Conferences

Here you will find lists of upcoming conferences in the field of media and communication research.

Please contact Karin Hellingwerf with details of current conferences in the field of media and communication.

7 Sep to 9 Sep 2018

Shenzhen, China

Chinese DiGRA conference 2018

We invite submissions on any aspect of Chinese games, game industries,
game design and gaming cultures.

For more information:

http://www.chinesedigra.org

9 Sep to 12 Sep 2018

Valletta, Malta

Digital Research in the Humanities & Arts (DRHA) Conference

A call for proposals for papers, panels, workshops, screenings, performances, installations or round-table discussions is now open.The conference programme will be structured within 5 distinct strands: Digital arts, design and performance; Digital humanities; Creative and cultural industries; Digital libraries and archives; and Digital cities and urban commons.

10 Sep to 10 Sep 2018

Santiago, Chile

Cultural Mediators in the Digital Age

The aim of this symposium is to gather experts on cultural industries to discuss and analyse how consumers’ practices performed in digital spaces (e.g. blog, social media, and websites) are facilitating the emergency of new cultural and economic forms in this industry. 

For more information:

http://bit.ly/2FcLWQs

10 Sep to 11 Sep 2018

Loughborough, United Kingdom

Nations and Nationalisms: Theories, Practices and Methods

The Loughborough University Nationalism Network, in collaboration with the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN), are organising an international conference dedicated to post-graduate students (Master and PhD) interested in theories, practices and methods of nations and nationalism studies.

11 Sep to 13 Sep 2018

Birmingham, United Kingdom

ASAUK 2018: African Cinema Audiences

This thematic stream on the ASAUK conference aims at constituting three to six panels to debate African cinema audiences’ experiences. The panels would comprise strong theoretical, conceptual and methodological approaches to unpacking the viewing locations, demographic nature, backgrounds, preferences, disappointments and interpretive strategies of African cinema audiences within the continent and those who consume the films in other parts of the world.

11 Sep to 14 Sep 2018

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

ReDMIL 2018 DOCTORAL SUMMER SCHOOL

The RedMIL 2018 doctoral summer school aims at contributing to the convergence between digital, media and information literacy research by bringing together researchers from all three communities, to foster the scientific debate and explore connections between them.

For more information:

http://www.redmil2018.info/

12 Sep to 18 Sep 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa

Communication at a Crossroads

This conference calls for presentations, papers, posters and panels in communication, media, journalism, film, television, and cultural studies that interrogate the notion of “communication at a crossroads” and the “communication turn” in a variety of ways. The intention is to take stock of the current flux within these fields, as well as map possible futures. Our context is Southern Africa, Africa, and the global south.

12 Sep to 14 Sep 2018

Leicester, United Kingdom

Care in the Media and Cultural Industries

The second interdisciplinary CAMEo conference therefore focuses on the issues of care, concerns and ethics in the cultural and media economies. Confirmed speakers: Professor Bev Skeggs (London School of Economics), Professor Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State, Ohio), Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser (USC, Annenberg). 

For more information:

https://goo.gl/j8KcuQ

12 Sep to 14 Sep 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa

Communication at a Crossroads

This conference calls for presentations, papers, posters and panels in communication, media, journalism, film, television, and cultural studies that interrogate the notion of “communication at a crossroads” and the “communication turn” in a variety of ways. The intention is to take stock of the current flux within these fields, as well as map possible futures. Our context is Southern Africa, Africa, and the global south.

12 Sep to 14 Sep 2018

Leicester, United Kingdom

Care in the Media and Cultural Industries

This second interdisciplinary CAMEo conference focuses on the issues of "care, concerns and ethics" in the cultural and media economies. Confirmed keynote speaker: Professor Bev Skeggs. 

For more information:

https://goo.gl/zqXMDr

13 Sep to 14 Sep 2018

Barcelona, Spain

Rethinking Theories and Concepts of Mediated Communication

This conference will explore how theories and concepts of mediated communication are being challenged in the face of digitization, globalization, and other trends.

14 Sep to 15 Sep 2018

Novi Sad, Serbia

Bridges of Media Education 2018

Celebrating its tenth edition */The Bridges of Media Education/* aims at gathering researchers from the Western Balkans region and from Europe in exchange of scientific knowledge and experience. Thematically oriented towards regional challenges and questions brought by digital technologies, the conference enables discussions about global processes in the light of local specificities.

18 Sep to 20 Sep 2018

Poznan, Poland

The International Conference on Entertainment Computation

The International Conference on Entertainment Computation is the longest lasting and prime scientific conference series inthe area of Entertainment Computing. It brings together practitioners, researchers, artists, designers, and industry on thedesign, creation, development, use, application and evaluation of digital entertainment content and experience systems.

For more information:

http://www.ifip-icec.org

18 Sep to 20 Sep 2018

Poznan, Poland

Computers in Entertainment

The conference series is cross-disciplinary, and stretches over the domains of computer science, human-computer-interaction, content production, digital games, multimedia, media studies, art, and design. The conference series aims at presenting high quality scientific results spanning from theory to application, use-cases, experience, and demonstrations.

For more information:

http://www.ifip-icec.org

19 Sep to 20 Sep 2018

Örebro, Sweden

Nordic Sounds Seminar

The School of Music, Theatre and Art at Örebro University, in conjunction with the research group Nordic Sounds: Critical Music Research Group at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo will host a study event over two days on the theme of pop music in the Nordic countries. The event is aimed at early-career and postgraduate researchers within the Nordic countries. Special guest speakers will be professor Stan Hawkins (University of Oslo) and associate professor Ann Werner (Linnaeus University).

For more information:

https://goo.gl/YwjLLE

19 Sep to 20 Sep 2018

Day one: Reading. Day two: London, UK

‘Pinter on Film, Television and Radio’

This two-day conference will take place on two sites: day one in Reading, ‘Pinter on Screen’, will focus primarily on Pinter on film and television, and will be held in Minghella Studios, University of Reading on Wednesday 19 September 2018; the second day, ‘Pinter on Air’, will focus primarily on Pinter on radio and in audio archives, and will be held in the British Library in London on Thursday 20 September 2018.

For more information:

An AHRC-funded project (Universities of Leeds, Birmingham & Reading)

https://pinterlegacies.com/events/reading-london-conference/

19 Sep to 22 Sep 2018

Lüneburg, Germany

Digital Cultures: Knowledge, Culture and Technology

This conference brings together research concerned with studying digital cultures and the ways that digital media technologies transform contemporary culture, society and economy.

19 Sep to 22 Sep 2018

Lüneburg, Germany

Digital Cultures: Knowledge / Cultures/ Technology

This conference brings together research concerned with studying digital cultures and the ways that digital media technologies transform contemporary culture, society and economy.

20 Sep to 21 Sep 2018

Oxford, United Kingdom

Internet, Policy and Politics 2018: Long Live Democracy?

This conference will question the theses of democratic renewal - and democratic decay - in a digital world.

20 Sep to 21 Sep 2018

Liège, Belgium

Failing Identities: Identification and Resistance

This conference aims to scrutinize, clarify and elaborate upon the concept of identity, which ranks among the most (ab)used concepts in the humanities since the end of the 20th century.

For more information:

University of Liège,

https://failingidentities2018.wordpress.com/

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