[Air-l] Fwd: Call for papers: Changing Views on Technology, Media and Cultural Approaches

Tomasz Drabowicz tomasz.drabowicz at gmail.com
Tue May 22 12:40:09 PDT 2007


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Changing Views on Technology, Media and Cultural
Approaches. A  research seminar
08. - 09.11. 2007, University of Joensuu

Call for papers

We are inviting researchers involved and
interested in cultural and social studies of
technology and media to participate research
seminar 'Changing Views on Technology, Media and
Cultural Approaches'. The seminar presents recent
developments, views and ideas of cultural and
social studies of technology, its methodologies,
practices and future prospects. The aim of the
event is to develop and strength the field of
cultural and social studies of technology and media in Finland.

The seminar offers an opportunity to listen to
and be commented by top researchers and lecturers
of the field: professor Steve Woolgar and senior
research fellow Sally Wyatt. They both will give
a keynote lecture and will also lead a research
workshop and comment the papers of the workshop participants.

If you wish to present a paper at the workshop,
send an abstract (max. 250 words) in English to
Noora Talsi (noora.talsi at joensuu.fi) by the 17th
of August, 2007. The notification of acceptance
will be send at the end of August. The dead line
for the accepted papers will be the 30th of September.

The lectures and workshops are open to all
interested and are free of charge.  Everyone
cover their travelling expenses by themselves.

Welcome!

Johanna Uotinen
program director, Master's programme of media culture

ETIM -research project:
Jukka Oksa
Sari Tuuva-Hongisto
Noora Talsi

The event is organized together by the Master's
programme of media culture (funded by ESF)
and  the research project Encounters With
Technological Imperative 'ETIM' (funded by Academy of Finland).

Further information of the seminar:
Noora Talsi (noora.talsi at joensuu.fi, tel. 013 - 251 4082)
Johanna Uotinen (johanna.uotinen at joensuu.fi, tel. 013 - 251 4137)
Sari Tuuva-Hongisto (sari.tuuva-hongisto at joensuu.fi, tel. 013 - 251 2453)

See also information about Steve Woolgar and Sally Wyatt:
http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/faculty/Woolgar+Steve/
http://www.virtualknowledgestudio.nl/staff/sally-wyatt/index.php

The invitation is free for forwarding.

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Tomasz Drabowicz
Department of General Sociology
Faculty of Economics and Sociology
University of Lodz
Address: Rewolucji 1905r. 41, 90-214 Lodz (Łódź), Poland
room A113
phone no. (+48 42) 635 54 50
cell phone no. (+48) 696 864 884
fax (+48 42) 635-53-09
E-mail: tomasz.drabowicz at gmail.com


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