News & Opportunities

From calls for research articles to funding proposal requests, here you can find all the latest C4D related news and opportunities.

Online self-study course: Communication is Aid – Communicating with crisis-affected communities (Humanitarian Leadership Academy, and CDAC Network, 2018)

When disaster strikes people need food, shelter, water and safety. They also need information and they need to be able to communicate – with each other and with those trying to help them. Through information provision and dialogue it is possible to engage people actively in the response: enabling them to make informed decisions about […]

Positive Action Challenges (PAC) looking for innovative interventions to bring about a sustained change in attitudes & social norms towards ending FGM/C (deadline: 20 March 2018)

Positive Action Challenges (PAC) are looking for interventions that can demonstrate they have effected a sustained change in attitudes and social norms at community level towards ending the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting. This includes the attitudes of practitioners, boys and men, families, community leaders and the broader community. Indicators of success include reported change in […]

Call for papers – ‘Digitalisation in Africa: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Technology, Development, and Justice’ Conference (deadline: 15 March 2018)

Digitalisation in Africa: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Technology, Development, and Justice 26 and 27 September 2018, Tübingen, Germany Organized by the International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities, University of Tübingen The goal of the conference is to connect scholars and practitioners working on topics relating to digitalisation in Africa and the wider Global South, the […]

16 February 2018: Goldsmiths, University of London ‘Reimagining Digital Humanitarianism Syposium’ (London, UK)

Digital communication technologies and data are claimed to have catalyzed a new era of humanitarianism ‘in a networked age’ (UNOCHA, 2012). Yet, systematic evidence about the consequences of digital technologies for humanitarian practice remains scarce. The aim of the symposium is to advance the critical inquiry about humanitarian practice and digital developments. This one-day event […]

Call for papers: ‘Participatory Approaches to Music & Democracy’ for isaScience 2018 Conference (deadline: 15 March 2018)

The conference isaSience is part of ISA, the summer academy of mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria, and has offered a platform for interdisciplinary research on music and performing arts on diverse themes since 2013. Conference date: 10–14 August, 2018 Conference venue: Hotel Marienhof, Reichenau an der Rax, Austria Keynote lectures: David Hesmondhalgh, Professor for Media, […]

Call for papers: ‘Gender, Media and the Middle East’ for University of East Anglia Symposium (deadline: 16 February 2018)

University of East Anglia Symposium, Saturday 21 April 2018 Feminist Media Studies Research Group at the University of East Anglia invites proposals for an international symposium on Gender, Media and the Middle East. The symposium is intended to bring together scholars from around the world interested in exploring these topics in relation to a range of media including […]