Since two years, the department of Communication and Media runs a fruitful collaboration between our journalism program and the Department of Communication and Journalism at University of Kerala, Trivandrum, in South India.
It is a mutual exchange program for teachers and students, where the latter stays in the receiving country for three months. The cooperation is financed by the Swedish Council for Higher Education.
Dr. M.S Harikumar has close to two decades of experience in the newspaper industry and was earlier Chief Sub Editor and Chief Reporter in Mathrubhumi daily which is one of the most circulated newspapers in India.
His PhD thesis in Mass Communication was a seminal explorative study on the reader-editor gap with a special emphasis on the gate-keeping theories of Mass Communication.
At the Department of Communication and Journalism, UoK he teaches Cyber Journalism, Development Communication and News Reporting at the Master level besides supervising PhD candidates of Mass Communication.
He has published several popular articles as a professional journalist and many research papers as an academician. He is also a member of the International Relations Group formed by the Higher Education Council of Govt. of Kerala, India.
On Thursday 20 April 2017, 17.00 Dr. M.S Harikumar will hold Talk on Mahatma Gandhi As a Communicator at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University (CMES seminar room, Finngatan 16, Lund). The host of this event is SASA - South Asian Students Association at Lund University
The event is open to everyone and as usual they will serve fika!