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*REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:*

*TRANSMEDIA EARTH CONFERENCE: *
*GLOBAL CONVERGENCE CULTURES*







*Hosted by EAFIT University, Medellín, ColombiaIn Association with Bath Spa
University, UK,University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia,
Spain,and Bournemouth University, UK3-Day International Conference: 11 – 13
October 2017*

http://www.eafit.edu.co/thetransmediaearthconference/Paginas/en.aspx




*Keynote Speakers:Carlos A. Scolari, Universitat Pompeu FabraDan
Hassler-Forest, Utrecht UniversityMatthew Freeman, Bath Spa University*
*Maria Isabel Villa Montoya, EAFIT Universidad*


We are delighted to annouce that registration is now open for the
Transmedia Earth Conference: Global Convergence Cultures. The conference aims
to internationalise both the study and the practice of transmediality by
providing a global platform for showcasing and exploring the many
manifestations of contemporary and historical transmediality around the
world. The Transmedia Earth Conference is a collaboration between the Media
Convergence Research Centre
<https://www.bathspa.ac.uk/liberal-arts/research/media-convergence-research-centre/>
at Bath Spa University, the Department of Social Communication
<http://www.eafit.edu.co/escuelas/humanidades/departamento-comunicacion-social/Paginas/inicio.aspx>
at
EAFIT University, the Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and
Community
<https://research.bournemouth.ac.uk/centre/journalism-culture-and-community/>
at
Bournemouth University, and the Konekto Research Group
<http://urecerca.uvic.cat/CawDOS/jsf/seleccionPersonalEstamento/seleccionPersonal.jsf?id=193359a4c6398bcb&idioma=en&tipo=grupo&elmeucv=N>
at
the University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia.

The inaugural 2017 conference – hosted by EAFIT University in Colombia –
seeks to map emerging understandings of transmediality and global
convergence cultures, and includes speakers from the USA, Italy, China,
Brazil, Turkey, Argentina, Colombia, Russia, UK, Ireland, Australia,
Mexico, Spain, Portugal, France, Panama and Estonia. Featuring a mix of
international keynote speakers and roundtables, there will be panels
devoted to: Transmedia Creation and Design: Transmedia Audiences and
Fandoms; Transmedia Practices, Platforms and Genres; and Transmedia
Literacies and Education. There will also be a launch event for the Transmedia:
Participatory Culture and Media Convergence
<http://en.aup.nl/series/transmedia> book series at Amsterdam University
Press, introduced by Dan Hassler-Forest.

*BOOKING*

To book tickets for the conference, please go to:
http://webapps.eafit.edu.co/everest/portafolio/inscripciones.do?codPrograma=3TQ0101&_ga=1.59347821.1971353625.1453478021

*CONFERENCE PRICING*

ATTENDEE CATEGORY

Early (before 31 August)

Standard (after 31 August)

Undergraduate students

58 USD

68 USD

Conference participants and Postgraduate students

73 USD

83 USD

Salaried academics and general public

88 USD

98 USD

The spoken languages for the conference will be English and Spanish, with
translation facilities provided.

Conference website:
http://www.eafit.edu.co/thetransmediaearthconference/Paginas/en.aspx

For further information, please contact the conference coordinators: Camilo
Andrés Tamayo Gómez ([log in to unmask]), Matthew Freeman (
[log in to unmask]) and Mauricio Vásquez ([log in to unmask]).




*Dr Matthew Freeman, FHEASenior Lecturer in Media and Communication*


*Director, Media Convergence Research CentreWriting, Film and Digital
CreativityBath Spa University*

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