International Conference on 'Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy'

Thursday 21 September 2017, 8.30AM to 22 September

Speaker(s): W. Lance Bennett, Michael X. Delli Carpini, Jörg Matthes, Barbara Pfetsch

The Department of Sociology at the University of York and the Institute of Comparative Media and Communication at the Austrian Academy of Sciences are jointly organizing an international symposium on Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy. It will be held on 21-22 September 2017 in Vienna. Keynote speakers include Barbara Pfetsch , Josef Seethaler, Brian D. Loader, Maren Beaufort, W. Lance Bennett, Michael X. Delli-Carpini, and Jörg Matthes. More details can be found at:

A selection of the best papers will be published in a special issue of the journal Information, Communication & Society (iCS) in April 2018.

Location: Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies -CMC Postgasse 7/4/1 1010 Vienna

Admission: 100 / GBP 90 / USD 110, including welcome reception, lunches, coffee breaks and conference dinner)