Visual Communication Research websites

Studies in Communication Sciences, the Journal of the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research, has a special section of its latest issue (Volume 7, Number 2, 2007) devoted to visual communication research, including a leadoff piece by Marion G. Muller titled: What is Visual Communication? Past and Future of an Emerging Field of Communication Research. In the back of the issue is a small but useful list of visual comm websites. Here’s the list:

Web Directory on Visual Communication Research

Websites in German and English:

Visual communication section of the International Communication
Association

http://www.eikones/
A research initiative on image critique and analysis in the social sciences.

http://www.netzspannung.org/
An academic collection of projects, people, and online recorded lectures on the image in the media and in history.

http://www.iconic-turn.de/
Resources on the role of images in science and society hosted by the Herbert Burda foundation.

http://www.fg-viskomm.de/
Website of the visual communication section of the DGPUK (German Association for media and communication research).

http://www.visual-literacy:.or:g
A site containing resources and e-learning modules to increase the active and passive visual literacy for communication, business, and engineering.

http://www.bildwissenschaft.org/
A virtual research institute of German-speaking researchers dedicating to exploring image sciences.

http://www,keyvisuals.org/
An international research network site dedicated to the world language of key visuals or graphic stereotypes that shape public communication globally.

Websites in French:

http://www.inaJr/observatoire-medias/actes-et-paroles/college-iconique/index.html
Le college iconique: 40 rechercheurs francophones se rencontrent mensuellement pour des discussions thematiques.

http://www.ina.fr/archives-tele-radio/universitaires/index.html
L’institut national de l’audiovisuel (INA) a mis en place un systeme tres performant et unique au monde de consultations d’archives audiovisuelles.

http://www.ina.fr.observatoire-medias/actes-et-paroles/ateliers-metholologiques/index.html
Encore une adress INA, celle des ateliers metholdologiques, une reunion mensuelle oeverte a tous les universitaires

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