The Symposium will be held on March 21 - 22 at the School of Journalism of the Ukrainian Catholic University, and will become an academic platform for exchanging ideas, projects and scientific research results between aspiring scientists and well-known researchers.
SMS'2014 embraces 3 directions: media research, media criticism and the new media.
The scientific laboratorium of SMS is focused on transformation processes in the media and the current situation in the field of media and journalism research. The Media Critisicm Workshop is more of a discussion aimed on search of new prisms of critical analysis of today's cultural processes mediated by the journalists.
The Media Experimentarium is there to unite practicians who develop and promote innovative technologies and media projects.
The structure of the Symposium involves selecting and reviewing entry works, individual activities with the opponents for the participants, presentations of scientific and creative projects during panels of SMS'2014.
Expected at SMS'2014: a session of the key speaker of the Symposium;
presentations of scientific and experimentative media laboratories; themed round tables; presentations of international scientific exchange programs; opening of a media exposition and a photo exhibition.
Working with the candidates will have several stages:
1) Reviewing, individual work of opponents with the participants;
2) Presentations and discussions of lectures featuring the opponents, moderators and guests of the Symposium.
3) Text versions of all sessions will be posted to the web page and published in the e-digest of SMS'2014.
The best materials the opponents recommend for publication in top titles will be sent to Ukrainian and foreign scientific magazines after the Symposium.
A detailed schedule for SMS'2014 will be presented in January 2014.
Working languages of SMS'2014: Ukrainian, Russian, English.
No registration fee.
The Symposium organizers pay for transportation, accomodation and meals for the participants.
The Symposium will take place in L'viv on March 21 — 22 2014.
The conditions of participation in the Media Criticism Workshop and Media Experimentarium will be announced in December 2013.
You can find more info on participating in the Symposium at the UCU website.