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Program at-a-Glance

Preliminary Program

Tuesday, January 7th

Wednesday, January 8th

Thursday, January 9th

Friday, January 10th

Saturday, January 11th



Opening Session


 Dominique Brossard (University of Wisconcin-Madison), Uncertainty in an Era of Fake News and Social Media

Paper Sessions I-II



Paper Sessions III-IV


Carla Ganito (Universidade Católica Portuguesa), Curated Lives: smartphones as tools of control, anticipation and avoidance



Sonia Livingstone (London School of Economics & Political Science), Family Risk and Uncertainty in the Digital Age

Teresa Ashe (The Open University), Climate Change: Discourses of Making and Unmaking



Esa Väliverronen (University of Helsinki),

Science and Expertise under Fire: political control, online harassment and freedom of expression

Saskia Witteborn (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Digital Migration: How Technologies Shape Transnational Movement in Contexts of Uncertainty


Fathali Moghaddam (George Washington University), Threat to Democracy: The Appeal of Authoritarianism in an Age of Uncertainty

Visit to the Portuguese Public Broadcaster Archive & Museum (includes tour of the digital open access collections)

Paper Sessions V-VI


Paper Sessions VII-VIII

Paper Sessions IX-X



Paper Sessions XI-XII

Victor Pickard, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Does Journalism Have a Future?


James Painter, University of Oxford, Communicating Risk and Uncertainty via the Media


Closing Remarks

Closing Dinner