Kishinchand Chellaram College Department of Mass Media organises 5th International Media Summit on Feb 16-17, 2018

Ø  K C College is all set to organise its 5th International media summit
Ø  10 International delegates from Swedish universities and Liverpool university shall be presenting their research papers
Ø  Mr Ashish Bhasin Chairman & CEO - South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network, will be the chief guest at the conference.
16 February 2018: The Department of Mass Media, Kishinchand Chellaram College is organizing its fifth Annual International Media Summit on February 16-17, 2018. The two-day interdisciplinary conference, which is being organized in association with Jonkoping University and Communication, Culture and Diversity, Sweden, is based on the theme Mediamorphosis: Identity and Participation.
The keynotes speakers for the conference are Dr. Ernesto Abalo, senior lecturer from Jonkoping University, Sweden and Dr Jayalakshmi Garrabost, Associate Professor from Xi’an Jiantong – Liverpool University, China. Dr Garrabost will be screening a short film based on homecoming
The conference will truly be an enriching experience as it will provide students and participants a platform to interact and learn with the leaders from the education field and media industry. There are 27 paper presenters who will be presenting their researches and finding. A panel discussion on the topic ‘Redefining Media’ is one of the main highlights on the second day, which will have prominent personalities like senior Supreme Court lawyer Mr Jamshed Mistry, Bollywood actress Kajal Aggarwal, Head of Media & Publicity at the Goa International Film Ms Ethel Da Costa among others as panellists.
Speaking about the conference, Dr Hemlata Bagla, Principal, KC College said, “The level of our media conference this year has moved up another notch as we have delegates from Swedish universities and Liverpool University. She added, “This year’s theme is Mediamorphosis: Identity and participation, these terms itself denote the evolution of humankind and communication. The interdisciplinary conference will see views from experts who support that fact that media is not just advertising and journalism. It has spread along to various faculties such as science, technology, sociology etc. With this, media today and its influences by political, social and other technological forces around too is redefined.
Elaborating further, Ms. Manjula Srinivas, Head, Department of Mass Media, asserted, “We are really excited for our upcoming Media Summit. We are gathering some of the most brilliant minds to enlighten our students and attendees. A great platform where one can generate and distribute valuable insights to shape the communication industry today.”
Additional speakers will include:
1.       Mr. Johan Bäcklund, who is a language teacher for both English and Swedish
2.       Dr. Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, a professor at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University
3.       Dr. Ylva Lindberg who is an associate Professor, and holds a position as a Dean of Research at Jönköping University, School of education and communication
4.       Prof. Mia Verhoeff-Friman, who is a faulty at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University
5.       Ms. Loraine Gauteul, who studies international Communication in the master program at Jönköping University
6.       Dr. Anette Svensson, who is a senior lecturer in English Literature at The School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University
7.       Mr. Lars Almén, who is a doctoral student at Jönköping University
8.       Marie Fullsta International Relations Manager, School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University
About Kishinchand Chellaram College and Department of Mass Media:
KC College was established in 1954 under the aegis of the Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board, H(S) NC Board. It won the ‘Best College, (Urban Area) Award’ by the University of Mumbai in January 2015. The college strongly believes in using innovative methods of learning for the benefit of its students. This is evident from the fact that the Department of Mass Media has been ranked among the top 10 colleges for media courses in India by the India Today Magazine, and is fortunate to have some of the best people from the industry to be a part of their programmes – Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM), BA in Films, Television and New Media Production (BA-FTNMP), Masters in Communication and Journalism (MACJ) and Masters in Entertainment, Media & Advertising (MA-EMA).

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