2nd International Communication Symposium
New Communication Technologies and
Kyrgyz - Turkish Manas University
2-4 May, 2012
Preliminary Call for Papers
Content and Objective
2nd International Communication Symposium on “ New Communication Technologies and Social Transformation ” aims at getting together the communication scholars, researchers and sector professionals to present the latest research results, ideas and applications in the field of culture, communication and media studies.
While the impact of new media on social transformation is increasing as a new platform of communication in the world of cultural, economic and political globalization, it is becoming a research topic of various disciplines. In this context this symposium will serve as a meeting ground for the communication and media scholars and professionals to discuss the current topics and develop suggestions for future studies.
This 2nd International Communication Symposium will be held in May 2-4 2012 and hosted by Kyrgyz Turkish Manas University in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Original papers and contributions from scholars and sector professionals are welcomed for the symposium about the general and related field(s) of culture and communication/media studies:
Commun ication History
Economy Politics of Media
Media and Culture
Language and Social Interaction
Visual Communication Studies
Ethnicity and Race in Communication
Scholars, researchers and professionals are invited to submit research and application papers not exceeding 200 words representing original, previously unpublished work. The abstracts will be evaluated by the referees. The full text of the accepted ones will be published in the conference proceedings book. Since Bishkek is a multi-lingual/cultural environment, the symposium languages are English, Russian, Turkish, and Kyrgyz. The simultaneous translation is provided.
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 16, 2012.
Notification about the accepted papers: January 13, 2012.
Full Paper Submission Deadline: March 30, 2012.
Guidelines for Authors
Abstract should be submitted by e-mail as an attached document in MS Word format of any kind. Abtsract could be in English/Turkish/Kyrgyz/Russian and have to be prepared according to the guideline in Symposium web site.
$100 of registration fee includes all lunches, dinners and coffee breaks for two days, as well as the opening cocktail, city tour, and Conference proceedings book.