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CfP: What is universe? Communication, complexity, coherence

WHAT IS UNIVERSE? COMMUNICATION • COMPLEXITY • COHERENCE April 19-21, 2018 * University of Oregon in Portland, USA The _WHAT IS UNIVERSE?_ [1] (2018) conference-experience examines communication, complexity/simplicity, coherence/incoherence and, how they may or may not contribute to “a pluralistic universe.” This conference marks the third collaboration among scholars from […]

CFP: The Digital Dissertation: History, Theory, Practice (an eBook & Database Project)

Call for Participation The Digital Dissertation: History, Theory, Practice A Database and eBook Project Virginia Kuhn, Kathie Gossett (eds.) Abstract submission: 12 January 2018 Humanities scholars recognize the growing importance of digital media in knowledge production and distribution. However, recognition does not imply acceptance. How does one negotiate digital scholarship […]

Call for Papers: Journalism in the Age of Partisan Politics, Political Protests, and President Trump

Special Issue: Electronic Journal of Communication Journalism in The Age of Partisan Politics, Political Protests, and President Trump The current news environment is saturated with political tension and divisive issues.   Legacy news media and contemporary news outlets race to publish compelling content as they struggle to maintain their audiences.   Political […]

CfP: The Social Lives of Digital Methods

# CALL FOR PARTICIPATION # DIGITAL METHODS WINTER SCHOOL 2018 # JANUARY 8-12, 2018 # UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM # THE SOCIAL LIVES OF DIGITAL METHODS # ENCOUNTERS, EXPERIMENTS, INTERVENTIONS — ## DIGITAL METHODS WINTER SCHOOL, DATA SPRINT AND MINI-CONFERENCE The Digital Methods Initiative (DMI), Amsterdam, is holding its annual Winter […]

The Mediatization of Time

ZeMKI international conference „The Mediatization of Time“ December 6-8, 2017 Conference venue: Swissôtel Bremen Hillmannpl. 20, 28195 Bremen, Germany Organizer: University of Bremen, ZeMKI, Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research http://www.zemki.uni-bremen.de Topic: Recent innovations in the digitalization and datafication of communication fundamentally affect how people conceptualize, perceive and evaluate […]

CFP – Intersectionalities and Media Archaeologies

communication +1 is seeking proposals for Volume 7, “Intersectionalities and Media Archaeologies” Edited by Zachary McDowell and Nathanael Bassett The emerging field of media archaeology has opened up new avenues of research across fields and provided a way to challenge accepted historical layers of social and technical arrangements. Drawing from […]

Mechanisms of normative change 

Why is it that some social norms are unexpectedly stable up to a tipping point, like homophobia in football, but change rapidly once they start to do so? And what stabilizes revenge norms even after effective legal orders have been established? Apparently, social and legal norms are not made for […]

Call for Abstracts – Lives of Data v2.0: Computing, Money, Media Workshop

We are excited to announce the *‘Lives of Data v2.0: Computing, Money, Media’ Workshop, on 05-06 January 2018*. *Call for Abstracts* The first ‘Lives of Data’ Workshop <http://sarai.net/lives-of-data-workshop-january-5-7-2017/&gt;, in January 2017, initiated engaging, cross-disciplinary conversations <http://sarai.net/lives-of-data-workshop-report-recordings/&gt; on the historical, cultural, political, and technological conditions of data-driven knowledge production and circulation […]

CFP: Platform Urbanism

Association of American Geographers Conference 2018 New Orleans, USA, 10-14 April 2018 Organizers Susan Moore (University College London) Scott Rodgers (Birkbeck, University of London) Sponsors Digital Geographies Specialty Group Media and Communication Geography Specialty Group Urban Geography Speciality Group Outline Talk about ‘platforms’ is today all-pervasive: platform architecture, platform design, […]

CfP: Japan in the Digital Age

Japan in the Digital Age Call for Papers for a one-day Symposium Saturday 28th October, 2017 The Shed, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester Keynote Speakers Prof. Ian Condry, Professor of Japanese Cultural Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mr. Kazuhito Gen-I (?? ??), award-winning media practitioner, working on 2.5 Dimension project (theatre […]

CfP – “Youtubers” Conference – deadline June 15

A multidisciplinary conference on “Youtubers & Youtubeuses” will be held at the University of Tours, France, next November (9-10th). Suggested topics include: – Youtubers as public figures/media icons/celebrities – Youtubers’ aesthetics/languages/video subgenres – Youtubers and learning/knowledge sharing – Youtubers as counterpowers. A full call for papers (in French) is available […]

#SocMedHE17: Making an impact

#SocMedHE17: Making an impact Tuesday 19th December 2017 at Sheffield Hallam University The third social media for learning in HE conference: #SocMedHE17: Making an impact,  considers the role that social media – when used in formal and informal learning contexts – can play in addressing the major challenges currently being faced by […]