The 8th International conference 'Comparative Media Studies in Today's World' (CMSTW'2020) is dedicated to analysing world's communication and journalism in comparative perspective. The theme for 2020 is 'Back to context? Media and communication studies between big data and contextual meanings', which is to bring together a wide range of scholars in social sciences, communication science, computational disciplines, and humanities.
Since 2013, the conference has gathered experts in comparative media research, including Paolo Mancini, Larry Gross, Silvio Waisbord, Katrin Voltmer, Barbara Pfetsch, Nico Carpentier, Susanne Fengler, Elena Vartanova, Thomas Hanitzsch, Daya Thussu, Zizi Papacharissi, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, and many others.
The conference is an integral part of 'Media in Modern World' Annual Forum which will be held by St. Petersburg State University for the 59th time in 2020. Thus, interested audience is ensured, and you may wish to take part in the Plenary Session (with simultaneous translation into English) and all sorts of discussions at the Annual Forum on April 23-24.
A variety of publishing opportunities, including that in a Scopus Q1 journal and that in a Routledge series, is offered at the conference. The submission guidelines will be found in the respective pages of this website after November 15, 2020.