[Easttimorstudies] CALL FOR PAPERS: Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia Pacific Region

Jennifer Drysdale jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Mon Jul 10 16:40:52 EST 2006

QUERIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO usha.rodrigues at arts.monash.edu.au

Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia Pacific Region
An international symposium
Monash University, Melbourne 30th November and 1st December 2006
A two-day symposium exploring the practices and expanding field of 
research around youth and the media

The symposium conveners invite papers that address issues pertaining 
to youth media and culture in the Asia Pacific
region, especially in regards to the symposium themes:
1. Youth consumption and production of media.
2. Hybrid cultures, subcultures and issues of globalisation.
3. The role of commercial media, public service broadcasting and 
community media.
4. The impact of new media, especially the manner in which it 
facilitates new formations of community and identity.

The symposium aims to:
- To create a dialogue between researchers working across disciplines 
and across cultural borders.
- To identify the key concerns for scholars working in the Asia 
Pacific in regards to traditional and new media.
- To foster links between scholars, industry professionals and practitioners.

Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words and a biography of no 
more than 100 words to
belinda.smaill at arts.monash.edu.au no later than the 31st of July.

Small travel and accommodation grants available for a limited number 
of Australian postgraduate researchers.

Selected papers will be published as a 'special section'in the next 
edition of Asia Pacific Media Educator. Deadline for
submitting papers for peer-review is the 27th of October.

Visit our website for more information and registration details:

All enquires to the Symposium conveners:
Usha M. Rodrigues, Journalism, Monash University, 
usha.rodrigues at arts.monash.edu.au
Belinda Smaill, Visual Culture, Monash University, 
belinda.smaill at arts.monash.edu.au

Symposium supported by:
The Asia Pacific Futures Research Network; and
Monash University (Faculty of Arts; School of Humanities, 
Communications and Social Sciences; School of English,
Communications and Performance Studies).

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