***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** Apologies for x-posting. ::: C o n f e r e n c e _ i n _ B u d a p e s t , H u n g a r y ::: Mobile Communication: Social and Political Effects April 24-25, 2003 http://www.fil.hu/mobil/2003/ The conference is organized by the Institute for Philosophical Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and WESTEL Mobile Telecommunications (Hungary) ::: P r e l i m i n a r y _ p r o g r a m ::: THURSDAY, APRIL 24 10:00 Coffee and registration 10:30 Opening ceremony 11:00 Keynote address by James E. Katz (Rutgers University) 12:00 Lunch break 13:15 Feature talk by Kenneth J. Gergen (Swarthmore College): "Self and Community in the New Floating Worlds" 14:15 Coffee break 14:30 - 18:30 Parallel sessions _New Social Relationships and the Sense of Self_ Ronald E. Rice: Social Interaction and Mobile Phone Use. National Survey Results on Episodes of Convergent Public and Private Spheres Satomi Sugiyama and James Katz: Social Conduct, Social Capital and the Mobile Phone in the US and Japan: A preliminary exploration via student surveys Rich Ling: Mobile Communication and Social Capital in Europe Maria Heller: Social and Political Effects of ICTs Bella Ellwood-Clayton: Virtual Strangers: Young Love and Texting in the Filipino Archipelago of Cyberspace Kenton O'Hara: Mobile Work, Technology and Place Heidi Schumacher and Karin Drda-Kühn: Culture & ICT: Mobile Communications to Support Employment Jonathan C. Donner: What Mobile Phones Mean to Rwandan Entrepreneurs _Consequences of New Mobile Communications Technologies for Democracy_ Leopoldina Fortunati: The Mobile Phone and Democracy: An Ambivalent Relationship On-Kwok Lai: Mobile Communicating for (E-)Democracy beyond Sovereign Territorial Boundaries. Transnational Advocacies versus E-Government Initiatives in Comparative Perspectives Shin Dong Kim: The Shaping of New Politics in the Era of Mobile and Cyber Communication: The Internet, Mobile Phone and Political Participation in Korea Fernando Paragas: Dramatextism. Mobile Telephony and People Power in the Philippines Miklós Sükösd and Endre Dányi: Who's in Control? Political Marketing and Political Virus Control in Mobile Election Campaigns Csaba Szabó: Communication Patterns in the Hungarian Society. Urban Sociological Survey Bruno von Niman: Universal access to mobile communication - ensuring social inclusion Dan Jarnerö, Daniel Folkesson and Per Flensburg: Can Mobile Communication Make Democracy More Available? FRIDAY, APRIL 25 09:30 Plenary talk by Mark Poster (University of California at Irvine): "Everyday Life and Mobile Phones" 10:30 Coffee break 11:00 Plenary talk by Joachim Höflich (Universität Erfurt): "Part of Two Frames: Mobile Communication and the Situational Arrangement of Communicative Behavior" 12:00 Lunch break 14:00 Plenary talk by Richard Harper on the topic of social connectivity 15:00 Coffee break 15:15 Parallel sessions _New Social Relationships and the Sense of Self_ György Csepeli and Klára Benda: Mediated Communication and Conformity. A Replication of the Asch Conformity Experiment in the Online Environment Jane Vincent: Emotion and Mobile Phones Gábor Szécsi: Language and Community in the Age of Electronic Media _New Social Relationships and the Sense of Self_ András Kelen: Wireless in an Era of Network Cornucopia and Bandwidth Glut David Robison: Mobile Privatisation and the Metaphors of Mobile Industries Wendy Robinson: Mobile Media Device Convergence. Consuming the Net, Consumer Electronics and Cell Phones 16:45 Coffee break 17:00 Concluding plenary address by Joshua Meyrowitz (University of New Hampshire): "Global Nomads in the Digital Veldt" 19:00 Farewell party For further information do not hesitate to contact Kristóf Nyíri Director, Institute for Philosophical Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences [log in to unmask] http://www.fil.hu/mobil/2003/ _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.