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Department of Media Studies

The Department of Media Studies at Stockholm university offers courses and conduct research in journalism, media, communication, fashion and cinema studies.

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How The Academy Awards became an international phenomenon

Media and fashion were the most important factors in turning The Academy Awards into the international phenomenon that it is today. This according to a new study from the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University.

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DIGMEX Symposium: Existential Health and Suffering in the Digital Age

This DIGMEX Symposium will take place in the middle of February, with the topic "Existentiell hälsa och lidande i den digitala åldern". Lectures by Amanda Lagerkvist, Michael Westerlund, Dan Stiwne, Fredrik Svenaues, and Cecilia Melder (in Swedish).

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ICA Pre-Conference: Global Media and Human Rights in Prague

Between 23-24 May an ICA Pre-Conference on Global Media and Human Rights will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, organized by the Leading Research Environment at The Department of Media Studies.

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VIDEO: What's it like to study Media and Communication Studies? Ask me!

My name is Brenda, and I studied the Master’s Programme in Media and Communication studies at the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University. If you have any questions, email me, and I will do my best to answer your questions.

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