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2015 Russia-Brazil Seminar 'Sporting Mega-events in Digital Media Connections'

The ojbective of the seminar was to discuss the results of the joint research project that was launched in 2013 and is dedicated to the sportive mega mediatic events such as FIFA World Cup (Brazil/2014) and the Winter Olympics Games (Russia/2014).

The research is the result of an international agreement between the research group of New Media Convergence Centre of Federal University of Minas Gerais and the School of Media of National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE).

Prof. Anna Novikova (photo by Iliya Kiria)

Previous meeting of the research group took place in Moscow in October, 2014. During the event, the partial results obtained at the time were discussed. On that occasion, the discussions centred on the theoretical and methodological assumptions of the research.

At the face-to-face meeting in October 2015 in Brazil, the final results of the research that had been conducted in both countries were presented. Department of Media was represented by its Head, Iliya Kiria, Professor Anna Novikova, and Associate Professors Sergey Davydov and Renira Gambarato.

On October 23, Renira Gambaratto led the workshop on 'Transmedia Narratives: Theoretical and methodological considerations'.

Renira Gambaratto is presenting her research part on transmedia storytelling (photo by Sergey Davydov)

The Russia-Brasil/2015 seminar 'Sportive mega events connected to digital media' is an accomplishment of the research group CCNM and the PPGCOM/UFMG, with the promotion of Fapemig and Capes and the support of PPGCOM/UFOP, Academic Centre UNA, Academis Centre UNI-BH and “Vilarejo Comunicação”.