[Air-L] Fwd: CFP International Conference on Social Media Culture

Merlyna Lim olohok at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 23:07:10 PDT 2011


> Call for Paper
> International Conference on Social Media Culture:
>  Political, Economic, Social, and Journalistic Challenges
> Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Atma Jaya
> Yogyakarta invites practitioners, scholars and graduate students across
>  disciplines to our International Conference on “Social Media Cultures:
>  Political, Economic, Social, and Journalistic Challenges.” The
> conference will be held on 22 September 2011 at the University of Atma
> Jaya Yogyakarta.
> Background
> Now, we live in the social media era. Facebook and Twitter are popular
> among higher classes and older users; also growing among other public.
> Facebook and Twitter have been becoming the most important channels for
>  changing information paths. Through Twitter, people organize themselves
>  in several protests and activities.
> The use of social network tools leads to social changes in everyday
> life, politics, education and other fields. The emergence of online
> social networks has changed the way information circulates within the
> country, creating more awareness, actions and changes.
> This conference is dedicated to providing opportunities for scholars
>  and practitioners to share their knowledge and to get involved in
> discourse on social media uses and their implications on politics,
> economy, social, and journalism, as well as the challenges they bring.
> All relevant academic and multidisciplinary perspectives in the area of
>  social media culture are welcomed.
> We invite contributors from all disciplines to submit competitive
> abstracts for paper presentation at this conference. Abstracts should
> revolve around one of the topics indicated below, describing original
> work and/or research papers. We also encourage other varieties related
> to New Media.
> Suggested topics include, but are not restricted to, the following:
> a. A new democratization? How social media change political cultures?
> b. Social media in corporate communication.
> c. Closing the digital divide: How social are social media?
> d. User generated content: Obstacle or benefit to journalism?
> Abstract Submissions
> Abstracts should be between 300-500 words. Language of both abstracts
> and papers is English. The abstract will be peer-reviewed. Required
> format of submission is in word format and please include the author
> name when saving the document. Include the presenter’s name,
> institutional affiliation, a brief biographical note, email and postal
> address into a separate file/paper. All documents must be emailed to
> Yohanes Widodo, at ywidodo at staff.uajy.ac.id.
> Relevant Dates to be considered
> Deadline for abstract submissions: July 30, 2011
> Notification of accepted abstracts: August 15, 2011
> Deadline for full papers: September 10, 2011
> For registration and further information about the conference, please visit our website http://fisip.uajy.ac.id/ic2011
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