Claudia Padovani

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The course is an introduction to governing arrangements that contribute to shape knowledge societies, with a focus on regulatory arrangements.
Communication governance is here addressed as the multiplicity of configurations/networks of interdependent actors that are involved - with different degrees of autonomy and power, both formally and informally - in policy-oriented processes in the domain of media and communication.

Objectives of the Course
Through lectures, readings, class discussions, and course assignments, students will:

• Explore a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of media and digital communications across the globe
• Gain an overview and ‘map’ out (actors, processes, issues) while reflecting on current wagers and engage with controversial issues – framework to make sense of complexity
• Develop critical and analytical skills through the interrogation of texts, policy documents and reports, programs and initiatives
• Examine the social, political, and economic implications of contemporary developments in global communications

Transversal aspects
• historically aware approach
• a constructivist approach to world politics and governance with a focus on the role of values and principles + global norms, life-cycle, critique
• gender-aware perspective
• multi-level approach: global & local (cases, experiences, diversity > Address issues from different angles / voices)

Special project 2019: Communication policies: inequality, diversity and the challenges of inclusion
A LABORATORY experience focused on aspects of inequality and diversity, and how these have been considered/addressed over time through regulatory arrangements.

Category: A.A. 2018 - 2019 / Corsi di laurea magistrale / EP2444 - EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL STUDIES