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[eccr] Call for papers: mobile histories

Sun Aug 01 21:01:27 GMT 2004

>Please forward all enquiries to the guest editors (listed in the cfp 
>below) rather than to the sender.
>Mobile Histories
>A special issue of Southern Review
>Call for papers
>Southern Review is publishing a special issue on histories of mobile 
>communication in July 2005.
>We are calling for papers which aim to provide longer-term perspectives on 
>the emergence of mobile communications, or which describe and explain the 
>cultural, economic and political dimensions of mobile communications 
>through specific historical contexts.
>We encourage proposals for papers concerned with:
>& The emergence of mobile telephony as a new medium;
>& The development of legal, regulatory, ethical systems and software for 
>managing mobile content and applications;
>& The evolving relations between mobile telephony and other media, 
>including fixed line telephony, television, and the Internet;
>& Comparative studies of mobile communications in different cultural and 
>social contexts;
>& Longer-term social, political and cultural consequences of mobile telephony
>& History of mobile telephony design, software and system architecture
>Further information
>1. The deadline for paper proposals will be 31 October 2004. Please email 
>a brief outline of your paper to either (jthomas /at/ or 
>(g.goggin /at/
>2. The deadline for submitted articles will be 15 April 2005. Please email 
>your paper to either (jthomas /at/ or (g.goggin /at/
>3. The maximum length of articles will be 6,000 words. Please follow the 
>style guide at
>About Southern Review
>Southern Review is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on the 
>connections between communication and politics. Since its inception in 
>1963, Southern Review has been interested in communication and cultural 
>technologies - their histories, producers, policies and texts. It welcomes 
>articles that connect these areas either to arenas of legislative or 
>parliamentary politics or to broader negotiations of power.
>Sample articles from the current volume of Southern Review can be viewed 
>Gerard Goggin and Julian Thomas

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