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This international conference “Mediatizing memory: History and its mediatic construction”  is one of the events organized on 11-12 May 2018 by the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies and the University of Bucharest for the celebration of the Great Union Centennial in 2018 in Romania.

This international conference is an ideal opportunity for experienced researchers, young researchers and PhD students to share their scientific work in an interdisciplinary context and to take part in the debates over various approaches and case studies related to the changes brought by mass-media developments upon the mediatization of personal, organizational, cultural and/ or social memory.

Presentations based on empirical research and on sound theoretical approaches are invited for the 6th edition of Understanding Transition (Mediatizing memory: History and its mediatic construction) conference, on topics such as:

  • Memory studies – mediatization – analytical and methodological challenges
  • Mediatized national (re)construction of historical events
  • Political, cultural and social rituals as media events
  • Social movements – the politics of contested memories
  • Organizational memory as communication practices
  • Digital memory – trends and challenges
  • Cultural heritage – virtual museums as hypertexts
  • Visual representations of history on the web – from private to public cultural practices
  • Any other topic related to the main theme of the conference.

Deadline for abstracts – February 25, 2018.


The extended abstracts (500 words) – to be sent to camelia.cmeciu@fjsc.ro by February 25, 2018. Abstracts should include the following information: title of the paper, author’s name/authors’ names,  author’s institution affiliation, address and e-mail contact; the purpose of the research, design /methodology/approach, (expected) findings, (possible) practical implications, originality of the study, references. The references will not be included in the word count.

More details about the international conference “Mediatizing memory: History and its mediatic construction” are available here.

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