Alfred Deakin Institute
The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) is a leading humanities and social sciences research institute based at Deakin University, Australia. Our researchers aim to understand the complex meanings of citizenship, social inclusion and globalisation, and investigate the imp

ICCCM Program

International Conference on Citizen and Community Media 2019
Conference Program
Day 1, 6th June 2019
8:30 am to 9:00 am      Arrival and Coffee
9:00 am to 9:30 am Welcome
Prof Gary Smith, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Global Engagement), Deakin University
9:30 am to 10:30 am Keynote
Vinod Pavarala: Negotiating the Political in the Community Radio Sphere in India - Historical Choices, Contemporary Predicaments
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Session 1
N. Ramakrishnan (Chair): Community Radio in India - Looking Back to Look Ahead
Pinky Chandran & Archana Kapoor: Community Radios for Communicating the sustainable development goals
Giordana Caputo & Christina Spurgeon: Understanding Community Broadcasting as a Connected Learning Environment
Abiodun Salawu: Towards Quality Local News - A Case for the study of indigenous African language journalism
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Parallel Sessions (2 and 3)
Session 2
Simone Toussi Tiofack (Chair): Countering Digital Rights Abuses by Governments to Protect Community Media
Emmanuel Munyarukumbuzi: Low Data Mobile Apps - Latest Innovation Frontier for Community Radio in Rwanda
Venu Arora: Free/Dem Sarai - Reimagining Digital Rights through Media Literacy
Session 3
Meera K. (Chair): Role of Editorial Stewardship in Citizen Journalism
Dane Waters, Jon Hargreaves and Celeste Larkins: Community media - Still an Important Tool for Health and Social Development
M C Rasmin: Does NGO Affiliation Compromise True Autonomy and Community Ownership? A Study of Community Radio in South Asia
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm Afternoon Tea
3:30 pm to 5.00 pm Parallel Sessions (4 and 5)
Session 4
B.K. Ravi (Chair) and Vasundara Priya M: Community Participation En-route Social Media - A Case Study
Ranjeet Gadgil & Nitin Paranjape: Community Video - Tools of Empowerment, Citizenship and Change
Jair Vega Casanova, Camilo Perez Quintero & Cesar Tapias Hernandez: Community Radio for Peacebuilding in the Colombian Post-conflict - Transformations, Tensions and Challenges for Content Production and Local Participation (video presentation)
Session 5
Russell Anderson (Chair): Growth & New Audience - Ethnic Community Broadcasting Leading the Way
Archana Patney & Joelle Whiting: Harmony Hub-Building Bridges Within Our Community
Ankuran Dutta: Redefining 'Volunteerism' in South Asia - Deciphering concepts of involvement, expectation and accountability in Community Radio
5:30 pm Conference Drinks (Dutch Treat)
Day 2, 7th June 2019
9:00 am to 9:30 am Arrival and Coffee
9:30 am to 10:30 am Keynote
Susan Forde: Media Engagement, Public Connection and New Migrants - How Can Community Media Lead the Way?
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Session 6
Jon Bisset (Chair): Community Media in Australia - Growth and Sustainability
Panel: Community Media's Role in Combatting Neoliberal Logics
Panelists: Bethany Atkinson-Quinton; Juliet Fox & Areej Nur
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Parallel Sessions (7 and 8)
Session 7
Mavis Essandoh (Chair): Metaphors of Community Radio
Aniruddha Jena: Politics of Identity in community media - An ethnographic study of radio Swayamshakti in Naupada, Odisha, India
Ferdi F. Putra & Lamia Putri Damayanti: Powered by New Media - Experience of Community Media in Handling the 2018 Lombok Earthquake
Julie Freeman: Hyperlocal Media in Mallacoota - How Politics Impact Community News Coverage
Session 8
Subhransu Mohapatra (Chair): - A Case Study in Sudden Failure of Community Media in India
Barbie Robinson & Richard Scherer: Living Arts Canberra - Community Media from the Kitchen Table
Charitha Dissanayake: Tune the Radio - How Citizen and Community Media Enterprises can be Enhanced and Their Capabilities Improved Through New Technologies
Bridget Backhaus: The Role of Broadcaster Listening in Community Radio Knowledge Sharing
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Closing Remarks and Afternoon Tea