Call for scientific, scholarly and artistic proposals

Important: Deadline for submissions extended until March 30, 2012!!

For submitting a proposal, please fill out the appropriate form
submission form for artistic contribution
submission form for scientific / scholarly contribution
and send it until March 1, 2012 to the following e-mail adress:

You are invited to submit your scholarly, scientific and/or artistic proposals on sound related topics and issues.

Deadline for submission: March 30, 2012
Notification: April 20, 2012
Papers ready and submitted by: June 26, 2012

All submissions will be anonymously reviewed by the conference’s committees.
Proposals are invited for papers/posters, workshops, roundtable discussions, applied and artistic contributions, relating, but not limited to the conference’s main topics. (Please, load down the appropriate form from this page and fill it out.)

Suggested topics are:

- the idea of a collaborative and sustainable macro-soundscape or global composition
- sound design/soundscape design/soundscape creation
- influencing environmental sound – environmental sounds’ influences
- methods of perceiving/analyzing/creating/reconstructing soundscapes
- the role of technology and media in enhancing/obstructing sound(scape) awareness and critical listening
- (media) ecological approaches as the basis for listening cultures
- pedagogical aspects of listening
- media aesthetic/media cultural education
- recent research on environmental sound, acoustic ecology and related issues

We are also interested in intermedia and transdisciplinary approaches, which a strong focus on sound.
Please, send your abstracts for papers/posters, workshops, roundtable discussions etc. & proposals for compositions or other artistic contributions until March 30, 2012.
All submissions will be anonymously reviewed by the conference’s committees.
For the conference proceedings the finalized papers should be submitted by June 26, 2012.

Keynote presenters, major presenters and more info about the programme check out here:

Providing a specially positioned “Next Generation”-thread, the conference is very interested, to create a forum for young scholars, scientists, artists as well as for students, and encourages them to send in their proposals.
Another focus is currently emerging around the topic of listening and its relationshio to media aesthetic eduction.
Please note, that our venue is situated not far from Frankfurt airport in beautiful historic surroundings, providing not only the productive frame for an interesting conference, but also attractive landscapes, very good wine, culinary highlights, therefore good conditions for exchange and conviviality. All this makes, too, a central starting point for your summerbreak, be it locally, nationally or internationally.
We hope to welcome you in summer on our Media Campus Dieburg.