1st Global Conference: Digital Memories

Venue: Salzburg

Location: Salzburg, Austria

Event Date/Time: Mar 17, 2009 End Date/Time: Mar 17, 2009
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1st Global Conference Digital Memories Tuesday 17th March - Thursday 19th March 2009 Salzburg, Austria Call for Papers This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference aims to examine, explore and critically engage with the issues and implications created by massive exploitation of digital technologies for inter-human communication and examine how on-line users form, archive and de-/code their memories in cybermedia environment. In particular the conference will encourage equally theoretical and practical debates which surround the cultural contexts of memory co-/production, re-/mediation, dissemination, personal/mass interpretation and preservation. Papers, presentations, workshops and reports are invited on any of the following themes: 1. Digital Personal and Community Memory Theories and Concepts in Digitalization of Individual and Community Memory. Identifying Key Features and Issues. 2. Externalization and Mediation of Memories Web 2.0 Services as a Medium for Production/Dissemination of Memory. Representational Principles for Memory Record. Digital Recording Strategies. Community Mapping. Displacement in Space and Time Online. The Narrativisation of New Media Presentations. 3. Memory and Inter-Culturalism The Community History and the Preservation Principles in Distant Online Communities. Expatriate, Dissent and Emigrant Cultures and Communities Online. 4. Emergent Technologies and Systems for Capturing the Private Memories Rapid Prototyping Tools for Digital Autobiographic and Biographic Productions. Interactive Hyper-Video. Virtual Worlds of the Past. Advances in Interactive Storytelling. The Spatialization of Memories and Videogames. 5. Archiving and Dissemination of Community Memory Data Building the Digital Libraries and Archives as a Community Memory. The Preservation and Storage Strategies and Interactive Access to Community Memories. Database Structuring. User Modelling. 6. Uses of New Media for Production of Historical Knowledge New Media and Representations of the Past. National Identity and Memory