Prof. Motti Neiger   
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International Conferences
  1.  May, 2014 - Print is Future, Online is Past: Cross-Media Analysis of Temporal Orientations in the News. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Seattle, WA (with Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt).
  2. May, 2014 - When the Past is Present: Utilizing Memory in News Narratives. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Seattle, WA (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg). Anniversary paenl marking 10 years to the Journalism Studies Division at ICA.
  3. 2013, November – "Fear or hope? - How the media shapes our perceptions regarding the future and solvability of political conflicts", Conference: Discourse, Culture, and Education in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The S. Daniel Abraham Centre for Strategic Dialogue and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. 
  4.  September, 2013  - The future of journalism and the future (and past) in journalism. The Future of Journalism 2013 conference, Cardiff, UK. (with Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt).
  5. July, 2013  – Song to remember: Music as mnemonic artifact. The World Union for Jewish Studies Congress, Hebrew University. 
  6. July, 2013 – "In-group nationalism" and "out-group nationalism" in newspaper supplements. Panel on "Media coverage in asymmetric conflict" at the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) Conference. 
  7. May, 2012  - The soft side of hot nationalism? - Newspaper supplements during wartime. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  8. May, 2012  - The future is present: The media as an agent of collective vision.  International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  9. October 2011 - Journalistic futurology: Newsworthiness and probable future events. What is Newsworthy? Reexamining News Criteria - An international research workshop, U. of Haifa. 
  10. October 2011 - "Reversed Memory": Newsworthiness and the shaping of Collective Memory.  Reexamining News Criteria - An international research workshop, U. of Haifa (with Eyal Zandberg & Oren Meyers).
  11. May, 2011 -  Tuned to the Nation's Mood: Popular Music as a Mnemonic Cultural Object. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Boston, MA. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg). - Top paper (1st place) at the interactive (poster) session from 220 papers. 
  12. May, 2011 - On Media Memory: Collective Memory in a New Media Age (panel organizer, chair and presenter). International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Boston, MA. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  13. May, 2011  - Structuring the Sacred: Media Professionalism and the Production of Mediated Holocaust Memory. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Boston, MA. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  14. May, 2011  - Communicating Critique: Towards a Conceptualization of Journalistic Criticism. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Boston, MA. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  15. May, 2011  - Past Continuous: Newsworthiness and the Shaping of Collective Memory. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Boston, MA. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  16. April, 2001 - "Media Professionalism and the Production of Mediated Holocaust Memory". Western Jewish Studies Conference, San Diego, CA. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  17. April, 2011 - Communicating Commemoration: Exploring Israeli Media on Memorial Day for the Holocaust and Heroism. Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, UCLA (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  18. March, 2011  - Serving the enemy? - Conceptualizing "journalistic criticism" and the public opinion toward it during war and conflict. The World Association for Public Opinion Research (regional seminar), Segovia, Spain (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  19. November, 2010 - Non-Referential News: The Simulacrum of Journalism, 1st Conference of the Semiotics of Culture, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Fundación Ortega y Gasset.
  20. April, 2010 - Representations of Critique: Towards a Conceptualization of Journalistic Criticism, "Representation now: The Sum of it All" conference, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  21. April, 2010 - TV News, Representation, and Commemoration, "Representation now: The Sum of it All" conference, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  22. November, 2009 - invited key-note on "journalism and the military", Universidad Complutense, Aranjues campus, Spain.
  23. November, 2009 – Local and Global in Reality Shows, Workshop on television and identity, Univesidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.
  24. July, 2009 – "On Media Memory" workshop, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
  25. May, 2009 - Association for Israel Studies (AIS), Beer-Sheva: National Memory vs. Local Memory (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  26. May, 2009 - Association for Israel Studies (AIS),Beer-Sheva: Structuring the Sacred: Media Professionalism and the Making of Israel's Memorial Day for the Holocaust and Heroism
  27. November, 2008 – ECREA (The 2nd European Communication Conference), Barcelona: Journalistic Criticism during War and Conflict (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  28. May, 2008 – Association for Israel Studies (AIS), NYU, New York: Commercial Media on Israel's Memorial Day for the Holocaust and the Heroism (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  29. May, 2008 - Association for Israel Studies (AIS), NYU, New York: The Rhetoric of Criticism: Israeli Journalism during the Second Lebanon War (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  30. July, 2007 – Cultural Studies Now, University of East London, London, Collective Memory in the Age of Multi-Channel Commercial Media. (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  31. June, 2007. Association for Israel Studies, Open University, Israel. "Of All the Girls in the World: Reality Shows and Romantic Utopia Between the Global and the Local.
  32. May, 2007 – International Communication Association, San Francisco – Collective Memory and Commercial Media: Channel 2 broadcasts on Israel's Memorial Day for the Holocaust and the Heroism (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zanberg).
  33. May, 2007 – International Communication Association, San Francisco – Localizing Collective Memory: Local and National Radio Broadcasts on Israel's Memorial Day for the Holocaust and the Heroism, 1993-2004 (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg)
  34. 2006, June – The International Communication Association (ICA)- Dresden, Germany. Paper entitled: News yet to Happen: Close reading in news-items referring to future events.
  35. 2006, June – The International Communication Association (ICA), Dresden, Germany. Paper entitled: A three-dimensional perspective for cultural interpretation of protest performances. (with Ayelet Kohn).
  36. 2005, July – The 14th International Congress for Jewish Studies, Hebrew University. Paper entitled: Protest poetry, the Media and the Second Intifada.
  37. 2004, June – The International Conference of the Association for Israel Studies. Paper entitled: The Death of the Editor? – The Rise of the New Mediators of Culture.
  38. 2004, May – The International Communication Association (ICA), New Orleans – Paper entitled: Journalism, Patriotism and Professionalism at Times of Violent Conflict (with Eyal Zandberg).
  39. 2003, April – Cultures of Journalism Symposium, Goldsmisths College, London. Paper entitled: Journalists in Conflict: Members of Contradicting Communities (with Eyal Zandberg).
  40. 2002, July – The International Association for Media & Communication Research (IAMCR), Barcelona, Spain. Paper entitled: Between Nation and Profession: Journalists during Violent Conflict (with Eyal Zandberg).
  41. 2002, July – The National Association of Professors of Hebrew conference (Be'er Sheva). Paper entitled: Mediating Culture – The Role of the Press, Publishers and Periodicals in culture.
  42. 2001, December - "The Secular Holy Scriptures: The Role of the Holyday Literary Supplements in the Israeli Press and Culture", The International Congress for Jewish Studies, Hebrew University.
  43. 2001, May – The International conference of the Association for Israel Studies. Washington, DC. Paper entitled: Secular Dances around the Tribal Campfire: The Israeli Press and the Shaping of Culture.
  44. 2000, May – The National Association of Professors of Hebrew conference. Chicago, IL, Paper entitled: Zionist Narratives as a Two Edged Sword: The Lebanon war and Israeli press and poetry.
  45. 1999, May – The National Association of Professors of Hebrew conference, Mexico City. The Literary Supplements in the Israeli Press – Trends and Processes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      National Conferences (selected)
  46. 2014, April – "Language, discourse and the media: The linguistic construction of reality". The 18th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Netanya Academic College.
  47. 2014, April – "The new curriculum for communication programs at high-schools: Directions and vision. The 18th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Netanya Academic College.
  48. 2013, September – "When the media speaks prose: The language as the cornerstone of communication", The annual conference of the Israeli Association for Applied Linguistics.
  49. 2013, April – "Regimenting the agenda – An insider perspective from the Israel Broadcasting Authority Ethics Committee". Passages in the Media conference, Ben Gurion University. 
  50. 2013, March - "No news is good news? – What makes event that didn't took place a newsworthy one?" . The 17th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Bar Ilan University.
  51. 2013, February - Did not happen and will not take place: News on events that haven't occurred. The Oranim College Hebrew language conference.
  52. 2013, January – "How hybridity serves the documentary-reality TV", The Hybridity of Doco-Reality television: Golstar", Netanya Academic College.
  53. 2012, April – "The Israeli Idol Negotiates Meanings and Readings". The 16th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Tel Aviv University.
  54. 2012, March – "Nationalism and war representations in Israel's Newspaper Supplements during the Second Lebanon War on 2006". Truman Institute, The Hebrew University, Conference Talking Peace-Making War: The Discourse of War and Peace" (with Karni Rimmer-Tsory).
  55. 2010, May - "Radio Broadcast during Holocaust Memorial Day", Conference: "The Radio in Israel Between Nationalism and Escapism", The Open University, Ra'anana. (together with Eyal Zandberg and Oren Meyers).
  56. 2010, April - "Journalistic Professionalism and the Production of Holocaust Memorial Day Broadcasts". The 14th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association. (together with Eyal Zandberg and Oren Meyers).
  57. 2010, March - "Mediated Criticism during Conflicts", Conference: "Democracy in Cricsis", University of Haifa. (together with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  58. 2008, April - "The Rethoric of Criticism", The 12th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association. The College of Management, Tel-Aviv (together with Eyal Zandberg and Oren Meyers).
  59. 2008, March - "The Fantastic Discourse of the Media", Conference: Fantasy and Reality: Representations of Past, Present and Future, University of Haifa.
  60. 2008, February - "Representations of journalistic Criticism". The annual conference of the Israel Sociological Association, Tel-Aviv University.
  61.  2007, March - Prime-Time Commemoration: TV Broadcasts on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day. The 11th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association. The Open University, Ra'anana. (together with Eyal Zandberg and Oren Meyers).
  62. 2007, February - "Off All the Girls in the World: Utopia and Reality Shows", The annual conference of the Israel Sociological Association, University of Haifa.
  63. 2007, February - "The Rhetoric of Internet Talk-backs and on-line Newspapers", Israel Internet Association Conference, airport-city conference installations, Lod (with Ayelet Kohn).
  64. 2006, April - "Talk-backs and on-line Newspapers", The 10th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. (with Ayelet Kohn).
  65. 2006, March - "Trilling the Israeli Idol: Periphery and the Reality Shows". Conference: "We All Others", Emek-Izrael College.
  66. 2005, April - "How Reality Shows Gain the Cooperation of the Audience", The 9th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva (with Avishai Josman).
  67. 2005, April - "News from the Future: News reports on events yet to happen". The 9th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva.
  68. 2005, April - "Protest Performances on the Literary Supplements during Violent Conflicts". The 9th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva.
  69. 2004, December - "The Cultural Significance and Political import of Future Scenarios in the Press", Seminar: "Media and Politics in Israel", Van Leer Institute, Israel.
  70. 2004, June - "The Future Discourse in the News", Conference: The secrets of Discourse: Media, Meanings, Utterances, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
  71. 2004, June - "The Other as a Jew in Protest Poetry in the Israeli Press". The Annual Conference of the Association for Language and Society, Beit Berel College.
  72. 2004, April - "Between the Nation and the Profession: Journalists as Members of Contradicting Communities", The 8th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Netanya Academic College (with Eyal Zandberg).
  73. 2004, February - "Who Decide What We Will Read?" The 22nd Annual Conference of Librarian and Information Studies, Tel-Aviv.
  74. 2004, January - "Model for the Interpretations of Media Texts", Conference: Journalism as Storytelling: Practice and Theory of the Media, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
  75. 2003, June - "New and The Worst Case Scenario Discourse", The Annual Conference of the Association for Language and Society, Jerusalem.
  76. 2003, April - Fantasy and Possibilities of Realities on the Media Discourse. The 7th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan.
  77. 2002, April - Voice of Solidarity and Competing Voices in the Israeli Press. "Voice-Narrator" Conference, Tel-Aviv University.
  78. 2001, December - Days of Awe: The Praxis of News Coverage of Violent Conflict, The 6th annual conference of the Israel Communication Association, Sapir College (with Eyal Zandberg) Selected invited and key-note lectures 
  79. 2002, October - Workshop "On Interpretation: Modern Hebrew Literature Colloquium", Brandeis University, Boston. Paper entitled:  Interpretation and the work of Etgar Keret.
  80. 2003, April – Cultures of Journalism Symposium, Goldsmisths College, London. Paper entitled: Journalists in Conflict: Members of Contradicting Communities (with Eyal Zandberg).
  81. 2005, October -  The Konrad Adenauer Conference Centre,  The Center for Ethics, Jerusalem, Mishkenot Shananim: Paper: "The literary Supplements and the best seller lists" 
  82. 2006, November - Tel Aviv Cinematheque, "The military and the media" symposium,  The Israeli Media in the second Lebanon war.
  83. January, 2007 - Jewish-Palestinian journalists encounter, Istanbul, Turkey. Talk: Between the nation and the profession.
  84. 2007, February - "The Rhetoric of  Internet Talk-backs and on-line Newspapers", Israel Internet Association Conference, Airport-city conference installations, Lod.
  85. 2009, January -  invited talk on "the role of culture mediators" before the  department of Hebrew and Aramaic Studies, Universidad  Complutense, Madrid. 
  86. 2009, November - invited key-note on "journalism and the military", Universidad  Complutense, Aranjues campus, Spain.
  87. 2009, November – Local and Global in Reality Shows, invited talk in a workshop on television and identity, Univesidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.
  88.  2011, April -  Communicating Commemoration: Exploring Israeli Media on Memorial Day for the Holocaust and Heroism. Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, UCLA (with Oren Meyers and Eyal Zandberg).
  89. October, 2011 - "Reversed Memory": Newsworthiness and the shaping of Collective Memory. An international workshop: What is Newsworthy? Reexamining News Criteria, University of Haifa (with Eyal Zandberg & Oren Meyers).
  90. 2011, October - Journalistic futurology: Newsworthiness and probable future events. An international workshop: What is Newsworthy? Reexamining News Criteria, University of Haifa.
  91. 2012, November – "Politics and Broadcasting" – invited to a panel at the national conference of the Israeli Journalists Association, Eilat
  92. 2012, April - "Countering Assaults on Israel’s Legitimacy?", Netanya Academic College. Paper: Which assaults are we countering?  What might really jeopardize Israel's legitimacy?"
  93. 2012, November – "The language of the radio: uses and abuses" – invited to a panel at the national conference of the Israeli Journalists Association, Eilat
  94. 2012, November - The Konrad Adenauer Conference Centre,  The Center for Ethics, Jerusalem, Mishkenot Shananim: "The ethics of TV Reality Shows."    
             
    IIn addition, presented his work in 7 invited colloquia  in Israel's Universities (Hebrew University, 2001, 2003; University of Haifa, 2002, 2006; Tel Aviv University, 2004, 2012; Ben Gurion University, 2001) and served as a chair and a moderator on many other panels.