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dear socnetters,

I thought this conference might be of interest for quite a few of you.
Apologies for cross-posting...

regards,
Endre Danyi



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CALL FOR PAPERS

Submissions are invited for a conference on

SEEING, UNDERSTANDING, LEARNING IN THE MOBILE AGE

which is to take place in Budapest, April 28-30.

Speakers will include Jacques Derrida, Maurizio Ferraris, Peter Glotz, Rom
Harré, James Katz, Marcelo Milrad, and Mike Sharples.

Contributions are invited from philosophers, psychologists, education
theorists, and other interested scholars on the following and related
topics:
- from seeing to understanding
- visual communication and pictorial meaning
- from static pictures to dynamic images
- writing, speaking, messaging
- collective thinking and the network individual
- mobile communication and scientific change
- technology, media and the dissemination of knowledge
- ubiquitous learning and the transformation of education

Target dates: Submission of abstracts (max. 300 words) and short
biographical statements (max. 150 words) by Dec. 1, 2004. Early submissions
are strongly encouraged. Please send your submissions to Kristof Nyiri
<[log in to unmask]>. -- Those submitting abstracts will be notified of the
decision concerning acceptance by January 5, 2005. -- Deadline for receipt
of draft full-length versions of papers: March 15. Receipt of draft papers
by this deadline is a condition for inclusion in the program. The papers
will be compiled and distributed to all participants at the time of the
conference. -- Deadline for receipt of final manuscripts for inclusion in
the published conference proceedings: Sept. 1, 2005.

The conference is organized by the Institute for Philosophical Research of
the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and T-Mobile Hungary Co. Ltd.

Conference website: http://www.fil.hu/mobil/2005

Website of the research project
COMMUNICATIONS IN THE 21ST CENTURY -
THE MOBILE INFORMATION SOCIETY:
http://21st.century.phil-inst.hu

Earlier volumes published in the framework of this conference series:
http://21st.century.phil-inst.hu/volumes.htm

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