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CFP: Media 19 Project “The press and journalists in the 19th century: identities and modernities” (1/1/15; 6/8-12/15)

Media 19 Project
Paris, France
June 8-12, 2015
Deadline: January 1, 2015

Organized by the Media 19 project (http://www.medias19.org/index.php?id=19468).
The call is in French but proposals in English are accepted.

“The Press and Journalists in the 19th Century: Identities and Modernities”
The French-Quebecker Media 19 project, funded by the Agence nationale de la recherche (France) and the Fonds de recherche québécois – Société et culture (2011-2015) is now completing its first phase. Devised around the www.medias19.org digital platform, the project serves as a frame for developing critical thinking on journalistic practices in the 19th century, on the promotion and analysis of corpuses, as well as on the study of media culture development within the Francophone space. This conference is an opportunity to both assess past activities (using the Medias 19 platform data) and to invite researchers to discuss ongoing projects. The conference will last five working days and revolves around five main axes, which have determined scientific research as conducted by Medias 19.

The conference will be in Paris, at the Canadian Cultural Center (5, rue de Constantine, 7th arrondissement). Paper presentations are 20 minutes long. Proposals (250 words, a short bio, full contact addresses, home institution) must be sent to congresM19@gmail.com by January 1, 2015.

Scholars interested in submitting a proposal should know that cross-disciplinary and general studies are encouraged (more than purely monographic subjects)

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