Journal of Media, Performing Arts and Cultural Studies
Comunicazioni Sociali is an international double-blinded peer reviewed journal. Established at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in 1966 as Annali della Scuola superiore di giornalismo e mezzi audiovisivi, it became Annali della Scuola Superiore delle Comunicazioni Sociali in 1967. As Comunicazioni Sociali it has been regularly published since 1979. The journal hosts monographic and miscellaneous issues on a variety of topics in the performing arts, film, radio, television, journalism, advertising, and digital media. The journal welcomes interdisciplinary perspectives and promotes rigorous debates on theory, history, critical analysis of media production and consumption, also from ethical and anthropological points of view.
CS is A-class rated journal by ANVUR (Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research Systems) in the three academic disciplines: Cinema, photography and television (L-ART/06), Performing arts (L-ART/05), and Sociology of culture and communication (SPS/08). The journal obtained an international recognition by the French AERES - Agence de l’évaluation de la recherche et de l’enseignement supérieur, being listed between its information and communication sciences journals. CS is included in the IATJ database – International Archive of Theatre Journals, also accessible on the IFTR - International Federation for Theatre Research's website. In 2016 CS was accepted into Elsevier's international indexing database Scopus.
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Roundtable 24th June 2020. Learning from the virus: the impact of pandemic on communication, media and performing arts disciplinary fields
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COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2019 - 3. Writing for Cinema, Writing for Television
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