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Indigenous Journalism Conference: Indigenous Journalism and Self-determination.
The theme for the conference is Indigenous Journalism and Self-determination and we aim to bring together academics in the field of Indigenous Journalism as well as indigenous media leaders and indigenous journalists.
We would be delighted to have you present at this conference and share knowledge on Indigenous Journalism. We encourage participants to present on the following topics:
- Indigenous Journalism and Education
- Indigenous Journalism and safety
- Indigenous media systems
- Indigenous Journalism and Social Media
- Indigenous Journalism and Memory
- Indigenous Journalism - self articulation and values
- Indigenous Media’s role in Indigenous Democracies and Majority people’s democracies.
- Indigenous Journalists’ and Medias’ role in environmental issues and industrial and land right conflicts
- Indigenous Journalism and global indigenous solidarity
- Indigenous Journalism, ecology and nature
Other subjects regarding Indigenous Journalism and self-government will also be appreciated.
The Conference will be held on Sep 28-29, 2021 at The Sámi University of Applied Sciences in Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino, “Sápmi” Norway. Guovdageaidnu is known as a stronghold for Sámi language, culture, media, higher education and research.
Following the conference, on Sep 30-Oct. 2, the Sámi Journalist Association will hold the first Sámi Media Festival at the Sámi University of Applied Sciences’ campus.
Professor Folker Hanusch, University of Vienna: "Challenges and Opportunities for Indigenous Journalism Studies: A research agenda"
Associate Professor Bronwyn Carlson, University of Wollongong: “Global Indigeneity: the affordances of social media for amplifying Indigenous voices”
Professor Katerina Tsetsura, University of Oklahoma: “Standing up for What is Just: World’s Indigenous Journalism in 2020s”
Professor Tsetsura is an experienced researcher and an independent evaluator who has conducted research on news consumption patterns, the changing nature of news and the media, media audience segmentation, and countering disinformation.
Sámi University of Applied Sciences campus.
Hánnoluohkká 45, 9520 Guovdageaidnu. Norway.
Precautions caused by the coronary pandemic
Due to Corona Virus outbreak, the conference may be held partly online or fully online via Video conference using web-streaming technology. A decision on this will be made early in 2021 following advices from Norwegian health authorities.
Conference Date: Sep 28-29, 2021
Abstract/ Full Paper Submission: May 1, 2021
Information on accepted papers: June 1, 2021
Submit by email to: IJC2021@samiskhs.no
The best papers presented at the conference will be invited to be published in a Special Issue on Indigenous Journalism in a peer reviewed Journal.