CfP Geomedia Histories

New Media & Society
Special Issue

Abstract Deadline: November 1st 2020.

Edited by: Karin Fast (Karlstad University) and Pablo Abend (University of Siegen)


There has been an increased interest in the process of place-making by means of technology. Spurred by the spatial turn in the humanities and social sciences, and the appearance of new location-aware technologies, the nexus between geography and media came into focus of media and communication studies. While the majority of work within the field of geography and media focus on contemporary developments, this volume wants to address the nexus of geography and media from a historical perspective. Such a perspective serves to counterbalance dominant discourses – produced not least by ICT companies and policy makers but also by academics – about the “revolutionary” traits of new location-aware media. „CfP Geomedia Histories“ weiterlesen

The Geomedia 2021 will take place in Siegen, Germany, 5-8 May 2021!

I am extremly pleased that the Geomedia 2021 will take place in Siegen. The conference is hosted by the Graduate School Locating Media and the CRC Media of Cooperation at the Department of Media Research, University of Siegen. The conference is organized in collaboration with the initiators, the Geomedia Group in Karlstad, Sweden.

The theme of this fine conference is: OFF THE GRID
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