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Fri, 9 Feb 2007 01:26:34 +0900
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Just a reminder, the final extended deadline to submit abstracts to IAMCR is
on February 15.

On 2/9/07 12:49 AM, "Laura Stein" <Lstein (AT) mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> 2007 International Associations of Media and Communication Research conference
> Paris, France, July 23-25, 2007
> Community Communication Section Call for Papers
> The Community Communication section focuses on media that originates,
> circulates and resonates from the sphere of civil society. Broadly defined,
> this is the field of communication that exists outside of the state and the
> market (often non-government and non-profit), yet which may interact with
> both.  We seek to advance research on the objectives, practices and dynamics
> of community-based media, including issues of localism, politics,
> socio-economics, language, ethnicity, gender, or other interests and
> intersections.  We welcome both theoretical and applied research, as well as
> research conducted at both micro and macro levels of analysis.  Our concerns
> include issues of media access, participation and reception; media projects
> undertaken by marginalized and underrepresented groups; development and
> support of community-based media institutions and infrastructures; production
> and distribution of community, alternative and activist media; and theoretical
> contributions to the research, evaluation and practice of community
> communication.
> In addition to research papers, the section welcomes the submission of panel
> proposals on current issues and problems in the field. Applicants should
> submit a 500 word abstract that describes the topic of their research and its
> significance, their theoretical framework, and their methods.  Panel proposals
> should include a well-defined statement of purpose, a complete list of panel
> participants, and full abstracts for each presentation.  All submissions
> should include a paper title, as well as authors' names, institutional
> affiliations and full contact information (mailing address, email address, and
> telephone numbers).  Submissions in the author's native language must also
> include an English translation.  Submissions should be sent to the section
> chair and may not be submitted to more than one IAMCR division.
> Deadlines
> Submission of abstracts:  February 15, 2007
> Submission results announced:  March 1, 2007
> Contact Information
> Section Chair: Laura Stein, [log in to unmask]
> Co-Vice Chairs:
> Per Jauert,  pjauert (AT) imv.au.dk
> Ellie Rennie, rennie (AT) pop.qut.edu.au
> IAMCR web site  <http://www.iamcr.net/>
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