Erin Tolley (University of Toronto). Dr. Tolley will present her recent research on racialized media framing of politicians.
Dr. Cristian Vaccari (Royal Holloway-University of London). Dr. Vaccari will discuss the question of political engagement on social media.
Dr. Nikki Usher (Layser George Washington University). Dr. Usher will present the state of research on the impact of economic and technological transformations on the media industry and the redefinition of journalism practice.
Attendance to the workshop is free, but as places are limited, those interested in attending must confirm their presence as soon as possible at: email@example.com
The GRCP has booked a block of 10 rooms at Université Laval’s residencies Hotel. The hotel’s junior suites are conveniently located on campus. Rates include parking, wifi Internet and breakfast. Rate is 87$ plus taxes per night. To book a reservation please use the following form and select the proper event in the scrolling list at the end: Atelier international du GRCP 2016 – Event #253552
The Centre for the Study of Democratic citizenship will cover travel expenses for inter-regional travel between Montreal and Quebec City and lodging for its members and students. Students, post-doctoral fellows and members should send their request for funding before the event takes place to firstname.lastname@example.org. Funding applications are not accepted retroactively. Members and students need to make their own travel arrangements and book their hotel room (preferably at Université Laval’s residencies Hotel). The Centre will reimburse the expenses after the event took place.
A few more rooms are also available at the Hôtel Champlain (http://hotelsduvieuxquebec.com/en/hotel-champlain/). Make sure to mention that you will be attending the Atelier International du GRCP to get a discount rate on standard rooms.
The workshop will be held on April 22-23 in room 3632 of the Louis-Jacques-Casault Building located at 1055 Avenue du Séminaire, on Université Laval’s main campus in Québec City.
The detailed program will soon be available here: https://www.grcp.ulaval.ca/4e-atelier-international-du-grcp.