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[ecrea] CFP/4th International Conference ComSymbol "Believe in Technology: Mediatization of the Future and the Future of Mediatization

Fri Apr 13 12:11:22 GMT 2018

We would like to announce that the Call for Papers for the4^th   ComSymbol "Believe in Technology: Mediatization of the Future and the Future of Mediatizationhas been extended. We invite you to submit your abstractsby*April 23, 2018*using the guidelines mentioned in the Call.

*Organizers:* IARSIC-CORHIS EA 7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier and Research Center Serge Moscovici, Aurel Vlaicu University from Arad (Romania) on the occasion of the Great Union Centenary

*Scientific Partners:*

Grupo de Pesquisa Midiatização e Processos Sociais (GPMPS) of University do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS, Brazil

Centre d’études et de recherches multimédia (CERM), Mons University, Belgium

Cox Center for International Mass Communication Training and research, Georgia University, USA

Conference venue

Aurel Vlaicu University, Arad, Romania


*November 8-9, 2018, *Arad, Romania

*Deadline for submission: **April 23, 2018*

Call for papers available here: <> (English version) <>(French version)

*Virtual presentation*: <>

*Conference languages*: French or English

*The proceedings *will be reviewed and will have an ISBN. The proceedings will be published at a French Academic Publishing and will be submitted for indexing in a number of citation indexes including (Google Books, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, the ISI Thomson Web of Science, etc.). The 2014 and 2016 Comsymbol conference proceedings were indexed in the ISI Thomson Web of Science database.

*Important dates*

April 23, 2018: Submission of an abstract of approximately 350-400 words, including spaces, and five keywords. The abstract could be written in *French or English*. The proposal must include the name and affiliations as well as the email address of all authors.

*April 30, 2018**:* Notification of abstract acceptance via email

*June 15, 2018**:* Submission of the full papers (6000-8000 words with references)

*July 7, 2018:* full paper acceptance

*September 20, 2018 *: final full paper submission

All proposals and questions should be addressed to:

(essachess /at/ <mailto:(essachess /at/>

All proposals will be double blind peer reviewed. Authors of the accepted papers will be notified by e-mail.

Conference Themes (the following list is not exhaustive):

-New upcoming InfoCom technologies

-Sociology of the future of the media

-Social networks and economy of trust in the technology of the future

-New media storytelling and the future of organisations

-Future of diversity and of its media representations

-Predictions on social transformations induced by the media

-Media investments in the policies of the future

-Technologies as an image of humankind and images of humankind in the invisible

-Mediatized explorations of the mysteries of matter, life and mind

-Cyber culture and anthropology of the future

-Media and constructions of myths on power as an immanent aspect of artificial intelligence

-Intentional servitudes to the NTIC against the liberties and rights of humankind

-Marketing of the social media and psychology of the future

-Religious representations in the mediatization of the technological future

-Mediatization of affaires and digital justice

-Education and future behaviours shaped by media

-Intelligent mediatic desacralization of religious practices

-Game of power and spirituality in the ecosystems of the future

-Figures of hope aroused by the mediatization of the technological future

-Transhumanism and ideologies of the future

-Media, ethics of the future and genetic programming

-Apocalypses and technological disasters forecasted by the media

-Roles of the media in the futurological extrapolation between believable and uncertain

-Future of spirituality in the context of immersive audio-visual media

-Media promises on the robotization of faith

-Future markets of media and the rise of the economy of the forbidden


-FrenchTech, Silicon Valley…

-Mediatization of the scientific imagination in touch with religions

-Mediatization of believes, convictions, predictions, utopias, the uncertain, the immanent, etc. and of the human-machine interactions


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