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ECREA 2018 Conference App

ECREA 2018 Conference App is now available!

You can check the programme on the go, create your personalised schedule and stay updated during the […]

Lugano Low Budget

How to make the most out of Lugano?
We offer you promotions from 5% to 50% in Lugano and around the city centre in collaboration with the Lugano Card Service […]

New plenary format: “ECREA Critical Interventions”

We are happy to announce a new plenary format for the 7th European Communication Conference: […]

Early bird registration deadline coming up!

Reminder: #ECREA2018 early bird registration deadline coming up!
The ECREA 2018 Lugano conference “Centers […]

Preliminary conference programme

The ECREA 2018 preliminary programme is online!
You can browse through it and you can also have a […]

Pre-conferences at USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Are you going to attend ECREA 2018 pre-conferences?
Then you will have the chance to enjoy USI Campus! […]

Topics of ECREA 2018 Keynotes

Curious about the topics that our three brilliant keynote speakers will address in their speeches?
Here some details:
Who is or should […]

Cultural Programme and Local Tours

There are several tours which will give ECREA 2018 participants the opportunity to visit local companies and organizations and to enjoy different places […]

Notification of Acceptance

Watch out! ECREA is writing you!
Notifications of acceptance are sent out today (May 7, 2018). Starting from today you […]

ECREA2018 submission numbers

We are thrilled to announce that we almost hit the magical 2000 #ECREA2018 submission mark!
1599 individual […]

Closing submissions platform

You have up until midnight to submit your papers, posters and panels to ECREA2018!
Do not miss the opportunity to join […]

ECREA deadline extension

In solidarity with UK researchers on strike: ECREA 2018 deadline extended.
The ECREA 2018 International Organising Committee has […]


We are thrilled and honoured to announce our brilliant keynote speakers for ECREA 2018!

José van Dijck – Eszter Hargittai – Lina Dencik

#womenpower […]


Looking for accomodation for the ECREA 2018 Conference? To find a solution tailored to your needs, visit our accommodation page! Plus: all guests […]


ECREA 2018 is happy to endorse nine independent pre-conferences! They will take place prior to the main conference in Lugano. Above you can […]

YECREA Funds for the ECREA 2018 Conference in Lugano

YECREA is very pleased to announce that young scholars without sufficient financial resources will be able to apply for […]

The ECREA 2018 Lugano submission system is open

You can now submit your papers, posters and panels until 28 February 2018 using the ECREA 2018 submission platform. […]

Be social #ecreain1year

Watch out for first visual impressions of Lugano and Ticino region that are be posted during the exact days of the Conference (October 31 – November 3) […]

Lugano, European capital of communication

USI Media and Communication Service In November 2018, Lugano will host the seventh edition of the European […]

Conference theme

The main theme of the ECREA 2018 conference will be Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation. More information

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