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Derek McMillan
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Call for Papers

BlogTalk Downunder

Sydney, 20 & 21 May, 2005

An official call for papers that address any of the conference themes,

but not restricted to these, is announced.

Papers are welcomed from academics or practitioners across all levels

and disciplines. Early career researchers and students are also

encouraged to submit abstracts for papers.

Suggested conference themes:

Weblogs in education

Weblogs in language & literacy

Weblog application tools / software

Weblogs in organisations

Weblogs as a medium: genres, styles, aesthetics, discourse etc

Weblogs in social studies

Weblogs in journalism

Weblogs in cultural studies

Weblogs in political arenas

Weblogs & technologies – RSS, graph theory, network mapping

Weblogs and knowledge management

Emergent trends – including moblogging, audio-blogging, vlogs

Future issues

Abstracts of no more than 500 words are required in Word format –

emailed to:

Anne.Bartlett-Bragg@uts.edu.au

Please include:

Your name

Position

Institution or Organisation

email contact

URL (if relevant)

Acknowledgement will be sent via email within 48 hours of receipt.

Key Dates:

Submission of abstracts

31 January, 2005

Paper acceptance

28 February, 2005

Final versions of papers

31 March, 2005

Final Papers:

Final papers are due by 31 March, 2005. A maximum of 3,000 words.

Paper presentations will be a maximum of 20 minutes, with 10 minutes

for discussion.

All papers accepted will be blind refereed by 3 people and eligible for

DEST.

Workshop Sessions:

Submissions to conduct a half-day (3 hour) workshop are also welcomed.

A detailed outline, including objectives and topics to be covered, will

be reviewed by the organising committee.

Participant attendance will be at additional cost to conference

registration. Costs of the workshop and fees will be negotiated with

presenters.

More information available from adrian.miles@rmit.edu.au

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