Welcome to NeFCA, The Netherlands – Flanders Communication Association.

NeFCA aims to represent and maintain a Community of Communication Scholars from The Netherlands and Flanders.

Become a member so you:

  • Connect with peers and colleagues from the field of Communication Sciences in Flanders and The Netherlands
  • Take part in interesting seminars for PhD students and senior scholars
  • Stay abreast of the latest news in our discipline


Media and Morality Symposium

A Media and Morality symposium will be held on December 7th at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. This symposium might be of interest for member of several divisions: but most likely for Media Psychology and Popular Communication.
Details can be found here.

Symposium Alcohol and Social Network Sites

The Amsterdam Center for Health Communication (ACHC) organizes a symposium entitled "Alcohol and Social Networking Sites: Predictors and Effects of Youth’s Online Communication about Alcohol" on Friday December 9th, 2016.
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Etmaal 2017

Etmaal 2017: Innovative Methods in Communication Research

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Call for nominations

The NeFCA Senior Career Award will be awarded at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap at Tilburg University (January 26th & 27th 2017).
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Call for nominations

Call for Nominations: The Flemish Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research in Communication Sciences
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Call for papers

Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap
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New Book Releases

"Youth 2.0: Social Media and Adolescence. Connecting, Sharing and Empowering"
"Teletext in Europe: From the Analog to the Digital Era"
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NeFCA Division Events

Media Industries & Policies

On 11-12 May 2017, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel will organize the Annual Conference of the European Media Management Association (emma).
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Media Psychology

At the Behavioral Science Institute of the Radboud University Nijmegen a Symposium (November 3rd) and Workshop (November 4th 2016) will be organized with the theme "Personalising Psychological Assessment and Interventions Using Interactive Technology".
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Persuasive Communication

(Dutch Event) De persuasieve communicatiedivisie van NeFCA nodigt haar leden uit op het event omtrent reclamewijsheid 'Iedereen reclamewijs! Da’s wijs!'
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Political Communication & Journalism

On November 25th 2016, the Journalism and Political Communication divisions of NeFCA together are organizing the workshop "Wanted. Dead or Alive. Journalists, journalism and their audiences in a changing media landscape."
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Popular Communication

Two events are organized by the Popular Communication Division:

On November 25th 2016, Professor David Hesmondhalgh (University of Leeds) will give a PhD masterclass on "Researching Media and Cultural Industries" at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
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On April 5-7 2017, the conference "Locating Imagination: Popular Culture, Tourism, and Belonging" will be organized at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
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