Activities

 

Organization of scientific meetings

 

Guest lectures / Other presentations

  • 19/09/2018 – 22/09/2018. Media, migration and the rise of nationalism. Comparing European and Asian Experiences and Perspectives. Keynote speaker in a 3-day Research Seminar co-funded by the Dutch Scientific Council (NWO) and the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Gunma University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 11/06/2018. How new refugee arrivals are using social media for integration. Keynote speaker in the panel Strengthening Resilience against Extremism at the political conference Baltic Sea Region. Addressing Society Security Challenges, Stockholm, Sweden.  
  • 06/06/2018. Challenges and opportunities of Latin American women in the Dutch labour market. Guest speaker in the VIII Ibero-American Week of International Justice. University of Applied Sciences, The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • 18/04/2018. Integration actors across educational institutions. Panel Discussant in the Launch Event of My University Cares Too (MUCT): a platform for educational integration for refugees. Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.   
  • 30/01/2017. Conducting qualitative analysis in the context of media and migration research. Guest lecturer in the Methods Course for the Erasmus Mundus Master Programme. Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • 05/11/2017. Invited talk at the UID Integration Chatroom (ICR), The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • 24/05/2017. Workshop on Learning together with Syrians. Invited talk at the Enactus Programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).
  • 18/01/2017. Refugee Integration and Social Media. A local and experiential perspective. Guest speaker in UNU-MERIT School of Governance, Maastricht University.
  • 18/03/2016. The relationship between (news) media, in, and acculturation processes: the mediating role of multicultural identities. Guest lecturer in the RMeS Research Master course Trending Topics. Utrecht University and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • 15/01/2016. News Media and Acculturation of New Immigrants. Keynote speaker in the Dean’s Master Class on the theme “Migration”. Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities
  • 16/10/2014. TVNPI: Learning with the News Online Tool. Guest speaker at the event Share & Inspire: Digital platforms for Social Innovation. CAPS Conference Day- European Commission, Brussels.
  • 24/10/2014. Guest speaker at the International Forum Cinema of Small Nations, Film Literacy and New Audiences.
  • 23/10/2014. Media & Migrant Integration. 23 oktober: de arbeidsmarkt in Amsterdam en de positie van de allochtone jongeren: HTIB, Transnational Migrant Platform, IOMA, EMCEMO, the Netherlands.
  • 14/10/2014. The use of UGC in journalism routines to cover conflicts in Syria. Guest lecturer in BA in Political Communication and Journalism. Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Conferences (selection)

  • Alencar, A, & Guigui, B. (2018, November). Connected health. Outsourcing social for refugee health integration.  Paper presented at the 7th European Communication Conference (ECC-ECREA). Lugano, Switzerland.
  • Alencar, A, & Mena Montes, N. (2018, July). The voice of the journalists: the challenges of reporting refugee crises and global migration. Paper presented at the IMISCOE Annual Conference 2018. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Alencar, A., Ribbens, W., & Kondova, K. (2018, May). An exploration of Syrian refugees’ use of digital communication technologies during their flight. Paper presented at the International Communication Association 2018. Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Alencar, A., Ribbens, W., & Kondova, K. (2017, November). The smartphone as a lifeline: An exploration of refugees’ use of digital communication technologies during their flight. Paper presented at the ECREA Diaspora, Migration and the Media Conference 2017. Bilbao, Spain.
  • Alencar, A. (2017, May). Refugee integration and social media. A local and experiential perspective. Paper presented at the International Communication Association 2017. San Diego, United States.
  • De la Hera Conde-Pumpido, T., & Alencar, A. (2016, July). Using Collaborative Digital Games to Foster Intercultural Interaction. Extended Abstract. In Proceedings DiGRA/FDG Conference 2016. Abertay University, Dundee (Scotland).
  • Alencar, A., & Deuze, M. (2016, June). “News for Assimilation or Integration?” Examining the Roles of the News Media in Shaping Acculturation Experiences of New Economic and Refugee Immigrants in the Netherlands and Spain. Paper presented at the International Communication Association 2016. Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Wojcieszak, M., Azrout, R., & Alencar, A. (2016, June). Subtle visual in-group cues make people more favorable toward controversial sociopolitical messages above and beyond source similarity effect. Paper presented at the International Communication Association 2016. Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Alencar, A., & De la Hera Conde-Pumpido, T. (2016, April). Gaming in Multicultural Classrooms. The Potential of Collaborative Digital Games to Foster Intercultural Interaction. Paper presented at the DIGRA Pitch Event. Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
  • Alencar, A., & Deuze, M. (2016, February). Examining the Roles of the News Media in Shaping Acculturation Experiences of New Economic and Refugee Immigrants in the Netherlands and Spain. Paper presented at the ETMAAL2016. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Alencar, A., & Lopez-Gomez, A. (2015, November). Discourse analysis of the representations of immigrants in the viewer’s model of Dutch and Spanish television news programs. Paper presented at ECREA’s Diaspora, Migration and the Media Section Conference. Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Alencar, A., & Deuze, M. (2015, June). Examining the role of news media in migrants’ integration experiences in the Netherlands and Spain. Paper presented at the Symposium Immigrant Integration, Media and Citizenship. Amsterdam.
  • Alencar, A., & Kruikemeier, S. (2015, May). Audiovisual infotainment in European news: A comparative content analysis of Dutch, Spanish and Irish television news programs. Paper presented at the International Communication Association 2015. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Wojcieszak, M., Azrout, R., Boomgaarden, H., Alencar, A., & Sheets Thibaut, P. H. (2015, May). The Influence of Narrative and Numerical Messages on Integration-Relevant Attitudes among Muslim Immigrant Minorities. Paper presented at the International Communication Association 2015. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Alencar, A., & Kruikemeier, S. (2015, February). Audiovisual Infotainment in Dutch, Spanish and Irish television News Programs: A Comparative Content Analysis. ETMAAL2015. Antwerp.
  • Alencar, A., & Alonso, N. R. (2015, February). The integration of television and social media: an analysis of interactive models developed by Brazilian and Spanish television news programs. ETMAAL2015. Antwerp.
  • Alencar, A. (2014, September). “How Informed Are Immigrants?” The Role of Television News in Promoting Integration. Paper presented at the 67th Annual Public Opinion Conference (WAPOR). Nice, France.
  • Alencar, A. (2014, June). How TV News Programs Are Adapting to the Second Screen? Paper presented at the Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space Conference. Amsterdam.