Submissions are invited for the conference
Towards a Philosophy of Telecommunications Convergence
which is to take place in Budapest, September 27-29, 2007
Contributions are invited from philosophers, media theorists, psychologists, and other interested scholars on the following and related topics:
metaphors of telecommunications convergence
convergence and/or interaction?
entertainment, advertisement, convergence
the internet, cell phones, and social networking
Wi-Fi and urban planning
VoIP and its conseqences
texting, chat, and networking in an environment of convergence
varieties of blogging
the wiki principle
user-generated content and its effects on learning and social interaction
touchscreens and handwriting
Submission of abstracts (max. 300 words) and short biographical statements (max. 150 words) by March 25, 2007. Early submissions are strongly encouraged. Please send your submissions to Kristóf Nyíri, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those submitting abstracts will be notified of the decision concerning acceptance by Apr. 12, 2007. Deadline for receipt of draft full-length (max. 2500 words) versions of papers: July 13, 2007. Receipt of draft papers by this deadline is a condition for inclusion in the program. The papers will be compiled and distributed to all participants at the time of the conference.
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Conference organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Hungarian Telekom Ltd.
Created: Oct. 12, 2006
Updated: Dec. 28, 2006
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