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[ecrea] Call for Abstracts - World Internet Policy Project

Thu Apr 08 14:48:14 GMT 2010

>--- Original Message ---
>Date: 4/8/2010
>From: "Vera Araujo" <(vera.araujo /at/>
>Dear all,
>Please find in attach a call for abstracts for the World Internet Policy
>Project Workshop, to be held in Lisbon in the 06th of July, as a
>pre-conference event of the World Internet Project Annual Meeting.
>Gustavo Cardoso, LINI - Lisbon Internet and Networks Institute
>William Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute
>Jeffrey Cole, Centre for the Digital Future (USC)
>Feel free to circulate it among your networks,
>Vera Fialho de Araújo
>LINI - Lisbon Internet and Networks Institute

World Internet Policy Project (WIP2) Workshop'
ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal (6 July 2010)
Call for papers
The increasing centrality of the Internet has 
made it the focus of policy and regulatory
initiatives around the world. Members of the 
World Internet Project are building on their
collaborative network to identify and track key 
policy developments around the world in ways
that can capture trends and better inform debate 
aimed at avoiding the over] or underregulation
of one of the most important information and communication technology
developments of the digital age.
This workshop in Lisbon will be the first 
organized around the World Internet Policy Project
(WIP2), and will be linked to the annual World 
Internet Project meetings that will follow
immediately after the workshop. The organizers of 
the workshop invite abstracts of papers or
presentations from among but also beyond the WIP 
membership, who wish to participate in
this first workshop. Proposed papers or 
presentations would be welcomed on such topics as:
- freedom of expression
- privacy and data protection
- copyright and intellectual property
Organizers include:
Gustavo Cardoso, LINI  Lisbon Internet and Networks Institute
William Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute
Jeffrey Cole, Centre for the Digital Future (USC)
Submissions of abstracts are to be done via email to (vera.araujo /at/
On one page (in English):
1. Provide the working title of the paper
2. Include your name, organizational affiliation 
with location, and e]mail address
3. Short biographical sketch of each author/presenter
On a second page (in English):
1. Working title of the paper
2. Abstract (maximum length is 600 words)
All submissions will be peer reviewed as the 
basis for acceptance. Reviewers will assess the
proposals using the following criteria:
1. Relevance to conference theme and topics
2. Conceptual/analytic quality
3. Comparative and empirical research is highly desired
Abstract Submission: May 16th 2010
Notification of Acceptance: May 31th 2010

Nico Carpentier (Phd)
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