About the Section

ECREA Political Communication Section

The Political Communication Section of ECREA is one of seventeen thematic sections. Its goal is to promote and facilitate high-quality political communication research in Europe and beyond; to facilitate networking among political communication scholars in Europe and beyond; to facilitate and encourage comparative political communication research; to function as a resource and source of information for everyone interested in political communication research; and to encourage young scholars to get into the field of political communication research.

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Call for the early-career workshop is out

We are happy publish the Call for the Early Career Scholars Workshop in Political Communication titled “Advancing Concepts and Methods in Political Communication”. The two-day workshop will take place 11th–12th October 2022 in a virtual format, as we wanted to be as inclusive as possible. The workshop will feature two keynote lectures by Ulrike Klinger and Christian Baden and is meant to provide a platform … Continue reading

New YECREA PolComm Representatives

We are glad to announce that Cristina Monzer (NTNU, Trondheim) and Emilija Gagrčin (Weizenbaum Institute, FU Berlin) were elected as the two new Young ECREA Representatives for the Political Communication Section. Together with the management team, they will focus specifically on making our section a viable home to early career scholars in political communication research, … Continue reading

Kick-off meeting mentoring program

The section management team, together with our two new YECREA Representatives Cristina Monzer (NTNU Trondheim) and Emilija Gagrčin (Weizenbaum Institute, FU Berlin) organized the kick-off meeting to the second round of the mentoring program for early career scholars in political communication research. In the next two years, 11 mentees from 7 countries (🇧🇪🇳🇱🇳🇴🇩🇪🇪🇸🇹🇬🇵🇱) will meet … Continue reading

Management Team

Melanie Magin, NTNU Trondheim


Agnieszka Stępińska, U Poznań

Vice Chair

Jakob Ohme, FU Berlin

Vice Chair

YECREA Representatives

Cristina Monzer, NTNU Trondheim
Emilija Gagrčin, FU Berlin

For more information about the ECREA Young Scholars Network go to https://ecrea.eu/YECREA

Become a member

Membership in the Political Communication section is open to all members of ECREA. Joining is easy and can be done through ECREAs web.

Find more information about the section at our ECREA webpage.