Project activities 2019 & 2020
Webinar: Media Landscapes and Media Advocacy: Perspectives from India and Sweden
In this webinar, scholars and practitioners addressed different issues related to the media landscape and media advocacy from an international comparative perspective.
Participants were students from the School of Journalism (Journalistutbildningen), the Department of Strategic Communication at Lund University, and the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance at Jamia Milia Islamia.
The webinar was arranged by School of Journalism in collaboration with Swedish-South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) and was coordinated by SASNET Affiliated Researcher Andreas Mattsson (Lund University
Workshop on Challenges to Media in South Asia
On September 25, the School of Journalism and Department of Strategic Communication in collaboration with SASNET and Reporters without Borders Sweden arranged a workshop about press freedom, journalism, and democracy in a South Asian context.
Seminars in Belgium
In May 2019, SASNET affiliated researchers Vibodh Parthasarathi and Andreas Mattsson participated in two seminars in Belgium on media challenges in the Indian and European elections.
Together with Per Stålberg and Britta Ohm, SASNET affiliated researcher Vibodh Parthasarathi has published an article in Culture Unbound entitled 'Introduction: Critical Explorations of Media Modernity in India'