Time: Aug. 27, 2017

Karlstads universitet / Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap / Institutionen för geografi, medier och kommunikation

Karlstads universitet präglas av aktiv samverkan med det omgivande samhället i kombination med akademisk excellens. Karlstads universitet har cirka 16 000 studerande och drygt 1 200 anställda. Ett demokratiskt synsätt, jämställdhet och mångfald är grunden för vår verksamhet. Vi strävar efter en mångfald av bakgrunder och kompetenser som berikar verksamheten.

Time: Sep. 14, 2017

The School of Arts at the University of Bristol (Archaeology & Anthropology, Film, Music, Philosophy & Theatre) welcomes Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship enquiries.

The fourth call under Horizon 2020 is now open. European Commission application deadline: 14th September 2017

Time: Nov. 5, 2017

The double-blind peer-reviewed Yearbook of Moving Image Studies (YoMIS) is now accepting abstracts from scientists, scholars, artists, film makers, game designers or developers for the fourth issue entitled »Image Evolution. Technological Transformations of Visual Media Culture«. YoMIS will be enriched by disciplines like media and film studies, image science, (film)philosophy, phenomenology, semiotics, design and fine arts, art and media history, game studies and other research areas related to static, moving and digital images in general.

Time: Nov. 13, 2017

Call for Chapters: Collective Book


Time: Jan. 30, 2018

Moving Images – Static Spaces?

The blurring of Architectures, Film, Animation, Digital Art, Coding and Design

Dates: 12-13 April 2018

Place: Altinbaş Foundation / Istanbul Kemerburgaz University


Time and place: July 31, 2017, Georgia State University Atlanta, GA

The recent history of theoretical inquiry has been dominated by several shifts that have attended to nonhumans, objects, affects, and other relational perspectives. Likewise, creative media has economically and critically privileged immersive experiences that engage the body and the mind. These turns in thought and production demand a close attention to the specificities of embodied and collective sensation.

Time and place: June 30, 2017, AHRC, FAPESP, University of Reading.

As part of the AHRC/FAPESP-funded IntermIdia Project (, led by investigators from the University of Reading (UoR), UK, and the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), Brazil, this international conference seeks to invite discussion of intermediality as a historiographic method.

Time: June 1, 2017

PUBLIC: Art/Culture/Ideas is a peer-reviewed journal that explores the intersection of visual culture and critical studies. Since 1988, it has served as an intellectual and creative forum that focuses on how aesthetic, theoretical and critical issues intermix. In each themed issue, PUBLIC encourages a broad range of dialogue by bringing together artists, theorists, curators, philosophers, creative writers and historians. For further information, visit 

Time: May 31, 2017

Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (fzg) Call for Papers:

Call for Papers addresses the issue of the place of the political in Critical Feminist Materialisms as between bodies, technologies, and subjects in the context of individual and collective practices, societal structures, and symbolic norms.

Time and place: May 31, 2017, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais — UFMG, Brazil.

Aiming at renewing a critical discussion around the theme, this issue receives essays that favour the dialogue between literature and the other arts and media and, in a broader perspective, the dialogue between writing and image, under contemporary theoretical approaches.

Time: May 15, 2017

The Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a 20-month postdoctoral position to be filled by September 1 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will be situated within the Images of Conflict, Conflicting Images (ICCI) core group project supported by the Velux Foundation (2017-2021).

Deadline for applications is May 15 2017. Please see this link for details about the position:

Deadline for applications is May 15 2017. Please see this link for details about the position:

Time: May 8, 2017

En stilling som førsteamanuensis (SKO 1011) i medievitenskap med fordypning i medieestetikk er ledig ved Institutt for medier og kommunikasjon, Universitetet i Oslo (les mer om instituttet:

Time: Apr. 22, 2017

A Call for Papers for ‘Excavating Media: Devices, Processes, Apparatuses’, an interdisciplinary conference addressing new approaches to media theory and history. The two-day conference will be held at the University of Cambridge on June 30 – July 1, 2017.

Time: Apr. 15, 2017

The deadline for submission of proposals for the upcoming Second International Conference “Reinvestigating the Notion of Humanity in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences” (June 1-3, 2017, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia) has been extended to April, 15, 2017.

Time and place: Mar. 31, 2017, Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg

Speculations and fictions allow us to journey through time, drawing on the narratives of the pasts to craft and shape possible futures. These narratives have the potential to influence the present, and they call a linear conception of time into question. Stories shatter into fragments, bound together diagrammatically or as a bricolage, queering historical narratives, regimes, and geographies.

Time: Mar. 31, 2017

Location: Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Institute of Theater, Film and Media Studies, part of Division 10. Contract type: Temporay (July 1, 2017–June, 30, 2020). Application deadline: March 31, 2017.

Time: Mar. 15, 2017

Call for papers Special Issue NJSTS: STS, feminism and intersectionality We welcome submissions for a Special Issue on STS, feminism and intersectionality in the peer-reviewed, open access journal Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies to be published in 2017. Submission deadline manuscripts: March 15th 2017

Time: Mar. 1, 2017

Intermédialités/Intermediality is a biannual, internationally renowned peer-reviewed journal. It publishes articles in both French and English. Abstracts of proposals (up to 300 words) in English or French should be sent by March 1, 2017 to Caroline Bem at

Time: Feb. 24, 2017

If the emergence of the Anthropocene implies an epistemological shift, how might this transform the way we think about representation and, more specifically, its geopolitics?  What kinds of representations carry significant material, metaphorical and methodological implications for this question, and can help us to 'situate' ourselves – if that is a still viable term – in our new conditions of groundlessness and scalelessness?

Time and place: Feb. 17, 2017, University of Tampere

This division accepts abstracts for individual papers. Abstracts must contain the author’s contact information. 

Please see more guidelines for abstracts, papers and presentations.

Time: Feb. 17, 2017

This Conference will explore the full range of issues pertaining to aesthetic experience, what may set it apart from other experiences, what its value is, as well as its relations to art, science and the everyday.

Time: Feb. 17, 2017

NordMedia invites you to submit abstracts and panel session proposals for the NordMedia 2017 conference that will be held on August 17 - 19, 2017 in Tampere, Finland. NordMedia is a biannual conference organized by Nordic media research associations in cooperation with Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research NORDICOM.

Related to Media Aesthetic, please consider applying to Divisions 10 and TWG7.

Time: Feb. 16, 2017

This programme aims to create an interdisciplinary and intergenerational exchange between research and art practices around questions concerning the invention of forms of representation in the age of globalisation. The primary goal of this programme is to interrogate conventional modes of knowledge production that, by and large, marginalise the arts and their heuristic properties, in social science and humanities. Our intention is to stimulate a debate addressing all aspects of collaboration between artists and the academic world. We look for artistic and intellectual responses to the emerging and existing tensions at the age of globalisation.

Time: Feb. 1, 2017

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Media Studies in the area of Media Aesthetics is available at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo 

For further information about the position, please visit UiO webpage

To go directly to the application, please visit UiO webpage

If you have any questions about  UiO, the vacancy or the application procedure please contact 

Time: Jan. 31, 2017


The NECS 2017 Conference


Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2017