Keynotes for DiscourseNet 24 confirmed



Dear Colleagues, 

This is a message to remind you that you can still send in your abstracts for the 24th DiscourseNet conference until December 16th, 2019. The theme of this conference is Discourse and Communication as Propaganda: digital and multimodal forms of activism, persuasion and disinformation across ideologies (for more information: 

We would also like to take this opportunity to announce our keynote speakers (for more information: 

  • Prof. Ico Maly (University of Tilburg) will take about Algorithmic populism and activism 
  • Prof. Emma L. Briant (Bard College) will present a lecture on Cambridge Analytica: inside Cambridge Analytica and the Digital Influence Industry
  • Prof. Etienne Augé (Erasmus University Rotterdam) will present a talk titled True enough: propaganda and reality in a streaming era

This conference is hosted by Engage Research Center for Publicness in Contemporary Communication (previously PReCoM), at the Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles. The conference is organised in partnership with ReSIC (Centre de Recherche en Information et Communication / Université Libre de Bruxelles) and DESIRE (Centre for the study of Democracy, Signification and Resistance / Vrije Universiteit Brussel) with the support of the FNRS

With kind regards,

Jan Zienkowski