March 19, 2008

EVENTS: Youth Media Democr&cy (April 18-19, Dublin) (IRELAND)

Youth Media Democr&cy (April 18-19, Dublin)
A conference exploring the effects and opportunities of new media on children and youth

Dublin Institute of Technology and Digital Hub, Dublin
18-19 April 2008

The Irish Youth Media Foundation are pleased to invite you to their inaugural conference ‘Youth Media Democr&cy,’ to be held in Dublin on 18th-19th April 2008.

This exciting event sets out to explore the effects that new media have on the youth, and will also focus on the tremendous opportunities that new medias bring.

The conference will be opened by the Irish Education Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Eamon Ryan; followed by a keynote address from David Buckingham, Professor of Education; Director, Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media - University of London.

New research will be presented through both papers and workshops as well as providing an opportunity to watch youth media projects being created, as youth groups from both and south Ireland will be participating. This will provide a unique opportunity to experience youth media culture as it is being produced.

Conference Price
Adults E120 (two days)
Concessions (Student/ OAP): E70
(Price includes reception on Thursday 17th April and evening meal Friday 18th April)

Additional information can be found on our website, including the full conference programme as well as information on the conference venue, hotels nearby, travel and Dublin tourism

Estelle Clements,
Office 3048, School of Media, Dublin Institute of Technology,
Aungier Street, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 (0) 1 402 7191

Jan Pettersen
School of Social Sciences & Law
Dublin Institute of Technology
41 Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1
Ph: +353 (0) 1 402 4278EEVE


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