A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Pre-Conference on Propaganda at Media Meets Literacy in Sarajevo
September 19 - 20, 2017
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Led by Renee Hobbs (University of Rhode Island) & Igor Kanizaj (University of Zagreb, Croatia).
Target audience: Students, young teachers, non-formal media educators, journalists and media professionals
These seminars will raise awareness about the power of contemporary propaganda and introduce practical strategies to promote critical thinking about propaganda. At a time of rampant populism, xenophobia, fake news and stereotyping, the seminar will provide students, educators and other professionals with innovative educational models and resources. Participants will explore the subject of propaganda by actively engaging in dialogue, interpretation and analysis, and consider strategies for addressing rising nationalism, racism, intolerance and violent extremism.
Learn more and register here: https://mediameetsliteracy.eu/propaganda/