Program at a Glance
Program overview
The conference program will include a plenary podium discussion, up to five keynote speeches, a book presentation session, an evening round table, panels with presentations within four tracks, and a range of workshops (subject to acceptance).

The social and cultural program will include a get-together on April 16 and excursions on April 17, 2019.

Also, CMSTW participants will have full access to the events of the 58th Annual Forum 'Media in the Modern World' held at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications on April 18-19, 2019 in Russian, including the plenary session on April 18 (with simultaneous translation).
Preliminary program
April 15, 2018

3 – 5 pm – Registration
Downstairs hall, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, SPbU


April 16, 2018

Room 603

9 – 9.30 am – Registration / Welcome speeches
Representatives of SPbU and sponsoring agencies

9.30 – 11.00 am – Plenary podium discussion
Title and participants tbc
Moderator: Svetlana S. Bodrunova, Russia

11.00 - 11.30 - coffee break, Room 604

Room 603

11.30 am – 1 pm – Keynote speeches
Barbara Pfetsch, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Florian Toepfl, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany

1 – 2 pm – lunch, Room 604

Rooms: 603, 302, 304
2 – 3.15 pm – Parallel panels

3.15 - 3.30 pm - coffee break, Room 604

Rooms: 603, 302, 304
3.30 – 4.30 pm – Parallel panels

Room 603

4.35 - 4.45 pm - Best student paper award ceremony
The prize is established in 2018 by Katrin Voltmer, program committee member and Neva Award winner

4.45 - 5.30 - Evening keynote speech
Boguslawa Dobek-Ostrowska, University of Wroclaw, Poland

5.30 - 6.30 pm - Round table: Mediated Past and Social Fragmentation in Today's Poland
Boguslawa Dobek-Ostrowska, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Teresa Sasinska-Klas, Jagellonian University of Krakow, Poland
Michal Glowacki, University of Warsaw, Poland
Other participants tbc

7 pm – Get-together
Solo Sokos Palace Bridge Hotel


April 17, 2018

Room 603

10.00 – 10.15 am – Book presentation session

10.15 - 11.00 - Keynote speech
Jean Burgess, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

11.00 - 11.15 am - coffee break, Room 604

Rooms: 603, 302, 304
11.15 – 12.15 am – Parallel panels
12.15 am - 1.15 pm – Parallel panels

1.15 - 2 pm - lunch, Room 604

Rooms: 603, 302, 304
2 - 2.45 - Parallel panels

Room 603
2.45 - 3.30 - Closing keynote speech
Andreas Hepp, Universitaet Bremen, Germany

4.30 - 6 pm - Excursions
Locations: The State Hermitage, The Russian Museum


April 18, 2018

9 - 12 am - Plenary Session, 58th Annual Forum 'Media in the Modern World'
In Russian, with simultaneous translation

Rooms: 304, 602, 609
12 am to 6 pm - Workshops (tbc)
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