Stijn Joye



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Stijn Joye & Eduard Cuelenaere


Stijn Joye is an Associate Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences (UGent) and member of the Centre for Cinema and Media Studies (CIMS), Center for Journalism Studies (CJS), the Health, Media & Society (HM&S) research consortium, and Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR). He was a lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam and a Visiting Fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science. His areas of research include international news reporting with a focus on the representation of suffering alongside an interest in issues of domestication, colonial heritage and the practice of artistic imitation in film. In 2006, he was awarded the IAMCR Prize in Memory of Herbert I. Schiller. Joye is Associate Editor of International Communication Gazette, book review editor of Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research, former chair of ECREA’s International & Intercultural Communication section, and Board member of NeFCA (The Netherlands-Flanders Communication Association) where he is also vice-chair of the temporary working group on Intercultural Communication & Diversity. He is currently head of the Study Programme Committee of Communication Sciences. 

A full list of publications can be consulted here: Stijn Joye

Research Tracks

Media & Social Change

Film & Cinema


Research CIMS

Alternative news media

Lost in translation?

Mediated Positive Emotions

Who cares? Audiences and mediated distant suffering

(De)constructing health news

Displaced people for sale

Out of the past