10th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media (AICM2012)

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: May 14, 2012 End Date/Time: May 17, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 16, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Apr 16, 2012
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The Mass Media & Communication Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (AT.IN.E.R.) organizes its 10th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, 14-17 May 2012. The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi.

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of Communications, Mass Media and other related disciplines. You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of one paper, chair of a session or observer. Past conferences drew participants from five continents and more than 80 countries, presenting papers on diverse topics such as political communication, EU enlargement, Website design, cross-media ownership, war correspondence, cultural studies, film, public relations, telecommunication policy, advertising, agenda setting, juvenile audience preferences, and cross-national communication, among others. For programs of previous conferences and other information, please visit the conference website www.atiner.gr/media.htm

Papers (in English) from all areas of mass media and communication are welcome. Selected papers will be published in a Special Volume of the Conference Proceedings or in Edited Books as part of ATINER's mass media and communication book series. For Books and Proceedings of previous conferences you may visit http://www.atiner.gr/docs/MEDIA_PUBLICATIONS.htm where you can download tables of contents and order forms. Please submit a 300-word abstract by 16 January 2012, by email (atiner@atiner.gr) to Yorgo Pasadeos, Professor of the University of Alabama and Head of the Mass Media & Communication Research Unit, Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), 8 Valaoritou Street, Kolonaki, 10671 Athens, Greece. Tel. + 30 210 363 4210 Fax: + 30 210 3634-209. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Affiliation, Current Position, an email address and at least three keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Please use the abstract submitting form available at http://www.atiner.gr/docs/2012FORM-MED.doc. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos (gtp@atiner.gr), President, ATINER.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization, with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in Athens to exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 150 international conferences and has published over 100 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.