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.

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