[rohrpost] CALL FOR PROPOSALS to host the 8th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology: Re:2019

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS to host the 8th International Conference on the
Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology: Re:2019
The Media Art Histories Board invites applications to host the 8th
International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and
The international conference series, which was inaugurated in 2005 in
Banff, Canada, has since been held in several international venues
around the globe including Berlin in 2007, Melbourne 2009, Liverpool
2011, Riga 2013, Montreal 2015 and will be held this fall in Paris.
The conference series aims to engage the growing community of scholars
from a range of disciplines including art history, contemporary art
practice, art theory, history of science, history of technology,
science and
technology studies, media studies, image science, visual studies,
philosophy, cultural studies, anthropology, architecture theory, sound
studies, computer science among others to develop and share new
research and scholarship in the intersecting fields of the histories of
art, science and technology. The host of the conference in 2019 will
have the opportunity to continue to build on the impressive history of
the conference series.
*Recognizing the increasing significance of media art for our culture,
the conference series on the Histories of Media Art will discuss the
history of media arts within the interdisciplinary and intercultural
contexts of the histories of the arts. Numerous individuals and
institutions collaborate to produce the international art history
conference series covering the media arts, the arts and technology,
art-science interaction, and the history of media as pertinent to the
contemporary arts.*
Proposals to host the conference will include the following
1. Proposed Dates
2. Proposed Venues (including information on number, capacity and AV
and network capabilities of spaces)
3. Rationale for hosting the conference
4. Host Local Organizing Committee
5. Relevant previous experience (e.g., committee members* experience
in hosting conferences, events, etc.)
6. Publicity Plan
7. Funding / Sponsorship plan
8. Preliminary Budget
Those interested in making a bid to host the conference can download
Deadline for final submission of proposals: March 31, 2017
MAH Advisory Boards final decision for the 2015 host: June 31, 2017.
MediaArtHistory Board (Steering Committee)
Sean CUBITT Goldsmiths College, University of London
Jorge LAFERLA University of Buenos Aires
Oliver GRAU Danube University
Linda HENDERSON, University of Texas, Austin
Erkki HUHTAMO University of California Los Angeles
Douglas KAHN University of New South Wales
Martin KEMP Oxford University
Timothy LENIOR Duke University
Machiko KUSAHARA Waseda University, Tokyo
Gunalan NADARAJAN University of Michigan
MEDIA ART HISTORIES PLATTFORM www.mediaarthistory.org 
ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL ART www.digitalartarchive.at
LIVERPOOL DECLARATION: http://www.mediaarthistory.org/declaration
Univ.-Prof. Dr. habil. Dr. h.c. Oliver Grau, MAE
Head Department for Image Science
Head Lab for Digital Humanities
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Strasse 30
3500 Krems, AUSTRIA
ADA – Archive of Digital Art www.digitalartarchive.at
GSSG - Göttweig online www.gssg.at

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