#EncuentroEnMESO "Abundance: on the experience of living in a world of information plenty" - Wednesday 02/06 - 13.00 hs.

The Center for Studies on Media and Society in Argentina (MESO) invites the second Meeting of the year. On this occasion, we bring you the presentation in Spanish of the latest book by our co-director Pablo J. Boczkowski entitled "Abundance: on the experience of living in a world of information plenty".

The event will take place on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (Argentine time) via Zoom. It will also have the participation of Natalia Aruguete (National University of Quilmes - Conicet) and Juan Manuel Lucero (Google News Lab - Entrepreneur, professor and consultant) as commentators.

About the book, Natalí Schejtman in El Diario AR comments: "At a time when what predominates is a very dystopian discourse, the book tries to rescue the role of humans as historical subjects." Also, Marina Estarque in Latam Journalism Review points out: "Boczkowski, professor in the department of communication studies at Northwestern University, rejects the supposed dystopian effects of the increase in the supply of information and makes a historical analysis to show that this has concerned society since" ancient Greece and Rome”.

If you want to know more, we invite you to watch the presentation of “Abundance…” at the BlueMetBleu literary festival . You can also read this article of Infobae where the author reflects on" the contradictions of living in a world with too much information ". In addition, we recommend the interview from #CiudadU to Pablo on Channel 10 in Córdoba.

The event is free but requires prior registration. Here the link to register.

Once the form is completed, the interested parties will receive the link to access the virtual room.

* By taking part in the event, the participants accept that the space can be recorded and made available on our social networks later.

For inquiries write to: Mediosysociedad@udesa.edu.ar


ICA Pre-Conference - Digital Media in Latinx & Latin America - May 26th, 2021

MESO invites you to participate in the pre-conference on “Digital Media in Latinx & Latin America” of the International Communication Association. It will take place on May 26th from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (Mountain Time). Click here to access the program.

“This year's pre-conference aims to examine the production, distribution and consumption of digital media in Latinx and Latin America. In doing so, we have broadened the scope to include digital media practices from the Latinx diaspora experience, to create a platform that can showcase the wealth of a broader variety of relevant research on the Latinx and Latin American experience." More information at: www.latinxlatammedia.com.

Organized by: Adrián Pino, Arthur Soto-Vázquez, Eddy Borges Rey, Eugenia Mitchelstein, Ezequiel Korin, Magdalena Saldaña, María Celeste Wagner, Mariana Sánchez Santos, Miriam Hernández and Pablo Boczkowski.

Do not miss this event!


#EncuentroEnMESO - Presentation of the book "The empire of utopia: Myths and realities of the American society"

The Center for Media and Society Studies in Argentina (MESO) held its first meeting of 2021. On Thursday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. (Argentina), through the Zoom platform took place the presentation of Silvio Waisbord’s recent book. María Esperanza Casullo moderated the event.


MESO 2020 Annual Report – Fifth Anniversary Special Edition

On its fifth anniversary, the Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina (MESO), a joint venture between the University of San Andrés and Northwestern University, continued to grow as: a space for scholarship about the media and social life; a forum for researchers and practitioners; a context for student development; and a node in an expanding international academic network.

We invite you to review the activities and results of these five years of work.

Continue reading here: Annual Report MESO 2020- Fifth Anniversary Special Edition.


MESO 2020 Annual Conference – Program and videos of the presentations

The Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina (MESO) held its sixth annual conference, on Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 November, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Argentina), through Zoom.

You can access the MESO 2020 Congress Program and watch the videos of the presentations on our Youtube Channel.

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