RGS-IBG conference 2018

Call for papers: DGWG sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018

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Do algorithms ‘dream’ of space and place? AR and VR as a new frontier of software-mediated spatiality The emergence of Augmented Reality (AR) and re-emergence of Virtual Reality (VR) as a viable commercial technology represent new kinds of mediating software where digital objects can be overlaid over the perception of physical space or entirely digital spaces can be created… Deadline 9th February.

Interface Geographies Digital interfaces now form a key part of a range of activities in everyday life. From smart phones and watches, to tablets and PC’s, environments are increasingly filled with, and controlled by, digital interfaces… Deadline 5th February.

Methods and approaches in working with digital social media Digital social media reconfigures our social understandings and embodied knowledgxes which have revolutionised our social relationships (Ash, et al., 2016). These technologies and the internet more generally also stretch intimacy (for example, sexual and familial
relationships) beyond the domestic realm… Deadline 7th February.

Call for DGWG sponsored sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018

The RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2018 will take place from 28-31 August at Cardiff University. It will be chaired by Prof Paul Milbourne and will have as its theme “Geographical landscapes / changing landscapes of geography”. The RGS-IBG’s call for sessions at the conference has recently opened.

If you would like to propose a session related to the digital (including e.g. digital technologies, data, online spaces, social media) and would like DGWG sponsorship, we would like to hear from you. We would welcome joint sessions with other research groups. Proposals should relate to debates, literatures or approaches around the digital, and some may link this in some way to the 2018 conference theme, although this is not absolutely necessary.

Please send all proposals to Oliver Zanetti. Sessions may take the form of presented papers, panels, practitioner forums, discussions or workshops. Innovative sessions and formats are encouraged. More information: DGWG Call for Session details 2018.

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