8th Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies

The 8th Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies school will focus on Advances in Comparative Democracy Research and will take place in person in Zurich from 12-16 September 2022. This year’s program will deal with recent theoretical and methodological advances in the comparative study of democracy, including political institutions, democratic representation, election campaigns, gender and politics, and social media as a novel source to study…

Postdoctoral Research Associate – School of Communication, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice

The Digital Media Research Centre is seeking Postdoctoral Research Associates (4 position available) to work in a world-leading research centre as a key part of our multi-disciplinary research team. The role involves coordinating and conducting research within the Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellowship – Dynamics of Partisanship and Polarisation in online public debate. Status:…

Two open post-doc positions at Mapping Italian News – Social Media & Democracy

The research project Mapping Italian News – Social Media & Democracy at the University of Urbino is looking for two young researchers (preferably with PhD) to fill two one-year post doc position in the team on the following projects: Analysis of the circulation of COVID-19 false news on Facebook Mapping Coordinated Networks That Circulate Problematic…

Post-doctoral researcher position in political communication at the intersection of #movements, #parties and hybrid #media systems (Statale – Milano)

The Fellowship implies carrying out the activities briefly mentioned below at Dipartimento di Scienze sociali e Politiche dell’Università degli Studi di Milano and under the supervision of Prof. Lorenzo Mosca within the research “ProDem – Protests and Democracy: How Movement Parties, Social Movements and Active Citizens are Reshaping Europe (2011-2019)” Job Description1) analysis of the…

Bando per un assegno di ricerca sulla diffusione di notizie infondate sul COVID-19 su Facebook (Uniurb)

Assegno di ricerca della durata di 1 anno (eventualmente rinnovabile) presso il Dipartimento di Scienze della Comunicazione, Studi Umanistici e Internazionali (DISCUI) dell’Università di Urbino Carlo Bo. Job descriptionAlla diffusione del coronavirus nel mondo ha corrisposto un incremento nella circolazione e diffusione di notizie infondate e fantasie del complotto. Sfruttando il dataset CoronaVirusFacts di IFCN…