Mediascape, UCLA’s graduate journal for Cinema and Media Studies, seeks submissions for the Meta-Section of its upcoming issue on digital and new media.
Adelina Mbinjama-Gamatham and Mark Malisa are seeking abstracts on Social Media and Cyber-Ethics: An African Perspective for a book to be published by Juta Academic Publishers.
For those who may have missed the call for papers earlier but are interested in this conference, we would like to announce that we can still accept submissions to this conference described below until the 15th of July:
Call for Papers
Big data is currently the hottest topic for data researchers and scientists with huge interests from the industry and federal agencies alike, as evident in the recent White House initiative on “Big data research and development”. Within the realms of big data, spatial and spatio-temporal data is one of fastest growing types of data and poses a massive challenge to researchers who deal with analyzing such data.
During this intensive three-day professional education short course, we will explore the nature of narratives, how to extract them from data, how they move through time and space, and how to preserve them through communication. We will also explore how to communicate data-rich narratives to the public and how to tell a story using data visualizations.
Date:Friday, July 20, 2018
Time:7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament
Speaker: Nancy Snow, Pax Mundi Professor of Public Diplomacy, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and Adjunct Fellow at ICAS
Moderator:Robert Dujarric, Director of ICAS
Admission:Free. Open to the public.
On August 29-31, 2018 the “Nomadism, Mobilities and Media” conference will be held at AUCA. The conference is dedicated to the World Nomad Games III
‘Modern man might be so mobile that he can never establish roots and his experience of place may be all too superficial’ (Tuan, 1977, 183).
Manuel Castells outlined a "network society" and suggested that the "space of places" is being surpassed by a "space of flows." (Castells, 1989)