The course introduces students to studying communication geography as the newest communication studies applied subdiscipline (Falkenheimer and Janson, 2006). Conceptually the course is based on the consrtuctionist approach to communication and on investigating the ‘spacial communicagtion practices’. Topics are purposed to a row of the issues, concerning socail environment of communication actors activities, figuring out space and regional boundaries and interactions, space communication stereotypes, mediatization at urbanization and counter-urbanization processes, placemaking, social cohision and mobilities. The course is addressed students who study communications theories and practices (PR & advertising), political science, tourism. Class sessions include lectures and discussions. The course is suggested collaboratively with the scholars and researchers of specialised departments at the National Communication Association (USA) and European Communication and Research Association.
Contacts: Klyagin Sergej