Future of Media and Communication Research: Media Ecology and Big Data
2017 International Conference
November 19-21, 2017
Fuxuan Hotel, Fudan University - Shanghai, P. R. China
Organized jointly by
Fudan Information and Communication Research Center & Fudan Journalism School, Fudan University, China
the Institute for International Journalism (IIJ) in the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, USA
The Center for Information and Communication Studies of Fudan University was founded in 1984 and later was designated Key Research Base for Humanities and Social Sciences directly affiliated to the Ministry of Education. Guided by the attempt at theoretical and paradigmic innovations, the center aims at fulfilling its basic missions and objectives of building a high quality heavy-duty scholarly community that services the national needs. The center now has a power-packed team of 45 full- and part-time researchers and multiple research facilities in collaboration with domestic and overseas tertiary institutions. The center publishes China Communication Review and holds “Journalism and Communication: Theory and Methods” Summer Seminars every year and has trained more than 1,000 junior faculty members and graduate students from all over the country. For more information on The Center for Information and Communication Studies, please click here.
The School of Journalism at Fudan University is one of the top journalism schools in China. Founded in 1929, the school is the journalism and communication education and research institution with the longest history in Asia. The school has four departments including Journalism Department, Broadcasting Department, Advertising department, and Communication Department with 77 faculty members. The number of students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs reaches about 1500. The School of Journalism has played a leading role in Journalism Theory, Communications Theory, Communication Research, Visual Culture and the field of Communications in China. For more information on the School of Journalism, please click here.
In partnership with the Fudan University’s Information and Communication Research Center and Fudan Journalism School in China, is the Institute for International Journalism (IIJ) in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. The IIJ continues to offer a strong program of international professional training and internships support and research conferences in the U.S., Asia and beyond. The E. W. Scripps School of Journalism is ranked among the top ten journalism schools in the world teaching news and information, public relations, strategic communication including advertising, among other areas of specialization. The school teaches about 960 students in undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs with about 30 full time faculty members. The school supports international internships, conducts international comparative research in communication/media, promotes cross cultural awareness among media professionals, and cooperates with global partners in journalism education.