Conference on Migration and Media Awareness

von 23. bis 25. November in Hamburg, DE

The decision to organize Conference on Migration and Media Awareness 2017, the first ever Dialogue of Media Practitioners, Policy Makers, Activists and Newcomers (Refugees/Migrants) was conceived by Larry Macaulay, founder of Refugee Radio Network. The CMMA 2017 is a two-day conference  jointly organized by Refugee Radio Awareness Network, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Radio e.V Freies Sender Kombinat) and Kampnagel Internationale Kulturfabrik.

?It convenes approximately 250 participants to engage in discussions with key stake holders (policy makers, educators, social workers, activists, bloggers, journalist, or representatives of communities) around the importance of social empowerment and participation.

Our attention will turn to current issues such as Refugeeism, Migrantism, Multiculturalism, Mainstreamism and the negative media narrative. The purpose of the conference is to create a forum that brings together community media projects promoted by Migrants and Refugees and mainstream media in discussion panels, workshops and exhibitions.

The CMMA 2017 sees community media as important enablers of freedom of expression, producers of counter alternative narratives, and promoters of media pluralism and diversity.
Subtopics include:

  • Media against Hate.
  • The language and etiquette of refugee reporting.
  • Fake News Syndrome
  • Lost & Found – Museum of Im/migration
  • Music and Boxing against Racism.

?Parallel to the CMMA 2017,  further events are taking place. They are hosted by the association of Free radios in Germany BFR and Refugee Radio Network - EXHIBITION
For more information on these gathering and to inquire about attendance please contact the individual organisation.



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