The Mistra Environmental Communication Research Programme Component at the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism (ICSJ)

Wolves can’t talk, can they? Or can they? Of course, non-human animals can use language. They have vast repertoires of verbal and non-verbal communication at their disposal. They can talk, even if human animals can hardly understand them. But non-human animals cannot produce discourse, at least not when we see discourse as systematically articulated knowledge frameworks. This inability to produce discourses generates structural power imbalances, which places non-human animals in a fundamentally disadvantageous position. This imbalance is only worsened by the access that human animals have to advanced technologies....

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The Living Library #3: How to act? On allies, ambassadors and actions

The purpose of this last talk in the series was to explore the tensions and challenges of action, including resistance, solidarity, conflicts, allies and other forms of engagement in a diversity of settings and practices and...

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How to Listen #2: Co-shaping an exchange of narratives and learning together.

At the second event of the Living Library, the artists Maria Thereza Alves and Johannes Heldén were joined by the researcher Michele-Lee Moore in a conversation about listening facilitated by the researcher Rebecca V...

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Capturing Neorurality: how economic discourses construct nature in the Italian export-led competition strategy

Gerardo Constable Nicoletta, the visiting researcher at the ICSJ of Charles University, participated on the Research Seminar of the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism a...

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During the first of three Living Library sessions the discussion focused on Othering knowledge, people and power with conversations between Anselmo Matusse, Maria Tengö, Per Olsson and Ingela Ihrman. These researchers and artists explored together how dialogues influence their work and how knowl...

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Nico Carpentier was invited to do a talk on 6 April 2021 at the Moscow State University's Topical Seminar, on Arts-Based Research in Communication and Media Studies.

The talk started from the different approaches that have been used to move beyond the written academic text, in order to then...

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CALL FOR CO-ORGANIZERS FOR THE SILENCING / UNSILENCING NATURE (SUN) PROJECT IN CHINA

THE STORY BEHIND THE PROJECT

The Silencing / Unsilencing Nature (SUN) project, authored by Nico Carpentier, is an educational package that unpacks the relationships between humans and nature, and that reflects...

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Silencing / Unsilencing Nature: A series of video essays is moving to Skellefteå

Originally, the video essays of the Silencing/Unsilencing Nature project, authored by Nico Carpentier, were included in the Lyssna! exhibition at the Swedish contemporary arts centre Färgfabriken. This first exhibit...

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Moderna Museet, 16 February 2021

The Acclimatize Symposium investigated the evolving role of museums in contemporary society, especially in the climate crisis. The day explored how museums, exhibitions and artists situate themselves...

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The videos of the International Colloquium "Mediating Change", organized by the Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism at Charles University, on 20-21 November 2020 are avaliable now at this link.

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3rd June 2020, 13:00 - 13:45 CEST
Susanne Kass, Nico Carpentier, Vaia Doudaki
ZOOM: 87157304672

The webinar reports on the mapping project of the MEC@ICSJ team, which is focused on Swedish documentary films, television series/serials, blogs, FB groups, blogs, YT channels, exhibitions and a...

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Validating the Rural: The participation of rural communities in environmental sustainability 20 October 2020, 9.30 - 12.00

Programme:

“Farming and rural development as key factors for sustainable development”

Kjell Ivarsson, Senior Policy Advisor, Federation of Swedish Farmers, LRF
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16 June, 10.00 - 12.00

WP5 unconference, 16 June, 10.00-12.00

Programme:

Temporalities in art – Can aesthetic experiences be an agent for climate change awareness?
Rebecka Wigh Abrahamsson, curator, Uppsala Art Museum

The Measure of Change –To mirror yourself in and with nature?
Alv...

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Silencing / Unsilencing Nature: A series of video essays

Nico Carpentier

Three video essays of the Silencing/Unsilencing Nature project, authored by Nico Carpentier, have been included in the Lyssna! exhibition at the Swedish contemporary arts centre Färgfabriken. The exhibition opened on 12...

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20-21 November 2020
Institute of Communication Studies and Journalism
Charles University, Prague

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Abstract submission is now closed. We have received a high number of submissions, which set the foundations for a high-quality colloquium. The proposals will now be r...

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