Centar za cjeloživotno učenje Fakulteta političkih nauka Univerziteta u Sarajevu organizirao je u maju seminar/gostovanje Prof.dr. Robert Wallace Vaagana sa Fakulteta društvenih nauka Oslo Metropolitan University o temi
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN GLOBALIZED WORLD: POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES
Prof. Vagan je razgovarao sa studentima odsjeka za socijalni rad i žurnalistiku o temi interkulturalne komunikacije, a sastao se i sa prodekanom za nauku prof.dr. Seadom Turčalom, članicom redakcije časopisa SSSR prof.dr. Validom repovac Nikšić, te prorektoricom za nauku prof.dr. Dženanom Husremović.
Tokom posjete dogovoreni su modaliteti buduće saradnje sa Oslo Metropolitan University, koja će biti nastavljena u 2019/20 godini.
Prof.dr. Vaagan – biografija
Robert W. Vaagan, PhD, is Professor in Media Studies and Journalism, Faculty of Social Sciences, with Oslo Metropolitan University.
Vaagan had a 20-year career in the Norwegian government and in business before completing his doctoral degree in 1999 in the field of Russian literature: Iskusstvo videt’ prekrasnoe: The Literary Aesthetics of Aleksandr Voronsky 1921-28 (463pp). This is an in-depth study of Russian literary journalism during the volatile 1920s in Soviet-Russia.
In 2000, he joined Oslo Metropolitan University and has subsequently published several monographs, edited anthologies and scientific articles, addressing in particular topics such as intercultural communication, media entrepreneurship and innovation, globalization, media ethics and social media. These publications include two edited special issues of Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS 2008:3 and ICS 2016:1).
Since 2013, he is head of an international research group at Oslo Metropolitan University: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Media. He has extensive international experience as keynote lecturer and thesis supervisor from Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ethiopia, Germany, Nepal, Netherlands, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, USA, and Vietnam.
He is a former vice chair of the Norwegian National Committee for Media Studies (2009-13) and chair (2013-17) of the Division for Organization, Communication and Society in the biannual NordMedia conference series. He is also leader of the Norwegian side in several EU-funded projects, notably The European Media Cloud Campus (2015-17) with partners from Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and Turkey. Vaagan joined IAICS in 2006, was a member of the International Advisory Board 2008-13, a member of the board of directors from 2014 and was elected in June 2016 as President Elect 2017-19.