Speeches

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2016, December 12).  Delivered an invited keynote address, Women Status and Challenges Around the Word, at the First International Women’s Conference, Milad Tower Conference Complex, Tehran, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2016, July 29).  Delivered an invited keynote address, Education and Media in the Digital Age, NCA Institute for Faculty Development, Hope College, Holland, Michigan.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2016, January 28).  Delivered an invited keynote address, Corporate, media, and individual responsibilities, at the 11th Global Communication Association, Mysore University, Mysore, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2015, July 17).  Delivered an invited keynote address, Globalization in the Digital Age, at the 10th Conference of the Global Communication Association, Berlin, Germany.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2014, November 17).  Delivered an invited keynote address, Globalization and Education: Teaching, Learning, and Collaboration in the Digital Age, at the annual International Education Week, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2014, April 24).  Delivered an invited keynote address at the opening session of the 8th Annual Conference of the Global Communication Association, Communicating Through the Universe, Pyatigorsk State Linguistic University, Pyatigorsk, Russia.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2013, November 22).  A Global Journey: The Evolution of An Idea Through Collaboration.  An invited keynote presentation at the opening session of the 7th Global Communication Association, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2013, June 11).  The Social Media Revolution and the Uprisings in the Middle East.  An invited presentation at the Communication and Global Power Shift Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2013, April 5).  Online publishing: Technical, cultural and professional challenges.  An invited keynote address at the annual conference of the International Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA), Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2012, October 4-7).  The Internet, Social Media Revolution, and Sustainable Development: Empowering People.  An invited plenary presentation at the 10th Annual Conference of Rhodes Forum on Dialogue of Civilizations, Rhodes, Greece.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2012, September 2-5). Venture Capitalists and Virtual Education:  The Changing Patterns of Teaching and Learning. An invited plenary presentation at the Annual Conference of Globalization for the Common Good, Waterberry, Oxford, England.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2012, July 9-12).  A global journey: From Shanghai to Zambia.  An invited keynote presentation at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Global Communication Association, New Government Complex, Lusaka, Zambia.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2012, April 09).  The Internet & social media revolution: Empowering people.  An invited presentation at Bridgewater State University, co-sponosed by the Center for Middle East Studies and Communications Studies Department, Bridgewater, Massachussetts.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2012, March 27).  The impact of Internet and social media.  An invited presentation at the meeting of the Rotary Club of Hammond, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2011, October 22).  Innovative Approaches to Academic Publishing: Digital vs. Print.  An invited presentation at the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Kamalipour, Y.R. (2011, October 18). A Global Journey:  The Global Communication Association Conferences and Activities.  An invited keynote presentation at the 5th Global Communication Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2011, October 10).  The Social Media Revolution and Social-Poltical Changes in the Middle East.  An invited presentation at the Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2011, May 30-31).  Integration in the age of digitalization of electronic communication.  An invited panel presentation at the World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations conference, Integration and identity in the global society: An invitation to dialogue, co-sponsored by the German-Russian Forum, Berlin, Germany.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2011, March 23-25).  The Internet, social media networks and democratization of information.  An invited presentation at the Milton Wolf Seminar, Picking up the pieces: Fragmented sovereignties and emerging information maps, Vienna, Austria.  Co-sponsored by the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Annenberg School for Communications.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2010, November 5).  Interfaith Peace Building: An Iranian-American Perspective.  An invited keynote speech at the Interfaith Peace Building: Global & Local Perspectives conference, co-sponsored by Danesh Institute, Indiana Interchurch Center, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2010, October 26).  A Global Journey: Academic Networking and Collaboration.  A keynote presentation at the 4th Global Communication Association Conference, Krakow, Poland.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2010, October 9).  Mass Media, Financial Crisis, Social Responsibility, and Ethics: The Quest for Ethical and Balanced Reporting. An invited presentation at the 8th World Public Forum: Dialogue of Civilizations, Rhodes, Greece.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2010, October 9).  Globalization, Media, and Convergence. An invited presentation at the 8th World Public Forum: Dialogue of Civilizations, Rhodes, Greece.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2010, May 5).  Media and corporate social responsibility in the digital age.  An invited presentation at the 2010 World CSR/SRI Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, December 8).  Digital technologies and globalization: Life in the real and virtual world.  An invited presentation at the College of Technology, Ibri, Oman.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, December 4).  Globalization and the common good.  An invited presentation at the Inspiration and Self Development Institute, Salt Lake, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, December 3).  The future of print and academic publishing.  An invited presentation at the Media Studies Center, Calcutta University, Calcutta, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, December 2).  Media and gender stereotypes.  An invited presentation at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Calcutta University, Calcutta, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, December 3).  The impact of public relations on cultural and environmental issues.  An invited presentation at the meeting of the Public Relations Council of India, Calcutta Chapter, Calcutta, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, October 23).  Global projects and Global Communication Association.  A keynote address at the 3rd annual conference of the Global Communication Association, Global Village: Are We There Yet, Bangalore, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, October 28).  The digital world: Evolution of information technologies and their impact on human interactions.  An invited presentation at the Global Communication Association Satellite Symposium, Rethinking Media Manifesto for an Equitable World Order, Manipal University, Manipal, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, November 11-13).  Public perception in the age of globalization and media proliferation.  An invited presentation at a special retreat, Dialing back the “fear factor”: Reframing the story of Muslims and Islam in the U.S. media, at the Pocantico Conference Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Tarrytown, New York.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, October 1).  The future of academic publishing: Digital vs. print.  A keynote presentation at the opening conference of “Journalism: Past and present,” Southern Federal University, Rostov, Russia.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, September 30).  The impact of media representations on our perceptions of other cultures and nations.  An invited presentation at the School of Philology and Journalism, Southern Federal University, Rostov, Russia.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, September 29).  A brief history of journalism in the US: From the Colonial era to the Digital Age.  An invited presentation at the School of Philology and Journalism, Southern Federal University, Rostov, Russia.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, June 16).  Mass media, perception, and stereotyping.  An invited presentation at the IE University, Madrid, Spain.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, March 18).  The future of academic publishing: Digital vs. print.  An invited presentation at The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2009, March 4).  Publishing in the Digital Age: Global Media Journal. A presentation at Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, USA.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2009, January 23). Internal and External Broadcast Services and Regulations in Iran: An Overview.  An invited presentation at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2008, November 13).  Academic Networking and Publication in the Digital Age.  A keynote speech at the Inaugural Ceremony of the Global Media Journal-Canadian Edition, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2008, October 20).  Academic publication and networking in the digital age.  A keynote speech as the annual conference of the Global Communication Association, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2008, May 11).  Communication and success strategies.  A seminar with a group of Outstanding (Nokhbegan) Students, Kerman Medical University, Kerman, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2008, May 12).  Public relations in the digital age.  A keynote presentation at the annual Public Relations Conference, Rafsanjan, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2008, May 13).  Public relations in the digital age.  A keynote presentation at the special meeting of the public relations practitioners, Yazd, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2008, May 14).  Public relations: Past, present and future. A keynote address at the Second Kerman Public Relations Conference, Kerman, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2008, May 15).  Electronic public relations and communication.  A keynote presentation at the 3rd Electronic Public Relations Conference, Tehran, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2007, December 12).  Stereotyping and the media.  A presentation at the Bayan College, Muscat, Oman.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2007, December 17).  Stereotyping, media, and perception.  Presented as a part of forum at Oman Establishment for Press, Publication and Advertising (OEPPA), Muscat, Oman.  See coverage in the Oman Daily Observer.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2007, November 15).  The dos and don’ts of effective public relations.  A keynote presentation at the 4th International Public Relations Conference, Tehran, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2007, October18).  From print to digital: The evolution of an idea.  A keynote address at the Inaugural Conference of the Global Communication Association, on Global Communication and and Development, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, October 18-19, 2007.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2007, August 1).  External broadcast satellite programming: An overall view and assessment.  A presentation at the meeting of the top managers and producers of Jam-E-Jam Satellite TV, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2007, August 1).  Global perceptions of Iran.  A speech at the Center for Mass Media Research, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2007, July 31).  Satellite television broadcast and programming.  A speech at the gathering of top broadcasting managers, directors, and producers of IRIB, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2007, July 27).  Public relations in the digital age.  A speech at the 102nd meeting of the Public Relations Society of Iran, IRTV Auditorium, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2007, July 24).  Images of Iran in the Western media.  A speech at the Center for Strategic Research, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2007, February 16).  The Digital Age in Globalization: Challenges & Opportunities. A presentation at the meeting of the Northwest Indiana World Trade Council, Merrillville, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2006, November 26).  Does al-Jazeera set the tone?  Media and public opinion in the Middle East?  A public presentation, sponsored by The Houston Seminar, Compass Bank Building, Houston, Texas.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2006, June 24).  Globalization, digital media, and online publications.  A plenary presentation at the 5th Annual Conference on an Interfaith Perspective on Globalization for the Common Good, Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 22-25, 2006.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2006, April 7).  U.S. and the global media: Looking in, looking out.  Delivered the concluding remarks at the end of the3-day conference, World Affairs Institute, The Smithsonian, Washington, DC, April 5-7, 2006.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, November 22).  Digital publications in the age of globalization.  A keynote speech delivered at the inauguration ceremony of Global Media Journal-Indian Edition, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, November 23).  The communication discipline: An overall view.  A presentation to students and faculty members of the Manipal Communication Institute, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, November 19).  Public relations: Challenges and responsibilities.  A speech at the meeting of Kerman Public Relations Association, Kerman, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, November 16).  Communication, culture, technology, and public relations.  A keynote speech at the 2nd International Public Relations Conference, organized by Kargozar Public Relations Institute, Tehran, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, September 23).  Lesson from Iraq War: Journalism and professional responsibility during times of war.  A symposium presentation at the Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, June 29).  The link between management and public relations.  A keynote address at a special ceremony honoring Kamalipour’s achievements, sponsored by the Public Relations Society of Iran, IRTV Auditorium, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, June 22).  Public relations, marketing, and advertising.  A a keynote address at the 1st Conference of Public Relations Association of Kerman which included a special ceremony honoring Kamalipour’s scholarly achievements, Kerman, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, June 21).  My life’s journey: From Ravar to Purdue.   A keynote address at a special ceremony honoring Kamalipour’s scholarly achievements, Sponsored by the Department of Education and Mayor’s Office, Ravar, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, June 15).  Mass media and public relations.  A keynote speech at a special ceremony honoring Kamalipour’s scholarly achievements, sponsored by College of Mass Communication, Allameh Tabataba’e University, Tehran, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, June 13).  The role of public relations practitioners in advancement.  A keynote speech at a special ceremony honoring Kamalipour’s scholarly achievements, sponsored by the Center for Applied Science, Culture and Arts, Tehran, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, May 17).  Reflections on globalization: Challenges and prospects.  A keynote speech delivered at the inauguration ceremony of the Chinese edition of Global Media Journal, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, April 23).  Global media and global perceptions.  A plenary presentation at the 4th Annual International Conference, Africa and Globalization for the Common Good: The Quest for Justice and Peace, Kericho, Kenya, April 21-24.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2005, February 19).  Global stereotypes.  An invited presentation at the African American Cinema Forum, hosted by McCLendon Report, Hammond Public Library, Hammond, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2004, October 11).  Democracy in Iraq and Afghanistan.  A presentation at the Indecision 2004 Forum, hosted by the Political Science Association.  Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2003, December 12).  Media stereotyping.  An invited speech given at the meeting of Leadership Northwest Indiana, Indiana University Northwest, Gary.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2003, November 10).  Media coverage of AIDS.  An invited speech given at the Tsinghua International Summit on AIDS and SARS, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2003, November 7).  Global communication in the age of globalization.  An invited speech given at the Utopia Book Club, Beijing, China.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2003, November 6).  Media in the age of globalization.  An invited speech given at launching ceremony of the Chinese edition of Global Communication book, Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2003, July 2).  New communication technologies and agriculture.  An invited speech given at the gathering of Jihade keshavarzi [crusade in agriculture], Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2003, June 30).  Impact of the September 11 attacks on journalism.  An invited speech delivered at the gathering of the Association of Iranian Journalists, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2002, December 13).  Media Stereotyping.  At the invitation of  Leadership Northwest Indiana, presented at the Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2001, December 14).  Stereotyping: A Global Phenomenon.  At the invitation of  Leadership Northwest Indiana, presented at the Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (2001, November 3-6).  Globalization and Communication: Reflections and Challenges.  An invited plenary presentation at the The 3rd Asia-Pacific Symposium on Press and Scientific and Social Progress, Beijing, China.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2001, November 8).  Globalization and Media Image Making.  An invited presentation at the Center for International Communications Studies, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2000, July 26).  Impact of Mass Media on Teaching and Learning.  An invited presentation at the Hartsfield Village, Munster, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R.  (2000, July 26).  Impact of Mass Media on Teaching and Learning.  An invited presentation at the Hartsfield Village, Munster, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R., & Carilli, T.  (1999, September 2).  Media and perception: Stereotypical images of minorities.  An invited presentation at the meeting of the Communicators of Northwest Indiana, Merrillville, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1999, May 29). Hollywood’s representation of the Iranians. An invited presentation at the University of California-Berkeley. Sponsored by Berkeley’s Center for Dialogue.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1999, Media portrayals and stereotypical images of the Middle East. An invited presentation at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Sponsored by Persian Cultural Society.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1999, March 6). Mass media’s representation of Iranians. An invited presentation at John Hopkins University, Washington, DC. Sponsored by Iranians for International Cooperation.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1998, November 20). Ethnicity and the media: A few concerns. An invited presentation at the Bell Atlantic-Temple University Conference on Digital Communication, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1998, October 12). U.S. Media Coverage of the Middle East. An invited presentation, at the Department of Telecommunications, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1998, September 7-10). Transnational Media and Terrorism. An invited presentation at the Annual Conference of the Arab-US Association for Communication Educators (AUSACE), Cairo, Egypt. Sponsored by the American University in Cairo and the University of Georgia.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1997, October 18, 1997). Hollywood’s portrayals of the Iranians. An invited presentation at the Annual Conference of Danesh Institute, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1997, July 30). A keynote address, The mass media and public relations, at the meeting of the Public Relations Society of Iran, Mehrab Talar, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1997, August 11). A keynote address, International relations in the communication age, at the Iranian Ministry of Education’s Orientation Program, to over 500 newly-hired high school teachers, Shahid Bahonar Complex, Tehran.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1997, May 9-10). The collision of technology and culture: A Middle Eastern perspective. An invited presentation at the University of Chicago. Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation Program and The Chicago Humanities Institute, Chicago, Illinois.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1997, Spring). Principal speaker for the 15th Annual World Affairs Conference, sponsored by the Rotary Club International District 6540 and School Corporations in Northern Indiana. The one-day conference on The Middle East: Learning from the Persian Gulf War, was attended by some 500 high school junior/senior students in the following cities throughout northern Indiana: Elkhart, March 6; Ft. Wayne, March 12; East Chicago, March 19; Monticello, April 2; Portage, April 9.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1996, October 10). Portrayals of the Iranians in the U.S. media. An invited presentation at the Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, Illinois. Sponsored by the Iranian American Society.

Kamalipour, Y. R.. (1995, December 4). A Glimpse of Contemporary Iran. An invited presentation at the Center for Educational Practice, Saint Xavier University, Chicago. Supported by a Grant for Visiting Scholars from the Lilly Foundation.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1995, March 12). The impact of mass media on perception. A keynote address at the induction ceremony of Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society, Indiana Theta Chapter, Purdue University Calumet.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1995, February 22). A glimpse of the post-revolutionary Iran. A presentation co-sponsored by the International Faculty Forum Committee and Communication and Creative Arts Department, Purdue University Calumet.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1994, August 16). Cultural pollution in the age of satellite [in Persian]. A public speech at Kerman National Library, Kerman, Iran.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1991, June 12). Media Monopoly. A keynote speech at the Rotary Club meeting, Highland, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1989, May 18). An Inside Look at the Broadcast Networks. A keynote speech at the Northwest Indiana Communicators meeting, Merrillville, Indiana.

Kamalipour, Y. R. (1988, March 17). The Electronic Environment: An Assessment of Television and Television Technologies. A keynote speech at the Communicators of Northwest Indiana meeting, Merrillville, Indiana