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An-Najah National University cordially invites you to participate and submit ‎research in the:‎

Women, Media and Communication Revolution Challenges Conference

Which will be held on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 at the Zafer Al-Masri ‎Auditorium in the Old Campus


Introduction

Today’s communication development affects people’s lives, behavior and ‎relations as well as systems of government worldwide.‎

This conference will discuss the effect of media and international development ‎on women of different social classes.‎

Because of this progress, women have started to have important positions and ‎are more involved in contemporary changes including media.‎

Objective

The conference aims at encouraging public opinion on women’s involvement in ‎media, improving women’s image in media and proposing solutions for ‎resulting problems. The conference also aims at offering new models that ‎protect the basic rights of Palestinian women with regard to dramatic social ‎changes resulted from the media revolution in the world.‎

The conference aspires to discover results of women’s usage of modern media ‎and results of media coverage of women’s affairs. Participants will try to ‎create models that protect women’s basic rights, specifically Palestinian ‎women.‎

Themes

  • ‎Challenges that women encounter working in media.
  • ‎Feminist Movement and media in Palestine.
  • ‎Women in traditional and modern media.
  • ‎Media role in gender-based violence and protection mechanisms against it.
  • ‎Media impact on women’s political, economic, social and legal realities.
  • ‎Palestinian women’s impact on media and their usage for new media.
  • ‎Presentation of Palestinian and Arab women in Western Media.

Organizers

  • ‎Women Studies MA programme at An-Najah National University.
  • ‎Department of Journalism and Media ‎Studies at Oslo and Akershus ‎University College of Applied Sciences.
  • ‎Interested Palestinian private and feminist organizations.

Participants

International, Arab and Palestinian researchers and experts in women and ‎media affairs

Important Dates

  • ‎Deadline to submit research abstract: October 31st, 2016 ‎
  • ‎Deadline to receive full papers: December 31st, 2016‎
  • ‎The conference: February 14th, 2017‎

For more information, please contact Dr. Fakher Al-Khalili, Scientific ‎Committee Coordinator on:‎

f.khalili@najah.edu


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