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2014-02-03 | Call for papers Ten Years of Facebook: The Third Argumentor Conference

posted 24 Jan 2014, 03:39 by Lola Fernández Santos   [ updated 3 Mar 2014, 02:38 ]
*Ten Years of Facebook: The Third Argumentor Conference*
4-6 September 2014, Oradea / Nagyvárad, Romania

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the launch of Facebook, the most
ubiquitous social media and communication platform in the world. It also
gives us the opportunity to take a step back and examine increasingly
important questions about how Facebook and the new social web have impacted
the world of communication, from debate, discourse and rhetoric to
philosophy, politics, social context, and other forms of new media.
Has Facebook been constructive or disruptive in these different areas - or
perhaps both? How does the ease and ubiquity of online communication affect
longstanding national, generational, ideological, gender and class divides?
We welcome papers seeking to explore such questions, including approaches
that aim to challenge the importance, relevance or timeliness of such


Partium Christian University / Romania
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania / Romania
University of Debrecen / Hungary

Conference website: https://sites.google.com/site/argumentor2014/

Abstract submission deadline: 3 February 2014