ECREA 2010: Transcultural Communication, Intercultural Comparisons

The European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) and the Hans Bredow Institute, together with the University of Hamburg and the Hamburg Media School welcome the submission of abstracts for presentations in all fields of Communication and Media Studies for the 3rd European Communication Conference to be held in Hamburg, Germany from 12 to 15 October 2010.

The general theme of the conference is ‘Transcultural Communication – intercultural Comparisons’. The organisers call for proposals in all fields of communication and media studies, but particularly invite conceptual, empirical, and methodological proposals on inter and transcultural communication phenomena and/or on comparative research.

ECREA is pleased to accept proposals for individual papers, panels as well as poster presentations. All proposals must be submitted to (and will be reviewed) by one of the 17 ECREA thematic sections through the conference website:

Abstracts should be written in English and should contain a clear outline of the argument, the theoretical framework, and where applicable methodology and results. The preferred length of the individual abstracts is between 400 and 500 words (the maximum is 500 words). Panel proposals –which should consist of five individual contributions– combine a panel abstract with five individual abstracts, each of which are between 400 and 500 words.

Participants may submit more than one proposal, but only one paper or poster by the same first author will be accepted and programmed. First authors can still be second (or third, etc.) author of other papers or posters, and can still act as chair or respondent of a panel.

Deadline: 28 February 2010
All proposals should be submitted through the website no later than 28 February 2010. Please note that this submission deadline will not be extended!

Proposals should be submitted through the conference website. Online submission system opens 1 December 2009. Please go to: To avoid technical problems, early
submission is strongly encouraged.

1 December 2009: Online submission system open
28 February 2010: Deadline for online submission
End of April 2010: Notification of acceptance
15 September 2010: Deadline for submission of full papers (for
online publication)

For more information, please visit the website:


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