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Kontakta gärna Mia Jonsson Lindell med information om aktuella konferenser inom medie- och kommunikationsområdet.

28 mar to 31 mar 2018

Indianapolis, United States

Game Studies Area 2018

The conference will be covering all aspects of gaming, gaming culture and game studies. Proposals can address any game medium (computer, social, console, tabletop, etc) and all theoretical and methodological approaches are welcome.

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The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference


29 mar to 30 mar 2018

Bamberg, Germany

Cultures of Scandals – Scandals in Culture

2nd International Conference in Scandalogy: “Cultures of Scandals – Scandals in Culture”. With this overarching theme we attempt to consolidate two perspectives. On the one hand, we invite theoretical papers that help to shed light on the concept of scandal cultures. On the other hand, we are interested in case studies that illustrate the dynamics of scandalization in specific countries or cultures. We also invite submissions that are not limited to the academic field but deal with aspects of scandals and media.

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University of Bamberg, Department of Communication Studies


29 mar to 29 mar 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia

International Research and Practical Conference on Management in Culture and Media Industries

The conference objectives are to analyze the trends and challenges in management in culture and media industries in terms of globalization and economic downturn, to discuss its main trends in different countries.

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5 apr to 7 apr 2018

London, United Kingdom

Framing Space through Architecture and Film

This is the 2018 Annual Conference for art history and visual culture. The panel 'Framing Space through Architecture and Film' explores the mutually informing link between architecture and film in an effort to not only open up the limits of these methods of representation but also to look beyond what typically gets included within the history of art. Proposals may address the relationship between architecture and film through ontological comparisons, the framing and representation of space, and/or the phenomenological experience of mediated spaces.

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5 apr to 7 apr 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

Power of Media: Shaping the Future

The 4th World Conference on Media and Mass Communication. The process of communication has evolved since the inception of devices that has accounted for ease in message transfer mitigating errors that occurred traditionally. Media is considered to be the most vital component as it deals with information which is required to be adequate and timely imparted. The MEDCOM ’18 is believed to serve as that platform for knowledge transferring in relevance to the future of Media and Mass Communication.

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6 apr to 6 apr 2018

London, United Kingdom

Musical Perspectives on Migration, Networks and Borders

In the context of rapidly-changing models of consumption and patterns of identification that are occurring across the music industries, this event focuses on notions of boundary, flow and borders, and seeks to establish conceptual connections in relation to musicology, musical networks, and musical identities.  The event includes a key panel discussion with musicians, music journalists and academics.

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9 apr to 12 apr 2018

Perugia, Italy

Spring School on Media Systems

The Second Spring School on “Media Systems: comparative and transnational perspectives. Focus on South America”  focused on the notion of “Media Systems” presenting, discussing and comparing global media systems and the methodological and interpretive challenges that are involved.

10 apr to 14 apr 2018

New Orleans, United States

AAG 2018: Platform Urbanism

Talk about ‘platforms’ is today all-pervasive: platform architecture, platform design, platform ecosystem, platform governance, platform markets, platform politics, platform thinking. Contributions may address a wide range of commercial and nonprofit platforms – including those related to social networking, user-generated content, location-based technologies, mapping and the geoweb, goods and services, marketing, and gaming – and their relationships with various forms of urban living and urban spaces.

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10 apr to 11 apr 2018

Istanbul, Turkey

Polarization, Populism, and the New Politics: Media and Communication in a Changing World

Populism, polarization and media trio also triggers questions regarding the current state and fate of democracy and representation in our times; migration, integration, and exclusion; the waning of state sovereignty; and national, regional, and global security. This year, in the 7^th gathering of International Conference on Conflict, Terrorism and Society we aim to discuss these issues.

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12 apr to 13 apr 2018

Lugano, Switzerland

Exploring Media, Languages, Cultures and Borders in Switzerland and Europe

The SACM-SGKM 2018 conference will examine key communication and media issues affecting Switzerland and its European neighbours. The conference will bring together Swiss and international academics, each providing a rich set of insights about how international communication events and issues are shaping contemporary national research in to media, cultures, languages, borders and identity.

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12 apr to 13 apr 2018

Istanbul, Turkey

Moving Images – Static Spaces: Architectures, Media, Film, Communication, Digital Art and Design

the conference welcomes various disciplines: architects, urban designers, press and media specialists, filmmakers, animators, video artists, sociologists, cinematographers, interior designers,  journalists, cultural theorists and more.

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13 apr to 13 apr 2018

Madrid, Spain

2nd Conference on Historical Game Studies

The Second Conference on Historical Game Studies will preserve the same objectives as its predecessor. Its main goal is to provide a space for the discussion, dissemination and generation of collective knowledge about digital remediations of the past in entertainment software.

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13 apr to 14 apr 2018

Madrid, Spain

Condition of Contradiction

Condition of Contradiction: Implications for Globalization, Identity & Culture. The conference will attempt to sort out and tentatively make sense of the current condition of deeply inscribed contradiction through interdisciplinary dialogue. Scholars of communication and mass media, political science, literature, sociology, philosophy, ethnography global studies—anyone with interdisciplinary interests and bona fides—are invited to join in.

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17 apr to 19 apr 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia

Comparative Media Studies in Today’s World

Theme for 2018: Emotions vs. Rationality in Mediated Discussions. The conference is seeking contributions that deal with rationality, irrationality, emotions and affects in mediated communication.

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St. Petersburg State University

18 apr to 20 apr 2018

Aarhus, Denmark

Cultures of participation - arts, digital media and politics

In order to provide a multifaceted take on the subject, the conference is organized around three themes, which each addresses the topic from different standpoints: 1) Participatory art & aesthetics, 2) Digital media & technology, 3) Cultural policy & participation. The conference aims to discuss the potentials and problems of cultural participation by bringing these important, but often disconnected research fields into dialogue with each other.

18 apr to 20 apr 2018

Aarhus, Denmark

Cultures of Participation: Arts, Digital Media and Politics

The conference aims to discuss the potentials and problems of cultural participation by bringing these important, but often disconnected research fields into dialogue with each other. The conference will include theoretical and methodological interventions, as well as case studies that develop processes from theory and policy to concrete implementations.

18 apr to 20 apr 2018

London, United Kingdom

Media Industry Studies: Current Debates and Future Directions

This conference is providing an international and interdisciplinary forum for reviewing the past and present state of media industry studies, and defining the future of the field.

19 apr to 20 apr 2018

London, United Kingdom

Lights, camera, learning: teaching with the moving image

To mark our seventieth anniversary in 2018, Learning on Screen together with Birkbeck, University of London is pleased to announce a two-day conference exploring the history of teaching and learning with the moving image.

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19 apr to 19 apr 2018

Lisbon, Portugal

Play2Learn: The GamiLearning Conference

This conference is the culminating event for GamiLearning offers an opportunity for scholars and practitioners to share their research findings and to enrich the dialogue about the role of games in the learning environment.

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19 apr to 21 apr 2018

Portland, United States

What is Universe? Communication • Complexity • Coherence

The What is Universe? (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 the natural 
and social sciences, communication, media, law, design, and art.