CFP: Social and Technological Interactions in E-societies

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Deadline: December 01, 2022
A special issue of Societies

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Dear Colleagues,

In recent years, we have witnessed major transformations in the ways that individuals and organizations interact with one another, whether in personal, professional, or societal contexts. The adoption of new technologies, mobile services, the widespread use of the Internet, social media, artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual reality, and the Internet of Things, among many other technologies, have led to diverse and transversal changes in many processes in our organizations and society.

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CFP: Social Interactions and the Technology Development: Perspectives on E-societies

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Deadline: November 30, 2022
A special issue of Societies

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There are tremendous challenges that our society faces, launching hopes and concerns alike. New technologies open avenues to digitalization as well as optimism for better lives and opportunities for all of society’s participants. Concomitant environmental constrains, health issues or security threats increase fears concerning the sustainability of our approach to production, mode of consumption, style of life or way of government. New types of interactions emerge between society’s participants, shaped by new technologies.

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CFP: REB 2023

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Deadline: October 31, 2022
Revista de Estudios Brasileños (REB)

DOSIER “ESTUDIOS DE CIENCIA, TECNOLOGÍA Y SOCIEDAD EN BRASIL: INVESTIGACIONES Y ABORDAJES”

El propósito de este dossier es estimular el debate en torno a las nuevas percepciones y concepciones de los Estudios de Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad (CTS) en Brasil que compartan el objetivo de discutir la historia y la producción de las ciencias y las tecnologías nacionales. Los trabajos que consideran las afirmaciones y posturas de las ciencias, vinculados a los procesos sociales, comprendidos como acciones colectivas, se han multiplicado en el país. La continua reconfiguración de entendimientos procedentes de una epistemología y de una sociología tradicionales, iniciada por autores europeos y norteamericanos entre las décadas de 1960 y 1970, implicaron el cuestionamiento de las certidumbres derivadas del realismo, del racionalismo y del individualismo de la ciencia moderna occidental. Esos cuestionamientos tienen cabida en el escenario brasileño en la medida en que permiten ver las ciencias y tecnologías en sus indeterminaciones, matices y diferencias, realizándose en locus específicos, fuera de los espacios hegemónicos del poder económico mundial, o incluso contribuyendo a la creación de autoridad local y sacando provecho de ella.

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CFP: UNDERGROUND STS: SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL DEPTH BEYOND EXTRACTIVISM

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Deadline: September 04, 2022
Science, Technology, & Human Values

GUEST EDITORS: ALESSANDRO RIPPA AND MATTHÄUS REST

The editors of Science, Technology, & Human Values and guest editors Alessandro Rippa and Matthäus Rest are calling for proposed papers for an upcoming Special Issue. The abstract for the Special Issue follows below. Interested scholars should send proposals for full papers (200-250 word abstract, plus 100-150 word biographical note) to sthvjournal@gmail.com before 4 September 2022. Scholars based outside the US, UK and EU are particularly encouraged to submit proposals. Applicants will be informed of the outcome before October 2022, with full manuscripts expected in February 2023 (unless otherwise negotiated). Individual manuscripts should be no more than 8,000 words including endnotes and references.

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CFP: The Politics of New Media Practices

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Deadline: August 31, 2022
A special issue of Social Sciences

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Dear Colleagues,

We are currently seeking contributions for a forthcoming Special Issue entitled “The Politics of New Media Practices”, which will be published in the Journal of Social Sciences. In an expanding media verse that is increasingly intertwined with the world of politics, we are seeking to explore the ramifications and broader impacts of new media practices in the political realm, while the existence and operation of a broad range of social media outlets has, itself, become highly politicized in recent years.

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