"Gender and Media Matters" is an International conference in line with the activities of the GeMMA Research Unit and of the Ph.D. Programme in Communication, Social Research and Marketing (Department of Communication and Social Research, Sapienza University of Rome).
The Conference has the objectives of advancing discussion about gender and media studies and exchange among scholars from different countries, providing an overview of the most recent and original studies on gender and the media, and giving prominence to research strands that are not always visible in the international arena.
The conference will be held online and in person on October 15 and 16, 2021.
There will be two keynote lectures, three round tables, and several parallel panels.
The opening lecture will be given by Rosalind Gill (City, University of London).
The closing lecture will be a dialogue between Milly Buonanno (Sapienza, University of Rome) and Paola Bonifazio (University of Texas at Austin).
The round tables will cover the following topics:
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.