Program
Overview
 
Program overview
The program will include a podium discussion, two keynote speeches, a book presentation session, a German-Russian round table, and 15 panels with presentations.
Also, CMSTW participants will have full access to the events of the Annual Forum 'Media in the Modern World' held at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications on April 19-20, 2018, in Russian, including the plenary session on April 19 (with simultaneous translation).
Preliminary program
April 16, 2018

3 – 5 pm – Registration

April 17, 2018

Room 603
9 – 9.30 am – Registration / Welcome speeches
9.30 – 11.00 am – Plenary podium discussion
Cross-cultural perspectives on public emotionalization: politics and beyond
Participants: Zizi Papacharissi, University of Illinois in Chicago, USA; Bess Yue Wang, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong (China); Dmitry Gavra, St.Petersburg State University, Russia; Thielko Griess, Deutschlandsfunk-Moscow, Germany (tbc)
Moderator: Svetlana Bodrunova, St.Petersburg State University, Russia

11.00 - 11.30 - coffee break, Room 604

Room 603
11.30 am – 1 pm – Keynote speeches:
Zizi Papacharissi, U of Illinois in Chicago, the USA
Affective Publics: News, Sentiment and Twitter
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, U of Cardiff, the UK
The evolving strategic ritual of emotionality in journalism

1 – 2 pm – lunch, Room 604

Rooms: 603, 302, 304
2 – 3.30 pm – Parallel panels

Room 603: Theories of mediated affect in public communication
Room 302: Affects in online pictures and texts
Room 304: Urban or local? Towards a new definition of media in the Russian regions


3.30 - 4 pm - coffee break, Room 604

4 – 5.30 pm – Parallel panels

Room 603: Strategic narratives and emotions in national public spheres
Room 302: Contested publics and conflicts online
Room 304: Russian media institutions in the rationality perspective


Room 603
5.30 pm - Best student paper award ceremony
The prize is established in 2018 by Katrin Voltmer, program committee member and Neva Award winner

Place tbc, 6.30 pm – Get-together


April 18, 2018

Room 603
10.00 – 10.45 am – Book presentation session
Margreth Luenenborg, Free University of Berlin
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, University of Cardiff


10.45 - 11.00 am - coffee break, Room 604

Rooms: 603, 302, 304
11.00 – 12.00 am – Parallel panels

Room 603: Emotions in political discussions across Europe
Room 302: Measuring sentiment and bias in media content and social networks
Room 304: Radical speech and reactions to it


12.00 am – 1.00 pm – Parallel panels

Room 603: Discursive strategies of emotionality in communication
Room 302: Emotions and discussion borders
Room 304: Russian everyday culture and perceptions of environments


1.00 – 2.00 pm – lunch, Room 604

Rooms: 603, 302, 304
2.00 – 3.00 pm – Parallel panels

Room 603: Inevitable emotionality and emotional overload
Room 302: Emotions for user engagement
Room 304: Media and migration: representations and emotions


4.00 – 5.30 pm – Guided tours to the State Hermitage


April 19, 2018

Rom 603
5 – 6.30 pm – German-Russian round table on emotions in politics, elections, and public discourse
In co-operation with the German Week in St.Petersburg and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Participants:
Thielko Griess, Deutschlandsfunk-Moscow, Germany (tbc)
Margreth Lünenborg, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Angelina Davydova, Russian – German Exchange, Russia
Mikhail Tyurkin, St.Petersburg State University, Russia
Moderator: Anna Litvinenko, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany – Russia