The end of solitude

Written by Terry Flew on October 2, 2014

An excellent summary of day 1 of the Digital Transformations, Social Media Engagement and the Asian Century conference at QUT has been prepared by James Dillon, and can be found here. This conference was an International Communications Association regional conference held in Brisbane from 1-3 October 2014.

Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Written by Terry Flew on June 22, 2013

At the end of the International Communications Association 2013 Conference in London, I had the opportunity to attend a one-day post-conference on Qualitative Comparative Analysis on 22 June 2013. The program is attached here, and I include the notes from Carsten Schneider’s keynote presentations, taken from his 2012 book with Claudius Wagemann, Set-Theoretic Methods for the Social Sciences: A Guide to Qualitative Comparative Analysis.

Qualitative Comparative Analysis: A Primer

Carsten Schneider, Central European University, Budapest

Set theoretic methods are approaches to analyzing

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Global Communication and National Policies: The Return of the State – ICA pre-conference event

Written by Terry Flew on January 14, 2013

ICA 2013 PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT – GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS AND NATIONAL POLICIES: THE RETURN OF THE STATE?

VENUE: FYVIE HALL, UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER, REGENT STREET CAMPUS

DATE: SUNDAY 16 JUNE, 2013, FROM 9.15AM TO 5.45PM.

REGISTRATION FEE: $US65 Includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea)

There has been much discussion as to whether forces associated with globalization (economic, political, cultural) weaken the capacity of nation-states to regulate media institutions and media content. These debates intersect with the shift towards convergent digital media, with the associated

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