Call for abstracts – Workshop The Network Society Today: (Revisiting) the Information Age Trilogy 10-11/June/2020

Call for abstracts – Workshop The Network Society Today: (Revisiting) the Information Age Trilogy  10-11/June/2020   Manuel Castells’s The Information Age Trilogy has been one of the most influential works to understand the societal change in the awake of the digital revolution of the last decades.  It is, as Frank Webster (2002: 97) points out, one of “the most […]

Call for papers: Cultures of Participation – Arts, Digital Media, and Politics

CULTURES OF PARTICIPATION – ARTS, DIGITAL MEDIA AND POLITICS (find full call here) International and interdisciplinary conference: April 18-20, 2018 Aarhus University, Denmark Please submit your abstract proposal (max 300 words) and a short bio (max 100 words) to  culturesofparticipation2018@cc.au.dk no later than 5 January 2018. We welcome individual papers as well as panels with three or four […]

WAM Summer School: Celebrating 10 Years of WAM

Call for Papers – Summer School 2017 CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF WAM  “Noisy Women!”: The Women, Ageing and Media International Research Summer School 2017 27th – 29th June 2017 University of Gloucestershire, at Gloucester and Cheltenham The 2017 International Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) Research Summer School (at the University of Gloucestershire) will take place […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Concordia University on “The Politics of Social Gerontology in Asian Post-Industrialised Societies”

The Concordia University Research Chair in Aging and Public Policy is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position to conduct research on “The Politics of Social Gerontology in Asian Post-Industrialized Societies.” The selected candidate will work with ACT Collaborator Patrik Marier, as well as Meghan Joy at Concordia University. Applications are due April 1, and the […]

Postdoctoral fellowship/s: Human-Computer Interaction and older people

The Interactive Technologies Group (http://gti.upf.edu/) at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF, Barcelona) is looking for and willing to support excellent postdoctoral Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researchers who are interested in applying for a Beatriu de Pinós (BP) 2016 fellowship so as to conduct a two-year postdoc in the area of HCI and Ageing at a top Spanish […]

Call for papers: Special Issue on Therapeutic Recreation in a Digital World

The proliferation of digital technologies and the evolution of assistive technologies, virtual spaces, and new forms of leisure engagement raise key questions about the changing nature of therapeutic recreation and social justice. These varied technologies have the potential to benefit marginalized individuals and communities, but they may also be challenging and problematic. ICTs, therefore, have […]