Behind the Paywall 2019 Conference

NYHET | 7 juni 2018


Conference Call

Behind the Paywall:
A Cross-Thematic Conference on the Implications of the Budding Market for Paid-for Online News



Host: Nordicom
Venue: The University of Gothenburg (Sweden)
Date: January 23–24, 2019
Deadline for extended abstracts: November 15, 2018
Conference website:

Follow the discussions by using #behindthepaywall2019


The conference will take place at the University of Gothenburg on January 23–24, 2019. More precise information regarding scheduling and venue will be circulated later.

The deadline for extended abstracts (max 1,000 words) is on November 15, 2018. Abstracts, including contact information to authors, should be submitted to Notices of acceptance will be given by November 30.

The conference, including food and refreshments, is free of charge for registered participants. Please note that participants’ travel and accommodation expenses will not be covered by the organizer. (Registration to the conference is binding. No-shows of registered participants will result in a charge of SEK 1,000).

The conference will be followed by an open call-for-papers to a 2019 special issue of Nordicom Review devoted to the implications of online news media paywalls, edited by Aske Kammer (IT-University of Copenhagen), Carl-Gustav Lindén (University of Helsinki), Jonas Ohlsson (Nordicom) and Helle Sjøvaag (University of Stavanger). The preliminary deadline for full papers is on June 1, 2019.


Visit the conference website for more information 


Welcome to Gothenburg in 2019!