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Reminder: Call for Papers and Registration

LANDMARKS 2 - Communication and Memory

ECREA Philosophy of Communication Conference

9-11 December 2009, IGRS, School of Advanced Study, University of London

The ECREA Section for the Philosophy of Communication will host its second Landmarks conference, from 9-11 December 2009, at the University of London's School of Advanced Study. 'Landmarks' is the name of our bi-annual conference exploring current pathways of research and scholarship in the philosophy of communication. We aim to provide a platform for interdisciplinary discussion and engagement, spanning philosophy and communication studies broadly understood, and creating opportunities for established as well young scholars and researchers to present their work and their ideas. The topic of landmarks 2 will be 'Communication and Memory', an exploration of philosophical aspects of the changing relation between conceptions and practices of communication and memory.

For registration and full details of the Call for Papers, go to http://www.philosophy-of-communication.eu/news_landmarks2.php <http://www.philosophy-of-communication.eu/news_landmarks2.php>

Abstracts of 500 words maximum for a paper or poster presentation can be submitted to: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> , by 4 October 2009 at the latest. Joint (panel) proposals are welcome.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Andrew Hoskins (University of Warwick) - "The Mediatization of Memory: Ubiquitous Media and the End of Collective Memory"

Herman Parret (Leuven) - Title to be confirmed

Anna Reading (London South Bank University) - "Towards a Philosophy of the Globital Memory Field"

Roger Sell (Åbo Akademi University) - "Communication, Literature, Cultural Memory"


See the conference website for abstracts and brief biographies of the keynote speakers.

If you have any questions, please contact Johan Siebers, Chair of the ECREA Philosophy of Communication section, at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Dr. Johan Siebers
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