Entangled Media Histories

A research network for European media historians since 2013

‘Parliament and Media’ – an online EMHIS symposium 20 May 2021

Social media interview with Bernd Lange, EU parliament. Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-4.0: © European Union 2020 – Source: EP

On 20–21 May, EMHIS holds its ninth conference called EMHIS Forum IX. The first of these two days has the specific theme of ‘Parliament & Media’ and this day is open to everyone interested in the evolving love-hate relationship between parliamentarians and media over the last two centuries. We hope you will be able to join us, listen to interesting presentations and take part in the discussion!

From the programme (please note that it is Central European Time):

9.20 Opening remarks by Betto van Waarden (Lund)

9.30 Panel 1: Parliaments’ own Media Communications 

Betto van Waarden (Lund), joined by Mathias Johansson (Lund) during Q&A, Ian Harris (Leicester), Hilde Lavell (Radboud), joined by Carla Hoetink (Radboud) during Q&A, Sally Young (Melbourne). Moderator: Martin Sundby (Lund).

13.00 Panel 2: Parliamentary Reporting. Marcel Broersma (Groningen), Matti La Mela (Helsinki/Uppsala). Moderator: Michael Bossetta (Lund).

14.30 Panel 3: The Media as ‘Parliament’. Marco Althaus (Alfelder Zeitung), Solange Ploeg (Radboud), joined by Carla Hoetink (Radboud) during Q&A. Moderator: Harm Kaal (Radboud).

16.00 Keynote: The Congressional Press Galleries: Causes and consequences of self-regulation. Donald Ritchie (US Senate). Moderator: Betto van Waarden (Lund).

The conference organiser of this day is Dr. Betto van Waarden, as a part of his MSCA research fellowship at Lund University. Please send Betto a mail (see address on his webpage, link above) to retrieve the full programme and the Zoom link for the event.


April 20, 2021

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