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[ecrea] RIDCH Conferences 2017 - Call for Papers

Tue Dec 20 00:23:22 GMT 2016

*Call for Papers*

*RIDCH Conferences 2017*


*Conference on Digital Humanities 2017:*

*"Digitization of the Humanities and New Ways of Teaching"*

*Conference on Digital Culture 2017:*

*"Digital Art, Design and Advertising"*

Dear Scholar/Academic:

The Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities, School of Arts and Social Sciences, The Open University of Hong Kong, will organize two conferences in 2017, one in digital humanities and the other in digital culture. The conferences will be held in conjunction on _1-3 June 2017 (Thursday to Saturday) at Jockey Club Campus, OUHK_, so as to promote the sharing of interdisciplinary research ideas and the dissemination of research findings in digital culture and humanities. _It is our pleasure to invite you to submit your abstract and present your papers at the conferences._

*Conference on Digital Culture 2017:*

*Digital Art, Design and Advertising*

The emergence of digital culture, imaging and design has changed and challenged audiences’ modes of seeing, thinking and experiencing digital art and advertising experiences. With the theme of "Digital Art, Design and Advertising", this conference aims to provide a platform for exchanging fresh ideas and novel insights on both theoretical and empirical issues in relation to digital advertising and marketing, digital art and media, transmedia production, mobile technology and communication, consumption and prosumption, participatory culture, social and interactive media, immersive experience, and so forth. The conference will bring the scholars and industry practitioners to share and discuss the changing practices on digital media and advertising production, as well as digital media strategy and planning in the rise of digital culture heading to the new directions and challenges of digital advertising and media communication in the global media markets.

The Conference on Digital Culture 2017 will address topics including (but are not limited to) the following areas:

  * Art and design in the digital era
  * AR, VR and MR for experienced culture and economy
  * Digital advertising and marketing
  * Digital communication through graphic and visual design
  * Digital media strategy and planning for the new generation
  * Immersive experience by digital art, design and advertising
  * Interactive media, mobile apps and game design for branding and
  * Realism, surrealism and hyperrealism by digital representations
  * The impacts of digital culture and media technology on design and
    advertising media
  * Transmedia culture and interactive communication

*Conference on Digital Humanities 2017: *

*Digitization of the Humanities and New Ways of Teaching*

With the rise of the digital era, more and more data are being collected, produced, organized and/or disseminated in bits and bytes. This digitization process brings new dimensions and fresh approaches to the humanities, inspiring innovation in research and teaching, as well as drawing attention to the cross-cutting concerns and discussions of technologies’ impact on society in the twenty-first century. With the theme of “Digitization of the Humanities and New Ways of Teaching”, this conference aims at looking into how new concepts of the humanities arising from digitization can help to create new possibilities in research, teaching and learning:

The Conference on Digital Humanities 2017 will address topics including (but are not limited to) the following areas:

  * Copyright, freedom and protection of information in the digital age
  * Data source and usage in digital scholarship
  * Digital and information literacy
  * Digital archive, historical collections, and cultural memory
  * Digital resources and research in the humanities
  * Digitization of learning content and learning environments
  * New ways of teaching, assessment and evaluation in the digital era
  * Ubiquitous media, digital networks and the radical change of the
    public sphere
* Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and digital game-based learning
  * Digitization and cultural institutions

*We welcome papers related to the topics addressed above.*The deadline for abstract submission is *_6 March 2017_*. Selected papers might be included in RIDCH publications. For further information about the conferences and abstract and paper submission, you may visit the relevant pages on our conference website (**).

We look forward to receiving your abstract and seeing you at the conferences. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (ridch /at/ <mailto:(ridch /at/>.

Yours sincerely,

Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RIDCH)

School of Arts and Social Sciences

The Open University of Hong Kong <>

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