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

The film "Conceptualization of Change" by Kristýna Kopřivová, Nico Carpentier, and Vaia Doudaki will be screened in scope of PAF Olomouc 2022, the 21st Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, which will take place in Olomouc, Czech Republic, during 1–4 December 2022. The screening of the...

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The two films, "Conceptualization of Change" and "New Modes of Environmental Communication: Four Street Art Experiments” produced as part of Mistra Environmental Communication research at the Charles University in Prague, were screened at Uppsala, Sweden on October 25, 2022, during Mistra-EC Pro...

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On 21 October, 2022, a reception was held to celebrate the publication of Central European Journal of Communication (CEJC)’s special issue on Mediating Change, Changing Media, during the 9th European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) Conference in Aarhus, Denmark.

The...

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The Wolf Talks exhibition is coming to Uppsala, Sweden, during October 24-November 5, 2022. A first version of this exhibition was part of the 2021 Fotograf Festival in Prague, Czech Republic, with the 12 photographs displayed in 12 different locations. In October 2021, the exhibition was on disp...

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The films "Conceptualization of Change" and “New Modes of Environmental Communication: Four Street Art Experiments” have been presented at the Flow34 of the IAMCR conference in Beijing, which was held online from 11 to 15 July, 2022. Flow 34 of the IAMCR Conference aims to stimulate the use of...

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Depending on how we view and talk about it -as a territory, a resource, a living space, an ecosystem- environment can be a cause, a target, or a site of conflicts, and is often called the “silent victim” of wars, due to their destructive, disruptive, and degradating environmental impacts that ex...

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The film "Conceptualization of Change" by Kristýna Kopřivová, Nico Carpentier, and Vaia Doudaki, has been screened on March 21, 2022 in Prague, in scope of Other Visions CZ, which was part of PAF Olomouc 2021, the 20th Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art. The screening took place at...

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The film "Conceptualization of Change" has been selected for screening in AAG Shorts 2022, and has been integrated into the Filmgeographies platform as of 1 March 2022. It can be watched online after registration. A wider public screening of selected films will be organised in May/June 2022.

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Wolf Talks exhibition will be at the University of Okara and the University of Punjab in Pakistan during February 2022. A first version of this exhibition was part of the 2021 Fotograf Festival in Prague (Czech Republic), with the 12 photographs displayed in 12 different locations. In October 202...

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The film "Conceptualization of Change" has been selected for the Other Visions CZ competition, which is part of PAF Olomouc 2021, the 20th Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art. PAF Olomouc 2021 was originally scheduled for 2 to 5 December 2021, but has been rescheduled to 13 to 19 Dece...

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Protecting nature: How conservation efforts reflect human/nature relationships

20 October 2021, 13.00 - 14.30

The 3rd Unconference brought together four speakers and a diverse set of perspectives on nature conservation and protection.


Programme:

“Welcome & Introduction”

Vaia Doudaki, Charles University

“Naturrum”

Karin Englund & Daniel Urey, Färgfabriken

“Connections and vibrations within the debate around the climate crisis”

Ludvig Tillman, Greenpeace

“Respect vs protection: Rights of Nature as a foundation for societal transformation”

Pella Thiel, End Ecocide Sweden & Rights of Nature Sweden

“Regenerative Agriculture: rethinking the difference between managing land and protecting it”

Jörgen Andersson, Nordiskt Nätverk för Regenerativt Lantbruk

“Q&A and discussion”...

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From 12 to 17 October 2021, the Wolf Talks exhibition will be in the Hollar Gallery. The Wolf Talks exhibition is an arts-based research project that combines photography and sound art to analyse and rethink the power dynamics of the discursive-material relationships between human and non-human a...

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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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