Call for Papers: ISMI 2018

The theme for ISMI 2018 is ‘Media Innovations and Good Lives’.  During our two-day event we will theorise media innovation and how this may relate, influence, and contribute to, living good lives in contemporary societies.  At the same time, we will retain a focus on the presentation and discussion of empirical cases of media innovation in different organisations and contexts.

We therefore welcome submissions that relate to the conference theme, such as:

  • Media innovation and good lives;
  • Media innovation and social transformation;
  • Media innovation and ethical design;
  • Media innovation and sustainable futures

We also encourage submissions that relate to the broader field of media innovation research.  These include, but are not limited to:

  • Product Innovation;
  • Process Innovation;
  • Paradigm Innovation;
  • Position Innovation;
  • Genre Innovation;
  • Social Innovation

Deadlines and Dates:


31 May, 2018: Extended abstracts (max 750 words) due
June, 2018: Notification of acceptance
30 June, 2018: Provisional Schedule announced
10 August, 2018: Full papers due
17 August 2018: Deadline for registration
24 August, 2018: Final programme announced

All submissions will be peer-reviewed.  

Extended abstracts (750-words max) should be sent to our EMAIL address: symposium@mediainnovations.no

Additional Information:

The programme will consist mainly of academic presentations and debates.  Panels discussing topics that are of particular relevance to the industry, and to the theme of the symposium, will also be included.

A nominal fee will be charged for registration to the conference.  A discount will be available for PhD and Masters students.
An award for best paper will be announced during the conference.  Selected papers from the symposium will also be published in a special issue of the Journal of Media Innovations.

The International Symposium on Media Innovations is an annual symposium that is organized by the Centre for Research on Media Innovations at the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo.  It has also been held in Tallinn (2017) and Brussels (2013 and 2015).

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