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[Commlist] Dossier Brics - call for papers - Digital Age: technology, culture & communication

Tue Dec 10 23:00:48 GMT 2019

DOSSIER BRICS - Call for Papers
DOSSIER BRICS: “Digital Age: technology, culture & communication”

The Visual Culture Working Group (VIC) of the International Assocation for Media and Communication Research – IAMCR – is receiving proposals for a special issue of LUMINA periodical (A2) to be launched at the 2020 IAMCR Conference in Beijing (12-16 July).

It has been almost two decades since BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa inaugurated and held annual summit meetings in five countries. VIC's DOSSIER BRICS intends to offer a cultural map of digital age for a better understanding of a context that can contemplate representations of a technological, digital and cultural scenario in each one of the five countries.


We invite papers related to the following themes. Other issues diversifying BRICS digital culture in any of the 5 BRICS countries are also welcome:

    Digital technology and cultural changes
    Intercultural relations and digital culture
    Digital age and national/ international communication
    New perspectives and methods of studying digital communication


    The texts must be written in English
    The Dossier accepts texts (not published yet) by PhD and PhD candidates
Only authors from BRICS countries that have presented papers at IAMCR Conferences are eligible to contribute to this Dossier.


    Abstracts submission to VIC Editors: Jan 3, 2020 (90-120 words).
The submission should include an abstract of 90-120 words, 5 keywords and a bio of 90-120 words, including status (PhD, PhD candidate), affiliation and e-mail.
    Decisions announcement: Jan 15, 2019
    Full paper submission: Feb 29, 2019
    Notification of Peer reviews: April 2, 2020
    Revision and final paper: April 30, 2020
    Publication online: May 30, 2020

See for submission guidelines.

VIC Editors

Denize Araujo - (denizearaujo /at/
Sunny Yoon - (sunny33 /at/
Thomas Wiedemann - (wiedemann /at/

Thank you for your attention Please feel free to ask questions or send your comments to (denizearaujo /at/

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