People Speaking Back? Media Democracy and Empowerment in East Africa (MEDIeA)

Project: Research

Project Details

Description

MEDIeA is a collaborative research program between Denmark, Kenya and Tanzania. Three universities – one Danish and two East African – have teamed up for the program, started in 2009 and scheduled to end in 2013: Roskilde University (RUC) from Denmark, the University of Nairobi from Kenya, and the University of Dar es Salaam from Tanzania. The program will comprise six individual research projects with a Kenya focus and a Tanzania focus, supplemented by an International Reference Group of leading experts in media, empowerment and democracy –theorists and practitioners. Dissemination, capacity building and policy dialogue are additional components of the program.
AcronymMEDIeA
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date01/01/200928/02/2015

Research Output

African Youth, Media and Civic Engagement

Tufte, T. & Wildermuth, N., 2013, Speaking Up and Talking Back? : Media, Empowerment and Civic Engagement among East and Southern African Youth. Tufte, T., Wildermuth, N., Hansen-Skovmoes, A. S. & Mitullah, W. (eds.). Göteborg: Nordicom, Vol. Yearbook 2012/2013. p. 11-18 8 p. (International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media. Yearbook, Vol. 2012/2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Information and communication technology-facilitated e-citizenship, e-democracy and digital empowerment in Kenya: the opportunities and constraints of community-based initiatives

Wildermuth, N., Feb 2013, Speaking Up and Talking Back?: Media, Empowerment and Civic Engagement among East and Southern African Youth. Tufte, T., Wildermuth, N., Hansen-Skovmoes, A. S. & Mitullah, W. (eds.). Nordicom, p. 55-80 25 p. (International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media. Yearbook).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Speaking Up and Talking Back? Media, Empowerment and Civic Engagement of African Youth: Yearbook 2012/2013 of The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media. NORDICOM and UNESCO: University of Gothenburg

Tufte, T. (ed.), Wildermuth, N. (ed.), Sofie Hansen-Skovmoes, A. (ed.) & Mitullah, W. (ed.), Feb 2013, University of Gothenburg: Nordicom. 306 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Activities

  • 6 Organisation and participation in conference
  • 4 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Lecture and oral contribution

Media, Communication, Youth and Civil Society in Processes of Social Change

Norbert Wildermuth (Organizer)

23 Feb 201524 Feb 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

ECREA 2014

Norbert Wildermuth (Speaker)

13 Nov 201416 Nov 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Social Media Week Copenhagen

Norbert Wildermuth (Speaker)

20 Feb 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Media & Citizen Engagement

Norbert Wildermuth (Organizer)

7 May 20148 May 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference