Registration open for the 2nd edition of the Postgraduate Course on Communication and Religion in the Digital Age

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The Blanquerna School of Communication is offering the second edition of this postgraduate course, the only one of its kind in Spain, which combines the triad of communication, religion and new technologies. It will be taught by more than thirty professors and specialists in the field, including Luigi Accattoli, Italian Vatican journalist for Il Corriere della Sera; Isidro Catela, director of the Information Office of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference; Jesús Colina, president of Aleteia, founder of Cenit and co-founder of H2onews; and the journalist Paloma Gómez Borrero, among others.

The aim of this course is to train competent professionals in the communication and public image of ecclesiastical and religious entities, as well as to explore the new communicative possibilities offered by the digital environment to transmit the religious and institutional message. This postgraduate course is part of the Blanquerna Observatory of Religion and Culture, which aims to be one of the leading observatories in Catalonia, Spain and Europe in the study of the relationship between religion and the media.

Academic Direction Dr Miriam Díez Bosch, Director of the Blanquerna Observatory of Communication, Religion and Culture.

Coordination Dr. Jordi Sánchez i Torrents (Researcher at the Blanquerna Faculty of Communication) Credits 30 ECTS

Timetable: One Friday (from 18h to 20h) and one Saturday each month (from 9h to 13h). One intensive week, from 16 to 20 June 2014, mornings and afternoons. Dates: 18-19 October 2013; 15-16 November 2013; 13-14 December 2013; 10 January 2014 trip to Rome; 14-15 February 2014; 21-22 March 2014; 11-12 April 2014; 16-17 May 2014; 16-20 June 2014.