The Journal of Communications Media Studies is now accepting original submissions for its annual volume, to be published in Fall 2018.
On Thursday 25th and Friday 26th of January 2018 the Open University the Netherlands organizes the international conference 'The Icon as Cultural Model: Past, Present and Future'.
Keynotes by prof. Ann Rigney (Utrecht University), prof. Kees Ribbens (NIOD/Erasmus University), prof. Jeroen Stumpel (Utrecht University) and prof. Ginette Vincendeau (King's College London).
Escaping Escapism in Fantasy and the Fantastic: Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations
26th – 27th April 2018
If the supply chain is only a metaphor, it is remarkably effective one. Since the moment that business consultant Keith Oliver proposed, in a meeting with the Dutch consumer electronics manufacturer Philips, the idea of managing the previously separate systems of production, marketing, distribution, sales, and finance "as though" they were a single entity, the "supply chain" has become the paramount means of mediating production, power, and politics in modern manufacture. But this totalizing entity was not the only conceptual structure that came to take command of supply.
TransScripts Volume 7, Spring 2018
“Digital Media and Society”
Submission deadline: January 5, 2018
TransScripts—the interdisciplinary online graduate student journal based at the University of California, Irvine—invites graduate students to submit their work for publication. The theme of our seventh volume is “Digital Media and Society.”
Sociology Today (http://sociologytoday.net) is a new journal dedicated to publishing socially significant, well-researched and theoretically compelling research articles and book reviews predominantly in the field of sociology.
For the Inaugural issue we are inviting papers and book reviews on the broad topics relating to the Paradox of Globalization.
Format of the Articles:
Authors must follow the APA style.
Organisation: Institute of Contemporary History of the NOVA University of Lisbon
Dates: 22 and 23 March 2018
Deadline for proposals: 20 December 2017
The research group “Economy, Society, Innovation and Heritage” at the Institute of Contemporary History of NOVA University of Lisbon is going to organize an international conference on the relationship between Sport, Olympic Games and Media.
Transatlantica special issue: call for contributions
On September 19-21, 2018, the Biography Institute of the University of Groningen will host a conference designed to take a look beyond our own borders and delve deeper into the question of how the art of biography is practiced in other parts of the world. Biographers from different continents will gather to examine the ways in which their foreign colleagues practice their craft and discuss the cultural perspectives that guide biographers in their approach to the infinite complexity of the other.