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Is the worldwide professional organisation in the field of media and communication research. Its members promote global inclusiveness and excellence within the best traditions of critical research in the field.


IAMCR's next conference will be held in Hyderabad, India from July 15-19, 2014. >

IAMCR 2013 Conference - Videos

You can view video recordings of all the Plenary sessions at the IAMCR 2013. See >

Travel grants for Hyderabad 2014

IAMCR is making twenty five grants of up to US$ 1,500 each to help members in good standing from low and middle income countries participate in our upcoming conference in Hyderabad, India. Details...

The 2014 UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant.

€1.500 to support research into the central role of communication in the transformation of urban cultures and communities. Details...
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Members' books

The Production of Modernization: Daniel Lerner, Mass Media, and 'The Passing of Traditional Society'

the_production_of_modernizationby Hemant Shah

Daniel Lerner's 1958 book The Passing of Traditional Society was central in shaping Cold War era ideas about the use of mass media and culture to promote social and economic progress in postcolonial nations. This book examines Lerner’s work and the intellectual trajectory of his thinking about mass media and modernization.