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
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
International, Arab and Palestinian researchers and experts in women and media affairs
- 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: