PhD-course May 31 and June 1, Stockholm University: Framing Analysis

In May/June this year Robert M. Entman will visit the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University as a Bonnier professor. Entman is J.B and M.C Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs and Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University. He is internationally known for his seminal works on framing theory and framing analysis.

On May 31 and June 1 (10:00-16:00 both days) Entman will chair a PhD-course at the Department of Media Studies on framing analysis. He will give a key-note about “Framing and Media Power”. Beside him, Audun Beyer (Researcher, Institute of Social Research, Oslo), will speak about “Conceptual and methodological issues in framing research” and Sigurd Allern (em. professor of journalism studies, University of Oslo and researcher, IMS) will speak about “Journalists, sources and framing contests”. A compulsory literature (reading) list will be sent to the participants early in March.

The PhD-course is open for a limited number of participants outside Stockholm University. First-come, first-served! There is no fee, but participants from other universities must cover their own travel/hotel expenses. The deadline for applications to participate is February 28. Send the application to:

Concerning ECTS we will apply the following rules:

PhD-students who participate in the seminar both days – and present a prepared paper (8-15 pages) during the course – will earn 3,5 ECTS. Deadline for the paper: May 15. Alternatively you can write an essay (8-15 pages) after the seminar, analysing concepts and themes presented during the course (deadline June 10).

PhD-students who participate both days without presenting a paper/writing an essay, will earn 1,5 ECTS.