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Iskender Nurbekov

Visitor Iskender Nurbekov visited the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy in 2007 after enactment of the new Russian IP Code and in the context of development of International Media Lawyers Association. He was PhD law student at Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia) and participated in various administrative, educational and research activities of the […]

Mariyana Toseva

Visitor Mariyana Toseva graduated this year from the comparative B.C.L./LL.B. law program of McGill University, Montreal, and is planning to pursue graduate studies. She developed an interest in media law as an intern at a law firm and pursued it through several academic projects. One of her research papers focused on the role of media […]

Ge Chen

Visitor Ge Chen joins us from the Institute of International Law and European Law, University of Göttingen, where he is a Research Fellow. His research interests are international media law (freedom of expression/press freedom, copyright law, data protection law), with particular focus on China and developing countries. During his stay Chen will be liaising with […]

Sacha Meuter

Visitor Sacha Meuter is a laywer and a PhD candidate at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. His research focuses on radio stations created by United Nations Peace Operations. He analyses how their legal environments influence the realization by the UN of normative ideals encapsulated in the right to freedom of information (art. 19 UDHR).

Gong Wenxiang

Visitor Gong Wenxiang holds a degree in English Literature from Peking University. He has been a professor at that University since 1994, where he has, amongst others, chaired the Department of International and Cross-Cultural Communication and the School for International Relations. Currently, he is Director of the Institute for Culture and Communication, and Executive Dean […]

Eleanor Marchant

Researcher Eleanor Marchant joins us from the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication.  Her research interests include the role of media in diaspora political and social engagement, African media and politics, and the impact of new media technologies and globalization on indigenous communication cultures and channels of political engagement. Eleanor is […]

Nabiha Syed

MSt Student Recently named a Marshall Scholar, Nabiha Syed is the author of Replicating Dreams (Oxford University Press, 2008), a study of microfinance and marketing in Pakistan and Bangladesh. As a Yale Information Society Project student fellow, she co-founded the Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum, a clinical program litigating for newsgathering and access rights. […]

Shawn Powers

Shawn Powers is an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University’s Department of Communication where he works closely with the Center on International Media Education. He has previously been a Visiting Assistant Professor at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism London Program and a Visiting Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political […]

Jose Carlos Sendin

Visitor Prof. José Carlos Sendín joins us from Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, where he is an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies. During his stay he will be undertaking research for two projects: to assess humanitarianism on international media coverage of African conflicts, and to assess hate speech on Cote d’Ivoire media.

Josep Carbonell

Visitor Josep Maria Carbonell, joins us from the Faculty of Communications Blanquerna at Universitat Ramon Llull in Barcelona, where he is completing a doctorate on the subject of “Democracy and Communications: The Challenge of Regulation”.  He has previously been President of RIRM (Mediterranean Network of Regulatory Bodies of Media), andhis research interests are as follows: […]