CFP: [International] Communication Conference ANZCA08 Power and Place

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Elspeth Tilley
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Date: 9-11 July 2008

Where: Wellington, New Zealand.

Theme: Power and Place. ANZCA (The Australian & New Zealand Communication
Association) is an inclusive organisation and welcomes a wide variety of
disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on communication, place,
and power. See the conference website at for
inspiration and streams â€" including streams dedicated to discourse and
culture, gender communication, media studies, indigenous perspectives on
power and place, etc.

Who: The ANZCA08 speakers are all leading names in communication and cover
the spectrum of approaches to power and place:

* Maxwell McCombs (famous for his development of agenda setting theory,
still one of the most influential theories of media effects);
* Jennifer Craik (internationally renowned in cultural and media theory,
including globally cited work on the cultural power of fashion);
* Nicky Hager (has changed the face of politics in New Zealand through his
investigative journalism work, and continues to hold politicians and
public relations operators from all sectors of the political spectrum to
account in his best-selling books);
* Karen Ross (widely published on gender, power, and communication, and is
the foundation editor of a new journal, Communication, Culture and
Critique, which will launch in March 2008).

Plus an opening address by Ngatata Love (Professor of Business Development
at Victoria University of Wellington). Professor Love has worked
extensively on Māori land issues and Waitangi Tribunal cases, and is
former Chief Executive of Te Puni Kokiri (Ministry of Māori Development).

ANZCA08… Join us in Wellington for a conference that will inspire, inform,
and challenge your thinking. Call for Papers and Registrations now open,

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