Apply to be the TWG YECREA Representative!

Are you an early-career/junior scholar doing work in the urban media studies or related area?  Apply to become the Media & the City TWG YECREA Representative and help us shape the future of the TWG and the urban media studies field! The YECREA network is calling for early-career communication researchers across Europe to apply for … Continue reading Apply to be the TWG YECREA Representative!

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CFP: 4th Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference, 12–14 June 2019, Tampere University, Finland

The field of science and technology studies (STS) has become increasingly prominent in the Nordic countries. The purpose of the biennial Nordic STS conference is to promote exchange of ideas and collaboration among STS scholars by providing a regional forum for presenting on-going research, networking, and initiating new ideas and conversations. The Nordic STS conference … Continue reading CFP: 4th Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference, 12–14 June 2019, Tampere University, Finland

CFP: Urban Play – The 15th Annual Tampere University Game Research Lab Seminar 15th-16th of April 2019, Tampere, Finland

URBAN PLAY - The 15th Annual Tampere University Game Research Lab Seminar, 15th-16th of April 2019, Tampere, Finland  https://urbanplayseminar.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/ Urban Play  Urban spaces offer a rich environment for a diversity of play practices, from location-based games to parkour and from hopscotch to chess in parks. Historically, cities have offered rich affordances for games and play, but … Continue reading CFP: Urban Play – The 15th Annual Tampere University Game Research Lab Seminar 15th-16th of April 2019, Tampere, Finland

Updates from the ECREA Lugano conference & the future of the TWG

Updates from the ECREA Lugano conference & the future of the TWG

The TWG management team would like to thank all of our members who presented in the TWG panels, attended the business meeting and cast their vote in the TWG elections. The new TWG management team is as follows: Chair: TANYA LOKOT, Dublin City University Vice-chair: SIMONE TOSONI, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Vice-chair: SEIJA RIDELL, … Continue reading Updates from the ECREA Lugano conference & the future of the TWG

Join TWG events at the 2018 ECREA Lugano conference

Join TWG events at the 2018 ECREA Lugano conference

We're looking forward to our biannual reunion at the 2018 ECREA conference in Lugano, Switzerland this coming November. The conference programme features two Media & the City TWG panels, as well as our regular business meeting: Thursday, November 1 09:00-10:30 | LICEO 1 Room 8 | Panel MEC01 Practices of Urban Mediation 11:00-12:30 | LICEO … Continue reading Join TWG events at the 2018 ECREA Lugano conference

“City Imaginings and Urban Everyday Life” Special Issue of WiderScreen Journal Released

“City Imaginings and Urban Everyday Life” Special Issue of WiderScreen Journal Released

The double Special Issue of open access Journal WiderScreen, themed as "City Imaginings and Urban Everyday Life" and edited by Dr. Johanna Ylipulli, Prof. Seija Ridell and Dr. Jenni Partanen, is out now: http://widerscreen.fi/ "WiderScreen 1–2/2018 focuses on the spatially and temporally multidimensional axis that spans between imagining and inhabiting the city. The starting point of the double … Continue reading “City Imaginings and Urban Everyday Life” Special Issue of WiderScreen Journal Released

ECREA 2018 Conference Call for Papers

ECREA 2018 Conference Call for Papers

The Call for papers is now open for the upcoming general ECREA conference, to be held in Lugano, Switzerland, from 31 October to 3 November 2018, and titled “Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation”. The general CFP is available at: http://www.ecrea2018lugano.eu/call-for-papers/. The Media & The City Temporary Working Group is now soliciting submissions for two panels … Continue reading ECREA 2018 Conference Call for Papers