[rohrpost] CF Proposals to host the 7th Conf on MediaArtHistories 2017 - Extended deadline July 10, 2015

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Mon Mai 4 12:05:54 CEST 2015

CALL FOR PROPOSALS to host the 7th International Conference on the
Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology: Re:2017
Extended deadline to July 10, 2015

Due to numerous requests for extending the submission time, the Media
Art Histories Board extends the invitation to applicants to host the 7th
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 and will be held this fall in Montreal. 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 media
art, science and technology. The host of the next conference in 2017
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

and are encouraged to write to Wendy Coones at
wendy.coones(at)donau-uni.ac.at with an expression of interest prior to
submitting a formal proposal. 
Deadline for final submission of proposals: July 10th, 2015 MAH
Advisory Boards final decision for the 2017 host:  early fall 2015.

Media Art History 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