[Humanist] 25.575 events: social media; museums

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Tue Dec 27 09:16:10 CET 2011


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 575.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Christian Fuchs <christian.fuchs at uti.at>                  (24)
        Subject: Plenary Talk Abstracts of the Conference "Critique,
                Democracy, and Philosophy in 21st Century Information
                Society" (Uppsala, 2-4 May 2012)

  [2]   From:    <info at museumsandtheweb.com>                               (28)
        Subject: Early registration is now open for MW2012!


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        Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 16:22:03 +0000
        From: Christian Fuchs <christian.fuchs at uti.at>
        Subject: Plenary Talk Abstracts of the Conference "Critique, Democracy, and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society" (Uppsala, 2-4 May 2012)


Critique, Democracy, and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society
Towards Critical Theories of Social Media
The Fourth ICTs and Society-Conference
Uppsala University, May 2nd-4th, 2012.

The collected abstracts of the plenary talks are now available:
http://www.icts-and-society.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/abstracts.pdf

Opening Plenary
Vincent Mosco (Queen’s University, Canada): Marx is Back, but Will 
Knowledge Workers of the World Unite? On the Critical Study of Labour, 
Media, and Communication Today
Graham Murdock (Loughborough University, UK): The Digital Lives of 
Commodities: Consumption, Ideology and Exploitation Today

Featuring plenary talks by Andrew Feenberg, Catherine McKercher, Charles 
Ess, Christian Christensen, Christian Fuchs, Gunilla Bradley, Mark 
Andrejevic, Nick Dyer-Witheford, Peter Dahlgren, Tobias Olsson, Trebor 
Scholz, Ursula Huws, Wolfgang Hofkirchner.

Abstract submission: open until February, 2012 29 (deadline)

ATTENTION: We recommend EARLY submission of abstracts way before the 
deadline because the presentation slots are limited and abstracts will 
be reviewed continuously starting in early January 2012. Once all 
presentation slots are filled, the submission process will be closed.

Submission information:
http://www.icts-and-society.net/events/uppsala2012/
http://www.icts-and-society.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/CallforAbstracts.pdf 


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        Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2011 23:05:13 -0800
        From: <info at museumsandtheweb.com>
        Subject: Early registration is now open for MW2012!


Perfect weather, clear waters, and your favorite museum people from around
the world... 

Join us in San Diego, April 11-14, 2012  for Museums and the Web 2012...
the largest international conference devoted to the exploration of art,
science, natural and cultural heritage online

Discounted early registration rates apply when you register for Museums and
the Web 2012 before Jan 15, 2012:
http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2012/registration

Exhibitors are welcome to reserve a space in the exhibit hall, and also
propose an Exhibitor Briefing session:
http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2012/exhibits

The call for Demonstration proposals is still open through Dec 31 at
http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2012/demonstrations (The call closed Sept
30 for formal papers, mini-workshops, professional forums and workshops.)

The Draft Program is online:
http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2012/draft_program

The conference will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, with
spectacular views over the Bay:
http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?prop...
The hotel offers extensive sport facilities, great restaurants, and quick
access to both downtown attractions and local beaches. Hotel Reservations:
https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/booking/reservation?id=111...
MW2012 has negotiated a special rate of $199 [single or double].

More local information:
http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2012/local-information

We're looking forward to seeing you in San Diego April 11-14, 2012!

Nancy & Rich
MW2012 program co-chairs





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