Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies – deadline 30 May 2007

This is a general call for submissions to Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. Convergence is published by Sage Publications, and is one of the longest-standing journals in new media studies.

Regular readers and subscribers will know that, apart from two annual special issues, Convergence publishes two numbers a year which are open to any submissions that fall within our remit. This is an open call for papers for Volume 14, number 2, which will appear in May 2008. For this issue, papers would need to be submitted by 30th May 2007.

Papers in areas including the following are welcome

* Video games
* Cable and telecomms,
* Mobile media/content
* Internet studies
* Digital/new media art
* Digital photography
* VR
* Control and censorship of the media
* Copyright/intellectual property
* New media policy
* New media industries/institutions
* New media history
* New media in cross-cultural/international contexts
* new media products
* Digital TV
* Digital music – recording, production, distribution, file formats/file sharing
* Cinema
* gender and technology

Submission details: Electronic submissions are preferred via email (Macintosh Word98 compatible) These should be sent to the editors with the following information attached separately: name, institution and address for correspondence, telephone, fax and email address. Papers should be typed on one side of the sheet with endnotes in accordance with Sage referencing style (see our website at Refereed articles should be between 5000-8000 words, ‘Debates ‘ pieces should be between 1000-3000 words and Feature Reports should be approximately 4000 words, Authors should also enclose a 50 word biography and an abstract.

Proposals for articles or completed papers should be sent to:

***Please note NEW author-date style for Convergence**

Convergence: The Journal of Research into New Media Technologies
Editors: Julia Knight and Alexis Weedon
Editorial assistant: Jason Wilson
Associate editors: Jeanette Steemers (Europe), Rebecca Coyle (Western Pacific), Amy Bruckman and Jane Singer (North America)
Published quarterley. ISSN 1354-8564
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Jason Wilson

Reviews Editor – Convergence

Research Institute for Media, Art and Design
University of Bedfordshire
Park Square
United Kingdom