2nd Global Conference: Digital Memories

Venue: Salzburg

Location: Salzburg, Austria

Event Date/Time: Mar 16, 2010 End Date/Time: Mar 16, 2010
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2nd Global Conference Digital Memories Tuesday 16th March - Thursday 18th March 2010 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 online users form, archive and de-/code their memories in cybermedia environment, and how the systems used for production influence the way the users perceive and work with the memory. In particular the conference will encourage equally theoretical and practical debates which surround the cultural contexts of memory co-/production, re-/mediation, en-/decoding, 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 of Memory. The Digitisation of Individual and Community Memory. Identifying Key Features and Issues. 2. Externalization and Mediation of Memories Memory Metaphors in the Digital Age. Web 2.0 Services as a Medium for Production/Dissemination of Memory. Representational Principles for Memory Recording. 3. Memories and Cybercultures Social Networking and Fan Cultures. New Media Arts and Memory. 4. Memory and Inter-Culturalism Expatriate, Dissent and Emigrant Cultures and Communities Online. 5. Memory and Technology The Memory of Digital Media and Systems. The Memory Infrastructures and the User Response. 6. Emergent Technologies for Memory Capturing The Spatialization of Memories in Virtual Worlds. Prototyping Tools for Digital Autobiographic and Biographic Productions. Experimental Interfaces. 7. Archiving and Dissemination of Memory Data Digital Data Recording. Memory Restoring and Preservation Strategies. Digital Libraries and Archives as a Community Memory. Database Structuring, Data Retrieval and Usage. User Response and Modelling. 8. Uses of New Media for Production of Historical Knowledge National Identity and Memory in the Digital Age. Political Uses of Cybe