One of the eight panels accepted at this conference is on interdisciplinary Media Studies
Britta Ohm, Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, Switzerland.Per Ståhlberg, Department of Media and Communication Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden.Vibodh Parthasarathi, Centre for Culture, Media & Governance, Jamia Milia Islamia, India.
- Use of media technologies by (Identity & Non-Identity based) social and religious movements and political organisations
- Visions and construction of techno-mediated futures by government agencies though various campaigns (Smart Cities, UID, eGovernance)
- Design of media regulation by South Asian governments
- Relationship between modern media and violence across South Asia
- Relational & representational dynamics of class, caste, ethnicity, religion and gender across media (employment) in South Asia
- Location of media in the mainstream, middle-class oriented discourses on modernity
- Resistance to the modernity spawned/espoused by global media in South Asian contexts
- April 30, 2016: Deadline for Abstracts | Abstracts should be between 200-300 words and include a bibliography incl. institutional affiliation of max. 100 words, and sent no later than April 30 2016 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about limited travel expenses for exceptional contributions will be announced shortly.
- May 15, 2016: Selection of papers
- August 30, 2016: Deadline full papers