Project

A discourse-theoretical analysis of international communication policies and projects and a multi-facetted analysis of the Information and Comminication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) discourse.

Duration
01 October 2009 → 05 October 2011
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Communication sciences
    • Journalism and professional writing
    • Media studies
    • Other media and communications
 
Project description

First, a discourse-theoretical approach will be developed which will be applied to international communication polices and projects. Second, ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development) projects, events and policy initiatives will be tied together in a theoretical framework uniting discourse theory and political theory.