Supervision areas

These are the areas where we're equipped to supervise PhD study. If your idea resonates with any of these themes, please get in touch.

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  • Data journalism/digital technology/social media
  • Humanitarian crisis/disaster communication
  • The use of communication (mass media, visual and performative arts) in peacebuilding/post-conflict/conflict-affected settings
  • The communicative/discursive dimension of war, conflict and terrorism (including media representations)
  • Media law, ethics and press regulation
  • Mediated identity narratives
  • Strategic communication and public diplomacy
  • Journalistic (un)freedoms, journalism safety and the issue of impunity

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