New media: Changing media landscapes – Call for papers

29 mars 2012 par  
Classé dans Appels à com' et à publi', english

Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Higher School of Economics, St.-Petersburg and Moscow
Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden
Tallinn University, Estonia

are pleased to announce an open call for papers for the international conference “New media: changing media landscapes” to be held at St.-Petersburg campus of Higher School of Economics, Russia, on September 27-28, 2012.

The conference is aimed at bringing together academics and professionals in the sphere of new and convergent media. It focuses on, but is not limited to the changes in the Baltic Sea region and covers a broad range of topics connected to the interplay of “new” and “old” media, including:

  • Technological trends driving media innovations
  • Strategies of media organizations in the new media age
  • Multichannel publishing: technology, economy, journalism
  • Methodology of new media content research and of audience research in the new media age
  • New media as an extension of the public sphere

Keynote speakers:

Leif Dahlberg, KTH
Gunnar Nygren, Södertörn university
Olessia Koltsova, HSE (St.Petersburg)
Ilia Kiriya, HSE (Moscow)

The program committee accepts papers describing results of original empirical or methodological research or of practical experience. Young scholars are encouraged to apply; non-paper participation is possible after registration. A limited number of skype-presented papers will be accepted. There is no conference fee.

Program committee:
Leif Dahlberg, KTH
Christer Lie, KTH
Olessia Koltsova, HSE (St.Petersburg)
Sergey Davydov, HSE (Moscow)
Ilia Kiriya, HSE (Moscow)
Gunnar Nygren, Södertörn university
Elena Degtereva, Södertörn university
Aurika Meimre, Tallinn university

Important deadlines:
Start of submission: February 6, 2012
Deadline for abstracts: April 1, 2012
Abstract acceptance notification: May 1, 2012

Abstracts and further questions should be sent to Ilia Kiriya, HSE (Moscow) : ikiria (at)

and Olessia Koltsova, HSE (St.Petersburg) : olessia.koltsova (at)