Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Programme Details for Digital Technologies Revisited

Programme for Digital Technologies Revisited

Please contact Julian Gebhart to register: julian.gebhardt@uni-erfurt.de

ECREA / DGPuK ‘Digital Media Technologies Revisited’ Conference

University of the Arts (Universität der Künste – UdK), Hardenbergstraße 33, 10623 Berlin
Room 101 (Alte Bibliothek – Old Library)



Thursday, 19.11.2009

19:00 Reception for all conference participants
(in parallel: registration)

Friday, 20.11.2009

9:00 – Welcome
9:10 Maren Hartmann (University of the Arts Berlin, D)

9:10- Introduction to the conference theme
9:30 Caroline Bassett (Sussex University, GB)

9:30 – Panel I: Bodies (Chair: Kate O’Riordan)
Biodigital Matter and the Modulations of the Body
Eleni Ikoniadou (University of East London, UK)

Serious games and organisations’ communication
Ghislaine Chabert & Jacques Ibanez Bueno (University of Savoie, F)

10:30 – Coffee break

(Chair: Martin Emmer) Panel III: IDENTITIES 4.0 ?- 1
(Chair: Elisenda Ardevol)
WEB 2.0 affordances: theorizing interaction and communication in a CMC setting
Peter Mechant (Ghent University, BE) Revisiting obsolete media use qualities - Connecting now and then over social network activities
Jörgen Skageby (Linköping University, SE)
Online cooperation as commonsbased peer production – Social dilemmas and institutions
Christian Pentzold (Technical University Chemnitz, D) The Communicative Construction of Identities in Overlapping Structures of Everyday Life
Matthias Berg (University of Bremen, D)
Supplanting or Supplementing? Chat Communication and Social Capital
Werner Wirth & Matthias Hofer (University of Zürich, CH)
Hybrid identities 4.0? The role of digital media in the articulation process of young Russians’ identity in the German Diaspora: A typology.
Caroline Düvel (University of Bremen, D)
A socio-cultural approach to internet policy and regulation. Findings and implications of an ethnographic study
Panayiota Tsatsou (Swansea University, UK) Sexualized youth – promiscuous youth? Does sexually explicit internet-content deteriorate sexual attitudes?
Mathias Weber, Gregor Daschmann, Oliver Quiring (University of Mainz, D)

13:00 – Lunch

14:00 – Panel IV: NETWORKS & COMMUNITIES (Chair: Maren Hartmann)
Networks and culture: possibiilities for contextualised net culture research
Andreas Hepp (University of Bremen, D)

Invisible networks and location-based projects suggesting the return of the “place”
Gemma San Cornelio Esquerdo (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, ES)

“What constitutes an online community”? Presenting a heuristic model for understanding community-construction on the Internet
Katerina Diamantaki (University of Athens, GR)

15:30 – Coffee break

16:00 – COST 298 Panel (Chair: Julian Gebhardt)
Digital Media Technologies, Bodies and Emotions: Reconfiguring Subjectivities
Amparo Lasen (UCM, Spain)

Body–to–body Interaction in Broadband Society
Jane Vincent (Digital World Research Centre, UK)

A new way to see the future of print newspapers: Newspapers as “good masters” in spite of themselves
Leopoldina Fortunati (University of Udine, Italy)

Getting access to website information: Does age really matter?
Using eye-tracking data from a social semiotic perspective
Eugène Loos and Enid Mante Meijer (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Social movements and ICTs: a review of applied methodologies and some reflections for further research
Emiliano Trere (University of Udine, Italy)

19:30 Dinner (at participants’ own cost)

Saturday, 21.11.2009

09:30 – Parallel meetings of the sections (DGPuK-FG ‚Soziologie der Medienkommunikation’;
10:30 DGPuK-FG ‚Computer-Vermittelte Kommunikation’ ; ECREA section ‚Digital Culture and Communication’)

10:30 – Coffee break

(Chair: Jeffrey WImmer) Panel VI: IDENTITIES 4.0? – 2
(Chair: Caroline Bassett)
Digitalization, identity and the net of social, parasocial and pseudosocial relations of the People
Friedrich Krotz (University of Erfurt, D) Identity dispositive Internet
Florian Hartling (University of Halle, D)

Theorising social relations, interactions and communication
Bridgette Wessels (University of Sheffield, UK) Identity Development in Scientific Online Communities
Frauke Zeller (Ilmenau University of Technology, D)
The Viability of the Concept “Virtuality” for Researching Network Media Development
Catherina Dürrenberg & Carsten Winter (Hannover University of Music and Drama, D)
Hybrid identities 4.0? The role of Virtual research teams – theorising on cultures, scientific domains, and the choice of digital media technologies
Marco Bräuer, Frauke Zeller (both Ilmenau University of Technology, D) & Ingmar Steinicke (University of Kassel, D)
Cyborgs and Learning Bots in Virtual Worlds
Sisse Siggard Jensen (University of Roskilde, DK) Virtually Trash: Revenge Tragedy and the Tube
Catherine Gomersall (Edith Cowan University, Australia)

13:00 – Lunch

14:00 – Panel VI: Mass media, journalism and public Communication (Part 1) (Chair: Jan
15:30 Schmidt)

Do you want to play? How making-sense of entertainment innovations relates to engaging with media products
Carrie Lynn D. Reinhard (Roskilde University, DK)

Where mass media and social production meet: change and continuity in self-produced audiovisual projects
Roig Telo (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, ES)

The fractures of photography: following the relationship between technology practices, sociality and identity formation in digital culture
Edgar Gómez Cruz & Elisenda Ardévol (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, ES)

15:30 – Coffee break

16:00 – Panel VI: Mass media, journalism and public Communication (Part 2) (Chair: Jan Schmidt)
Total Recall vs the End of Memory: Digital Media and Social Memory Studies Revisited
Martin Zierold (Justus-Liebig University Gießen, D)

flow is now viral is agency: re-working the site(s) of new television
Phil Ellis (University of Plymouth, UK)

17:15 – Final discussion
18:30 Introduced through short statements by:
Martin Emmer (Ilmenau University of Technology, D), Kate O’Riordan (Sussex University, UK), Jan Schmidt (Hans-Bredow-Institute Hamburg) & Jeffrey Wimmer (Ilmenau University of Technology, D)
Discussion led by Elisenda Ardévol (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, ES) & Maren Hartmann (University of the Arts Berlin, D)

19:00 Dinner (at participants’ own cost)


Conference Registration

The Registration fee is 40 € (for presenters and participants alike).
Students can register for 20 € (or 10 € for one day).

Please register to the conference by emailing Julian Gebhardt (julian.gebhardt@uni-erfurt.de) BEFORE THE 8th OF NOVEMBER.
You will be able to pay the fee on site.
Please let us know at the same time whether you will be attending the reception on the first evening.


Hotels close to the conference site

(There is no special conference rate – this is a small selection of hostels and hotels in the area – there are plenty more around).

The very cheap (it's a hostel, not a hotel!):
- AO Hostel am Zoo: http://www.aohostels.com/en/berlin/hostel-am-zoo/hostel/info/

The cheapest hotel:
- Motel One (Kantstraße): http://www.motel-one.com/

The closest hotel (but only by a few metres):
- Grand City Excelsior Hotel: http://www.grandcity-hotel-berlin-excelsior.de/

Others in a similar price range, probably a bit nicer:
- Hotel Astoria: http://www.hotelastoria.de/

- Hotel Carmer 16: http://www.hotel-carmer16.de/

For those who can afford more:
- Savoy Berlin: http://www.hotel-savoy.com/



For any questions, please contact Julian Gebhardt (julian.gebhardt@uni-erfurt.de).