Guest Professor Silvio Waisbord returned to Stockholm for a series of lectures

Published: February 07, 2017

Silvio Waisbord, Guest Professor at Stockholm University’s Department of Media Studies, visited Stockholm University’s Department of Media Studies for the second time between 29 January and 4 February 2017.

Silvio Waisbord lectures at the Dept. of Media Studies. Photo by Martin Karlsson.

His visit was organized and sponsored by the Leading Research Environment “Global Media Studies and the Politics of Mediated Communication” (Director: Miyase Christensen). His activities included a Public Lecture held at the Department on 1 February, with the title “Populism and the dangers of anti-liberal communication”, and a Higher Seminar held at Stockholm University’s Latin American Institute (LAI) on 2 February, with the title "When civic mobilization successfully impacts media policy". Both events were organized in in collaboration with Stockholm University’s Latin American Institute. He also taught several classes for graduates and undergraduates. During his visit, Professor Waisbord was interviewed by Dagens Nyheter. You can read the online version of the interview (in Swedish) here.

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