[Air-L] FW: CfP: ICTs & Sustainable Development

Christian Fuchs christian.fuchs at sbg.ac.at
Thu Dec 27 03:00:00 PST 2007


Dear Sir/Madam,

My name is Robert Bichler, together with Prof. Gunilla Bradley and Prof. 
Wolfgang Hofkirchner I will edit a special issue of the journal 
/Information, Communication and Society (iCS)/ on the topic /ICTs and 
Sustainable Development. /I kindly ask you to include the attached /Call 
for Papers/ in your next newsletter.

Thanks in advance and best wishes, Robert Bichler

__________________________________________________

Mag. Robert Bichler, Research and Teaching Assistant

Internet and Society Unit

ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg
Center for Advanced Studies and Research
in Information and Communication Technologies & Society

Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18
5020 Salzburg, Austria

Phone +43 662 8044 4822
Fax +43 662 6389 4800
Mail robert.bichler at sbg.ac.at

www.icts.uni-salzburg.at/bichler


Call for Papers for

a Special Issue of the
Journal of Information, Communication & Society
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713699183~db=all

on
ICTs & SD
Information and Communication Technologies and Sustainable Development

Guest Editors: Gunilla Bradley, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Paris-Lodron-University of Salzburg
Assistant Editor: Robert Bichler, Paris-Lodron-University of Salzburg

Deadline for Submission: March 1, 2008
Tentative Publication Date: November, 2008

The objective of this special issue is to discuss current developments 
in the field of ICTs and Sustainable Development (SD) by providing a 
forum for both academic researchers and practitioners interested in 
broadening and deepening the understanding of the sustainability concept.
In the discourse on sustainability there has been a shift from a focus 
on ecological issues towards the inclusion of broader societal issues. 
The so called ?Agenda 21? (1992) in the Rio ?Earth Summit? stated four 
mutually independent dimensions of sustainability: ecological, economic, 
social, and cultural. Such a perspective becomes especially important if 
one wants to formulate indicators for sustainability. How did so far, 
can in principle, and could in future, a more comprehensive approach 
like this influence the understanding of how ICTs can help foster SD?
Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished work, not under 
consideration for publication elsewhere, with a theory, research or 
practice focus on the relationship of ICTs and SD.
Authors may submit articles up to 7,000 words in length by sending an 
electronic version preferably in Word to the following address only: 
robert.bichler at sbg.ac.at
Additional details about the submission guidelines can be found on: 
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713699183~tab=submit~mode=paper_submission_instructions 
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