"New Times, New Keywords" seminar

You are cordially invited to the Opening Seminar of the Media and Global Communication Master’s programme at the University of Helsinki, “New Times, New Keywords – Media and Global Communication in the 21st Century”.

The seminar will be held on Friday 23.10.2009 at Unioninkatu 37, in the lecture room (luentosali) of the faculty of social sciences between 10-18 hrs.


10.15 Opening and Welcoming Words:

– Professor Esa Väliverronen, Head of Department of Communication
– Programme Director, Lecturer Mervi Pantti

10.45 Keynote Speech I
“What is Wrong with Globalization?”
Professor Colin Sparks (University of Westminster, London)

12.00 Lunch

13.15 Keynote Speech II
“The Media and Globalization: What’s Next?”
Professor Terhi Rantanen (London School of Economics and Political Science)

14.30 Coffee Break

15.00 Keynote Speech III
“Regulation, Regularisation and Change in the Era of Global Integration”
Dr. Katharine Sarikakis (Director, Centre for International Communications Research, University of Leeds)

16.15 Panel Discussion and Closing

Hosted by the Department of Communication in Cooperation with Helsingin Sanomat Foundation

The language of the seminar is English.

There is no registration fee, however, please register to yonca.ermutlu (at) helsinki.com due to limited number of seats.

When registering please indicate: your name, organization and e-mail address. Registration by 20.10.2009
By e-mail to: yonca.ermutlu [at] helsinki.fi. By phone: (09) 191 24845

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