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African Women in Media 2024 Conference: Call for Papers

Status: Closed

Organisation: African Women in Media (AWiM)

Deadline: 17/05/2024

Location: Senegal

African Women in Media is pleased to partner with Article 19 Senegal as their country host partner for the 8th annual conference, African Women in Media 2024 (AWiM24).

African Women in Media is calling for abstract submissions from media practitioners, academics, civil society, and policy actors, exploring the theme ‘Media and Sustainability’ from various perspectives.

AWiM24 conference interprets Media and Sustainability from the following key perspectives:

  • The business and financial models of media businesses
  • The relationship between media and sustainable development goals, including those of human rights, gender equality and climate action
  • The changing media ecologies in relation to emerging and new technologies, especially artificial intelligence and machine learning
Areas of Interest

The conference invites abstracts in the following, but not limited to, areas:

  • Sustainable journalism
  • Media business and management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Media ecologies
  • Media and the Environment
  • Media policy and regulation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Safety of journalists
  • Media and gender-based violence
  • Press freedom and freedom of expression
  • Violence against women and girls
  • Women’s studies
  • Representation
  • Media studies
  • Postcolonial studies
  • Journalism studies
  • Feminist media
  • Audiences
  • Gender studies
  • Gender policy
  • Journalism practice
  • Social media
  • Media literacy
  • Climate change and women
  • Media and social change
Conference format

This is an entirely in-person event with no live streaming of sessions. If you submit an abstract for consideration, please ensure you can attend the event in person.

Submission Guidelines

For more information about this opportunity and how to submit, please click here. The deadline for applications is 17 May, 2024.

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