CFP: YECREA seminar on “Alternative scholarly communication for young scholars”

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION YECREA seminar on “Alternative scholarly communication for young scholars” at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland   The Young Scholars Network of ECREA (YECREA) is happy to invite all young scholars - doctoral students, post-docs, junior scholars, and other early-career scholars - to participate in two seminar sessions, organised as part of …

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A summary of the DCC co-organized symposium ‘Sexualities and Digital Culture in Europe’, May 2017, Athens.

  Together with the ECREA Gender and Communication section, the Digital Culture and Communication section co-organized a two-days symposium “Sexualities and Digital Culture in Europe”. Hosted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, seven panels with a total of 25 presentations made sure there were lots of inspiring discussions. Despite the topic of the …

“Design is a power-laden process” – Helen Kennedy on her forthcoming keynote at the DCC workshop in Salzburg

Helen Kennedy (Professor of Digital Society at the University of Sheffield) has been researching digital media for almost 20 years. With her background in Cultural Studies and Science and Technology studies she is dedicated to a critical perspective on digital and social media – for example in her research on digital inequalities. Currently she is …

DCC Workshop: Programme online – Registration open

We are happy to announce that the programme for our upcoming DCC workshop in Salzburg (November 26 to 27) is now online. Our subject this year is "Standards, Disruptions and Values in Digital Culture and Communication". In total there are 8 panels over two days, which will address the following issues: Journalism and Professional Standards …

“We are giving over moral agency and choice to devices”– Charles Ess on social robotics, intelligence and ethics

Charles Ess (University of Oslo) has for many years brought a philosophical perspective to media and communication studies and is a prolific commentator on questions of research ethics and medium theory. At our upcoming workshop in Salzburg in November, Charles Ess will give a keynote on "cultural diversity, globalized media and ethical norms. As part of our interview series with scholars in the field of digital culture and communication, we asked him about his current work in social robotics, digital media ethics and standards in digital culture and communication.

Review process closed

We have received many submissions for our upcoming workshop in Salzburg, October 26 to 28. The theme of "Standards, Disruptions and Values in Digital Culture and Communication" has attracted a wide array of scholars and we are looking forward to an exciting and inspiring event, that we are hosting together with the Department of Communication …