Global Communication and Development Conference
Global Communication Association Inaugural Ceremony
International Conference Center, Shanghai University
October 18 â€“19, 2007
Shanghai, P.R. China
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Shanghai 2007 Call for Papers
- School of Film & Television, Shanghai University, Shanghai
- Center for International Communication Studies, Tsinghua University, Beijing
- Center for Global Studies, Purdue University Calumet, USA
- Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
- Program in Chinese Media and Communication Studies, Duke University, USA
- School of Film & Television, Shanghai University, Media Research Center, Shanghai University
- Professor Douglas Kellner, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
- Professor Li Xiguang, Tsinghua University, China
- Professor Dai Yuanguang, Shanghai University
Interested communication researchers, scholars, and graduates are invited to submit papers and panel for proposals for inclusion in the Inaugural Conference of the Global Communication Association (GCA) related to Global Communication and Development, October 18 â€“19, 2007, Shanghai, China.
Authors are invited to submit papers and panel proposals that:
- Identify and discuss new developments and approaches in global communication research and development.
Critically analyze the impact of new communication technologies on development at the local, national, and international levels.
- Discuss and analyze the existing and merging legal and policy issues pertaining to development and the communication technologiesâ€”particularly the Internet.
- Present and assess case studies that illustrate the successful of implementation of communication technologies in national development (e.g., health, agriculture, economic, education, science, etc.).
- Examine and assess the widening digital, cultural, religious, and political divides and propose approaches to stimulate global harmony and cooperation.
Â Abstract submission deadline has been extended until June 30, 2007
for the Shanghai Conference in China.
Please submit a brief abstract (approximate 500 words), including your complete contact information and affiliation to Ms. Jia Limei, School of Journalism and Communications, Tsinghua University, Beijing, (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than May 15, 2007. Panel proposals must include theme, abstract, title of each paper, a brief description of each paper (200 words), complete contact information, and email address of each presenter.
The complete text of accepted papers must be submitted electronically prior to the conference dates. All submissions must be specifically intended for presentation at the Shanghai conference and for possible publication of the proceedings in either paper or electronic format. A selected number of article will also published in the Global Media Journal (www.globalmediajournal.com), American, Chinese, and other editions.
Pre-Registration Fees up to August 1, 2007:
- International Scholars: $400 (Including accommodation, entertainment, and transportation in Shanghai. Attendants are responsible for their transportations to and from Shanghai.)
- Discount Rate for Graduate Students: $200 (Including accommodation, entertainment, and transportation in Shanghai. Attendants are responsible for their transportations to and from Shanghai.)
- Optional Cultural Activities and Tour Fees: $300 (Pre-conference, October 16-17, and post-conference tours, October 18, 2007)
- After August 1, 2007 Deadline, Registration Fees: Add $100 to each of the above categories.
Call for Paper:
Ms. Jia Limei
School of Journalism and Communications
Room 209, Wen Xi Building
Beijing 100084, China
Prof. Dai Yuanguang
P.O. 301, No.149 Yangchang Road
Shanghai 200072, China
Tel: 86-21-5633 2733
Fax: 86-21-563-33204, 5633-2733
Contact in the United States:
For additional details, please visit www.globalcomassociation.comÂ or http://www.tsjc.tsinghua.edu.cn/index.php?styleid=2&id=189.