ASEAN Media Freedom

Venue: Bangkok

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Event Date/Time: May 19, 2010
Registration Date: Mar 31, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 31, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Apr 23, 2010
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Description

ASEAN Mass Communication Studies and Research Centre (AMSAR)
School of Communication Arts, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

CALL FOR PAPER AND PARTICIPATION
3rd International Conference on ‘ASEAN Media Freedom’
19 May 2010, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, Thailand

ASEAN Mass Communication Studies and Research Centre (AMSAR), School of Communication Arts, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce is organising an annual international conference entitled “ASEAN Media Freedom,” to be held on 19 May 2010 at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

The theme of the conference is ASEAN media freedom. Various perspectives which are related to the theme such as law, politics, media and communication policy, sociology and cultural studies of media, gender, new media, and censorship are welcome. We are also interested in the historical as well as current aspects. The conference aims to provide a stage for international scholars to exchange their views and develop the knowledge on the contribution of ASEAN Media. The conference will also seek to stimulate further debates on the topic. Although focus is given to ASEAN countries, papers discussing the media freedom of countries in Asia are also welcome.

If you are interested in contributing a paper for the conference, please send your abstract (no more than 250 words) via email only to utccamsar@gmail.com, before 31 March 2010. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name(s), Affiliation, Current Position, Email and Postal Address.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission: 31 March 2010
Notification of Acceptance: 7 April 2010
Draft Paper Submission: 23 April 2010
Conference: 19 May 2010
Registration Fee

Contributors are exempt from registration fee. Participants are subject to a charge of 500 Baht. Undergraduate Students with a valid ID card: 100 Baht/ Postgraduate Student: 250 Baht

¾ AMSAR conference is being held on a limited budget and we regret that no funds are available for scholarships. All contributors are responsible for his or her own travel, accommodation and other expenses. We are however happy to recommend accommodation nearby the conference venue if needed.

¾ A preliminary conference program and further details including registration and accommodation will be available on AMSAR website in April 2010. (See http://utcc2.utcc.ac.th/localuser/amsar/about/home.htm)

¾ Papers presented at the conference will be published in AMSAR annual proceeding and on AMSAR website.

Contact details

Dr. Prapas Nualnetr
AMSAR Director
School of Communication Arts,
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
Dindang, Bangkok, 10400

Tel. +66-(0)8-1-823-5099
Fax. +66-(0)2-275-2210
E-mail: utccamsar@gmail.com

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