Call for Papers
European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction Section (ICSI)
November 10.-12.2015 at Aarhus University, Denmark
Theme: Addressing the role of media in interpersonal communication and social interaction in different contexts and professions
*Klaus Bruhn Jensen, professor, University of Copenhagen, DK: There is no such thing as unmediated communication: Media of three degrees.
*Malene Charlotte Larsen, associate professor, Aalborg University, DK: Social Intimacy in Social Media: How youth practice friendships and construct identity online?
*Pekka Isotalus, professor, School of Communication, Media and Theatre, University of Tampere, Finland: Communication competence and new challenges of politicians: From public speaking to live-tweeting.
Timeschedule: November 10-12. 2015
Themes and perspectives:
– Online intimacy
– Social interaction and social media
– The newness and oldness of new media
– Is there anything beyond media?
– When is interpersonal communication (ever) (non?)mediated?
– Participatory culture as social interaction in a digital age
– How do different professionals and professions address the challenge of (new) media?
– Remediation of interpersonal communication and social interaction
We welcome individual papers, group papers, fishbowl/panels presenting discussions in clearly framed and thematised sessions. Both theoretical, methodological and empirical papers. When sending your abstract, please indicate/formulate three central questions raised in your presentation that might be topics for discussions during the conference. If you want to host a fishbowl, please send an abstract for the theme, questions and the participants of your group (3-5 participants). Please submit an abstract of max 250 words for individual/group papers and of max 500 words for panels/fishbowl discussions to Dorthe Refslund Christensen, Chair of the ICSI and conference organizer, before June 10. We will get back to you with information on acceptance of papers/panels/fishbowls and with a preliminary program and practical information on June 20.