For 120 projects organizers have received 122 applications of young scientists from 28 countries among which were even India, Philippines, Indonesia and Morocco.
Most applications for TransMedia Workshop (TMW – furher) were of course submitted from Ukraine – 65 projects. Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Poland and Slovakia were also interested in the competition. Some entries have been received from rather unexpected countries such as India, Philippines, Indonesia, Morocco. More detailed map of the contest you can see on interactive map.
In general applications were sent by representatives of 68 higher education institutions. Most entries have been received from Taras Shevchenko university of Kyiv (9), Karazin V.N. National university of Kharkiv (8), Ivan Franko National university of Lviv (6), Ukrainian Catholic University (5), National university of Zaporizhzhya (5), Catholic university in Ružomberok (Slovakia) (4). Among others are Université Paris 13 Nord (France), Art history at Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), University of the Arts (London, Great Britain), Uniwersуtet Wrocławski (Poland), St.Petersbourg national university (Russia).
TMW-2014 was interesting for young researchers and for experienced scientists as well. The youngest participant is 19 years old, the oldest – 48. An interesting fact is that ladies expressed stronger desire to visit Lviv and to take part in the conference than gentlemen.
Applications were received in really exotic languages, such as: Catalan, Georgian, Siraiki, Javanese, Indonesian and Tagalog.
Authoritative jury will select the top 22 among 120 entries. Results will be announced on January 31st.
We want to remind you that the First International Student Media Workshop “Transmedia: transformation, transition, transgression” will take place in Lviv on the basis of the School of Journalism of the Ukrainian Catholic University on 21-22 of March 2014.