Media in Muslim Contexts: Inventing and Re-inventing Identities
Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
Date: The conference will be held on November 3 and 4, 2016
Location: Aga Khan University (International) in the UK, London
The international conference on Media in Muslim Contexts will bring together a broad and international range of researchers, policy-makers and practitioners, from a variety of disciplinary and geographical backgrounds. Keynote addresses and panels feature over 40 speakers addressing themes such as media and the invention of history; media and the nation; media as vehicles of resistance; iconoclasm and image wars, satire, the impact of new media and social media, studies of media in local contexts and media and youth culture. The conference is organized and hosted by the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations of The Aga Khan University at its campus in London, and is organised in co-operation with the University’s Graduate School of Media and Communications in Nairobi.
Conference Programme available here.