Program
April 2017
 
April 17, 2018

9 – 9.30 am – Registration / Welcome speeches
Anatoly Puyu, Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, SPbU
Svetlana Bodrunova, professor, local organizing committee chair, SPbU

9.30 – 11 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
Caroline Lindekamp, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany (tbc)

Moderator: Svetlana Bodrunova, St.Petersburg State University, Russia

11 – 11.30 am – coffee break, Room 604

Room 603
11.30 am – 1 pm – Keynote speeches:

Zizi Papacharissi, University of Illinois in Chicago, USA
Affective Publics: News, Sentiment and Twitter
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff University, 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
Chair: Svetlana Bodrunova, SPbU

Katrin Voltmer, University of Leeds
Mediated performance as political communication: The political aesthetics of contentious politics

Margreth Lünenborg, Freie Universität Berlin
Affective publics: Theorizing digital dynamics in translocal forms of public articulations

Caroline Lindekamp, Technical University of Dortmund
Introducing concepts of reflection to journalism studies: An alternative approach to study the effects of media accountability

Raquel M. Carriço Ferreira [skype], Federal University of Sergipe
Rita Espanha, University Institute of Lisbon
Reason and Emotion modulating the selective behavior of mass media consumption: A perspective of uses and gratifications

Room 302: Affects in online pictures and texts
Chair: Anna Litvinenko, FU Berlin

Inkyu Kang, Pennsylvania State University
Contextualizing pictures, words and emotion: A cognitive-semiotic approach to visual media and affect

Abeyamí Ortega-Dominguez, University of Cambridge
The politics of emotions in the mediatized construction of racialized visual citizenship in neoliberal Mexico

Anna Lange-Böhmer, University of Oldenburg
Putin and Trump as 'holy alliance'? Emotional relations between Russia and the USA as reflected in Internet memes

Anastasia Folts, Lomonosov Moscow State University
#faceofdepression, or How to make a diagnosis by a userpic

Room 304: Urban or local? Towards a new definition of media in the Russian regions
Chair: Ilya Kiriya, National Research University – Higher School of Economics

Polina Kolozaridi, National Research University – Higher School of Economics
Media reassembled: New levels of locality and sincerity

Olga Dovbysh, National Research University – Higher School of Economics
Local media in Russia and their transformations in digital environment

Alexandra Goncharova, National Research University – Higher School of Economics
How political groups shape the development of urban media: The case of Kazan

Elena Fatkulina [skype], Tomsky Obzor
Ilya Myasnikov,Tomsk State University
Urban or local? Towards new definition of media in 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
Chair: Katrin Voltmer, University of Leeds

Bess Yue Wang, Hong Kong Baptist University
Taming wild events with handwritten notes: Strategic genre embedding subjectivity, emotion and advocacy

Sergey Bogdanov, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Strategic narratives and performativity of media: Mixing emotional and rational approaches to communication

Anna Litvinenko, Andrey Zavadski, Freie Universität Berlin
Sense or sensibility? Formation of memory narratives about the Revolution of 1917 in the Russian public sphere

Room 302: Contested publics and conflicts online
Chair: Olessia Koltsova, NRU – HSE

Svetlana Bodrunova, St.Petersburg State University
Real-world political spectra in Twitter discussions on inter-ethnic conflicts

Walaa Bajnaid, Bournemouth University
The Saudi Twittersphere as a medium for public debate on women's issues: Assessing rationality and emotion

Ravi Krishnan, Pichandi Chinnasami, VLB College of Arts and Science
Indian fishermen conflict at Palk Bay region: Sentiment analysis of newspaper and social media

Ekaterina Bogomolets [skype], North Carolina State University
The assemblages of #Metoo and #Iamnotafraidtospeakout movements: What shapes the way women share their stories on the Internet?

Room 304: Russian media institutions in the rationality perspective
Chair: Olga Dovbysh, NRU - HSE

Ilya Kiriya, National Research University – Higher School of Economics
New and old institutions within the Russian media system

Kamilla Nigmatullina, St.Petersburg State University
Divisions in professional rationality in the Russian journalistic community

Sergey Davydov, National Research University – Higher School of Economics
Subjective and objective factors in comparing institutional development of the Russian regional media


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