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Based in New York City, the Center for Media and Peace Initiatives (CMPI) is a 501 (c) (3) independent, nonprofit organization.


Rutgers SPAA

The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA)
at Rutgers University-Newark is highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report and accredited by NASPAA.


The Gershowitz Conference is additionally co-organized by the Institute of Global Affairs and the Rutgers Council on Public and International Affairs.

Preliminary Agenda

Politics, Power, and Populism: Media Framing of Global Immigration

Friday, November 3, 2017 | 9:00 A.M. – 5.00 P.M.


Media Framing of the Immigration Debate
The cultural politics of immigration as shaped through media and policy discourses

Wave of Populism and Inclusion
Exploring the relationship between populism and democracy

Media and the Future of Democratic Participation
The meaning of the unprecedented deficit of trust in politicians and political institutions for the survival of democracy


Program To Be Announced Shortly


School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University


111 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102




The Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) seeks to develop the next generation of decision-makers able to address pressing challenges.