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2nd Call ECCR Conference, Moscow, 17-19 October 2002
Tue Apr 09 11:15:02 GMT 2002
Title: 2nd Call ECCR Conference, Moscow, 17-19 October 2002
2nd CALL FOR PAPERS
The European Consortium for Communications Research (ECCR)
in association with the Faculty of Journalism of Moscow State University
cordially invites you to the International Scientific Conference
³Mass Media and Communication in the @Society of the 21st century²
It will take place from 17 to 19 October 2002 at the Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State University, Russia. Issues related to the development of mass media and telecommunications will be discussed at the October forum. The Conference will undoubtedly become one of the most distinguished events of the year and shall be dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State University.
In the framework of the congress the following events are scheduled:
… Scientific conference: 300 Years of Russian Newspaper: From a Printing Machine to E-media
… Special session on the information society (as a special event on the eve of the World Summit on the Information Society which will take place in 2003)
… ECCR Assembly General
The Congress Program includes plenary and section meetings which will cover a wide range of issues related to the history of Russian journalism as well as today¹s transformations of traditional media in the broader context.
Leading media and communication scholars, policymakers and practitioners are expected to participate. Among them are: Mr. Michael Gorbachev, former President of the USSR; Dr Waheed Khan, Deputy Secretary-General for Communication, UNESCO Paris; Mr. Philippe Busquin, EU Commissioner for Research, Brussels; Dr. Peter Johnston, EC ICT, Brussels; Dr. Jean-Claude Burgelman, IPTS, Sevilla, Spain; Dr. Brian Shoesmith, ECU, Perth, Australia; Dr. Jan van Cuilenburg, Media Commissioner, Netherlands; Dr. Pradip Thomas, Research Directror, WACC, London, UK; Dr. Kaarle Nordenstreng, Tampere University, Finland; Terhi Rantonen, Tampere University, Finland; Dr. Robert Picard, Manager, Media Group, Business Research and Development Center, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland; K.M.Shrivastava , Professor, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, India; and Dr. Antti Kasvio, eTampere, Finland.
The Congress will be held during three days:
October 17, 2002
Plenary meetings will be dedicated to 300 Anniversary of Russian Press
The following issues are going to be discussed:
… Russian Media in the International Context 1703-2003.
… Russian and Foreign Journalism. 18th Century.
… Russian Press in the 18th Century. International Community and First Russian Publications and Publicists (Katherine the Great, Novikov, Fonvizin, Krilov, etc.)
… Free voices of Russia in Europe.
… Concentration of Russian Media in the World at the turning point (end 19th - beg. 20th century).
… Communist Press in Russia in the International Context. From Revolutionary Freedom to Authoritarianism and Totalitarianism.
… Russian Press Abroad (Russian Immigration Press).
… Thaw of the 1960s in the International Context
… Glasnost and World Press at the end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st Century.
Section meetings are also to be held on 18 October, 2002.
October 18-19, 2002
International Scientific Conference ³Mass Media and Communications in the @Society of the 21st Century: Access and Participation²
The following key themes will be addressed:
… Convergence: Content and Industries in the New Telecommunications Environment
… Network Society and Mass Media and @Society
… Information and Communication Technologies and Globalization: Pro and Contra
… Open Societies and Access to e-Media
… Does e-Society Require Regulation and Media Policy?
… Digital Divide in Economic, Social and Cultural Contexts: Measures to Prevent Exclusion
… Culture in @Society: Rise or Decrease?
… Use of Internet and Consumption of Traditional Media
… Journalism Education and Media Literacy in the Information Society
… 250 $US or 300 EURO for foreign participants;
… 125$ or 150 EURO for junior researchers and scholars from soft currency countries
The Conference fee includes conference materials, a book of abstracts, lunches and coffee breaks during the conference days. The organizers offer three hotels for accommodation. If you wish to stay in one of the below mentioned, you can fill out a Registration Form, attached to the Call for Papers, and forward it to the Organizers.
Working languages of the Conference are English and Russian. Deadline for the submission of abstracts: June 1, 2002. Registration for the conference will be opened at the MSU Faculty web site (www.journ.msu.ru) after 15 April 2002.
For information on membership in ECCR, conference registration, submission of abstracts, travel to Moscow, etc., please contact Dr. Natalia Bolotina at (n_bolotina /at/ journ.msu.ru).
Fax: (095) 203-3207
Mailing address: 103914, Russia, Moscow, Mokhovaya St., 9, MSU-Journalism
Yours very truly,
Prof. Yassen N. Zassoursky
Dean Faculty of Journalism, MSU
Prof. Jan Servaes
Hotel Registration Form Last Name:
Arriving in Moscow:
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Price ListThe Hotel ³Belgrad² (³Belgrade²)
121099, Smolenskaya St. 8
20 minutes (walking) from the Faculty of Journalism, MSU (Conference area), two stops by subway.
Single rooms $ 56
Double rooms $ 86
Breakfast is included
The Hotel ³Moskva² (³Moscow²)
103009, Ochotny Ryad St. 2
10 minutes (walking) from the Faculty of Journalism, MSU (Conference area)
2nd category $ 55,
1st category $ 65
2nd category $ 75,
1st category $ 100
Breakfast ($ 9 per person) is not included
The Hotel ³Rossiya² (³Russia²)
103495, Varvarka St. 6.
15 minutes (walking) from the Faculty of Journalism, MSU (Conference area) through the Red Square, near the Kremlin
2nd category $ 50,
1st category $ 75
1st category with a view on the Kremlin $ 90
2nd category $ 55,
1st category $ 90
1st category with a view on the Kremlin $ 100
Breakfast ($ 8 per person) is not included
Transportation from the airport:
$ 50 individual car with a driver
$ 25 seat in a mini-van.
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